Treasure the Word of Christ in your heart. Accept Jesus with unconditional love. He wants us to be Christ-like with heartfelt mercy, humility, kindness, and patience. We need to believe and to surrender. Jesus opens our hearts to the law and grants us peace.
Colossians 2:2–3 I wish their hearts to be strengthened and themselves to be closely united in love, enriched with full assurance by their knowledge of the mystery of God—namely Christ—in whom every treasure of wisdom and knowledge is hidden.
Colossians 3:15 Christ’s peace must reign in your hearts, since as members of one body you have been called to that peace. Dedicate yourselves to thankfulness.
Colossians 3:16 Let the word of Christ, rich as it is, dwell in you .In wisdom made perfect, instruct and admonish one another. Sing gratefully to God from your hearts in psalms, hymns and inspired songs.
1 Timothy 1:5 What we are aiming at is the love that springs from a pure heart, a good conscience, and a sincere faith.
Hebrews 4:12 Indeed God’s word is living and effective, sharper than any two-edged sword. It penetrates and divides soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the reflections and thoughts of the heart.
Excerpts from The Spiritual Heart and The Bible- The Power to Heal. Copyright Bruno Cortis to be published 2014