Knowing Jesus


Hacking Agag

This month has provided exceptional devotionals in the book, Morning and Evening. Today’s musing centers around the knowledge of Christ.

It’s easy for us to divorce the heart from the head. Metaphorically, one is for warm feelings and the other is for cold knowledge. We often separate them as if man is composed of a three-part mixture instead of two. The Bible, however, uses the terms interchangeably. Genesis 6:5 says:

The Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every intention of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.

That is an interesting way for God to describe the situation. The metaphorical heart doesn’t think, after all. How often has someone advised you to stop thinking about a certain situation in order to follow your heart? How did that work out? Why would we ever pursue one without the other? Instead of divorcing the…

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