Sunday, 3 December 2017

Pure in Heart.


"'Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God.'"  Matthew 5:8 (NRSV)

Jesus said that the world does not know God.

"'Isaiah prophesied rightly about you when he said, "This people honors me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me, in vain do they worship me."'"  Matthew 15:8,9a (NRSV)

Only the pure in heart will see God.

For "the Lord looks on the heart."  1 Samuel 16:7d (NRSV)


{Scripture quotations (marked NRSV) are taken from the New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright © 1989 by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A., and are used by permission.  All rights reserved.]

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