Read: Proverbs 4:23, Ephesians 6, John 3:16, Romans 5:8, 1 Corinthians 13:4-8
What would be your definition of heart and mind?
How has your mind been disconnected from your heart?
Do you remember the moment or situation that caused the disconnect?
Try This: Find the 19 places in the Bible that speak about the heart. Read them. What is different? What is the same? Are there any similarities to your definition?
Read Genesis Chapters 1-4
What was the compromise Eve made in the Garden of Eden?
What were the immediate consequences of the compromise?
What were the lasting consequences of the compromise?
What was God’s original desire for Adam & Eve in the garden of Eden?
Did Adam & Eve receive the best version of what God intended after sin entered the picture?
Think back to a time you have made a compromise when it came to the things or direction of God. What were the results?
Read Matthew 6:33
Make a list of your current top 5 priorities.
Make a list of the top 5 things that absorb your time.
On a scale of 1-10 (with 1 being the least, 10 the most), how focused are you on your relationship with God? (There is no right or wrong answer)
Look over your responses. Do you feel happy or are you feeling the desire to reprioritize some things? (There is no right or wrong answer)
I have come to understand you can be in one of two places about things in life. You can have no understanding at all and draw your own conclusions about things or if God gives you understanding, that comes with the responsibility to handle it correctly and not let it make you bitter, angry, or resentful.
They say ignorance is bliss. I guess that’s because when you are given the gift of understanding it comes with the price of responsibility.