“Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.” Matthew 5:8
God desires His children to have a pure heart. As the Word says blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God. Our thoughts and our deeds should be in line with God. Psalm 51:6 tells us “Behold, You desire truth in the inward parts…” When we accept Jesus Christ as our personal Savior we put off the old man with his deeds and put on the new man who is renewed in knowledge according to the image of Him who created us. The Lord says, “I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit within you, I will take the heart of stone out of your flesh and give you a heart of flesh” Ezekiel 36:26.
God expects every believer to have a pure and a circumcised heart. The circumcision should happen within us. God hates “a heart that devises wicked plans” Proverbs 6:18. But He is good to those who have a clean heart. We read in Psalm 73:1, “Truly God is good to
Proverbs 11:20 tells us “Those who are of a perverse heart are an abomination to the Lord, but the blameless in their ways are His delight.” As Christians we ought to conduct ourselves like born again Christians whose hearts are set on the things of God.
As Christians, let us be pure in heart and have a pure conscience in our day to day dealing with others. For the Word says, “A good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth good things, and an evil man out of the evil treasure brings forth evil things” Matthew 12:35.