This is a snapshot of the sky I captured recently.
I couldn’t tell you when I took it, for I am always snapping pics of the sky.
I love the sky, the clouds, and basically love the beauty of anything outdoors – even storms! I am just in awe of the purity of nature; such a reflection of the majesty and power of our Creator.
Speaking of purity, this was part of my study (Momentum) during my quiet time this morning. Did you know that God calls us to pursue purity, or holiness? (Matthew 5:8)
Purity does not mean sinlessness. If it did, no one would ever be pure in heart nor would they ever see God.
A great analogy is a face sprinkled with freckles. A face may be beautiful without being perfect, and purity in a Christian is not perfection.
However, we cannot expect God’s blessings and continue to give ourself to idols. A pure heart is an undivided heart, one that doesn’t straddle the fence or try to embrace Christ and the world at the same time.
Purity is the singleness of purpose that characterizes the pure in heart…and purity of heart is to will one thing.
“Teach me your will, O Lord, that I may walk in your truth; unite my heart to fear your name” (Psalm 86:11).