Apostle Grace Lubega
Ecclesiastes 7:15 (KJV); All things have I seen in the days of my vanity: there is a just man that perisheth in his righteousness, and there is a wicked man that prolongeth his life in his wickedness.
Some Christians claim that before they got born again, they were a success; when they met Jesus, everything started to fail.
Regardless of how much they read the Bible and confessed right, their lives were on a downward spiral.
This ought not to be your story, child of God.
He (Jesus) came that we might have life and have it more abundantly (John 10:10).
The Bible speaks of a wicked man in Psalms 10:6. “He hath said in his heart, I shall not be moved: for I shall never be in adversity.”
If a wicked man, even in his wickedness has the wisdom to claim that he shall not be moved, how much more you as a child of God?
It is for this reason that our theme scripture speaks of righteous men that die in their righteousness and wicked men who know how to prolong their lives.
Child of God, as long as you regard certain negative things in your heart, that is the beginning of perishing.
What happens in your life has everything to do with what your heart believes.
Your heart speaks as clearly as your mouth.
You may not have confessed the wrong thing yet your heart spoke the wrong way.
In Genesis 17:17, Abraham laughed and said in his heart, “shall a child be born unto me when I am a hundred years?”
God knew and heard Abraham though he didn’t say it with his mouth.
When Jesus was at Lazarus’ tomb He thanked His Father because He always heard Him; Jesus had prayed with His heart. (John 11:41).
Child of God, the OPERATION of your HEART is as CLEAR to God as the OPERATION of your MOUTH. Your HEART’s WORDS are the SAME as those of your mouth. (Matthew 12:34).
The order of the spirit is that whatever will fill a man’s heart will come out of his lips.
Your heart is a storehouse, when you fill it with the wrong things, it will overflow with the same, on the other hand, when you fill it with the right things, it will also overflow with the same!
FURTHER STUDY: Psalms 19:14, Psalms 10:4-6, Matthew 12:34-35 AMP
Your heart SPEAKS as CLEARLY as your mouth. As long as you regard certain negative things in your heart, that is the beginning of perishing.
PRAYER: Father, I thank you for your word. I thank you because no corrupt communication proceeds out of my mouth. I speak as the oracles of God. My speech is seasoned with salt. I guard my heart with all diligence because out of it flow the issues of life. In Jesus’s name, Amen.