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The Established Heart 3 - The Secret Power of Hatred - David Mitts

""If anyone comes to Me, and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even his own life, he cannot be My disciple." Luk 14:26 In these troubled times, there is a battle for control of our hearts. Our hearts determine how we live our lives. They establish our boundaries, our expectations and what we will do and say. ""But the things that proceed out of the mouth come from the heart, and those defile the man. "For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, slanders." Mat 15:18-19 The place of defilement is the conversation and corresponding actions that proceed from the conversation of our heart. The heart speaks and we become defiled. The defilement comes from evil thoughts which lead to murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness and slander. This is the true battleground in our lives, our own hearts. The conversation of the hear

The Established Heart 2, The Attentive Ear - David Mitts

"If anyone has ears to hear, let him hear." And He was saying to them, "Take care what you listen to. By your standard of measure it will be measured to you; and more will be given you besides. "For whoever has, to him more shall be given; and whoever does not have, even what he has shall be taken away from him.""   Mar 4:23-25 Last chapter, we spoke about establishing our hearts in troubled times.  Yeshua instructed us not to allow our hearts to be troubled. "Peace I leave with you; My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Do not let your heart be troubled, nor let it be fearful. "  Joh 14:27 Yeshua has left us with His peace. He tells us it is not given the same way the world gives its peace. What is worldly peace based upon? IT is based on agreements. We call them peace agreements or peace accords. Worldly peace is peace in the externals. When you make this kind of peace you define the peace with agreed-upon rules and e