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KNOTS OF THE HEART

The law of gravity says that what goes up must come down. The law of the human heart says that what’s inside must come out: “Keep your heart with all diligence for out of it spring the issues of life.” Proverbs 4:23 (NKJV) However hard we try to conceal frustration, ignore insecurity, hide hatred or cover up competition, it comes out one way or another. Young's Literal Translation shines more light on this verse:“Above every charge, keep thy heart, for…
Jo Naughton
23rd November 2018
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DO YOU BOTTLE YOUR FEELINGS?

It's easy to think that the way we are is just 'the way we are'. Some people gush and others hold back. The Bible is clear than we need to show emotional self control. However, if our habits are bad for our health then we should probably take a closer look to see if there is a cause or even a cure. Tamar was King David's daughter. She was a tender young woman with a bright future. All too often,…
Jo Naughton
16th November 2018
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IS YOUR HEART BECOMING HARD?

There is one heart issue that is a deal breaker for God. This matter of the heart has the capacity to keep you out of your ‘promised land’. Your promised land is dream deep inside that you long to see unfold. It is your highest potential and your greatest purpose. Psalm 95:7b-11 reads: “Do not harden your hearts... as in the day of trial in the wilderness... I was grieved with that generation... It is a people who go astray…
Jo Naughton
9th November 2018
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WHAT HAS SUNK TO THE BOTTOM OF YOUR SOUL?

The human heart is vast. Imagine an enormous storage vault filled with filing cabinets. Picture rows of drawers, all packed with files containing infinite numbers of folders. Contained within each binder is a memory, an imagination, or an emotion. Now see the door to that vault. It could be closed. Perhaps there is a ‘no entry’ sign hanging in the window. It may be ajar. It might be wide open. That is what our hearts are like. Psalm 64:6b in…
Jo Naughton
3rd November 2018