DECORATIONS OF THE HEART
“Keep they heart with all
diligence; for out of it are the issues of life.”
Proverbs 4: 23
As we look at the decorations on the Christmas Tree, we are filled with a
sense of beauty and peace. Without the decorations on the tree it
would look bare and not as pretty.
What about our hearts? Are they decorated with the Love of Jesus?
When others look at us, do they see the Love of Jesus shining from our
My Mother told me that she always knew when I was happy, that my eyes
would sparkle. Are our hearts sparkling with Love, Joy, Peace, and
There are many countless people who are lonely and discouraged and they
need encouragement. We can not encourage anyone if we do not have
the Love of Jesus shining brightly in our hearts.
There is a song I used to sing in Sunday School that said, “This little
light of mine, I’m going to let it shine”. Let me encourage you to
let others see your light shining brightly so that they may not only be
encouraged but also be filled with warmth and comfort.
December 18, 2004