An Understanding Heart

While reading the Torah portion Ki Tavo last week a verse jumped out at me:

Nevertheless, to this day YHVH has not given you a heart to understand, eyes to see or ears to hear! Deuteronomy 29:3(4) CJB

Moses is speaking to all Israel reminding them of the great things YHVH did while they were slaves in Egypt, yet the people still didn’t get it!

Isaiah 6:9-10 CJB He said, go and tell this people: ‘Yes, you hear, but you don’t understand. You certainly see, but you don’t get the point!’ “Make the heart of this people [sluggish with] fat, stop up their ears, and shut their eyes. Otherwise, seeing with their eyes, and hearing with their ears, then understanding with their hearts, they might repent and be healed!”

Yeshua said to the disciples in Matthew 13:13 CJB, “Here is why I speak to them in parables: they look without seeing and listen without hearing or understanding.”

And in Luke 8:9-10 CJB His talmidim asked him what this parable might mean, and he said, “To you it has been given to know the secrets of the Kingdom of God; but the rest are taught in parables, so that they may look but not see, and listen but not understand.’

I know my heart is still hard in some areas. I judge people and situations too quickly. As I read the verse quoted in Isaiah above, YHVH help me to really see with my eyes, hear with my ears THEN understand with my heart so I might repent and be healed.

Give me an understanding heart. FATHER, Show me where to start. To bring peace where there is confusion, and Joy To the disillusioned, AND love from the CHRIST that lives inside of me.

Give me an understanding heart.

Show me how to do my part To set the captives free. This is my prayer to THEE Loving FATHER, please give me and understanding heart AND Father and show me I need you to show me where you want me to start.

I want to bring peace where there is confusion and YOUR joy to the disillusioned AND love from the CHRIST that lives deep deep down inside of me

Father won’t you please please please give me an understanding heart I want you to show me Just show me show me How I can do my part. I want to help you to set these captives free FATHER this is my prayer to THEE won’t you please please please give me an understanding heart.

Won’t you help me to love my brother not just Judge and condemn will you help me to always look for the CHRIST that is living inside of him Won’t you help me to control my urge to always reprimand.

And FATHER Give me Wisdom I need the Wisdom to understand.

Oh FATHER give me an understanding heart. Father I need you to Show me show me YOU show me where you want me to start I want to help bring peace where there is confusion I want to spread your joy to the disillusioned Father please please Won’t you give me an understanding heart

Its my prayer to THEE

Please please please give it to me I need an understanding heart Please please please give me Like Soloman I want you to give it to me give it to me an understanding heart

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2 thoughts on “An Understanding Heart

  1. So many things I could touch on, but just simply, thank you for this. My thoughts have been wondering in a similar fashion, and I appreciate how you gave words to it, and the lyrics of that song were pretty inspiring. Thanks, once again!

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