Here Solomon teaches us the importance of obedience and righteousness before God. Someone may ask: “Do people go to church to be righteous?” You reply, “No, but righteous people go to church.” They continue: “Do people forgive to be righteous?” You reply, “No, but righteous people forgive.” They asked one more question: “Do people give money to be righteous?” You reply, “No, but righteous people support ministry.” What is the common theme of that line of questioning? It is that some people make the mistake of thinking that something they do (externally) for God is more important than the internal condition of the heart.
The Father is not interested in your ritualistic practices if your heart is not right before Him. Our Lord is looking to be your Lord, a personal Lord, who is either Lord of all or He is not Lord at all. God desires more than just outward performances, He desires pure hands and a clean heart.
Proverbs 21:2 (NKJV) Every man's way is right in his own eyes, but the Lord weighs the hearts.
Bro. David Martin
Brother David has been pastor at MVBC since August of 1999. He announced his call into the ministry in August of 1986 and has served various churches as Pastor, Youth Pastor, and Associate Pastor. He received a BA in Pastoral Ministry from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, as well as a Master of Ministry and Doctor of Ministry from Covington Theological Seminary.
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