Dear God,

Please show me what is true of my heart. Am I sorrowful or am I repentant too? Do I desire to get rid of my sin or do I merely want to get away from getting caught and paying the consequences?

Please work a deep work in my life Lord.
In Jesus Name I pray, Amen.

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Motives Count!

A heart check is a motive check.

We must ask ourselves,

"Do I only hate the consequences of my lust-driven activity or actually hate the lusts and the selfish treatment of others?"

Snared in my lust: two choices The Lord says that there are two possible heart responses.

" I now rejoice, not that you were made sorrowful, but that you were made sorrowful to [the point of] repentance; for you were made sorrowful according to [the will of] God ...." (2 Corinthians 6:9)

"Take care, brethren, lest there should be in any one of you an evil, unbelieving heart, in falling away from the living God." Hebrews 3:12 NASB