Honest to the Core
by Charles R. Swindoll
Keep my commandments and live, and my teaching as the apple of your eye.—Proverbs 7:2
What is God looking for? He is looking for men and women whose hearts are completely His—completely. . . .
God is not looking for magnificent specimens of humanity. He's looking for deeply spiritual, genuinely humble, honest-to-the-core servants who have integrity. . . .
Today, we live in a world that says, in many ways, "If you just make a good impression, that's all that matters."
But you will never be a man or woman of God if that's your philosophy. Never.
You cannot fake it with the Almighty. He is not impressed with externals. He always focuses on the inward qualities . . . those things that take time and discipline to cultivate.
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