Heart-revealing words

 The clear glass window reveals nature’s serenity. If you would like a revelation into someone’s heart, listen to their words. (See Mat 12, “for out of the abundance of the heart, the mouth speaks” and also, “for by your words you will be justified, and by your words you will be condemned.” ). When the Pharisees told the people that the only way Jesus was able to cast out demons was by Beelzebub (prince of demons), Jesus had insight into their hearts. Instead of accusing the Pharisees of speaking falsehoods to gain power , he pointed out why their logic was not sound and why their heart was on the road to perdition. #gatherwithHim- Teresa

Matthew 12: 22-32 (ESV)

22 “Then a demon-oppressed man who was blind and mute was brought to him, and he healed him, so that the man spoke and saw. 23 And all the people were amazed, and said, “Can this be the Son of David?” 24 But when the Pharisees heard it, they said, “It is only by Beelzebul, the prince of demons, that this man casts out demons.” 25 Knowing their thoughts, he said to them, “Every kingdom divided against itself is laid waste, and no city or house divided against itself will stand. 26 And if Satan casts out Satan, he is divided against himself. How then will his kingdom stand? 27 And if I cast out demons by Beelzebul, by whom do your sons cast them out? Therefore they will be your judges. 28 But if it is by the Spirit of God that I cast out demons, then the kingdom of God has come upon you. 29 Or how can someone enter a strong man’s house and plunder his goods, unless he first binds the strong man? Then indeed he may plunder his house. 30 Whoever is not with me is against me, and whoever does not gather with me scatters. 31 Therefore I tell you, every sin and blasphemy will be forgiven people, but the blasphemy against the Spirit will not be forgiven. 32 And whoever speaks a word against the Son of Man will be forgiven, but whoever speaks against the Holy Spirit will not be forgiven, either in this age or in the age to come.”

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