When idol worship takes over a nation, God chooses a spiritual heart transplant. Likened to a heart of stone, the nation of Israel was in a vacuum of unbelief. How much easier is it to trust in our own creations (or superstitions) than to truly give credit to our Creator? God as the surgeon can remove our hard hearted delusions and replace them with the warmth of His Spirit. Only under His hand are we healed from unclean motives and restored as being truly His.- Teresa
Ezekiel 37: 26-29 (ESV)
26 And I will give you a new heart, and a new spirit I will put within you. And I will remove the heart of stone from your flesh and give you a heart of flesh. 27 And I will put my Spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my statutes and be careful to obey my rules.[a] 28 You shall dwell in the land that I gave to your fathers, and you shall be my people, and I will be your God. 29 And I will deliver you from all your uncleannesses.