The heart of stone refers to a heart that has been calloused over and has become unfeeling and unreceptive to love. And a heart of flesh is one that is soft, tender, and ready to both receive and give love.
God knows you. He knows your name, your sin, your story, your past, and all of your pain. And he wants to save you, to redeem you, to adopt you as his very own child. He wants to set you free from bondage, fill you with his Spirit, and bless your life beyond your wildest imagination.
Churches, on the whole, should be infusing more emotional engagement into their worship services and not less.
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