Daily Devotion: February 3, 2014

End the evil of those who are wicked,
and defend the righteous.
For you look deep within the mind and heart,
O righteous God.
Psalms 7:9

Nothing is hidden from God-this can be either terrifying or comforting. Our thoughts are an open book to him. Because he knows even our motives, we have no place to hide, no way to pretend we can get away with sin. But that very knowledge also gives us great comfort. We don’t have to impress God or put up a false front. Instead, we can trust God to help us work through our weaknesses in order to serve him as he has planned. When we truly follow God, he rewards our effort.

Life Application Study Bible Devotion, Day 34 of 366