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Read Monday’s post here: Prayers for Revival: Search Me, O God
If you missed Monday’s post, start by reading it here. Revival begins with a humble heart that is willing to to say, ” Search me O God.” Each day this week we will focus on a different area of our lives to ask God to search our hearts for anything offensive within us.
Today’s “Search Me” prayer:
Search me, O God, and know my heart. See if there is anything offensive with me in regards to idols I have made in my life.
Search Me, O God and Identify the idols in my life:
The nation of Israel was guilty of turning their back on God and worshipping idols. You many not have a carved image in your home that you worship, but we are often guilty of setting up idols in our lives. An idol is anything you make more important than God. You can make idols out of money, children, spouses, careers, hobbies, and possessions. When we ask God to ” search me ” for any idols, He will reveal to us the things or people we have given a higher priority to than we have given to Him.
Spend some quiet time alone with God and for anything He reveals to you, seek His forgiveness. Ask God to tear down any idols He reveals to you and help you keep these things/people in their correct priority. Give God the place of honor in your life and stop making your idols an idol. Make a daily habit of worshipping God. Revival will only occur as we get rid of idols and return God to the place of honor He deserves.
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