The Lord Looks at the Heart (1 Samuel 16:7)

In 1 Samuel 16:7, God speaks to the prophet Samuel, saying, "The Lord does not look at the things people look at. People look at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart." This verse occurs when Samuel is sent to anoint the next king of Israel. He sees Jesse’s sons and is impressed by their appearance, especially Eliab. However, God reminds Samuel that He values the heart over outward appearances. Ultimately, God chooses David, the youngest and seemingly least likely, because of his heart. This context highlights an essential truth about how God sees us. While humans often judge based on looks, status, or achievements, God looks deeper. He sees our intentions, our faith, and our true character. David, though young and overlooked by others, had a heart that sought after God, and that was what mattered most to Him. Today, this verse speaks to us about the importance of our inner life. In a world that often emphasizes external success and appearances, it is comfor

日本語での十戒: Ten Commandments in Japanese

Note to the reader: This Japanese version of the Ten Commandments has been produced by third parties. It is intended to convey the core meanings of the English version rather than provide a word-for-word translation. If you notice any errors, please leave a comment.

読者への注意: この日本語版「十戒」は第三者によって制作されました。これは文字通りの翻訳を提供するのではなく、英語版の核心的な意味を伝えることを目的としています。誤りを発見した場合は、コメントを残してください。英語版

1. 他の神々の前にわたし以外の神を持ってはならない。


2. 主の名をみだりに唱えてはならない。


3. 安息日を聖とせよ。


4. 父と母を敬え。


5. 殺してはならない。


6. 姦淫してはならない。


7. 盗んではならない。


8. 偽証をしてはならない。


9. 隣人の妻をむさぼってはならない。


10. 隣人の財産をむさぼってはならない。



Popular posts from this blog

Why Did Jesus Call His Mother "Woman"? Unveiling the Mystery and Meaning

Is Christmas a Pagan Holiday? Separating Myth from Reality

What are the Events of the Holy Week?

How Many Books are in the Bible? A Look at the Canonical Texts

Good Friday Weather Prediction: Faith or Superstition

Why Do Christians Celebrate Christmas if it is not in the Bible?

Holy Tuesday and its Significance

Holy Wednesday and its Significance

Easter Sunday: The Resurrection of Jesus Christ

What Does Jeremiah 29:11 Mean?