Savior and Lord, trusting him for all you need, being satisfied with all that God has for you in Jesus—that's the root - the foundation on which a heart grows.
A heart tightening in its relationship to people
Now the company of those who believed were of one heart and soul. ~ Acts 4:32a
By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.
~ John 13:35
A heart loosening in relationship to things
No one claimed that any of their possessions was their own, but they shared everything they had. ~Acts 4:32b
For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. ~Matthew 6:21
In Psalm 139, David writes,
Search me, O God, and know my heart! Try me and know my thoughts!
And see if there be any grievous way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting!
Let's search our hearts. Are they growing in the direction that reflects a foundation of fully loving and being fully loved by our Lord, Jesus Christ?
Searching our hearts together...