The Greeks called the heart the “cardia”; the volitional center where life makes up its mind. The heart is the pilot of the airplane, the quarterback of the huddle, the engineer of the locomotive. The heart calls the plays; the heart pilots the ship. If my heart is filled (controlled and empowered by) His Holy Spirit, my heart will be absolutely pure, my thoughts will be pure, my eyes will be pure, my words will be kind, my sex life will be righteous, my magazines, my movies, my music, my television will be pleasing to Him, and not conflict with my spiritual growth. (Joe White, Promise Keepers newsletter, Feb. 2004)


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