Luke 11:39-41
“Then the Lord said to him, “Now then, you Pharisees clean the outside of the cup and dish, but inside you are full of greed and wickedness. You foolish people! Did not the one who made the outside make the inside also? But now as for what is inside you–be generous to the poor, and everything will be clean for you.” 
Jesus rebuked the Pharisees for putting a glossy finish on an ugly and decayed interior. Though they tried to keep up a perfect facade, their actions merely revealed the greed and wickedness inside them. Jesus told them that the solution was to give generously to the poor. Greed cannot survive a dose of generosity! 
God cares about the condition of my heart. My actions may be an effort to conceal the state of my heart, but the two are inseparable. Instead of trying to hide an ugly heart with glossy actions, I must surrender my actions and my heart to God, to accomplish the heart-change that He desires in me. 
God, thank you that you see me inside and out! Thank you for loving me enough to accomplish Your transformation in me. 

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