When the Bible speaks of the heart, it is referring to the THINKING INSTRUMENT of the SOUL
Scripture tell us that the heart is the seat of emotions. When Paul prays that the “eyes of the Christian heart” be enlightened, he is asking God to help us grasp the revelation of things revealed to the mind. He wants the revelations to move, motivate, and deepen our spiritual insight. With knowledge, we can then use wisdom to apply the understanding to our lives.
“I pray that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know the hope to which He has called you, the riches of His glorious inheritance in His holy people.” Ephesians 1:18 (NIV)
“The eyes of your understanding”: (ophthalmos) + (kardia), “The eyes of your heart.”
When the eyes of the heart are open and enlightened, we FEEL the power and…
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