Circumcise your hearts so that your hearts beat with the rhythm of the Father's heart. What's keeping your heart from beating that way?
The only thing that counts is faith working through love. How do your beliefs directly manifest themselves in love toward others?
Questions for personal reflection and/or group discussion
What has made your heart hard that you need to ask the good heart surgeon to cut away?
Make a list (either in your mind or on paper) of some of the major beliefs that you currently hold and some of the most meaningful promises from God to which you cling. How does your belief in each of the items on your list affect the way you live your day-to-day life?
Can you identify truths and promises you say you believe that don't work themselves out through love?