“Don’t follow after your heart and your eyes.”
~ Numbers 15:39
As spiritual beings living in a material world, we need to walk through life carefully without being led astray by our desires.
But shouldn’t the eyes come first in the verse; doesn’t the heart follow after them?
While it’s true we’re tempted by what we see, the eyes only see what the heart desires. Perception is formed long before we even open our eyes, so we see what we want.
For clarity’s sake – don’t clean your glasses – purify your heart.