(Proverbs 21:2 KJV) Every way of a man is right in his own eyes: but the LORD pondereth the hearts.
I have worn glasses since I was two years old, or so I have been told. I am used to them. The first thing I do in the morning is put them on and the last thing I do at night is take them off. I have learned to always put them in the same place. It is hard to find something that helps you see when you can’t see. When it comes to seeing the world around me, I know that I cannot trust my “eyes” (5869).
The same is true in examining our plans and priorities. We have a tendency to see with faulty vision. Some of that error is built in by our sinful nature. Some is influenced by our background. Some is deliberate deception. When it comes to life, what you see is not necessarily what you get.
So? We can fool ourselves. We can fool others. We cannot fool God. We need to call on Him to make sure that our “hearts” (3820) are providing the right prescription for our vision.