It's A Relief To Know The Truth About Our Intentions
We always want to do the right thing, but many of those things are of the flesh. The word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any two edged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart. Hebrews 4:12

The more we stay in the Word, especially everyday, the more the Word will cut us to the bone. It doesn't hurt. In fact, it's a relief to know the truth about our intentions, and for our crooked places to be made straight, and for our steps to be ordered by the Lord. It is often a re-ordering of our intentions that is done, since we always think that our intentions are right. We forget that the flesh is alive and well, and that we must die to it everyday. But we don't have to work hard to do that. The Word does the work. We are only to work hard at ingesting the Word.