"Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God." Matthew 5:8. "The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?" Jeremiah 17:9. "The foolishness of man perverteth his way: and his heart fretteth against the LORD." Proverbs 19:3. "He that trusteth in his own heart is a fool: but whoso walketh wisely, he shall be delivered." Proverbs 28:26. "A fool hath no delight in understanding, but that his heart may discover itself." Proverbs 18:2. "But the LORD said unto Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have refused him: for the LORD seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the LORD looketh on the heart." I Samuel 16:7. "A good man out of the good treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is good; and an evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is evil: for of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaketh." Luke 6:45. "...those things which proceed out of the mouth come forth from the heart; and they defile the man. For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies: these are the things which defile a man..." Matthew 15:18-20. "Circumcise yourselves to the LORD, and take away the foreskins of your heart, ye men of Judah and inhabitants of Jerusalem: lest my fury come forth like fire, and burn that none can quench it, because of the evil of your doings." Jeremiah 4:4. "That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation." Romans 10:9-10.
[GOD'S OPINION COLUMN #26 Approximately 350 Words. The above Bible verses were compiled by Louis A. Turk and were published in The Daily Press of Paso Robles, California in the late 1980's. Copyright by Louis A. Turk. May be freely used unmodified with inclusiony this paragraph.]