"Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life." Proverbs 4:23. "Apply thine heart unto instruction, and thine ears to the words of knowledge." Proverbs 23:12. "Let not thine heart envy sinners: but be thou in the fear of the LORD all the day long." Proverbs 23:17. "Rejoice not when thine enemy falleth, and let not thine heart be glad when he stumbleth: lest the LORD see it, and it displease him, and he turn away his wrath from him." Proverbs 24:17-18. "Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths." Provebs 3:5-6. "Heaviness in the heart of man maketh it stoop: but a good word maketh it glad." Proverbs 12:25. "Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life." Proverbs 13:12. "Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful; and the end of that mirth is heaviness." Proverbs 14:13. "A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance: but by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken. The heart of him that hath understanding seeketh knowledge: but the mouth of fools feedeth on foolishness. All the days of the afflicted are evil: but he that is of a merry heart hath a continual feast." Proverbs 15:13-15. "The LORD is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit." Psalms 34:18. "...Let thine heart retain my words: keep my commandments, and live." Proverbs 4:4. "...Blessed is the man that feareth the LORD ... He shall not be afraid of evil tidings: his heart is fixed, trusting in the LORD. His heart is established, he shall not be afraid, until he see his desire upon his enemies." Psalms 112:1-8.
[GOD'S OPINION COLUMN #59 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.]