Do not worry about it

Do not set your heart on what you will eat or drink. … For the pagan world runs after all such things, and your Father knows that you need them. But seek his kingdom, and these things will be given to you as well. Continue reading

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Love the Lord your God with all your heart

One of the teachers of the law came and heard them debating. Noticing that Jesus had given them a good answer, he asked him, “Of all the commandments, which is the most important?” Continue reading

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The LORD detests those whose hearts are perverse

For forty years I was angry with that generation; I said, “They are a people whose hearts go astray, and they have not known my ways.” So I declared on oath in my anger, “They shall never enter my rest.” Continue reading

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Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God

Teach me your way, Lord, that I may rely on your faithfulness; give me an undivided heart, that I may fear your name. I will praise you, Lord my God, with all my heart; I will glorify your name forever. Continue reading

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For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also

Because of your wealth your heart has grown proud. … Such people feed on ashes, a deluded heart misleads them; they cannot save themselves. Continue reading

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A heart at peace gives life to the body

Wisdom reposes in the heart of the discerning. … My heart is stirred by a noble theme as I recite my verses for the king. Continue reading

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One whose heart is corrupt does not prosper

Before a downfall the heart is haughty. … Each heart knows its own bitterness. … Even in laughter the heart may ache, and rejoicing may end in grief. … The Lord detests all the proud of heart. Be sure of this: They will not go unpunished.

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I know, my God, that you test the heart and are pleased with integrity

I will give them an undivided heart and put a new spirit in them; I will remove from them their heart of stone and give them a heart of flesh. Then they will follow my decrees and be careful to keep my laws. They will be my people, and I will be their God. Continue reading

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We all, like sheep, have gone astray

We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to our own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all. Continue reading

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I will give you a new heart

I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit in you; I will remove from you your heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh. And I will put my Spirit in you and move you to follow my decrees and be careful to keep my laws … I will give you a wise and discerning heart. Continue reading

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