GOD’S DEALINGS – The Heart

 

(GOD FASHIONED ALL MEN’S HEARTS ALIKE)

 

 

Psalms 33:15 He fashioneth their hearts alike; he considereth all their works.

 

ALL HEARTS ARE BEFORE HIM

 

Proverbs 15:11 Hell and destruction are before the LORD: how much more then the hearts of the children of men?

 

BESTOW HIS RIGHTEOUSNESS TOWARDS THE UPRIGHT IN HEART

 

Psalms 36:10 O continue thy lovingkindness unto them that know thee; and thy righteousness to the upright in heart.

 

CHASTENS US AS SONS

 

Deuteronomy 8:5 Thou shalt also consider in thine heart, that, as a man chasteneth his son, so the LORD thy God chasteneth thee.

 

CIRCUMCISE HIS PEOPLE’S HEARTS

 

Deuteronomy 30:6 And the LORD thy God will circumcise thine heart, and the heart of thy seed, to love the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy

soul, that thou mayest live.

 

DARKENS PEOPLE’S HEARTS BECAUSE OF UNBELIEF

 

Romans 1:21 Because that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened.

 

DARKENS PEOPLE’S UNDERSTANDING

 

Ephesians 4:18 Having the understanding darkened, being alienated from the life of God through the ignorance that is in them, because of the blindness of their heart: (Proverbs 18:2, Proverbs 20:5, Ephesians 4:18, Isaiah 44:19)

 

DIRECT OUR HEARTS

 

2Thessalonians 3:5 And the Lord direct your hearts into the love of God, and into the patient waiting for Christ.

 

DIRECTS OUR STEPS

 

Proverbs 16:9 A man's heart deviseth his way: but the LORD directeth his steps.

 

DWELL IN OUR HEARTS

 

Ephesians 3:17 That Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith; that ye, being rooted and grounded in love,

 

ENLARGE PEOPLE’S HEARTS

 

1Kings 4:29 And God gave Solomon wisdom and understanding exceeding much, and largeness of heart, even as the sand that is on the sea shore.

 

FILLS PEOPLE’S HEARTS WITH FOOD & GLADNESS

 

Acts 14:17 Nevertheless he left not himself without witness, in that he did good, and gave us rain from heaven, and fruitful seasons, filling our hearts with food

and gladness.

 

GIVES HIS PEOPLE A TREMBLING HEART

 

Deuteronomy 28:65 And among these nations shalt thou find no ease, neither shall the sole of thy foot have rest: but the LORD shall give thee there a trembling heart, and failing of eyes, and sorrow of mind:

 

GIVES MEN WISE & UNDERSTANDING HEARTS

 

1Kings 3:12 Behold, I have done according to thy words: lo, I have given thee a wise and an understanding heart; so that there was none like thee before thee, neither after thee shall any arise like unto thee.

 

Not GIVE PEOPLE A HEART TO PERCEIVE

 

Deuteronomy 29:4 Yet the LORD hath not given you an heart to perceive, and eyes to see, and ears to hear, unto this day.

 

GOD BRINGS CALAMITY UPON HIS PEOPLE WHEN THEY SIN

 

Jeremiah 13:22 And if thou say in thine heart, Wherefore come these things upon me? For the greatness of thine iniquity are thy skirts discovered, and thy heels made bare.

 

GOD IS GOOD TO PEOPLE WITH CLEAN HEARTS

 

Psalms 73:1 <<A Psalm of Asaph.>> Truly God is good to Israel, even to such as are of a clean heart.

 

GOD IS GOOD TO THE UPRIGHT IN HEART

 

Psalms 125:4 Do good, O LORD, unto those that be good, and to them that are upright in their hearts.

 

GOD’S PEOPLE ARE IN HIS HANDS

 

Ecclesiastes 9:1 For all this I considered in my heart even to declare all this, that the righteous, and the wise, and their works, are in the hand of God: no man knoweth either love or hatred by all that is before them.

 

GOD HAS GIVEN US THE TRAVAIL OF THE SEARCH FOR WISDOM

 

Ecclesiastes 1:13 And I gave my heart to seek and search out by wisdom concerning all things that are done under heaven: this sore travail hath God given

to the sons of man to be exercised therewith.

 

GOD IS THE STRENGTH OF OUR HEARTS

 

Psalms 27:14 Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the LORD.

 

Psalms 31:24 Be of good courage, and he shall strengthen your heart, all ye that hope in the LORD.

 

Psalms 73:26 My flesh and my heart faileth: but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion for ever.

 

HARDEN PEOPLE’S HEARTS

 

Exodus 4:21 And the LORD said unto Moses, When thou goest to return into Egypt, see that thou do all those wonders before Pharaoh, which I have put in thine hand: but I will harden his heart, that he shall not let the people go.

 

Exodus 7:3 And I will harden Pharaoh's heart, and multiply my signs and my wonders in the land of Egypt. (Exodus 7:13; Exodus 8:15; Exodus 9:12; Exodus 10:1; Exodus 10:20; Exodus 10:27; Exodus 11:10; Exodus 14:4; Exodus 14:8).

 

Exodus 14:17 And I, behold, I will harden the hearts of the Egyptians, and they shall follow them: and I will get me honour upon Pharaoh, and upon all his host, upon his chariots, and upon his horsemen.

 

Deuteronomy 2:30 But Sihon king of Heshbon would not let us pass by him: for the LORD thy God hardened his spirit, and made his heart obstinate, that he might deliver him into thy hand, as appeareth this day.

 

Joshua 11:20 For it was of the LORD to harden their hearts, that they should come against Israel in battle, that he might destroy them utterly, and that they might have no favour, but that he might destroy them, as the LORD commanded Moses.

 

Isaiah 63:17 O LORD, why hast thou made us to err from thy ways, and hardened our heart from thy fear? Return for thy servants' sake, the tribes of thine inheritance.

 

John 12:40 He hath blinded their eyes, and hardened their heart; that they should not see with their eyes, nor understand with their heart, and be converted, and I should heal them.

 

Will Not HEAR PEOPLE WHO REGARD INIQUITY IN THEIR HEART

 

Psalms 66:18 If I regard iniquity in my heart, the Lord will not hear me:

 

Will Not HEAL PEOPLE UNLESS THEY ARE CONVERTED

 

Matthew 13:15 For this people's heart is waxed gross, and their ears are dull of hearing, and their eyes they have closed; lest at any time they should see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and should understand with their heart, and should be converted, and I should heal them.

 

Acts 28:27 For the heart of this people is waxed gross, and their ears are dull of hearing, and their eyes have they closed; lest they should see with their eyes, and

hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and should be converted, and I should heal them.

 

HIDE OR SHUT PEOPLE’S HEARTS FROM UNDERSTANDING

 

Job 17:4 For thou hast hid their heart from understanding: therefore shalt thou not exalt them.

 

Isaiah 44:18 They have not known nor understood: for he hath shut their eyes, that they cannot see; and their hearts, that they cannot understand.

 

John 12:40 He hath blinded their eyes, and hardened their heart; that they should not see with their eyes, nor understand with their heart, and be converted, and I should heal them.

 

INCLINE PEOPLE’S HEARTS TO HIM & TO HIS TESTIMONIES

 

1Kings 8:58 That he may incline our hearts unto him, to walk in all his ways, and to keep his commandments, and his statutes, and his judgments, which he commanded our fathers.

 

Psalms 119:36 Incline my heart unto thy testimonies, and not to covetousness.

 

INCLINE PEOPLE’S HEARTS FROM EVIL

 

Psalms 141:4 Incline not my heart to any evil thing, to practise wicked works with men that work iniquity: and let me not eat of their dainties.

 

KEEP OUR HEARTS

 

Philippians 4:7 And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.

 

A KING’S HEART IS IN THE HAND OF THE LORD

 

Proverbs 21:1 The king's heart is in the hand of the LORD, as the rivers of water: he turneth it whithersoever he will.

 

KNOWS ALL PEOPLE’S HEARTS

 

Deuteronomy 8:2 And thou shalt remember all the way which the LORD thy God led thee these forty years in the wilderness, to humble thee, and to prove thee, to know what was in thine heart, whether thou wouldest keep his commandments, or no.

 

Deuteronomy 13:3 Thou shalt not hearken unto the words of that prophet, or that dreamer of dreams: for the LORD your God proveth you, to know whether ye

love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul.

 

Kings 8:39 Then hear thou in heaven thy dwelling place, and forgive, and do, and give to every man according to his ways, whose heart thou knowest; (for thou, even thou only, knowest the hearts of all the children of men;)

 

2Chronicles 6:30 Then hear thou from heaven thy dwelling place, and forgive, and render unto every man according unto all his ways, whose heart thou knowest; (for thou only knowest the hearts of the children of men:)

 

2Chronicles 32:31 Howbeit in the business of the ambassadors of the princes of Babylon, who sent unto him to enquire of the wonder that was done in the land,

God left him, to try him, that he might know all that was in his heart.

 

Psalms 44:21 Shall not God search this out? for he knoweth the secrets of the heart.

 

Psalms 139:23 Search me, O God, and know my heart: try me, and know my thoughts:

 

Jeremiah 12:3 But thou, O LORD, knowest me: thou hast seen me, and tried mine heart toward thee: pull them out like sheep for the slaughter, and prepare them for the day of slaughter.

 

Jeremiah 17:9 The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?

 

Matthew 9:4 And Jesus knowing their thoughts said, Wherefore think ye evil in your hearts?

 

Luke 16:15 And he said unto them, Ye are they which justify yourselves before men; but God knoweth your hearts: for that which is highly esteemed among men

is abomination in the sight of God.

 

Acts 1:24 And they prayed, and said, Thou, Lord, which knowest the hearts of all men, shew whether of these two thou hast chosen,

 

Acts 15:8 And God, which knoweth the hearts, bare them witness, giving them the Holy Ghost, even as he did unto us;

 

Romans 8:27 And he that searcheth the hearts knoweth what is the mind of the Spirit, because he maketh intercession for the saints according to the will of God.

 

1John 3:20 For if our heart condemn us, God is greater than our heart, and knoweth all things.

 

 

 

MAKES MANIFEST THE COUNSEL’S OF PEOPLE’S HEARTS

 

1Corinthians 4:5 Therefore judge nothing before the time, until the Lord come, who both will bring to light the hidden things of darkness, and will make manifest the counsels of the hearts: and then shall every man have praise of God.

 

MAKES PEOPLE’S HEARTS SOFT

 

Job 23:16 For God maketh my heart soft, and the Almighty troubleth me:

 

OPENS PEOPLE’S HEARTS

 

Acts 16:14 And a certain woman named Lydia, a seller of purple, of the city of Thyatira, which worshipped God, heard us: whose heart the Lord opened, that she attended unto the things which were spoken of Paul.

 

PERFORM THE THOUGHTS & INTENTS OF HIS HEART

 

Jeremiah 23:20 The anger of the LORD shall not return, until he have executed, and till he have performed the thoughts of his heart: in the latter days ye shall consider it perfectly.

 

Jeremiah 30:24 The fierce anger of the LORD shall not return, until he have done it, and until he have performed the intents of his heart: in the latter days ye shall consider it.

 

PONDERS PEOPLE’S HEARTS

 

Proverbs 21:2 Every way of a man is right in his own eyes: but the LORD pondereth the hearts.

 

Proverbs 24:12 If thou sayest, Behold, we knew it not; doth not he that pondereth the heart consider it? and he that keepeth thy soul, doth not he know it? and shall not he render to every man according to his works?

 

PREPARE PEOPLE’S HEARTS UNTO HIM

 

1Chronicles 29:18 O LORD God of Abraham, Isaac, and of Israel, our fathers, keep this for ever in the imagination of the thoughts of the heart of thy people, and prepare their heart unto thee:

 

PUTS HIS FEAR IN PEOPLE’S HEARTS

 

Psalms 86:11 Teach me thy way, O LORD; I will walk in thy truth: unite my heart to fear thy name.

 

Jeremiah 32:39 And I will give them one heart, and one way, that they may fear me for ever, for the good of them, and of their children after them:

 

Jeremiah 32:40 And I will make an everlasting covenant with them, that I will not turn away from them, to do them good; but I will put my fear in their hearts, that they shall not depart from me.

 

PUTS GLADNESS IN PEOPLE’S HEARTS

 

Psalms 4:7 Thou hast put gladness in my heart, more than in the time that their corn and their wine increased.

 

PUTS HIS LAWS IN PEOPLE’S HEARTS

 

 

Jeremiah 31:33 But this shall be the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel; After

those days, saith the LORD, I will put my law in their inward parts, and write it in their hearts; and will be their God, and they shall be my people.

 

Hebrews 8:10 For this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, saith the Lord; I will put my laws into their mind, and write them in their hearts: and I will be to them a God, and they shall be to me a people:

 

Hebrews 10:16 This is the covenant that I will make with them after those days, saith the Lord, I will put my laws into their hearts, and in their minds will I write them;

 

Psalms 40:8 I delight to do thy will, O my God: yea, thy law is within my heart.

 

PUT A NEW HEART IN HIS PEOPLE ISRAEL

 

Ezekiel 11:19 And I will give them one heart, and I will put a new spirit within you; and I will take the stony heart out of their flesh, and will give them an heart of flesh:

 

Ezekiel 36:26 A new heart also will I give you, and a new spirit will I put within you: and I will take away the stony heart out of your flesh, and I will give you an heart of flesh.

 

PUT IN PEOPLE’S HEARTS TO FULFILL HIS WILL

 

Ezra 7:27 Blessed be the LORD God of our fathers, which hath put such a thing as this in the king's heart, to beautify the house of the LORD which is in Jerusalem:

 

Nehemiah 2:12 And I arose in the night, I and some few men with me; neither told I any man what my God had put in my heart to do at Jerusalem: neither was there any beast with me, save the beast that I rode upon.

Nehemiah 7:5 And my God put into mine heart to gather together the nobles, and the rulers, and the people, that they might be reckoned by genealogy. And I found a register of the genealogy of them which came up at the first, and found written therein,

 

Revelation 17:17 For God hath put in their hearts to fulfil his will, and to agree, and give their kingdom unto the beast, until the words of God shall be fulfilled.

 

PUTS WISDOM & UNDERSTANDING IN PEOPLE’S HEARTS

 

Exodus 31:6 And I, behold, I have given with him Aholiab, the son of Ahisamach, of the tribe of

Dan: and in the hearts of all that are wise hearted I have put wisdom, that they may make all that I have commanded thee;

 

Exodus 36:1 Then wrought Bezaleel and Aholiab, and every wise hearted man, in whom the LORD put wisdom and understanding to know how to work all manner of work for the service of the sanctuary, according to all that the LORD had commanded.

 

Exodus 36:2 And Moses called Bezaleel and Aholiab, and every wise hearted man, in whose heart the LORD had put wisdom, even every one whose heart stirred him up to come unto the work to do it:

 

1Kings 10:24 And all the earth sought to Solomon, to hear his wisdom, which God had put in his heart.

 

2Chronicles 9:23 And all the kings of the earth sought the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom, that God had put in his heart.

 

Job 38:36 Who hath put wisdom in the inward parts? or who hath given understanding to the heart?

 

PREPARES PEOPLE’S HEARTS

 

1Chonicles 29:18 O LORD God of Abraham, Isaac, and of Israel, our fathers, keep this for ever in the imagination of the thoughts of the heart of thy people, and prepare their heart unto thee:

 

Psalms 10:17 LORD, thou hast heard the desire of the humble: thou wilt prepare their heart, thou wilt cause thine ear to hear:

 

REMEMBERS ALL THE WICKEDNESS OF HIS PEOPLE

 

Hosea 7:2 And they consider not in their hearts that I remember all their wickedness: now their own doings have beset them about; they are before my face

 

SCATTERS THE PROUD IN THE IMAGINATION OF THEIR HEART

 

Luke 1:51 He hath shewed strength with his arm; he hath scattered the proud in the imagination of their hearts.

 

SEARCHES PEOPLE’S HEARTS

 

1Chronicles 28:9 And thou, Solomon my son, know thou the God of thy father, and serve him with a perfect heart and with a willing mind: for the LORD searcheth all hearts, and understandeth all the imaginations of the thoughts: if thou seek him, he will be found of thee; but if thou forsake him, he will cast thee off for ever.

 

Psalms 44:21 Shall not God search this out? for he knoweth the secrets of the heart.

 

Psalms 139:23 Search me, O God, and know my heart: try me, and know my thoughts:

 

Jeremiah 17:10 I the LORD search the heart, I try the reins, even to give every man according to his ways, and according to the fruit of his doings.

 

Romans 8:27 And he that searcheth the hearts knoweth what is the mind of the Spirit, because he maketh intercession for the saints according to the will of God.

 

Revelation 2:23 And I will kill her children with death; and all the churches shall know that I am he which searcheth the reins and hearts: and I will give unto every one of you according to your works.

 

SEND FAINTNESS INTO PEOPLE’S HEARTS

 

Leviticus 26:36 And upon them that are left alive of you I will send a faintness into their hearts in the lands of their enemies; and the sound of a shaken leaf shall chase them; and they shall flee, as fleeing from a sword; and they shall fall when none pursueth.

 

SENDS FORTH THE SPIRIT INTO OUR HEARTS

 

Galatians 4:6 And because ye are sons, God hath sent forth the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, crying, Abba, Father.

 

SET HIS HEART UPON MAN

 

Job 7:17 What is man, that thou shouldest magnify him? and that thou shouldest set thine heart upon him?

 

Job 34:14 If he set his heart upon man, if he gather unto himself his spirit and his breath;

 

SHUTS PEOPLE’S HEARTS

 

Isaiah 44:18 They have not known nor understood: for he hath shut their eyes, that they cannot see; and their hearts, that they cannot understand.

 

SHINES IN OUR HEARTS

 

2Corinthians 4:6 For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

 

2Peter 1:19 We have also a more sure word of prophecy; whereunto ye do well that ye take heed, as unto a light that shineth in a dark place, until the day dawn, and the day star arise in your hearts:

 

Cause SORROW IN PEOPLE’S HEARTS

 

Leviticus 26:16 I also will do this unto you; I will even appoint over you terror, consumption, and the burning ague, that shall consume the eyes, and cause sorrow of heart: and ye shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it.

 

STABLISH OUR HEARTS UNBLAMEABLE IN HOLINESS

                                               

1Thessalonians 3:13 To the end he may stablish your hearts unblameable in holiness before God, even our Father, at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ with all his saints.

 

TOUCHES PEOPLE’S HEARTS

 

1Samuel 10:26 And Saul also went home to Gibeah; and there went with him a band of men, whose hearts God had touched.

 

TRIES PEOPLE’S HEARTS

 

Psalms 26:2 Examine me, O LORD, and prove me; try my reins and my heart.

 

Psalms 139:23 Search me, O God, and know my heart: try me, and know my thoughts:

 

1Chronicles 29:17 I know also, my God, that thou triest the heart, and hast pleasure in uprightness. As for me, in the uprightness of mine heart I have willingly offered all these things: and now have I seen with joy thy people, which are present here, to offer willingly unto thee.

 

Psalms 7:9 Oh let the wickedness of the wicked come to an end; but establish the just: for the righteous God trieth the hearts and reins.

 

Psalms 17:3 Thou hast proved mine heart; thou hast visited me in the night; thou hast tried me, and shalt find nothing; I am purposed that my mouth shall not transgress.

 

Proverbs 17:3 The fining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold: but the LORD trieth the hearts.

 

Jeremiah 11:20 But, O LORD of hosts, that judgest righteously, that triest the reins and the heart, let me see thy vengeance on them: for unto thee have I revealed my cause.

 

Jeremiah 12:3 But thou, O LORD, knowest me: thou hast seen me, and tried mine heart toward thee: pull them out like sheep for the slaughter, and prepare them for the day of slaughter.

 

Jeremiah 20:12 But, O LORD of hosts, that triest the righteous, and seest the reins and the heart, let me see thy vengeance on them: for unto thee have I opened my cause.

 

1Thessalonians 2:4 But as we were allowed of God to be put in trust with the gospel, even so we speak; not as pleasing men, but God, which trieth our hearts.

 

TURNS PEOPLE’S HEARTS

 

1Kings 18:37 Hear me, O LORD, hear me, that this people may know that thou art the LORD God, and that thou hast turned their heart back again.

 

Ezra 6:22 And kept the feast of unleavened bread seven days with joy: for the LORD had made them joyful, and turned the heart of the king of Assyria unto them, to strengthen their hands in the work of the house of God, the God of Israel.

Psalms 105:25 He turned their heart to hate his people, to deal subtilly with his servants.

 

Malachi 4:6 And he shall turn the heart of the fathers to the children, and the heart of the children to their fathers, lest I come and smite the earth with a curse.

 

Luke 1:17 And he shall go before him in the spirit and power of Elias, to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children, and the disobedient to the wisdom of the just; to make ready a people prepared for the Lord.

 

UPRAIDS HIS PEOPLE FOR UNBELIEF & HARD HEARTS

 

Mark 16:14 Afterward he appeared unto the eleven as they sat at meat, and upbraided them with their unbelief and hardness of heart, because they believed not them which had seen him after he was risen.

 

WALK CONTRARY TO HIS PEOPLE WHEN THEY SIN

 

Leviticus 26:41 And that I also have walked contrary unto them, and have brought them into the land of their enemies; if then their uncircumcised hearts be humbled, and they then accept of the punishment of their iniquity:

42 Then will I remember my covenant with Jacob, and also my covenant with Isaac, and also my covenant with Abraham will I remember; and I will remember the land.

 

WILL NOT KNOW A WICKED PERSON

 

Psalms 101:4 A froward heart shall depart from me: I will not know a wicked person.

 

WRITE HIS LAWS IN PEOPLE’S HEARTS & MINDS

 

Hebrews 8:10 For this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, saith the Lord; I will put my laws into their mind, and write them in their hearts: and I will be to them a God, and they shall be to me a people:

 

Hebrews 10:16 This is the covenant that I will make with them after those days, saith the Lord, I will put my laws into their hearts, and in their minds will I write them;

 

VEX MANY PEOPLE’S HEARTS

 

Ezekiel 32:9 I will also vex the hearts of many people, when I shall bring thy destruction among the nations, into the countries which thou hast not known.

 

 

SATAN’S (the devil) DEALINGS The Heart

 

DECEIVE PEOPLE WITH SUBTILTY, LIES, & HALF-TRUTHS

 

Genesis 3:1 Now the serpent was more subtil than any beast of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said unto the woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden?

 2 And the woman said unto the serpent, We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden:

 3 But of the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden, God hath said, Ye shall not eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, lest ye die.

 4 And the serpent said unto the woman, Ye shall not surely die:

 5 For God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil.

 6 And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make one wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat.

 

FILL A PERSON’S HEART TO LIE

 

Acts 5:3 But Peter said, Ananias, why hath Satan filled thine heart to lie to the Holy Ghost, and to keep back part of the price of the land?

 

PUT INTO A PERSON’S HEART TO BETRAY THE LORD

 

John 13:2 And supper being ended, the devil having now put into the heart of Judas Iscariot, Simon's son, to betray him;

 

PUT INTO A PERSON’S HEART TO DO HIS [SATAN’S] WILL

 

John 13:2 And supper being ended, the devil having now put into the heart of Judas Iscariot, Simon's son, to betray him;

 

TAKE AWAY THE WORD OF GOD OUT OF A PERSON’S HEART

 

Mark 4:15 And these are they by the way side, where the word is sown; but when they have heard, Satan cometh immediately, and taketh away the word that was sown in their hearts.

 

Luke 8:12 Those by the way side are they that hear; then cometh the devil, and taketh away the word out of their hearts, lest they should believe and be saved.