#8 THE HEART ATTITUDE OF GODíS PEOPLE

 

In Regards to: OUR RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD

 

[Deuteronomy 5:29 O that there were such an heart in them, that they would fear me, and keep all my commandments always, that it might be well with them, and with their children for ever!]

 

OUR HEARTS SHOULD BE ASSURED BECAUSE OF HIS TRUTH

 

1John 3:19 And hereby we know that we are of the truth, and shall assure our hearts before him.

 

WE SHOULD BELIEVE IN GOD IN OUR HEART

 

John 14:1 Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me.

 

Acts 8:37 And Philip said, If thou believest with all thine heart, thou mayest. And he answered and said, I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God.

 

Romans 10:9 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.

 

OUR HEART SHOULD BE BROKEN BEFORE GOD

 

Psalms 34:18 The LORD is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit.

 

Psalms 51:17 The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit: a broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise.

 

Psalms 69:20 Reproach hath broken my heart; and I am full of heaviness: and I looked for some to take pity, but there was none; and for comforters, but I found none.

 

Psalms 147:3 He healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth up their wounds.

 

Jeremiah 23:9 Mine heart within me is broken because of the prophets; all my bones shake; I am like a drunken man, and like a man whom wine hath overcome, because of the LORD, and because of the words of his holiness.

 

WE SHOULD HAVE A CIRCUMCISED HEART

 

Deuteronomy 10:16 Circumcise therefore the foreskin of your heart, and be no more stiffnecked.

 

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.

 

Jeremiah 4:4 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.

 

Romans 2:29 But he is a Jew, which is one inwardly; and circumcision is that of the heart, in the spirit, and not in the letter; whose praise is not of men, but of God.

 

WE SHOULD HAVE A CONTRITE HEART

 

Psalms 51:17 The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit: a broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise.

 

WE SHOULD DO GODíS WILL FROM OUR HEART

 

Ephesians 6:6 Not with eyeservice, as menpleasers; but as the servants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart;

 

Christ SHOULD DWELL IN OUR HEARTS

 

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

 

WE SHOULD ENGAGE OUR HEART TO APPROACH GOD

 

Jeremiah 30:21 And their nobles shall be of themselves, and their governor shall proceed from the midst of them; and I will cause him to draw near, and he shall approach unto me: for who is this that engaged his heart to approach unto me? saith the LORD.

 

OUR HEART SHOULD BE FAITHFUL

 

Nehemiah 9:8 And foundest his heart faithful before thee, and madest a covenant with him to give the land of the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Amorites, and the Perizzites, and the Jebusites, and the Girgashites, to give it, I say, to his seed, and hast performed thy words; for thou art righteous:

 

WE SHOULD FEAR GOD WITH OUR HEART

 

Deuteronomy 5:29 O that there were such an heart in them, that they would fear me, and keep all my commandments always, that it might be well with them, and with their children for ever!

 

1Samuel 12:24 Only fear the LORD, and serve him in truth with all your heart: for consider how great things he hath done for you.

 

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

 

Proverbs 23:17 Let not thine heart envy sinners: but be thou in the fear of the LORD all the day long.

 

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.

 

2Chronicles 19:9 And he charged them, saying, Thus shall ye do in the fear of the LORD, faithfully, and with a perfect heart.

 

OUR HEART SHOULD BE FIXED ON GOD (Trusting in the LORD)

 

Psalms 57:7 My heart is fixed, O God, my heart is fixed: I will sing and give praise.

 

Psalms 108:1 <<A Song or Psalm of David.>> O God, my heart is fixed; I will sing and give praise, even with my glory.

 

Psalms 112:7 He shall not be afraid of evil tidings: his heart is fixed, trusting in the LORD.

 

WE SHOULD FOLLOW AFTER GOD WITH ALL OUR HEART

 

1Kings 14:8 And rent the kingdom away from the house of David, and gave it thee: and yet thou hast not been as my servant David, who kept my commandments, and who followed me with all his heart, to do that only which was right in mine eyes;

 

WE SHOULD:

INTREAT GOD FOR HIS FAVOR WITH OUR WHOLE HEART

 

Psalms 119:58 I intreated thy favour with my whole heart: be merciful unto me according to thy word.

 

WE SHOULD:

KEEP GODíS COMANDMENTS, TESTIMONIES & STATUTES

 

Deuteronomy 5:29 O that there were such an heart in them, that they would fear me, and keep all my commandments always, that it might be well with them, and with their children for ever!

 

1Kings 8:61 Let your heart therefore be perfect with the LORD our God, to walk in his statutes, and to keep his commandments, as at this day.

 

2Kings 23:3 And the king stood by a pillar, and made a covenant before the LORD, to walk after the LORD, and to keep his commandments and his testimonies and his statutes with all their heart and all their soul, to perform the words of this covenant that were written in this book. And all the people stood to the covenant.

 

1Chronicles 29:19 And give unto Solomon my son a perfect heart, to keep thy commandments, thy testimonies, and thy statutes, and to do all these things, and to build the palace, for the which I have made provision.

 

2Chronicles 34:31 And the king stood in his place, and made a covenant before the LORD, to walk after the LORD, and to keep his commandments, and his testimonies, and his statutes, with all his heart, and with all his soul, to perform the words of the covenant which are written in this book.

 

WE SHOULD:

KEEP GODíS PRECEPTS WITH OUR WHOLE HEART

 

Psalms 119:69 The proud have forged a lie against me: but I will keep thy precepts with my whole heart.

 

OUR HEARTS SHOULD BE LIFTED UP UNTO GOD

 

Lamentations 3:41 Let us lift up our heart with our hands unto God in the heavens.

 

OUR HEARTS SHOULD BE LIFTED UP IN GODíS WAYS

 

2Chronicles 17:6 And his heart was lifted up in the ways of the LORD: moreover he took away the high places and groves out of Judah.

 

WE SHOULD LOVE GOD WITH ALL OUR HEART

 

Deuteronomy 6:5 And thou shalt love the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might. . (Deuteronomy 10:12; 11:13; 13:3)

 

Joshua 22:5 But take diligent heed to do the commandment and the law, which Moses the servant of the LORD charged you, to love the LORD your God, and to walk in all his ways, and to keep his commandments, and to cleave unto him, and to serve him with all your heart and with all your soul.

 

Matthew 22:37 Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind.

 

Mark 12:30 And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy strength: this is the first commandment.

 

Mark 12:33 And to love him with all the heart, and with all the understanding, and with all the soul, and with all the strength, and to love his neighbour as himself, is more than all whole burnt offerings and sacrifices.

 

Luke 10:27 And he answering said, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy strength, and with all thy mind; and thy neighbour as thyself.

 

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

 

OUR HEART SHOULD BE OBEDIENT TO GODíS VOICE

 

Deuteronomy 30:2 And shalt return unto the LORD thy God, and shalt obey his voice according to all that I command thee this day, thou and thy children, with all thine heart, and with all thy soul;

 

WE SHOULD OBSERVE GODíS LAW WITH OUR WHOLE HEART

 

Psalms 119:34 Give me understanding, and I shall keep thy law; yea, I shall observe it with my whole heart.

 

WE SHOULD OBEY GODíS DOCTRINE FROM OUR HEART

 

Romans 6:17 But God be thanked, that ye were the servants of sin, but ye have obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine which was delivered you.

 

WE SHOULD POUR OUT OUR HEART BEFORE GOD

 

Psalms 62:8 Trust in him at all times; ye people, pour out your heart before him: God is a refuge for us. Selah.

 

WE SHOULD PRAISE THE LORD WITH OUR WHOLE HEART

 

Psalms 9:1 <<To the chief Musician upon Muthlabben, A Psalm of David.>> I will praise thee, O LORD, with my whole heart; I will shew forth all thy marvellous works.

 

Psalms 86:12 I will praise thee, O Lord my God, with all my heart: and I will glorify thy name for evermore.

 

Psalms 111:1 Praise ye the LORD. I will praise the LORD with my whole heart, in the assembly of the upright, and in the congregation.

 

Psalms 119:7 I will praise thee with uprightness of heart, when I shall have learned thy righteous judgments.

 

Psalms 138:1 <<A Psalm of David.>> I will praise thee with my whole heart: before the gods will I sing praise unto thee.

 

WE SHOULD PREPARE OUR HEARTS UNTO THE LORD GOD

 

1Samuel 7:3 And Samuel spake unto all the house of Israel, saying, If ye do return unto the LORD with all your hearts, then put away the strange gods and Ashtaroth from among you, and prepare your hearts unto the LORD, and serve him only: and he will deliver you out of the hand of the Philistines.

 

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:

 

Job 11:13 If thou prepare thine heart, and stretch out thine hands toward him;

 

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

 

WE SHOULD PREPARE OUR HEARTS TO SEEK THE LORD GOD

 

2Chronicles 19:3 Nevertheless there are good things found in thee, in that thou hast taken away the groves out of the land, and hast prepared thine heart to seek God.

 

2Chronicles 30:18 For a multitude of the people, even many of Ephraim, and Manasseh, Issachar, and Zebulun, had not cleansed themselves, yet did they eat the passover otherwise than it was written. But Hezekiah prayed for them, saying, The good LORD pardon every one

19 That prepareth his heart to seek God, the LORD God of his fathers, though he be not cleansed according to the purification of the sanctuary.

 

WE SHOULD PREPARE OUR HEARTS TO SEEK GODíS LAW

 

Ezra 7:10 For Ezra had prepared his heart to seek the law of the LORD, and to do it, and to teach in Israel statutes and judgments.

 

WE SHOULD:

PURPOSE IN OUR HEARTS TO CLEAVE UNTO THE LORD

 

Acts 11:23 Who, when he came, and had seen the grace of God, was glad, and exhorted them all, that with purpose of heart they would cleave unto the Lord.

 

WE SHOULD REJOICE IN THE LORD GOD

 

1Samuel 2:1 And Hannah prayed, and said, My heart rejoiceth in the LORD, mine horn is exalted in the LORD: my mouth is enlarged over mine enemies; because I rejoice in thy salvation.

 

1Chronicles 16:10 Glory ye in his holy name: let the heart of them rejoice that seek theLORD.

 

Psalms 28:7 The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in him, and I am helped: therefore my heart greatly rejoiceth; and with my song will I praise him.

 

Psalms 33:21 For our heart shall rejoice in him, because we have trusted in his holy name.

 

Psalms 105:3 Glory ye in his holy name: let the heart of them rejoice that seek the LORD.

 

Acts 2:26 Therefore did my heart rejoice, and my tongue was glad; moreover also my flesh shall rest in hope:

 

John 16:22 And ye now therefore have sorrow: but I will see you again, and your heart shall rejoice, and your joy no man taketh from you.

 

WE SHOULD RETURN UNTO THE LORD GOD

 

1Samuel 7:3 And Samuel spake unto all the house of Israel, saying, If ye do return unto the LORD with all your hearts, then put away the strange gods and Ashtaroth from among you, and prepare your hearts unto the LORD, and serve him only: and he will deliver you out of the hand of the Philistines.

 

1Kings 8:48 And so return unto thee with all their heart, and with all their soul, in the land of their enemies, which led them away captive, and pray unto thee toward their land, which thou gavest unto their fathers, the city which thou hast chosen, and the house which I have built for thy name:

 

2Chronicles 6:38 If they return to thee with all their heart and with all their soul in the land of their captivity, whither they have carried them captives, and pray toward their land, which thou gavest unto their fathers, and toward the city which thou hast chosen, and toward the house which I have built for thy name:

 

Jeremiah 24:7 And I will give them an heart to know me, that I am the LORD: and they shall be my people, and I will be their God: for they shall return unto me with their whole heart.

 

GODíS PEACE SHOULD RULE IN OUR HEARTS

 

Colossians 3:15 And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body; and be ye thankful.

 

WE SHOULD SANCTIFY GOD IN OUR HEARTS

 

1Peter 3:15 But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear:

 

WE SHOULD SEARCH FOR GOD WITH ALL OUR HEART

 

Jeremiah 29:13 And ye shall seek me, and find me, when ye shall search for me with all your heart.

 

WE SHOULD SEEK THE LORD God WITH ALL OUR HEART

 

Deuteronomy 4:29 But if from thence thou shalt seek the LORD thy God, thou shalt find him, if thou seek him with all thy heart and with all thy soul.

 

1Chronicles 22:19 Now set your heart and your soul to seek the LORD your God; arise therefore, and build ye the sanctuary of the LORD God, to bring the ark of the covenant of the LORD, and the holy vessels of God, into the house that is to be built to the name of the LORD.

 

2Chronicles 19:3 Nevertheless there are good things found in thee, in that thou hast taken away the groves out of the land, and hast prepared thine heart to seek God.

 

(2Chronicles 11:16, 15:12, 2Chronicles 15:15, 2Chronicles 22:9, 2Chronicles 30:19, 2Chronicles 31:21)

 

Psalms 27:8 When thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, will I seek.

 

Psalms 119:2 Blessed are they that keep his testimonies, and that seek him with the whole heart.

 

Psalms 119:10 With my whole heart have I sought thee: O let me not wander from thy commandments. (Psalms 69:32, Psalms 105:3

 

WE SHOULD Serve the lord God WITH ALL OUR HEART

 

Deuteronomy 10:12 And now, Israel, what doth the LORD thy God require of thee, but to fear the LORD thy God, to walk in all his ways, and to love him, and to serve the LORD thy God with all thy heart and with all thy soul, (Deuteronomy 11:13)

 

Joshua 22:5 But take diligent heed to do the commandment and the law, which Moses the servant of the LORD charged you, to love the LORD your God, and to walk in all his ways, and to keep his commandments, and to cleave unto him, and to serve him with all your heart and with all your soul.

 

1Samuel 7:3 And Samuel spake unto all the house of Israel, saying, If ye do return unto the LORD with all your hearts, then put away the strange gods and Ashtaroth from among you, and prepare your hearts unto the LORD, and serve him only: and he will deliver you out of the hand of the Philistines.

 

1Samuel 12:20 And Samuel said unto the people, Fear not: ye have done all this wickedness: yet turn not aside from following the LORD, but serve the LORD with all your heart;

 

1Samuel 12:24 Only fear the LORD, and serve him in truth with all your heart: for consider how great things he hath done for you.

 

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.

 

WE SHOULD SERVE GOD IN TRUTH WITH ALL OUR HEART

 

1Samuel 12:24 Only fear the LORD, and serve him in truth with all your heart: for consider how great things he hath done for you.

 

WE SHOULD SET OUR HEART TO SEEK THE LORD GOD

 

1Chronicles 22:19 Now set your heart and your soul to seek the LORD your God; arise therefore, and build ye the sanctuary of the LORD God, to bring the ark of the covenant of the LORD, and the holy vessels of God, into the house that is to be built to the name of the LORD.

 

2Chronicles 11:16 And after them out of all the tribes of Israel such as set their hearts to seek the LORD God of Israel came to Jerusalem, to sacrifice unto the LORD God of their fathers.

 

WE SHOULD:

SET OUR HEART TO SEEK THE LORDíS WORD & HIS WILL

 

Deuteronomy 32:46 And he said unto them, Set your hearts unto all the words which I testify among you this day, which ye shall command your children to observe to do, all the words of this law.

 

Ezekiel 40:4 And the man said unto me, Son of man, behold with thine eyes, and hear with thine ears, and set thine heart upon all that I shall shew thee; for to the intent that I might shew them unto thee art thou brought hither: declare all that thou seest to the house of Israel.

 

WE SHOULD TRUST IN THE LORD GOD

 

Psalms 13:5 But I have trusted in thy mercy; my heart shall rejoice in thy salvation.

 

Psalms 28:7 The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in him, and I am helped: therefore my heart greatly rejoiceth; and with my song will I praise him.

 

Psalms 33:21 For our heart shall rejoice in him, because we have trusted in his holy name.

 

Psalms 64:10 The righteous shall be glad in the LORD, and shall trust in him; and all the upright in heart shall glory.

 

Psalms 112:7 He shall not be afraid of evil tidings: his heart is fixed, trusting in the LORD.

 

Proverbs 3:5 Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.

 

OUR HEARTS SHOULD TURN UNTO THE LORD GOD

 

Deuteronomy 30:10 If thou shalt hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to keep his commandments and his statutes which are written in this book of the law, and if thou turn unto the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul.

 

2Kings 23:25 And like unto him was there no king before him, that turned to the LORD with all his heart, and with all his soul, and with all his might, according to all the law of Moses; neither after him arose there any like him.

 

Joel 2:12 Therefore also now, saith the LORD, turn ye even to me with all your heart, and with fasting, and with weeping, and with mourning:

13 And rend your heart, and not your garments, and turn unto the LORD your God: for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and repenteth him of the evil.

 

WE SHOULD WALK AFTER THE LORD WITH ALL OUR HEART

 

2Kings 23:3 And the king stood by a pillar, and made a covenant before the LORD, to walk after the LORD, and to keep his commandments and his testimonies and his statutes with all their heart and all their soul, to perform the words of this covenant that were written in this book. And all the people stood to the covenant.

 

2Chronicles 34:31 And the king stood in his place, and made a covenant before the LORD, to walk after the LORD, and to keep his commandments, and his testimonies, and his statutes, with all his heart, and with all his soul, to perform the words of the covenant which are written in this book.

 

WE SHOULD;

WALK BEFORE THE LORD GOD WITH ALL OUR HEART

 

2Chronicles 6:14 And said, O LORD God of Israel, there is no God like thee in the heaven, nor in the earth; which keepest covenant, and shewest mercy unto thy servants, that walk before thee with all their hearts:

 

1Kings 8:23 And he said, LORD God of Israel, there is no God like thee, in heaven above, or on earth beneath, who keepest covenant and mercy with thy servants that walk before thee with all their heart:

 

 

1Kings 9:4 And if thou wilt walk before me, as David thy father walked, in integrity of heart, and in uprightness, to do according to all that I have commanded thee, and wilt keep my statutes and my judgments:

 

WE SHOULD WALK BEFORE THE LORD IN TRUTH

 

1Kings 2:4 That the LORD may continue his word which he spake concerning me, saying, If thy children take heed to their way, to walk before me in truth with all their heart and with all their soul, there shall not fail thee (said he) a man on the throne of Israel.

 

1Kings 3:6 And Solomon said, Thou hast shewed unto thy servant David my father great mercy, according as he walked before thee in truth, and in righteousness, and in uprightness of heart with thee; and thou hast kept for him this great kindness, that thou hast given him a son to sit on his throne, as it is this day.

 

2Kings 20:3 I beseech thee, O LORD, remember now how I have walked before thee in truth and with a perfect heart, and have done that which is good in thy sight. And Hezekiah wept sore.

 

 

 

THE HEART ATTITUDE OF GODíS PEOPLE

 

In Regards to: THE BIBLE [Scripture = Godís Word(S)]

 

[Psalms 119:161 Princes have persecuted me without a cause: but my heart standeth in awe of thy word.]

 

WE SHOULD HAVE GODíS WORD IN OUR HEARTS

 

Deuteronomy 6:6 And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be in thine heart:

 

Deuteronomy 30:14 But the word is very nigh unto thee, in thy mouth, and in thy heart, that thou mayest do it.

 

Jeremiah 20:9 Then I said, I will not make mention of him, nor speak any more in his name. But his word was in mine heart as a burning fire shut up in my bones, and I was weary with forbearing, and I could not stay.

 

Romans 10:8 But what saith it? The word is nigh thee, even in thy mouth, and in thy heart: that is, the word of faith, which we preach; (Paul quotes - Deuteronomy 30:14)

 

WE SHOULD HIDE GODíS WORD IN OUR HEART

 

Psalms 119:11 Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee.

 

OUR HEARTS SHOULD BE INCLINED UNTO GODíS WORD

 

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

 

Psalms 119:112 I have inclined mine heart to perform thy statutes alway, even unto the end.

 

WE SHOULD:

KEEP GODíS PRECEPTS WITH OUR WHOLE HEART

 

Psalms 119:69 The proud have forged a lie against me: but I will keep thy precepts with my whole heart.

 

WE SHOULD KEEP GODíS WORD IN OUR HEARTS

 

Luke 8:15 But that on the good ground are they, which in an honest and good heart, having heard the word, keep it, and bring forth fruit with patience.

 

WE SHOULD LAY UP GODíS WORDS IN OUR HEART

 

Deuteronomy 11:18 Therefore shall ye lay up these my words in your heart and in your soul, and bind them for a sign upon your hand, that they may be as frontlets between your eyes.

 

Job 22:22 Receive, I pray thee, the law from his mouth, and lay up his words in thine heart.

 

Luke 1:65 And fear came on all that dwelt round about them: and all these sayings were noised abroad throughout all the hill country of Judaea.

66 And all they that heard them laid them up in their hearts, saying, What manner of child shall this be! And the hand of the Lord was with him.

 

GODíS WORD (Wordís) SHOULD BE OUR JOY & REJOICING

 

Jeremiah 15:16 Thy words were found, and I did eat them; and thy word was unto me the joy and rejoicing of mine heart: for I am called by thy name, O LORD God of hosts.

 

WE SHOULD MEDITATE ON GODíS WORDS

 

Psalms 19:14 Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in thy sight, O LORD, my strength, and my redeemer.

 

Psalms 49:3 My mouth shall speak of wisdom; and the meditation of my heart shall be of understanding.

 

WE SHOULD OBEY GODíS DOCTRINE FROM OUR HEART

 

Romans 6:17 But God be thanked, that ye were the servants of sin, but ye have obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine which was delivered you.

 

WE SHOULD OBSERVE GODíS LAW WITH OUR WHOLE HEART

 

Psalms 119:34 Give me understanding, and I shall keep thy law; yea, I shall observe it with my whole heart.

 

OUR HEART SHOULD BE OBEDIENT TO GODíS VOICE

 

Deuteronomy 30:2 And shalt return unto the LORD thy God, and shalt obey his voice according to all that I command thee this day, thou and thy children, with all thine heart, and with all thy soul;

 

WE SHOULD RECEIVE COMMANDMENTS IN OUR HEART

 

Proverbs 10:8 The wise in heart will receive commandments: but a prating fool shall fall.

 

WE SHOULD RECEIVE GODíS WORDS IN OUR HEARTS

 

Ezekiel 3:10 Moreover he said unto me, Son of man, all my words that I shall speak unto thee receive in thine heart, and hear with thine ears.

 

WE SHOULD: REJOICE IN OUR HEART OVER GODíS WORD

 

Psalms 19:8 The statutes of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart: the commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes.

 

Psalms 119:111 Thy testimonies have I taken as an heritage for ever: for they are the rejoicing of my heart.

 

Jeremiah 15:16 Thy words were found, and I did eat them; and thy word was unto me the joy and rejoicing of mine heart: for I am called by thy name, O LORD God of hosts.

 

WE SHOULD SERVE GOD IN TRUTH WITH ALL OUR HEART

 

1Samuel 12:24 Only fear the LORD, and serve him in truth with all your heart: for consider how great things he hath done for you.

 

WE SHOULD SET OUR HEARTS UNTO ALL OF GODíS WORDS

 

Deuteronomy 32:46 And he said unto them, Set your hearts unto all the words which I testify among you this day, which ye shall command your children to observe to do, all the words of this law.

 

Ezekiel 40:4 And the man said unto me, Son of man, behold with thine eyes, and hear with thine ears, and set thine heart upon all that I shall shew thee; for to the intent that I might shew them unto thee art thou brought hither: declare all that thou seest to the house of Israel.

 

WE SHOULD SPEAK THE TRUTH (Godís Word) IN OUR HEARTS

 

Psalms 15:2 He that walketh uprightly, and worketh righteousness, and speaketh the truth in his heart.

 

WE SHOULD STAND IN AWE OF GODíS WORD IN OUR HEART

 

Ps 119:161 SCHIN. Princes have persecuted me without a cause: but my heart standeth in awe of thy word.

 

OUR WORDS SHOULD BE THE UPRIGHTNESS OF OUR HEARTS

 

Job 33:3 My words shall be of the uprightness of my heart: and my lips shall utter knowledge clearly.

 

WE SHOULD:

WALK BEFORE GOD IN TRUTH WITH ALL OUR HEART

 

1Kings 2:4 That the LORD may continue his word which he spake concerning me, saying, If thy children take heed to their way, to walk before me in truth with all their heart and with all their soul, there shall not fail thee (said he) a man on the throne of Israel.

 

WE SHOULD:

HAVE GODíS TRUTH WRITTEN ON THE TABLE OF OUR HEARTS

 

Proverbs 3:3 Let not mercy and truth forsake thee: bind them about thy neck; write them upon the table of thine heart:

 

 

 

 

THE HEART ATTITUDE OF GODíS PEOPLE

 

In Regards to: OUR WILL & CONDUCT

 

[Proverbs 23:7 For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he: . . . . . . . . . .]

 

WE SHOULD:

APPLY OUR HEART TO KNOWLEDGE & INSTRUCTION

 

Proverbs 22:17 Bow down thine ear, and hear the words of the wise, and apply thine heart unto my knowledge.

 

Proverbs 23:12 Apply thine heart unto instruction, and thine ears to the words of knowledge.

 

WE SHOULD APPLY OUR HEART TO UNDERSTANDING

 

Proverbs 2:2 So that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom, and apply thine heart to understanding;

 

WE SHOULD APPLY OUR HEARTS UNTO WISDOM

 

Psalms 90:12 So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom.

 

Ecclesiastes 7:25 I applied mine heart to know, and to search, and to seek out wisdom, and the reason of things, and to know the wickedness of folly, even of foolishness and madness:

 

Ecclesiastes 8:16 When I applied mine heart to know wisdom, and to see the business that is done upon the earth: (for also there is that neither day nor night seeth sleep with his eyes:)

 

WE SHOULD HAVE THE BRETHREN IN OUR HEART

 

2Corinthiands 7:3 I speak not this to condemn you: for I have said before, that ye are in our hearts to die and live with you.

 

Philippians 1:7 Even as it is meet for me to think this of you all, because I have you in my heart; inasmuch as both in my bonds, and in the defence and confirmation of the gospel, ye all are partakers of my grace.

 

WE SHOULD HAVE A CLEAN HEART

 

Psalms 51:10 Create in me a clean heart, O God; and renew a right spirit within me.

 

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

 

Proverbs 20:9 Who can say, I have made my heart clean, I am pure from my sin?

 

WE SHOULD DO GODíS WILL FROM OUR HEARTS

 

Ephesians 6:6 Not with eyeservice, as menpleasers; but as the servants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart;

 

WE SHOULD:

BE CAREFUL ABOUT THE THINGS WE TAKE TO HEART

 

2Samuel 13:33 Now therefore let not my lord the king take the thing to his heart, to think that all the king's sons are dead: for Amnon only is dead.

 

2Samuel 19:19 And said unto the king, Let not my lord impute iniquity unto me, neither do thou remember that which thy servant did perversely the day that my lord the king went out of Jerusalem, that the king should take it to his heart.

 

WE SHOULD COMMUNE WITH OUR OWN HEART

 

Psalms 4:4 Stand in awe, and sin not: commune with your own heart upon your bed, and be still. Selah.

 

Psalms 77:6 I call to remembrance my song in the night: I commune with mine own heart: and my spirit made diligent search.

 

WE SHOULD: DISCERN IN OUR HEARTS TO JUDGE GOOD & BAD

 

1Kings 3:9 Give therefore thy servant an understanding heart to judge thy people, that I may discern between good and bad: for who is able to judge this thy so great a people?

 

Ecclesiastes 8:5 Whoso keepeth the commandment shall feel no evil thing: and a wise man's heart discerneth both time and judgment.

 

WE SHOULD HAVE OUR HEARTS ESTABLISHED

 

Psalms 112:8 His heart is established, he shall not be afraid, until he see his desire upon his enemies.

 

Hebrews 13:9 Be not carried about with divers and strange doctrines. For it is a good thing that the heart be established with grace; not with meats, which have not profited them that have been occupied therein.

 

OUR HEART SHOULD BE FAITHFUL

 

Nehemiah 9:8 And foundest his heart faithful before thee, and madest a covenant with him to give the land of the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Amorites, and the Perizzites, and the Jebusites, and the Girgashites, to give it, I say, to his seed, and hast performed thy words; for thou art righteous:

 

WE SHOULD FORGIVE OUR BROTHERS FROM OUR HEARTS

 

Matthew 18:35 So likewise shall my heavenly Father do also unto you, if ye from your hearts forgive not every one his brother their trespasses.

 

WE SHOULD HAVE A GOOD TREASURE IN OUR HEARTS

 

Matthew 12:35 A good man out of the good treasure of the heart bringeth forth good things: and an evil man out of the evil treasure bringeth forth evil things.

 

Luke 6:45 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.

 

Matthew 6:21 For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.

 

Luke 12:34 For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.

WE SHOULD GUIDE OUR HEARTS IN THE WAY

 

Proverbs 23:19 Hear thou, my son, and be wise, and guide thine heart in the way.

 

WE SHOULD NOT TO HARDEN OUR HEARTS

 

Deuteronomy 15:7 If there be among you a poor man of one of thy brethren within any of thy gates in thy land which the LORD thy God giveth thee, thou shalt not harden thine heart, nor shut thine hand from thy poor brother:

 

Psalms 95:8 Harden not your heart, as in the provocation, and as in the day of temptation in the wilderness:

 

Hebrews 3:8 Harden not your hearts, as in the provocation, in the day of temptation in the wilderness:

 

Hebrews 3:15 While it is said, To day if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts, as in the provocation.

 

Hebrews 4:7 Again, he limiteth a certain day, saying in David, To day, after so long a time; as it is said, To day if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts.

 

WE SHOULD NOT HATE OUR BROTHERS IN OUR HEART

 

Leviticus 19:17 Thou shalt not hate thy brother in thine heart: thou shalt in any wise rebuke thy neighbour, and not suffer sin upon him.

 

WE SHOULD HAVE AN HONEST HEART

 

Luke 8:15 But that on the good ground are they, which in an honest and good heart, having heard the word, keep it, and bring forth fruit with patience.

 

OUR HEART SHOULD NOT BE INCLINED TO ANY EVIL THING

 

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.

 

WE SHOULD KEEP OUR HEARTS WITH ALL DILIGENCE

 

Proverbs 4:23 Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life.

 

OUR HEARTS SHOULD BE KNIT TOGETHER IN LOVE

 

Colossians 2:2 That their hearts might be comforted, being knit together in love, and unto all riches of the full assurance of understanding, to the acknowledgement of the mystery of God, and of the Father, and of Christ;

 

OUR HEART SHOULD BE LIFTED UP IN GODíS WAYS

 

2Chronicles 17:6 And his heart was lifted up in the ways of the LORD: moreover he took away the high places and groves out of Judah.

 

THE LOVE OF GOD IS TO BE SHED ABROAD IN OUR HEARTS

 

Romans 5:5 And hope maketh not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given unto us.

 

 

WE ARE LOVE ONE ANOTHER WITH A PURE HEART

 

1Peter 1:22 Seeing ye have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit unto unfeigned love of the brethren, see that ye love one another with a pure heart fervently:

 

OUR HEART SHOULD BE MEEK & LOWLY - LIKE CHRISTíS

 

Matthew 11:29 Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls.

 

WE SHOULD MUSE IN OUR HEARTS

 

Luke 3:15 And as the people were in expectation, and all men mused in their hearts of John, whether he were the Christ, or not;

 

WE SHOULD HAVE GODíS PEACE RULE IN OUR HEARTS

 

Colossians 3:15 And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body; and be ye thankful.

 

OUR HEART SHOULD BE PERFECT

 

1Kings 8:61 Let your heart therefore be perfect with the LORD our God, to walk in his statutes, and to keep his commandments, as at this day.

 

1Kings 15:14 But the high places were not removed: nevertheless Asa's heart was perfect with the LORD all his days.

 

2Kings 20:3 I beseech thee, O LORD, remember now how I have walked before thee in truth and with a perfect heart, and have done that which is good in thy sight. And Hezekiah wept sore.

 

1Chronicles 12:38 All these men of war, that could keep rank, came with a perfect heart to Hebron, to make David king over all Israel: and all the rest also of Israel were of one heart to make David king.

 

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.

 

1Chronicles 29:9 Then the people rejoiced, for that they offered willingly, because with perfect heart they offered willingly to the LORD: and David the king also rejoiced with great joy.

 

1Chronicles 29:19 And give unto Solomon my son a perfect heart, to keep thy commandments, thy testimonies, and thy statutes, and to do all these things, and to build the palace, for the which I have made provision.

 

2Chronicles 15:17 But the high places were not taken away out of Israel: nevertheless the heart of Asa was perfect all his days.

 

2Chronicles 16:9 For the eyes of the LORD run to and fro throughout the whole earth, to shew himself strong in the behalf of them whose heart is perfect toward him. Herein thou hast done foolishly: therefore from henceforth thou shalt have wars.

 

2Chronicles 19:9 And he charged them, saying, Thus shall ye do in the fear of the LORD, faithfully, and with a perfect heart.

Psalms 101:2 I will behave myself wisely in a perfect way. O when wilt thou come unto me? I will walk within my house with a perfect heart.

 

Isaiah 38:3 And said, Remember now, O LORD, I beseech thee, how I have walked before thee in truth and with a perfect heart, and have done that which is good in thy sight. And Hezekiah wept sore.

 

OUR HEART SHOULD BE PRUDENT

 

Proverbs 16:21 The wise in heart shall be called prudent: and the sweetness of the lips increaseth learning.

 

Proverbs 18:15 The heart of the prudent getteth knowledge; and the ear of the wise seeketh knowledge.

 

OUR HEART SHOULD BE PURE

 

Psalms 24:4 He that hath clean hands, and a pure heart; who hath not lifted up his soul unto vanity, nor sworn deceitfully.

 

Proverbs 22:11 He that loveth pureness of heart, for the grace of his lips the king shall be his friend.

 

Matthew 5:8 Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God.

 

1Timothy 1:5 Now the end of the commandment is charity out of a pure heart, and of a good conscience, and of faith unfeigned:

 

2Tmothy 2:22 Flee also youthful lusts: but follow righteousness, faith, charity, peace, with them that call on the Lord out of a pure heart.

 

1Peter 1:22 Seeing ye have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit unto unfeigned love of the brethren, see that ye love one another with a pure heart fervently:

 

WE SHOULD PURIFY OUR HEARTS BY FAITH

 

Acts 15:9 And put no difference between us and them, purifying their hearts by faith.

 

WE SHOULD PURPOSE NOT TO BE DEFILED

 

Daniel 1:8 But Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself with the portion of the king's meat, nor with the wine which he drank: therefore he requested of the prince of the eunuchs that he might not defile himself.

 

WE SHOULD PURPOSE TO HAVE A WILLING HEART

 

2Corinthians 9:7 Every man according as he purposeth in his heart, so let him give; not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver.

 

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. (Exodus 25:2, 35:5, 35:22, 35:29; Judges 5:9; 1Chronicles 29:9, 29:17)

 

WE SHOULD REJOICE IN GODíS SALVATION

 

1Samuel 2:1 And Hannah prayed, and said, My heart rejoiceth in the LORD, mine horn is exalted in the LORD: my mouth is enlarged over mine enemies; because I rejoice in thy salvation.

 

Psalms 13:5 But I have trusted in thy mercy; my heart shall rejoice in thy salvation.

 

WE SHOULD NOTSET OUR HEART ON RICHES

 

Psalms 62:10 Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery: if riches increase, set not your heart upon them.

 

OUR HEART SHOULD BE RIGHT WITH GOD

 

 

Psalms 78:37 For their heart was not right with him, neither were they stedfast in his covenant.

 

Acts 8:21 Thou hast neither part nor lot in this matter: for thy heart is not right in the sight of God.

 

OUR HEART SHOULD BE ROOTED & GROUNDED IN LOVE

 

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

 

OUR HEART SHOULD SEARCH FOR WISDOM

 

Judges 5:16 Why abodest thou among the sheepfolds, to hear the bleatings of the flocks? For the divisions of Reuben there were great searchings of heart.

 

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.

 

Ecclesiastes 7:25 I applied mine heart to know, and to search, and to seek out wisdom, and the reason of things, and to know the wickedness of folly, even of foolishness and madness:

 

WE SHOULD SETTLE MATTERS IN OUR HEART AHEAD OF TIME

 

Luke 21:14 Settle it therefore in your hearts, not to meditate before what ye shall answer:

 

CONDUCT OURSELVES IN SINGLENESS OF HEART

 

Acts 2:46 And they, continuing daily with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, did eat their meat with gladness and singleness of heart,

 

Ephesians 6:5 Servants, be obedient to them that are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in singleness of your heart, as unto Christ;

 

Colossians 3:22 Servants, obey in all things your masters according to the flesh; not with eyeservice, as menpleasers; but in singleness of heart, fearing God:

 

OUR HEARTS SHOULD BE SOUND

 

Psalms 119:80 Let my heart be sound in thy statutes; that I be not ashamed.

 

Proverbs 14:30 A sound heart is the life of the flesh: but envy the rottenness of the bones.

 

OUR HEART SHOULD STUDY TO ANSWER

 

Proverbs 15:28 The heart of the righteous studieth to answer: but the mouth of the wicked poureth out evil things.

 

OUR HEART SHOULD BE TENDER

 

2Kings 22:19 Because thine heart was tender, and thou hast humbled thyself before the LORD, when thou heardest what I spake against this place, and against the inhabitants thereof, that they should become a desolation and a curse, and hast rent thy clothes, and wept before me; I also have heard thee, saith the LORD.

 

2Chronicles 34:27 Because thine heart was tender, and thou didst humble thyself before God, when thou heardest his words against this place, and against the inhabitants thereof, and humbledst thyself before me, and didst rend thy clothes, and weep before me; I have even heard thee also, saith the LORD.

 

OUR HEART SHOULD THINK UPON THAT WHICH IS GOOD

 

Proverbs 23:7 For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he: Eat and drink, saith he to thee; but his heart is not with thee.

 

OUR HEART SHOULD BE TRUE

 

Hebrews 10:22 Let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, having our hearts sprinkled from an evil conscience, and our bodies washed with pure water.

 

WE SHOULD SEEK TO HAVE AN UNDERSTANDING HEART

 

1Kings 3:9 Give therefore thy servant an understanding heart to judge thy people, that I may discern between good and bad: for who is able to judge this thy so great a people?

 

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

 

Psalms 49:3 My mouth shall speak of wisdom; and the meditation of my heart shall be of understanding.

 

Psalms 119:34 Give me understanding, and I shall keep thy law; yea, I shall observe it with my whole heart.

 

Proverbs 2:2 So that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom, and apply thine heart to understanding

 

Proverbs 8:5 O ye simple, understand wisdom: and, ye fools, be ye of an understandingheart.

 

Proverbs 14:33 Wisdom resteth in the heart of him that hath understanding: but that which is in the midst of fools is made known.

 

Proverbs 15:14 The heart of him that hath understanding seeketh knowledge: but the mouth of fools feedeth on foolishness.

 

Isaiah 32:4 The heart also of the rash shall understand knowledge, and the tongue of the stammerers shall be ready to speak plainly.

 

Daniel 10:12 Then said he unto me, Fear not, Daniel: for from the first day that thou didst set thine heart to understand, and to chasten thyself before thy God, thy words were heard, and I am come for thy words. ;

 

WE SHOULD HAVE AN UPRIGHT HEART

 

1Kings 3:6 And Solomon said, Thou hast shewed unto thy servant David my father great mercy, according as he walked before thee in truth, and in righteousness, and in uprightness of heart with thee; and thou hast kept for him this great kindness, that thou hast given him a son to sit on his throne, as it is this day.

 

2Chronicles 29:34 But the priests were too few, so that they could not flay all the burnt offerings: wherefore their brethren the Levites did help them, till the work was ended, and until the other priests had sanctified themselves: for the Levites were more upright in heart to sanctify themselves than the priests.

 

Job 33:3 My words shall be of the uprightness of my heart: and my lips shall utter knowledge clearly.

 

Psalms 7:10 My defence is of God, which saveth the upright in heart.

 

Psalms 11:2 For, lo, the wicked bend their bow, they make ready their arrow upon the string, that they may privily shoot at the upright in heart.

 

Psalms 32:11 Be glad in the LORD, and rejoice, ye righteous: and shout for joy, all ye that are upright in heart.

 

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

 

Psalms 64:10 The righteous shall be glad in the LORD, and shall trust in him; and all the upright in heart shall glory.

 

Psalms 94:15 But judgment shall return unto righteousness: and all the upright in heart shall follow it.

 

Psalms 97:11 Light is sown for the righteous, and gladness for 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.

 

WE SHOULD:

WALK BEFORE GOD WITH INTEGRITY IN OUR HEARTS

 

1Kings 9:4 And if thou wilt walk before me, as David thy father walked, in integrity of heart, and in uprightness, to do according to all that I have commanded thee, and wilt keep my statutes and my judgments:

 

WE SHOULD WALK WITH A PERFECT HEART

 

2Kings 20:3 I beseech thee, O LORD, remember now how I have walked before thee in truth and with a perfect heart, and have done that which is good in thy sight. And Hezekiah wept sore.

 

Psalms101:2 I will behave myself wisely in a perfect way. O when wilt thou come unto me? I will walk within my house with a perfect heart.

 

Isaiah 38:3 And said, Remember now, O LORD, I beseech thee, how I have walked before thee in truth and with a perfect heart, and have done that which is good in thy sight. And Hezekiah wept sore.

 

WE SHOULD WALK BEFORE THE LORD IN TRUTH

 

1Kings 2:4 That the LORD may continue his word which he spake concerning me, saying, If thy children take heed to their way, to walk before me in truth with all their heart and with all their soul, there shall not fail thee (said he) a man on the throne of Israel.

 

1Kings 3:6 And Solomon said, Thou hast shewed unto thy servant David my father great mercy, according as he walked before thee in truth, and in righteousness, and in uprightness of heart with thee; and thou hast kept for him this great kindness, that thou hast given him a son to sit on his throne, as it is this day.

 

2Kings 20:3 I beseech thee, O LORD, remember now how I have walked before thee in truth and with a perfect heart, and have done that which is good in thy sight. And Hezekiah wept sore.

 

WE SHOULD WASH OUR HEART FROM WICKEDNESS

 

Jeremiah 4:14 O Jerusalem, wash thine heart from wickedness, that thou mayest be saved. How long shall thy vain thoughts lodge within thee?

 

WE SHOULD HAVE A WILLING HEART

 

Exodus 25:2 Speak unto the children of Israel, that they bring me an offering: of every man that giveth it willingly with his heart ye shall take my offering.

 

Exodus 35:5 Take ye from among you an offering unto the LORD: whosoever is of a willing heart, let him bring it, an offering of the LORD; gold, and silver, and brass, (Exodus 35:29)

 

 

WE SHOULD HAVE WISDOM ENTER INTO OUR HEARTS

 

Proverbs 2:6 For the LORD giveth wisdom: out of his mouth cometh knowledge and understanding.

7 He layeth up sound wisdom for the righteous: he is a buckler to them that walk uprightly.

8 He keepeth the paths of judgment, and preserveth the way of his saints.

9 Then shalt thou understand righteousness, and judgment, and equity; yea, every good path.

10 When wisdom entereth into thine heart, and knowledge is pleasant unto thy soul;

11 Discretion shall preserve thee, understanding shall keep thee:

 

WE SHOULD HAVE WISDOM REST IN OUR HEARTS

 

Proverbs 14:33 Wisdom resteth in the heart of him that hath understanding: but that which is in the midst of fools is made known.