1 Samuel 7:3
Then Samuel spoke to all the house of Israel, saying, “If you return to the Lord with all your heart, remove the foreign gods and the Ashtaroth from among you and direct your hearts to the Lord and serve Him alone; and He will deliver you from the hand of the Philistines.”
1 Chronicles 29:18
O Lord, the God of Abraham, Isaac and Israel, our fathers, preserve this forever in the intentions of the heart of Your people, and direct their heart to You;
2 Chronicles 19:3
But there is some good in you, for you have removed the Asheroth from the land and you have set your heart to seek God.”
“If you would direct your heart right
And spread out your hand to Him,
O Lord, You have heard the desire of the humble;
You will strengthen their heart, You will incline Your ear
My heart is steadfast, O God, my heart is steadfast;
I will sing, yes, I will sing praises!
To do it
You shall remember that you were a slave in Egypt, and you shall be careful to observe these statutes.
Whoever then annuls one of the least of these commandments, and teaches others to do the same, shall be called least in the kingdom of heaven; but whoever keeps and teaches them, he shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven.
“Therefore everyone who hears these words of Mine and acts on them, may be compared to a wise man who built his house on the rock.
If you know these things, you are blessed if you do them.
Blessed are those who wash their robes, so that they may have the right to the tree of life, and may enter by the gates into the city.
And to teach
“You, Ezra, according to the wisdom of your God which is in your hand, appoint magistrates and judges that they may judge all the people who are in the province beyond the River, even all those who know the laws of your God; and you may teach anyone who is ignorant of them.
“They shall teach Your ordinances to Jacob,
And Your law to Israel.
They shall put incense before You,
And whole burnt offerings on Your altar.
2 Chronicles 17:8
and with them the Levites, Shemaiah, Nethaniah, Zebadiah, Asahel, Shemiramoth, Jehonathan, Adonijah, Tobijah and Tobadonijah, the Levites; and with them Elishama and Jehoram, the priests.
2 Chronicles 30:22
Then Hezekiah spoke encouragingly to all the Levites who showed good insight in the things of the Lord. So they ate for the appointed seven days, sacrificing peace offerings and giving thanks to the Lord God of their fathers.
And all the people gathered as one man at the square which was in front of the Water Gate, and they asked Ezra the scribe to bring the book of the law of Moses which the Lord had given to Israel.
For the lips of a priest should preserve knowledge, and men should seek instruction from his mouth; for he is the messenger of the Lord of hosts.
The first account I composed, Theophilus, about all that Jesus began to do and teach,
1 Timothy 3:2
An overseer, then, must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, temperate, prudent, respectable, hospitable, able to teach,
2 Timothy 4:2
preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort, with great patience and instruction.
But as for you, speak the things which are fitting for sound doctrine.