Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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.
But he, desiring to justify himself, said unto Jesus, And who is my neighbor?
And the Lord said unto him, Now ye the Pharisees cleanse the outside of the cup and of the platter; but your inward part is full of extortion and wickedness.
The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank thee, that I am not as the rest of men, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this publican.
And they watched him, and sent forth spies, who feigned themselves to be righteous, that they might take hold of his speech, so as to deliver him up to the rule and to the authority of the governor.
Most men will proclaim every one his own kindness; But a faithful man who can find?
When therefore thou doest alms, sound not a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may have glory of men. Verily I say unto you, They have received their reward.
But all their works they do to be seen of men: for they make broad their phylacteries, and enlarge the borders of their garments ,
because by the works of the law shall no flesh be justified in his sight; for through the law cometh the knowledge of sin.
Was not Abraham our father justified by works, in that he offered up Isaac his son upon the altar?
1 Samuel 16:7
But Jehovah said unto Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have rejected him: for Jehovah seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but Jehovah looketh on the heart.
1 Chronicles 29:17
I know also, my God, that thou triest the heart, and hast pleasure in uprightness. As for me, in the uprightness of my heart I have willingly offered all these things: and now have I seen with joy thy people, that are present here, offer willingly unto thee.
2 Chronicles 6:30
then hear thou from heaven thy dwelling-place and forgive, and render unto every man according to all his ways, whose heart thou knowest; (for thou, even thou only, knowest the hearts of the children of men;)
O let the wickedness of the wicked come to an end, but establish thou the righteous: For the righteous God trieth the minds and hearts.
O Jehovah, thou hast searched me, and known me .
I, Jehovah, search the mind, I try the heart, even to give every man according to his ways, according to the fruit of his doings.
and because he needed not that any one should bear witness concerning man; for he himself knew what was in man.
He saith unto him the third time, Simon,'son of John, lovest thou me? Peter was grieved because he said unto him the third time, Lovest thou me? And he said unto him, Lord, thou knowest all things; thou knowest that I love thee. Jesus saith unto him, Feed my sheep.
(Now this man obtained a field with the reward of his iniquity; and falling headlong, he burst asunder in the midst, and all his bowels gushed out.
And God, who knoweth the heart, bare them witness, giving them the Holy Spirit, even as he did unto us;
1 Corinthians 4:5
Wherefore judge nothing before the time, until the Lord come, who will both bring to light the hidden things of darkness, and make manifest the counsels of the hearts; and then shall each man have his praise from God.
And I will kill her children with death; and all the churches shall know that I am he that searcheth the reins and hearts: and I will give unto each one of you according to your works.
For the wicked boasteth of his heart's desire, And the covetous renounceth, yea , contemneth Jehovah.
This their way is their folly: Yet after them men approve their sayings. Selah
Every one that is proud in heart is an abomination to Jehovah: Though hand join in hand, he shall not be unpunished.
Hear the word of Jehovah, ye rulers of Sodom; give ear unto the law of our God, ye people of Gomorrah.
I hate, I despise your feasts, and I will take no delight in your solemn assemblies.
And now we call the proud happy; yea, they that work wickedness are built up; yea, they tempt God, and escape.
1 Peter 3:4
but let it be the hidden man of the heart, in the incorruptible apparel of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price.
1 Peter 5:5
Likewise, ye younger, be subject unto the elder. Yea, all of you gird yourselves with humility, to serve one another: for God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace to the humble.