The refining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold; But Jehovah trieth the hearts.
Examine me, O Jehovah, and prove me; Try my heart and my mind.
The refining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold; And a man is tried by his praise.
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.
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.
that the proof of your faith, being more precious than gold that perisheth though it is proved by fire, may be found unto praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ:
For thou, O God, hast proved us: Thou hast tried us, as silver is tried.
Behold, I have refined thee, but not as silver; I have chosen thee in the furnace of affliction.
And I will bring the third part into the fire, and will refine them as silver is refined, and will try them as gold is tried. They shall call on my name, and I will hear them: I will say, It is my people; and they shall say, Jehovah is my God.
But who can abide the day of his coming? and who shall stand when he appeareth? for he is like a refiner's fire, and like fuller's soap:
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.
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