Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes, but LORD weighs the spirits.
Most men will proclaim every one his own goodness, but a faithful man who can find?
There is a generation who are pure in their own eyes, and [yet] are not washed from their filthiness.
For he flatters himself in his own eyes, that his iniquity will not be found out and be hated.
Having stood by himself, the Pharisee prayed these things: God, I thank thee that I am not as the rest of men, predatory, unjust, adulterers, or even as this tax collector.
For if some man presumes to be something when he is nothing, he deceives himself.
But become ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.
If thou say, Behold, we did not know this, Does not he who weighs the hearts consider it? And he who keeps thy soul, does he not know it? And shall not he render to every man according to his work?
1 Samuel 16:7
But LORD said to Samuel, Do not look on his countenance, or on the height of his stature, because I have rejected him. For [LORD sees] not as man sees, for man looks on the outward appearance, but LORD looks on the heart.
I, LORD, search the mind. I try the heart, even to give every man according to his ways, according to the fruit of his doings.
And he said to them, Ye are those who declare yourselves righteous in the sight of men, but God knows your hearts. Because what is lofty among men is an abomination in the sight of God.
But Jesus did not trust himself to them, because he knew all men,
And I will kill her children in death. And all the congregations will know that I am he who searches the inner feelings and hearts. And I will give to you--to each--according to your works.