Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes; But Jehovah weigheth the spirits.
Most men will proclaim every one his own kindness; But a faithful man who can find?
There is a generation that are pure in their own eyes, And yet are not washed from their filthiness.
For he flattereth himself in his own eyes, That his iniquity will not be found out and be hated.
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.
For if a man thinketh himself to be something when he is nothing, he deceiveth himself.
But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deluding your own selves.
If thou sayest, Behold, we knew not this; Doth not he that weigheth the hearts consider it? And he that keepeth thy soul, doth not he know it? And shall not he render to every man according to his work?
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.
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 he said unto them, Ye are they that justify yourselves in the sight of men; but God knoweth your hearts: for that which is exalted among men is an abomination in the sight of God.
But Jesus did not trust himself unto them, for that he knew all men,
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.