Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
With my whole heart have I sought thee: O let me not wander from thy commandments.
O let me
How blessed are those who observe his rules, and seek him with all their heart,
They were not really committed to him, and they were unfaithful to his covenant.
1 Samuel 7:3
Samuel said to all the people of Israel, "If you are really turning to the Lord with all your hearts, remove from among you the foreign gods and the images of Ashtoreth. Give your hearts to the Lord and serve only him. Then he will deliver you from the hand of the Philistines."
2 Chronicles 15:15
All Judah was happy about the oath, because they made the vow with their whole heart. They willingly sought the Lord and he responded to them. He made them secure on every side.
In spite of all this, Israel's sister, unfaithful Judah, has not turned back to me with any sincerity; she has only pretended to do so," says the Lord.
Their heart is slipping; soon they will be punished for their guilt. The Lord will break their altars; he will completely destroy their fertility pillars.
I will remove those who worship the stars in the sky from their rooftops, those who swear allegiance to the Lord while taking oaths in the name of their 'king,'
"No one can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and money.
Slaves, obey your earthly masters in every respect, not only when they are watching -- like those who are strictly people-pleasers -- but with a sincere heart, fearing the Lord.
1 John 2:15
Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him,
O let me
You reprimand arrogant people. Those who stray from your commands are doomed.
He restores my strength. He leads me down the right paths for the sake of his reputation.
As for those who are bent on traveling a sinful path, may the Lord remove them, along with those who behave wickedly! May Israel experience peace!
May I hear about your loyal love in the morning, for I trust in you. Show me the way I should go, because I long for you.
who leave the upright paths to walk on the dark ways,
The one who wanders from the way of wisdom will end up in the company of the departed.
A thoroughfare will be there -- it will be called the Way of Holiness. The unclean will not travel on it; it is reserved for those authorized to use it -- fools will not stray into it.
My sheep wandered over all the mountains and on every high hill. My sheep were scattered over the entire face of the earth with no one looking or searching for them.
2 Peter 2:15
By forsaking the right path they have gone astray, because they followed the way of Balaam son of Bosor, who loved the wages of unrighteousness,