Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Incline my heart unto thy testimonies, and not to covetousness.
And not to
Make a clean heart in me, O God; give me a right spirit again.
1 Kings 8:58
Turning our hearts to himself, guiding us to go in all his ways, to keep his orders and his laws and his decisions, which he gave to our fathers.
And I will give them one heart and one way, so that they may go on in the worship of me for ever, for their good and the good of their children after them:
And I will give them a new heart, and I will put a new spirit in them; and I will take the heart of stone out of their flesh and give them a heart of flesh:
And not to
For the evil-doer is lifted up because of the purpose of his heart, and he whose mind is fixed on wealth is turned away from the Lord, saying evil against him.
But for the rest, take from among the people able men, such as have the fear of God, true men hating profits wrongly made; and put such men over them, to be captains of thousands, captains of hundreds and of fifties and of tens;
And they come to you as my people come, and are seated before you as my people, hearing your words but doing them not: for deceit is in their mouth and their heart goes after profit for themselves.
A curse on him who gets evil profits for his family, so that he may put his resting-place on high and be safe from the hand of the wrongdoer!
Because from inside, from the heart of men, come evil thoughts and unclean pleasures,
And he said to them, Take care to keep yourselves free from the desire for property; for a man's life is not made up of the number of things which he has.
And the Pharisees, who had a great love of money, hearing these things, were making sport of him.
But evil acts of the flesh and all unclean things, or desire for others' property, let it not even be named among you, as is right for saints;
Then put to death your bodies which are of the earth; wrong use of the flesh, unclean things, passion, evil desires and envy, which is the worship of strange gods;
1 Timothy 6:9
But those who have a desire for wealth are falling into danger, and are taken as in a net by a number of foolish and damaging desires, through which men are overtaken by death and destruction.
Be free from the love of money and pleased with the things which you have; for he himself has said, I will be with you at all times.
2 Peter 2:3
And in their desire for profit they will come to you with words of deceit, like traders doing business in souls: whose punishment has been ready for a long time and their destruction is watching for them.
If only my ways were ordered so that I might keep your rules!