God Knowing the Human Heart
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then hear from heaven, the place where you reside, and forgive, repaying each person according to all of his ways, since you know their hearts for you alone know the hearts of all human beings
"Now as for you, my son Solomon, get to know the God of your father. Serve him with a sound heart and a devoted soul, because the LORD is searching every heart, every plan and thought. He will be found by you, assuming you are seeking him, but if you abandon him, he will abandon you forever.
The LORD told Samuel, "Don't look at his appearance or his height, for I've rejected him. Truly, God does not see what man sees, for man looks at the outward appearance, but the LORD sees the heart."
May the words of my mouth and the meditations of my heart be acceptable in your sight, LORD, my Rock and my Redeemer. To the Director: A Davidic Psalm.
You know when I rest and when I am active. You understand what I am thinking when I am distant from you. You scrutinize my life and my rest; you are familiar with all of my ways. Even before I have formed a word with my tongue, you, LORD, know it completely!read more.
You encircle me from back to front, placing your hand upon me. Knowledge like this is too amazing for me. It is beyond my reach, and I cannot fathom it. Where can I flee from your spirit? Or where will I run from your presence? If I rise to heaven, there you are! If I lay down with the dead, there you are! If I take wings with the dawn and settle down on the western horizon your hand will guide me there, too, while your right hand keeps a firm grip on me. If I say, "Darkness will surely conceal me, and the light around me will become night," even darkness isn't dark to you, darkness and light are the same to you. It was you who formed my internal organs, fashioning me within my mother's womb. I praise you, because you are fearful and wondrous! Your work is wonderful, and I am fully aware of it. My frame was not hidden from you while I was being crafted in a hidden place, knit together in the depths of the earth. Your eyes looked upon my embryo, and everything was recorded in your book. The days scheduled for my formation were inscribed, even though not one of them had come yet. How deep are your thoughts, God! How great is their number! Were I to count them, they would number more than the sand. When I awake, I will be with you. God, if only you would execute the wicked, so that the men guilty of bloodshed would get away from me, who speak against you with evil motives, your enemies who are acting in vain. I hate those who hate you, LORD, do I not? I loathe those who rebel against you, do I not ? With consummate hatred I hate them; I consider them my enemies. Examine me, God, and know my mind, test me, and know my thoughts.
LORD of the Heavenly Armies, who tests the righteous, who sees the inner motives and the heart, let me see you take vengeance on them, for I've committed my case to you.
Just then the Spirit of the LORD took control of me and told me, "You are to say, "This is what the LORD says: "You've said, O house of Israel, that I know what goes through your mind.
I will strike her children dead. Then all the churches will know that I am the one who searches minds and hearts. I will reward each of you as your actions deserve.
At once, Jesus knew in his spirit what they were saying to themselves. "Why are you arguing about such things among yourselves?" he asked them.
- Christ Knowing About People
- Discernment of Jesus
- God And The Heart
- God Testing People
- God, All knowing
- God, As Judge
- God, Omniscience Of
- Heart, Fallen And Redeemed
- Heart, Known To God
- Imagination, Inward Desires
- Man's Thoughts
- Outward Appearance
- Sinful Hearts
- The Mind