35 Bible Verses about imagination
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We are destroying speculations and every lofty thing raised up against the knowledge of God, and we are taking every thought captive to the obedience of Christ,
The Lord said, “Behold, they are one people, and they all have the same language. And this is what they began to do, and now nothing which they purpose to do will be impossible for them.
but just as it is written,
“Things which eye has not seen and ear has not heard,
And which have not entered the heart of man,
All that God has prepared for those who love Him.”
For even though they knew God, they did not honor Him as God or give thanks, but they became futile in their speculations, and their foolish heart was darkened.
Then the Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great on the earth, and that every intent of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.
Being then the children of God, we ought not to think that the Divine Nature is like gold or silver or stone, an image formed by the art and thought of man.
Yet they did not obey or incline their ear, but walked in their own counsels and in the stubbornness of their evil heart, and went backward and not forward.
Now to Him who is able to do far more abundantly beyond all that we ask or think, according to the power that works within us,
But they will say, ‘It’s hopeless! For we are going to follow our own plans, and each of us will act according to the stubbornness of his evil heart.’
O Lord, the God of Abraham, Isaac and Israel, our fathers, preserve this forever in the intentions of the heart of Your people, and direct their heart to You;
“So I gave them over to the stubbornness of their heart,
To walk in their own devices.
but have walked after the stubbornness of their heart and after the Baals, as their fathers taught them,”
A heart that devises wicked plans,
Feet that run rapidly to evil,
A rich man’s wealth is his strong city,
And like a high wall in his own imagination.
“They keep saying to those who despise Me,
‘The Lord has said, “You will have peace”’;
And as for everyone who walks in the stubbornness of his own heart,
They say, ‘Calamity will not come upon you.’
Their eye bulges from fatness;
The imaginations of their heart run riot.
“Behold, God is exalted, and we do not know Him;
The number of His years is unsearchable.
You have seen all their vengeance,
All their schemes against me.
Thus says the Lord of hosts,
“Do not listen to the words of the prophets who are prophesying to you.
They are leading you into futility;
They speak a vision of their own imagination,
Not from the mouth of the Lord.
“Behold, I know your thoughts,
And the plans by which you would wrong me.
“The steadfast of mind You will keep in perfect peace,
Because he trusts in You.
“He has done mighty deeds with His arm;
He has scattered those who were proud in the thoughts of their heart.
But know this first of all, that no prophecy of Scripture is a matter of one’s own interpretation,
being darkened in their understanding, excluded from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them, because of the hardness of their heart;
“Son of man, prophesy against the prophets of Israel who prophesy, and say to those who prophesy from their own inspiration, ‘Listen to the word of the Lord!
Though they intended evil against You
And devised a plot,
They will not succeed.
In pride the wicked hotly pursue the afflicted;
Let them be caught in the plots which they have devised.
Then I sent a message to him saying, “Such things as you are saying have not been done, but you are inventing them in your own mind.”
“I have spread out My hands all day long to a rebellious people,
Who walk in the way which is not good, following their own thoughts,
Thus says the Lord God, “Woe to the foolish prophets who are following their own spirit and have seen nothing.
You too have done evil, even more than your forefathers; for behold, you are each one walking according to the stubbornness of his own evil heart, without listening to Me.
“For My thoughts are not your thoughts,
Nor are your ways My ways,” declares the Lord.
“As for you, my son Solomon, know the God of your father, and serve Him with a whole heart and a willing mind; for the Lord searches all hearts, and understands every intent of the thoughts. If you seek Him, He will let you find Him; but if you forsake Him, He will reject you forever.
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Then He said to me, “Son of man, do you see what the elders of the house of Israel are committing in the dark, each man in the room of his carved images? For they say, ‘
Then the Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great on the earth, and that
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