Most Relevant Verses
For the word of God is living and full of power, and is sharper than any two-edged sword, cutting through and making a division even of the soul and the spirit, the bones and the muscles, and quick to see the thoughts and purposes of the heart.
But the person who does wrong in the pride of his heart, if he is one of you or of another nation by birth, is acting without respect for the Lord, and will be cut off from his people.
Let every man do after the purpose of his heart; not giving with grief, or by force: for God takes pleasure in a ready giver.
So it was clear to Israel and to all the people on that day that the king was not responsible for the death of Abner, the son of Ner.
And David said to Solomon, My son, it was my desire to put up a house for the name of the Lord my God.
Then David the king got up and said, Give ear to me, my brothers and my people; it was my desire to put up a house, a resting-place for the ark of the Lord's agreement, and for the foot-rest of our God; and I had got material ready for the building of it.