2 Chronicles 11:16
As a result, anyone from all of the tribes of Israel who was determined to seek the LORD God of Israel followed the descendants of Levi to Jerusalem so they could sacrifice to the LORD God of their ancestors,
2 Chronicles 19:3
Nevertheless, a few good things have been found in you, in that you have removed the Asheroth from the land and you have disciplined yourself to seek God."
For Ezra had set his heart to seek the Law of the LORD, to obey it, and to teach God's statutes and judgments in Israel.
LORD, you heard the desire of the afflicted; you will strengthen them, you will listen carefully,
My heart is committed, God, my heart is committed, so I will sing and play music.
He need not fear a bad report, for his heart is unshaken, since he trusts in the LORD.
1 Samuel 2:1
Then Hannah prayed: "My heart exults in the LORD; my strength is increased by the LORD. I will open my mouth to speak against my enemies, because I rejoice in your deliverance.
"The people of Ephraim will become like mighty soldiers; they will be glad, like those who have wine. Their children will see this and rejoice; their hearts will find joy in the Lord.
1 Kings 8:61
Now let your heart be completely devoted to the LORD our God, to live according to his statutes and to keep his commands, as we are doing today."
Do not hide your face from me when I am in trouble. Listen to me. When I call to out you, hurry to answer me!
Light shines on the righteous; gladness on the morally upright.
LORD, do good to those who are good, and to those who are upright in heart.
God is indeed good to Israel, to those pure in heart.
The one who has innocent hands and a pure heart; the person who does not delight in what is false and does not swear an oath deceitfully.
"How blessed are those who are pure in heart, because it is they who will see God!
1 Samuel 24:5
David rose and stealthily cut off the corner of Saul's robe. Afterwards, David's conscience bothered him because he had cut off the corner of Saul's robe.
2 Kings 22:19
because your heart was sensitive, and you humbled yourself in the LORD's presence when you heard what I had to say against this place and against its inhabitants that they would become a desolation and a curse and you have torn your clothes and cried out before me, be assured that I have truly heard you,' declares the LORD.
United in purpose, they went to the Temple every day, ate at each other's homes, and shared their food with glad and humble hearts.
let us continue to come near with sincere hearts in the full assurance that faith provides, because our hearts have been sprinkled clean from a guilty conscience, and our bodies have been washed with pure water.
But the ones on the good soil are the people who hear the word but also hold on to it with good and honest hearts, producing a crop through endurance."
The LORD is close to the brokenhearted, and he delivers those whose spirit has been crushed.
True sacrifice to God is a broken spirit. A broken and chastened heart, God, you will not despise.
As a result, I am determined to carry out your statutes forever. Samek
But thank God that, though you were once slaves of sin, you became obedient from your hearts to that form of teaching with which you were entrusted!
I delight to do your will, my God. Your Law is part of my inner being."
I have stored what you have said in my heart, so I won't sin against you.
Though nobles persecute me for no reason, my heart stands in awe of your words.
I'll make an everlasting covenant with them that I won't turn away from doing good for them. I'll put the fear of me in their hearts so they won't turn away from me.
Be angry, yet do not sin. Think about this when upon your beds, and be silent. Interlude
During the night I remembered my song. I meditate in my heart, and my spirit ponders.
Then the LORD your God will circumcise both your hearts and those of your descendants so that you can love him with your heart and with your soul and therefore live.
No, a person is a Jew inwardly, and circumcision is a matter of the heart, brought about by the Spirit, not by a written law. That person's praise will come from God, not from people.
If an army encamps against me, my heart will not fear. If a war is launched against me, I will even trust in that situation.
I desire and long for the Temple courts of the LORD. My heart and body sing for joy to the living God.
I eagerly race along the way of your commands, for you enable me to do so. He
You found him faithful in your sight; you made a covenant with him and you gave the land of the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Amorites, the Perizzites, the Jebusites, and the Girgashites to his descendants. And you have kept your word, because you are righteous.
"My anguish, my anguish! I writhe in pain. Oh, the aching of my heart! My heart pounds within me; I cannot keep silent. For I hear the sound of the trumpet, the alarm for war.
What I see grieves my soul because of all the young women of my city.
1 Samuel 1:13
Hannah was praying inwardly. Her lips were quivering, and her voice could not be heard. So Eli thought she was drunk.
My mind recalls your word, "Seek my face," so your face, LORD, I will seek.
I will give thanks to the LORD with all my heart, I will declare all your wonderful deeds.
I have sought you with all of my heart; do not let me drift away from your commands.
2 Chronicles 17:6
He remained committed to following the LORD, and he removed the high places and Asherah poles from Judah.
When I say, "I won't remember the LORD, nor will I speak in his name anymore, then there is this burning fire in my heart. It is bound up in my bones, I grow weary of trying to hold it in, and I cannot do it!
The wise person accepts commands, but the chattering fool will be brought down.
Wisdom is at rest in the mind of the discerning even fools know this.
My son, if your heart is wise, my own heart will greatly rejoice.
A good person brings good things out of a good treasure house, and an evil person brings evil things out of an evil treasure house.