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August 18, 2019

Heart + Mouth

“But the word is very near you, in your mouth and in your heart, that you may do it.
(Deuteronomy 30:14)

Receive, please, instruction from His mouth, And lay up His words in your heart.
(Job 22:22)

So that my heart has been secretly enticed, And my mouth has kissed my hand;
(Job 31:27)

You have tested my heart; You have visited me in the night; You have tried me and have found nothing; I have purposed that my mouth shall not transgress.
(Psalm 17:3)

Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart Be acceptable in Your sight, O LORD, my strength and my Redeemer.
(Psalm 19:14)

My mouth shall speak wisdom, And the meditation of my heart shall give understanding.
(Psalm 49:3)

The words of his mouth were smoother than butter, But war was in his heart; His words were softer than oil, Yet they were drawn swords.
(Psalm 55:21)

And Hannah prayed and said: “My heart rejoices in the LORD; My horn is exalted in the LORD. I smile at my enemies, Because I rejoice in Your salvation.
(1 Samuel 2:1)

The heart of him who has understanding seeks knowledge, But the mouth of fools feeds on foolishness.
(Proverbs 15:14)

The heart of the righteous studies how to answer, But the mouth of the wicked pours forth evil.
(Proverbs 15:28)

The heart of the wise teaches his mouth, And adds learning to his lips.
(Proverbs 16:23)

Do not be rash with your mouth, And let not your heart utter anything hastily before God. For God is in heaven, and you on earth; Therefore let your words be few.
(Ecclesiastes 5:2)

Therefore the Lord said: “Inasmuch as these people draw near with their mouths And honor Me with their lips, But have removed their hearts far from Me, And their fear toward Me is taught by the commandment of men,
(Isaiah 29:13)

Thus says the LORD of hosts: “Do not listen to the words of the prophets who prophesy to you. They make you worthless; They speak a vision of their own heart, Not from the mouth of the LORD.
(Jeremiah 23:16)

“So they come to you as people do, they sit before you as My people, and they hear your words, but they do not do them; for with their mouth they show much love, but their hearts pursue their own gain. ;
(Ezekiel 33:31)

“Brood of vipers! How can you, being evil, speak good things? For out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.
(Matthew 12:34)

‘These people draw near to Me with their mouth, And honor Me with their lips, But their heart is far from Me.
(Matthew 15:8)

“But those things which proceed out of the mouth come from the heart, and they defile a man.
(Matthew 15:18)

“A good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth good; and an evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart brings forth evil. For out of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks.
(Luke 6:45)

(But what does it say? “The word is near you, in your mouth and in your heart” (that is, the word of faith which we preach): that if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved. For with the heart one believes unto righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.
(Romans 10:8-10)

Be Holy O Corinthians! We have spoken openly to you, our heart is wide open.
(2 Corinthians 6:11)

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