100 Bible Verses about Good For The Heart

Jeremiah 17:9 ESV / 11 helpful votes

The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately sick; who can understand it?

Luke 6:45 ESV / 8 helpful votes

The good person out of the good treasure of his heart produces good, and the evil person out of his evil treasure produces evil, for out of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks.

Proverbs 4:23 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life.

1 Samuel 16:7 ESV / 8 helpful votes

But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not look on his appearance or on the height of his stature, because I have rejected him. For the Lord sees not as man sees: man looks on the outward appearance, but the Lord looks on the heart.”

Hebrews 4:12 ESV / 7 helpful votes

For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.

Proverbs 3:5 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding.

Psalm 51:10 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me.

Luke 8:15 ESV / 6 helpful votes

As for that in the good soil, they are those who, hearing the word, hold it fast in an honest and good heart, and bear fruit with patience.

Matthew 22:37 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And he said to him, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.

Matthew 15:18 ESV / 6 helpful votes

But what comes out of the mouth proceeds from the heart, and this defiles a person.

Matthew 12:34 ESV / 6 helpful votes

You brood of vipers! How can you speak good, when you are evil? For out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.

Matthew 5:8 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.

1 Peter 1:22 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Having purified your souls by your obedience to the truth for a sincere brotherly love, love one another earnestly from a pure heart,

Hebrews 10:22 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, with our hearts sprinkled clean from an evil conscience and our bodies washed with pure water.

1 Timothy 1:5 ESV / 5 helpful votes

The aim of our charge is love that issues from a pure heart and a good conscience and a sincere faith.

2 Corinthians 4:6 ESV / 5 helpful votes

For God, who said, “Let light shine out of darkness,” has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

Romans 10:9 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.

Acts 8:21 ESV / 5 helpful votes

You have neither part nor lot in this matter, for your heart is not right before God.

Matthew 12:35 ESV / 5 helpful votes

The good person out of his good treasure brings forth good, and the evil person out of his evil treasure brings forth evil.

Proverbs 21:2 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Every way of a man is right in his own eyes, but the Lord weighs the heart.

Genesis 6:5 ESV / 5 helpful votes

The Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every intention of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.

1 John 1:9 ESV / 4 helpful votes

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

1 Peter 3:15 ESV / 4 helpful votes

But in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect,

James 4:8 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded.

Ephesians 6:6 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Not by the way of eye-service, as people-pleasers, but as servants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart,

Ephesians 4:32 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.

Ephesians 4:29 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear.

Ephesians 4:23 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And to be renewed in the spirit of your minds,

Romans 10:10 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For with the heart one believes and is justified, and with the mouth one confesses and is saved.

John 14:27 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.

Matthew 6:33 ESV / 4 helpful votes

But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.

Matthew 6:21 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.

Ezekiel 36:26 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And I will give you a new heart, and a new spirit I will put within you. And I will remove the heart of stone from your flesh and give you a heart of flesh.

Jeremiah 17:10 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“I the Lord search the heart and test the mind, to give every man according to his ways, according to the fruit of his deeds.”

Proverbs 22:11 ESV / 4 helpful votes

He who loves purity of heart, and whose speech is gracious, will have the king as his friend.

Proverbs 20:9 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Who can say, “I have made my heart pure; I am clean from my sin”?

Proverbs 16:1 ESV / 4 helpful votes

The plans of the heart belong to man, but the answer of the tongue is from the Lord.

Proverbs 14:30 ESV / 4 helpful votes

A tranquil heart gives life to the flesh, but envy makes the bones rot.

Psalm 119:105 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.

Psalm 73:1 ESV / 4 helpful votes

A Psalm of Asaph. Truly God is good to Israel, to those who are pure in heart.

Psalm 66:18 ESV / 4 helpful votes

If I had cherished iniquity in my heart, the Lord would not have listened.

Psalm 51:17 ESV / 4 helpful votes

The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart, O God, you will not despise.

Psalm 44:21 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Would not God discover this? For he knows the secrets of the heart.

Psalm 27:14 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord!

1 Chronicles 28:9 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“And you, Solomon my son, know the God of your father and serve him with a whole heart and with a willing mind, for the Lord searches all hearts and understands every plan and thought. If you seek him, he will be found by you, but if you forsake him, he will cast you off forever.

1 Peter 5:7 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.

Hebrews 3:10 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Therefore I was provoked with that generation, and said, ‘They always go astray in their heart; they have not known my ways.’

2 Timothy 2:22 ESV / 3 helpful votes

So flee youthful passions and pursue righteousness, faith, love, and peace, along with those who call on the Lord from a pure heart.

1 Thessalonians 3:13 ESV / 3 helpful votes

So that he may establish your hearts blameless in holiness before our God and Father, at the coming of our Lord Jesus with all his saints.

Colossians 3:15 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body. And be thankful.

Philippians 4:8 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.

Philippians 4:7 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Ephesians 6:5 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Slaves, obey your earthly masters with fear and trembling, with a sincere heart, as you would Christ,

Ephesians 5:19 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Addressing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody to the Lord with your heart,

Ephesians 4:18 ESV / 3 helpful votes

They are darkened in their understanding, alienated from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them, due to their hardness of heart.

Romans 12:2 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.

Romans 10:17 ESV / 3 helpful votes

So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ.

Romans 8:27 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And he who searches hearts knows what is the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for the saints according to the will of God.

Romans 6:17 ESV / 3 helpful votes

But thanks be to God, that you who were once slaves of sin have become obedient from the heart to the standard of teaching to which you were committed,

Romans 1:21 ESV / 3 helpful votes

For although they knew God, they did not honor him as God or give thanks to him, but they became futile in their thinking, and their foolish hearts were darkened.

Acts 28:27 ESV / 3 helpful votes

For this people's heart has grown dull, and with their ears they can barely hear, and their eyes they have closed; lest they should see with their eyes and hear with their ears and understand with their heart and turn, and I would heal them.’

Acts 4:12 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And there is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.”

Acts 2:1-47 ESV / 3 helpful votes

When the day of Pentecost arrived, they were all together in one place. And suddenly there came from heaven a sound like a mighty rushing wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting. And divided tongues as of fire appeared to them and rested on each one of them. And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit gave them utterance. Now there were dwelling in Jerusalem Jews, devout men from every nation under heaven. ...

John 14:1 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me.

John 8:44 ESV / 3 helpful votes

You are of your father the devil, and your will is to do your father's desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, and has nothing to do with the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks out of his own character, for he is a liar and the father of lies.

Luke 16:15 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And he said to them, “You are those who justify yourselves before men, but God knows your hearts. For what is exalted among men is an abomination in the sight of God.

Mark 12:33 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And to love him with all the heart and with all the understanding and with all the strength, and to love one's neighbor as oneself, is much more than all whole burnt offerings and sacrifices.”

Matthew 15:19 ESV / 3 helpful votes

For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murder, adultery, sexual immorality, theft, false witness, slander.

Matthew 15:18-20 ESV / 3 helpful votes

But what comes out of the mouth proceeds from the heart, and this defiles a person. For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murder, adultery, sexual immorality, theft, false witness, slander. These are what defile a person. But to eat with unwashed hands does not defile anyone.”

Matthew 12:33-37 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“Either make the tree good and its fruit good, or make the tree bad and its fruit bad, for the tree is known by its fruit. You brood of vipers! How can you speak good, when you are evil? For out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks. The good person out of his good treasure brings forth good, and the evil person out of his evil treasure brings forth evil. I tell you, on the day of judgment people will give account for every careless word they speak, for by your words you will be justified, and by your words you will be condemned.”

Matthew 11:29 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.

Jeremiah 15:16 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Your words were found, and I ate them, and your words became to me a joy and the delight of my heart, for I am called by your name, O Lord, God of hosts.

Isaiah 66:2 ESV / 3 helpful votes

All these things my hand has made, and so all these things came to be, declares the Lord. But this is the one to whom I will look: he who is humble and contrite in spirit and trembles at my word.

Ecclesiastes 9:3 ESV / 3 helpful votes

This is an evil in all that is done under the sun, that the same event happens to all. Also, the hearts of the children of man are full of evil, and madness is in their hearts while they live, and after that they go to the dead.

Proverbs 22:15 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Folly is bound up in the heart of a child, but the rod of discipline drives it far from him.

Proverbs 17:20 ESV / 3 helpful votes

A man of crooked heart does not discover good, and one with a dishonest tongue falls into calamity.

Proverbs 17:3 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The crucible is for silver, and the furnace is for gold, and the Lord tests hearts.

Proverbs 12:25 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Anxiety in a man's heart weighs him down, but a good word makes him glad.

Proverbs 12:23 ESV / 3 helpful votes

A prudent man conceals knowledge, but the heart of fools proclaims folly.

Psalm 34:18 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit.

Psalm 27:8 ESV / 3 helpful votes

You have said, “Seek my face.” My heart says to you, “Your face, Lord, do I seek.”

Psalm 24:4 ESV / 3 helpful votes

He who has clean hands and a pure heart, who does not lift up his soul to what is false and does not swear deceitfully.

Psalm 19:14 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, my rock and my redeemer.

Psalm 4:4 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Be angry, and do not sin; ponder in your own hearts on your beds, and be silent. Selah

Psalm 1:2 ESV / 3 helpful votes

But his delight is in the law of the Lord, and on his law he meditates day and night.

1 Chronicles 29:17 ESV / 3 helpful votes

I know, my God, that you test the heart and have pleasure in uprightness. In the uprightness of my heart I have freely offered all these things, and now I have seen your people, who are present here, offering freely and joyously to you.

Deuteronomy 6:5 ESV / 3 helpful votes

You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might.

Genesis 8:21 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And when the Lord smelled the pleasing aroma, the Lord said in his heart, “I will never again curse the ground because of man, for the intention of man's heart is evil from his youth. Neither will I ever again strike down every living creature as I have done.

Revelation 21:7-8 ESV / 2 helpful votes

The one who conquers will have this heritage, and I will be his God and he will be my son. But as for the cowardly, the faithless, the detestable, as for murderers, the sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars, their portion will be in the lake that burns with fire and sulfur, which is the second death.”

1 John 3:3 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And everyone who thus hopes in him purifies himself as he is pure.

1 Peter 4:8 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins.

James 5:14 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord.

James 4:11-12 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Do not speak evil against one another, brothers. The one who speaks against a brother or judges his brother, speaks evil against the law and judges the law. But if you judge the law, you are not a doer of the law but a judge. There is only one lawgiver and judge, he who is able to save and to destroy. But who are you to judge your neighbor?

James 4:6 ESV / 2 helpful votes

But he gives more grace. Therefore it says, “God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble.”

James 3:13 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Who is wise and understanding among you? By his good conduct let him show his works in the meekness of wisdom.

James 3:1 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Not many of you should become teachers, my brothers, for you know that we who teach will be judged with greater strictness.

Hebrews 3:12 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Take care, brothers, lest there be in any of you an evil, unbelieving heart, leading you to fall away from the living God.

Hebrews 3:8 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Do not harden your hearts as in the rebellion, on the day of testing in the wilderness,

2 Timothy 3:16-17 ESV / 2 helpful votes

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be competent, equipped for every good work.

2 Timothy 3:13 ESV / 2 helpful votes

While evil people and impostors will go on from bad to worse, deceiving and being deceived.

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