17 Bible Verses about Our Feelings

Jeremiah 17:9 ESV / 214 helpful votes

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

1 John 3:20 ESV / 163 helpful votes

For whenever our heart condemns us, God is greater than our heart, and he knows everything.

Proverbs 28:26 ESV / 163 helpful votes

Whoever trusts in his own mind is a fool, but he who walks in wisdom will be delivered.

Proverbs 14:12-13 ESV / 98 helpful votes

There is a way that seems right to a man, but its end is the way to death. Even in laughter the heart may ache, and the end of joy may be grief.

Proverbs 12:15 ESV / 84 helpful votes

The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, but a wise man listens to advice.

2 Timothy 3:5 ESV / 34 helpful votes

Having the appearance of godliness, but denying its power. Avoid such people.

Ephesians 4:18 ESV / 31 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.

1 Corinthians 3:16 ESV / 29 helpful votes

Do you not know that you are God's temple and that God's Spirit dwells in you?

Proverbs 29:11 ESV / 27 helpful votes

A fool gives full vent to his spirit, but a wise man quietly holds it back.

Isaiah 41:10 ESV / 26 helpful votes

Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

1 John 2:15 ESV / 25 helpful votes

Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.

Hebrews 5:14 ESV / 21 helpful votes

But solid food is for the mature, for those who have their powers of discernment trained by constant practice to distinguish good from evil.

Psalm 40:3 ESV / 20 helpful votes

He put a new song in my mouth, a song of praise to our God. Many will see and fear, and put their trust in the Lord.

Ephesians 2:8-9 ESV / 16 helpful votes

For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.

Psalm 63:1-11 ESV / 12 helpful votes

A Psalm of David, when he was in the wilderness of Judah. O God, you are my God; earnestly I seek you; my soul thirsts for you; my flesh faints for you, as in a dry and weary land where there is no water. So I have looked upon you in the sanctuary, beholding your power and glory. Because your steadfast love is better than life, my lips will praise you. So I will bless you as long as I live; in your name I will lift up my hands. My soul will be satisfied as with fat and rich food, and my mouth will praise you with joyful lips, ...

Isaiah 14:13-15 ESV / 7 helpful votes

You said in your heart, ‘I will ascend to heaven; above the stars of God I will set my throne on high; I will sit on the mount of assembly in the far reaches of the north; I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will make myself like the Most High.’ But you are brought down to Sheol, to the far reaches of the pit.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

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