GUARD-to keep, to be a watchman, a defender,. The heart is seen as the seat of all emotion as well as the seat of all thought. To keep our thoughts and emotions working for Him.

HEART-In Hebrew is pictured as the authority within. the man himself, it is considered to be the seat of the emotions and passions and appetites. The inner self that thinks, feels, and decides. Someone's true character or personality. Purity or evil sincerity or hardness

Prov 4:23 Keep and guard your heart with all vigilance and above all that you guard, for out of it flow the springs of life. AMP


Prov 4:23 Keep vigilant watch over your heart; that's where life starts. MSG


Luke 2:13 Then suddenly there appeared with the angel an army of the troops of heaven (a heavenly knighthood), praising God and saying,

14 Glory to God in the highest [heaven], and on earth peace among men with whom He is well pleased [men of goodwill, of His favor].

15 When the angels went away from them into heaven, the shepherds said one to another, Let us go over to Bethlehem and see this thing (saying) that has come to pass, which the Lord has made known to us.

16 So they went with haste and [by searching] found Mary and Joseph, and the Baby lying in a manger.

17 And when they saw it, they made known what had been told them concerning this Child,

18 And all who heard it were astounded and marveled at what the shepherds told them.

19 But Mary was keeping within herself all these things (sayings), weighing and pondering them in her heart. AMP

Luke 2:51 And He went down with them and came to Nazareth and was [habitually] obedient to them; and his mother kept and closely and persistently guarded all these things in her heart. AMP

Ezek 11:19 And I will give them one heart [a new heart] and I will put a new spirit within them; and I will take the stony [unnaturally hardened] heart out of their flesh, and will give them a heart of flesh [sensitive and responsive to the touch of their God],

20 That they may walk in My statutes and keep My ordinances, and do them. And they shall be My people, and I will be their God. AMP

Ezek 36:26 A new heart will I give you and a new spirit will I put within you, and I will take away the stony heart out of your flesh and give you a heart of flesh. AMP


Ezek 36:26 I'll give you a new heart, put a new spirit in you. I'll remove the stone heart from your body and replace it with a heart that's God-willed, not self-willed.

Deut 6:5 And you shall love the Lord your God with all your [mind and] heart and with your entire being and with all your might. AMP

Matt 22:37 And He replied to him, You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind (intellect). AMP

1 John 5:21 Little children, keep yourselves from idols (false gods) [from anything and everything that would occupy the place in your heart due to God, from any sort of substitute for Him that would take first place in your life]. Amen (so let it be). AMP

Josh 22:5 But take diligent heed to do the commandment and the law which Moses the servant of the Lord charged you: to love the Lord your God and to walk in all His ways and to keep His commandments and to cling to and unite with Him and to serve Him with all your heart and soul [your very life]. AMP

Heb 12:15 Exercise foresight and be on the watch to look [after one another], to see that no one falls back from and fails to secure God's grace (His unmerited favor and spiritual blessing), in order that no root of resentment (rancor, bitterness, or hatred) shoots forth and causes trouble and bitter torment, and the many become contaminated and defiled by it AMP

Luke 6:45 The upright (honorable, intrinsically good) man out of the good treasure [stored] in his heart produces what is upright (honorable and intrinsically good), and the evil man out of the evil storehouse brings forth that which is depraved (wicked and intrinsically evil); for out of the abundance (overflow) of the heart his mouth speaks.


1 Sam 24:5 Afterward, David's heart smote him because he had cut off Saul's skirt. AMP

Gen 17:17 Then Abraham fell on his face and laughed and said in his heart, Shall a child be born to a man who is a hundred years old? And shall Sarah, who is ninety years old, bear a son? AMP

HARDNESS Mark 10:5 But Jesus said to them, Because of your hardness of heart [your condition of insensibility to the call of God] he wrote you this precept in your Law.

Eph 4:17 So this I say and solemnly testify in [the name of] the Lord [as in His presence], that you must no longer live as the heathen (the Gentiles) do in their perverseness [in the folly, vanity, and emptiness of their souls and the futility] of their minds.

18 Their moral understanding is darkened and their reasoning is beclouded. [They are] alienated (estranged, self-banished) from the life of God [with no share in it; this is] because of the ignorance (the want of knowledge and perception, the willful blindness) that is deep-seated in them, due to their hardness of heart [to the insensitiveness of their moral nature]. AMP


Eph 4:17 And so I insist and God backs me up on this that there be no going along with the crowd, the empty-headed, mindless crowd.

18 They've refused for so long to deal with God that they've lost touch not only with God but with reality itself. MSG

Mark 16:14 Afterward He appeared to the Eleven [apostles themselves] as they reclined at table; and He reproved and reproached them for their unbelief (their lack of faith) and their hardness of heart, because they had refused to believe those who had seen Him and looked at Him attentively after He had risen [from death]. AMP


Mark 16:14 Still later, as the Eleven were eating supper, he appeared and took them to task most severely for their stubborn unbelief, refusing to believe those who had seen him raised up. MSG

Gen 27:41 And Esau hated Jacob because of the blessing with which his father blessed him; and Esau said in his heart, The days of mourning for my father are very near. When [he is gone] I will kill my brother Jacob. AMP

SIMEON WANT TO HAVE POWER FOR HIS GAIN Acts 8:21 You have neither part nor lot in this matter, for your heart is all wrong in God's sight [it is not straightforward or right or true before God].

22 So repent of this depravity and wickedness of yours and pray to the Lord that, if possible, this contriving thought and purpose of your heart may be removed and disregarded and forgiven you. AMP

Deut 4:39 Know, recognize, and understand therefore this day and turn your [mind and] heart to it that the Lord is God in the heavens above and upon the earth beneath; there is no other. AMP

Job 11:13 "Still, if you set your heart on God and reach out to him,

14 If you scrub your hands of sin and refuse to entertain evil in your home,

15 You'll be able to face the world unashamed and keep a firm grip on life, guiltless and fearless.

16 You'll forget your troubles; they'll be like old, faded photographs.

17 Your world will be washed in sunshine, every shadow dispersed by dayspring.

18 Full of hope, you'll relax, confident again; you'll look around, sit back, and take it easy.

19 Expansive, without a care in the world, you'll be hunted out by many for your blessing. MSG

Ps 45:1 MY HEART overflows with a goodly theme; I address my psalm to a King. My tongue is like the pen of a ready writer. AMP


Ps 45:1 My heart bursts its banks, spilling beauty and goodness. I pour it out in a poem to the king, shaping the river into words: MSG VIDEO PAPER HEART

Ps 57:7 My heart is fixed, O God, my heart is steadfast and confident! I will sing and make melody. AMP

Ps 97:11 Light is sown for the [uncompromisingly] righteous and strewn along their pathway, and joy for the upright in heart [the irrepressible joy which comes from consciousness of His favor and protection]. AMP

Ps 108:1 O GOD, my heart is fixed (steadfast, in the confidence of faith); I will sing, yes, I will sing praises, even with my glory [all the faculties and powers of one created in Your image]! AMP

Ps 9:1 I'm thanking you, God, from a full heart, I'm writing the book on your wonders.

Ps 138:1 I WILL confess and praise You [O God] with my whole heart; before the gods will I sing praises to You. AMP

Eph 5:19 Sing hymns instead of drinking songs! Sing songs from your heart to Christ. MSG

Ps 111:1 PRAISE THE Lord! (Hallelujah!) I will praise and give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart in the council of the upright and in the congregation. AMP

Ps 112:7 He shall not be afraid of evil tidings; his heart is firmly fixed, trusting (leaning on and being confident) in the Lord.

8 His heart is established and steady, he will not be afraid while he waits to see his desire established upon his adversaries. AMP

Ps 119:10 With my whole heart have I sought You, inquiring for and of You and yearning for You; Oh, let me not wander or step aside [either in ignorance or willfully] from Your commandments.

11 Your word have I laid up in my heart, that I might not sin against You. AMP

Ps 119:32 I will [not merely walk, but] run the way of Your commandments, when You give me a heart that is willing. AMP

Prov 15:13 A glad heart makes a cheerful countenance, but by sorrow of heart the spirit is broken. AMP


Prov 15:13 A cheerful heart brings a smile to your face; a sad heart makes it hard to get through the day. MSG

Prov 15:15 All the days of the desponding and afflicted are made evil [by anxious thoughts and forebodings], but he who has a glad heart has a continual feast [regardless of circumstances]. AMP


Prov 15:15 A miserable heart means a miserable life; a cheerful heart fills the day with song. MSG

Prov 17:22 A happy heart is good medicine and a cheerful mind works healing, but a broken spirit dries up the bones. AMP

Song 5:2 I went to sleep, but my heart stayed awake. [I dreamed that I heard] the voice of my beloved as he knocked [at the door of my mother's cottage]. Open to me, my sister, my love, my dove, my spotless one [he said], for I am wet with the [heavy] night dew; my hair is covered with it. AMP

Ps 16:7 I will bless the Lord, Who has given me counsel; yes, my heart instructs me in the night seasons.

8 I have set the Lord continually before me; because He is at my right hand, I shall not be moved.

9 Therefore my heart is glad and my glory [my inner self] rejoices; my body too shall rest and confidently dwell in safety, AMP

HEZEKIAH Isa 38:3 And said, Remember [earnestly] now, O Lord, I beseech You, how I have walked before You in faithfulness and in truth, with a whole heart [absolutely devoted to You], and have done what is good in Your sight. And Hezekiah wept bitterly. AMP

Matt 3:8 Bring forth fruit that is consistent with repentance [let your lives prove your change of heart]; AMP

Matt 5:8 Blessed (happy, enviably fortunate, and spiritually prosperous possessing the happiness produced by the experience of God's favor and especially conditioned by the revelation of His grace, regardless of their outward conditions) are the pure in heart, for they shall see God! AMP

Matt 6:21 For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also. AMP

Rom 10:10 For with the heart a person believes (adheres to, trusts in, and relies on Christ) and so is justified (declared righteous, acceptable to God), and with the mouth he confesses (declares openly and speaks out freely his faith) and confirms [his] salvation. AMP

Acts 19:2 The first thing he said was, "Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed? Did you take God into your mind only, or did you also embrace him with your heart? Did he get inside you?" "We've never even heard of that a Holy Spirit? God within us?" MSG

1 Cor 2:16 For who has known or understood the mind (the counsels and purposes) of the Lord so as to guide and instruct Him and give Him knowledge? But we have the mind of Christ (the Messiah) and do hold the thoughts (feelings and purposes) of His heart. AMP

Prov 14:30 A calm and undisturbed mind and heart are the life and health of the body, but envy, jealousy, and wrath are like rottenness of the bones. AMP


Prov 14:30 A sound mind makes for a robust body, but runaway emotions corrode the bones. MSG HEART VIDEO PURE IN HEART