“Do you not yet understand that whatever enters the mouth goes into stomach and is eliminated? But those things which proceed out of the mouth come from the heart, and they defile a man. For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies. These are the things which defile a man…”
While we today consider the head to be the centre of human activity, the Bible describes the wellspring of all life as the heart. It is the seat of intellect, the emotions and will. God knows the inner core, the heart, of every person, and examines it to see its true devotion. Without God’s grace, the human heart is wicked and produces all sorts of evil actions.
The heart is the inner self that thinks, feels, and decides. In the Bible the word “heart” has a much broader meaning than it does to…
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