Going deeper into our hearts can be painful. It’s often easier to be superficial. These Scriptures show us how going deeper is much more beneficial for our lives than staying shallow and will help us grow.
1 Chronicles 28:9 NIRV
My son Solomon, always remember the God of your father. Serve him with all your heart. Do it with a mind that wants to obey him. The Lord looks deep down inside every heart. He understands every desire and every thought. If you look to him, you will find him. But if you desert him, he will turn his back on you forever.
Job 36:30 NIRV
See how he scatters his lightning around him! He lights up the deepest parts of the ocean.
Psalm 4:4 NIRV
Tremble and do not sin. When you are in bed, look deep down inside yourself and be silent.
Psalm 7:9 NIRV
God, you always do what is right. You look deep down inside the hearts and minds of people. Bring to an end the terrible things sinful people do. Make godly people safe.
Psalm 17:3 NIRV
Look deep down into my heart. Study me carefully at night and test me. You won’t find anything wrong. I have planned nothing evil. My mouth has not said sinful things.
Psalm 42:6 NIRV
My spirit is very sad deep down inside me. So I will remember you here where the Jordan River begins. I will remember you here on the Hermon mountains and on Mount Mizar.
Psalm 52:8 NIRV
But I am like a healthy olive tree. My roots are deep in the house of God. I trust in your faithful love for ever and ever.
Psalm 107:10 NIRV
Others lived in the deepest darkness. They suffered as prisoners in iron chains.
Proverbs 20:5 NIRV
The purposes of a person’s heart are like deep water. But one who has understanding brings them out.
Proverbs 20:27 NIRV
The spirit of a person is the lamp of the Lord. It lights up what is deep down inside them.