THIRTY-NINE WRONG TYPES OF THE HEART
1. Defiling (make dirty, pollute) Heart—Mark 7:14-23: And when He had called all the people unto Him, He said unto them, “Hearken unto Me every one of you, and understand: There is nothing from without a man, that entering into him can defile him: but the things which come out of him, those are they that defile the man. If any man have ears to hear, let him hear.” And when He was entered into the house from the people, His disciples asked Him concerning the parable. And He saith unto them, “Are ye so without understanding also? Do ye not perceive, that whatsoever thing from without enterth into the belly, and goeth out into the draught, purging all meats?” And He said, “That which cometh out of the man, that defileth the man. For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornication’s, murders, thefts, covetousness, wickedness, deceit, lasciviousness, and evil eye, blasphemy, pride, foolishness: All these evil things come from within, and defile the man”.
2. Whorish (practicing random sexual activities) Heart—Ezekiel 6:9: ‘And they that escape of you shall remember Me among the nations whither they shall be carried captives, because I am broken with their whorish heart, which hath departed from Me, and with their eyes, which go a whoring after their idols: and they shall loathe themselves for the evils which they have committed in all their abominations.’
3. Broken (hurt) Heart—Psalms 34:18: The Lord is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit.
4. Heart of Strife (quarreling, discord, conflict)—James 3:14: But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the truth.
5. Heart of Envy (jealous, lust after, covet) Proverbs 23:17: Let not thine heart envy sinners: but be thou in the fear of the Lord all the daylong.
6. Deceitful (misleading, false) Heart—Jeremiah 17:9: The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?
7. Hateful Heart (dislike intensely)—Leviticus 19:17: You shall not hate your brother in your heart; but you shall surely rebuke (reprimand) your neighbor, lest you incur sin because of him.
8. Proud Heart (vain, conceited)—Ezekiel 28:17: Thine heart was lifted up because of thy beauty, thou hast corrupted thy wisdom by reason of thy brightness: Proud Heart (arrogant)—Obadiah 1:3: The pride of thine heart hath deceived thee, thou that dwellest in the clefts of the rock, whose habitation is high; that saith in his heart, ‘Who shall bring me down to the ground?’ Proud Heart (haughty)—Deuteronomy 8:14: Then thine heart be lifted up, and thou forget the Lord thy God, which brought thee forth out of the land of Egypt, from the house of bondage.
9. Wicked Heart (sinful)—Jeremiah 4:14: O Jerusalem, wash thine heart from wickedness, that thou mayest be saved. How long shall thy vain thoughts lodge within thee. Wicked Heart—Jeremiah 4:18: Thy way and thy doings have procured these things unto thee; this is thy wickedness, because it is bitter, because it reacheth unto thine heart. Wicked Heart—Deuteronomy 15:9: Beware that there be not a thought in thy wicked heart, saying, ‘The seventh year, the year of release, is at hand’; and thine eye be evil against thy poor brother, and thou givest him nought; and he cry unto the Lord against thee, and it be sin unto thee.
10. Stony Heart (inflexible, cruel)—Ezekiel 36:26: A new heart also 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 I will give you a heart of flesh.
11. Grieved Heart (deep sorrow)—Genesis 6:6: And it repented the Lord that He had made man on the earth, and it grieved Him at His heart. Grieved Heart—Psalms 73:21: Thus my heart was grieved, and I was pricked in my veins.
12. Unbelieving Heart—Hebrews 3:12: Take heed brethren, lest there be in any of you an evil heart of unbelief, in departing from the living God.
13. Naughty Heart (disobedient)—Proverbs 6:12: A naughty, worthless person is he who goes about with a perverse (contrary, wayward) mouth.
14. Heavy Heart (weighed down, burdensome) —Matthew 11:28: “Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest”.
15. Sorrowful Heart (sad)—Proverbs 14:13: Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful; and the end of that mirth is heaviness. Sorrowful Heart—Proverbs 15:13: A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance: but by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken.
16. Discouraged Heart—Numbers 32:9: For when they went up unto he valley of Eshcol, and saw the land, they discouraged the heart of the children of Israel, that they should not go into the land which the Lord had given them.
17. Fainting Heart (weak)—Genesis 45:26: And told him, saying, “Joseph is yet alive, and he is Governor over all the land of Egypt”. And Jacob’s heart fainted, for he believed them not.
18. Impenitent (unrepentant) Heart—Romans 2:5: But because of your stubbornness and unrepentant heart, you are storing up wrath against yourself for the day of God’s wrath, when His righteous judgment will revealed.
19. Evil Heart—Jeremiah 3:17: At that time they shall call Jerusalem the throne of the Lord; and all the nations shall be gathered unto it, to the name of the Lord, to Jerusalem: neither shall they walk any more after the imagination of their evil heart. Evil Heart—Jeremiah 7:24: But they hearkened not, nor inclined their ear, but walked in counsel and in the imagination of their evil heart, and went backward, and not forward. Evil Heart—Jeremiah 11:8: Yet they obeyed not, nor inclined their ear, but walked every one in the imagination of their evil heart: therefore I will bring upon them all the words of this covenant, which I commanded them to do; but they did them not.
20. Hard Heart (unyielding)—Deuteronomy 15:7: If there is a poor man with you, one of your brothers, in any of your towns in your and which the LORD your God is giving you, you shall not harden your heart, nor close your hand from your poor brother.Hard Heart—Psalm 95:8: Harden not your heart, as in the provocation (challenge, stirring of emotions), as in the day of temptation in the wilderness.
21. Obstinate (stubborn) Heart—Deuteronomy 2:30: …For the Lord thy God hardened his spirit, and made his heart obstinate, that he might deliver him into thy hand, as he is today.
22. Overcharged (weighed down, overburdened, depressed) Heart—Luke 21:34: But take heed to yourselves and be on your guard, so that your hearts will not be overcharged with self-indulgence, anxieties and worldly worries and cares pertaining to this life, and that day will not come upon you suddenly like a trap.
23. Foolish Heart—Romans 1:21: For even though they knew God, they did not honor Him as God or give thanks, but they became futile (useless) and godless in their thinking and their foolish heart was darkened.
24. Troubled Heart—John 14:1: “Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe in Me.”
25. Fearful Heart—John 14:27: “Peace I leave with you, My peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.”
26. Condemning (blame, fi nd guilty) Heart—I John 3:19-21: We will know by this that we are of the truth, and will assure our heart before Him in whatever our heart condemns us; for God is greater than our heart and knows all things.
27. Separated Heart—Jeremiah 15:1 Then the Lord said to me, “Even though Moses and Samuel stood (interceding for them) before Me, My heart could not be turned with favor toward this people; send hem away from My presence and let them go!”
28. Fretful (worry) Heart—Proverbs 24:19: Fret not thyself because of evil men, neither be thou envious at the wicked;…
29. Un-pure Heart—James 4:8: Draw nigh to God, and He will draw nigh to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye double minded.
30. Covetous Heart—Jeremiah 22:17: But your eyes and your heart are only for your covetousness (longing to possess what belongs o another) and dishonest gain, for shedding innocent blood, for oppression and doing violence. Covetous Heart—2 Peter 2:14: With eyes full of harlotry and adultery, and that cannot cease from sin; they entice and bait and ure away unstable souls. Their hearts are trained in covetousness lust, greed), they are children of a curse.
31. Diabolical (devilish) Heart—John 13:2: And supper being ended, the devil having now put into the heart of Judas Iscariot, Simon’s s on, to betray Him (Jesus). Diabolical (devilish) Heart—Acts 5:3: But Peter said, “Ananis, why hath Satan fi lled thine heart to lie to the Holy Ghost, and tokeep back part of the price of the land?”
32. Subtle (crafty, cunning, sly) Heart—Proverbs 7:10: And behold, there met him a woman, dressed as a harlot and sly and cunning at heart.
33. Perverse (unreasonably wrong, warped, abnormal) Heart—Proverbs 12:8: A man shall be commended according to his wisdom: but he that is of a perverse heart shall be despised.
34. Froward (ungovernable, willful, contrary) Heart—Proverbs 6:14: Frowardness (deceit, perversity) is in his heart, he devises mischief continually; he sows discord (disagreement, confl ict). Froward (ungovernable, willful, contrary) Heart—Proverbs 11:20: They who are willfully contrary (froward) in their heart are extremely disgusting and shamefully vile in eyes of the Lord, but such as are blameless and wholehearted in their ways are His delight!
35. Un-searchable Heart—Proverbs 25:3: The heaven for height, and the earth for depth, and the heart of kings is unsearchable.
36. Trembling (shaking) Heart—Deuteronomy 28:65: And among these nations you shall fi nd no ease and there shall
be no rest for the sole of your foot; but the Lord will give you there a trem
bling heart, failing of eyes, sorrow of mind (despair of soul)
37. Despiteful (scornful, malicious) Heart—Ezekiel 25:15: Thus says the Lord, “Because Philistines have dealt by revenge, and have taken vengeance with a despiteful heart, to destroy with old hatred.
38. Failing Heart—Genesis 42:28: And he said unto his brethren, “My money is restored; and, lo , it is even in my sack”: and their heart failed them, and they were afraid, saying one to another, “What is this that God hath done unto us?”.` Failing Heart—I Samuel 17:32: And David said to Saul, “Let no man’s heart fail because of him; thy servant will go and fi ght with this Philistine”.
39. Bitter Heart—Proverbs 14:10: The heart knows its own bitterness, and no stranger shares its joy.