KJV - King James Version - Bible Verse List: Guard Your Mind And Heart From Evil Thoughts
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March 16, 2011



"Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ;"
2 Corinthians 10:5, KJV


"And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:"
Ephesians 6:17, KJV


"Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things."
Philippians 4:8, KJV


"And GOD saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually."
Genesis 6:5, KJV


"The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?"
Jeremiah 17:9, KJV


"But those things which proceed out of the mouth come forth from the heart; and they defile the man. For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies: These are the things which defile a man: but to eat with unwashen hands defileth not a man."
Matthew 15:18-20, KJV


Evil deeds begin with temptations and evil thoughts. It is the execution of our thoughts which make them a sin . . . although in some cases, even just the thought may be viewed by the Lord as a sin, because as Jesus said:

"But I say unto you, That whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her hath committed adultery with her already in his heart."
Matthew 5:28, KJV


Thus Paul wrote:

"For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;"
Romans 3:23, KJV




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