The Bible Project | – Heart

Different cultures have different conceptions of the human heart, what it is and what it does, and the biblical authors are no exception. In this video, we’ll explore the ancient Hebrew words for “heart” as well as the different ideas of what our hearts represent. There is no biblical word that captures better the essence of human thought, feeling, and desire than this rich and wonderful word.

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  1. I can't help asking myself these following questions
    proverb 4 v23 "Guard your heart…
    how do you guard your heart?
    what do you guard your heart against?
    …because from it flows your whole life" what does it mean?

    Please help me clear my confusion?

  2. You are doing amazing work. My family has been so blessed to uncover this gift, understanding these concepts, understand the word. So often we try to study the Bible from a Western point of view and with physical eyes. This is an Eastern book to be seen from an eternal perspectives. My family and I are studying the origin of the term church. Do you have any videos explaining the etimología of the word Ekklesia? In Spanish, we use the term Iglesia and the dictionary does have the word Ecclesia, so why use "church" / Kryiakon? Is that term even found in the Bible? I'm trying to stay focused, but (honestly) spiraling…chiriche, circe, circle…Germans, Celtic Nations…yikes. Help!

  3. “The human heart is the most deceitful of all things, and desperately wicked. Who really knows how bad it is? But I, the Lord , search all hearts and examine secret motives. I give all people their due rewards, according to what their actions deserve.”

    Jeremiah 17:9‭-‬10 NLT

    I read this verse in the bible, it is not the opinion of Jeremiah it is God that tells us that our hearts are very evil naturally, so this is why we need to get transformation of heart, by the Holy Spirit of God. After being transfored, we are called to have the mindset of Jesus Christ, trust and love our LORD our God with all of our heart, soul, and in every opportunity we have. (Already went to see the video about the word "Ma'od" in Hebrew). God bless you all. I Ahava you all my family.

  4. I just finished watching a bio of CS Lewis, and one of the comments made several times is how the man acted from the heart. This video showed me the deeper meaning, and enhanced what I learned about a modern man of God whom I admire. Thank you again Bible Project for these videos which expand so much of a Christian life!