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Pure Undivided Heart

March 5, 2014

Psalm 86:11 NIV … Teach me Your way, O LORD, and I will walk in Your truth; give me an undivided heart, that I may fear Your name.

Psalm 86:11 NLT … Teach me your ways, O LORD, that I may live according to your truth! Grant me purity of heart, that I may honor you.

Psalm 86:11-12 AMP … Teach me Your way, O Lord, that I may walk and live in Your truth; direct and unite my heart [solely, reverently] to fear and honor Your name. I will confess and praise You, O Lord my God, with my whole (united) heart; and I will glorify Your name forevermore.

Teach me Your ways O LORD
And I will walk in Your truth
Grant me purity of heart
That I may honor You
Lord Jesus
With my whole(united) heart
I long to glorify Your name.

Give me an undivided heart
That I may fear Your name
For You alone do I long to worship
Your call alone do I long to hear.

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Psalm 51:10Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.

Matthew 5:8Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.
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If our feet are to walk in the Lord’s way and truth, our hearts must wholeheartedly submit to His rule.

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Job 23:10-12But He knows the way that I take [He has concern for it, appreciates, and pays attention to it]. When He has tried me, I shall come forth as refined gold [pure and luminous].
11 My foot has held fast to His steps; His ways have I kept and not turned aside.
12 I have not gone back from the commandment of His lips; I have esteemed and treasured the words of His mouth more than my necessary food.

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Word Study
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From NetBible Ps 51:10

  • pure[02889] = clean, untainted, right

From NetBible Mt 5:8

  • pure[2513] = clean, purified by fire, like a vine cleansed by pruning to bear fruit, blameless, innocent
  • see[03700] = to gaze (i.e. with wide-open eyes, as at something remarkable;

From NetBible Ps 86:11

  • unite[03161] my heart = to join, to become one, wholeheartedly committed, give me an undivided heart, grant me purity of heart
  • fear[03372] Your name = reverence, honour, respect, awe