A Biblical Definition of the Heart (Part 1)

Even if we had conspired to intentionally create confusion in the modern church about the meaning of the word “heart” in the modern church, we still could not have been more successful in that objective than what is currently the situation.

For the most part however when someone refers to ” the heart” they mean the emotions. Whenever you hear someone counsel another person with the words “you just need to follow your heart”–that means to just do whatever you feel like doing.

“Follow your heart” is a Biblical indicative cleverly disguised as an imperative. The carnal mind says, “You should do this” while the Bible has already said, “You always follow your heart.” The only question up for debate is the state and focus of it.