And he shall go before him in the spirit and power of Elias; that he may turn the hearts of the fathers unto the children, and the incredulous to the wisdom of the just, to prepare unto the Lord a perfect people.
He hath shewed might in his arm: he hath scattered the proud in the conceit of their heart.
And all they that had heard them laid them up in their heart, saying: What an one, think ye, shall this child be? For the hand of the Lord was with him.
But Mary kept all these words, pondering them in her heart.
And thy own soul a sword shall pierce, that, out of many hearts, thoughts may be revealed.
And he went down with them, and came to Nazareth, and was subject to them. And his mother kept all these words in her heart.
And as the people were of opinion, and all were thinking in their hearts of John, that perhaps he might be the Christ;
The Spirit of the Lord is upon me. Wherefore he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor, he hath sent me to heal the contrite of heart,
And when Jesus knew their thoughts, answering, he said to them: What is it you think in your hearts?
A good man out of the good treasure of his heartbringeth forth that which is good: and an evil man out of the evil treasure bringeth forth that which is evil. For out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh.
And they by the way side are they that hear; then the devil cometh, and taketh the word out of their heart, lest believing they should be saved.
But that on the good ground, are they who in a good and perfect heart, hearing the word, keep it, and bring forth fruit in patience.
And all were astonished at the mighty power of God. But while all wondered at all the things he did, he said to his disciples: Lay you up in your hearts these words, for it shall come to pass, that the Son of man shall be delivered into the hands of men.
But Jesus seeing the thoughts of their heart, took a child and set him by him,
He answering, said: Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with thy whole heart, and with thy whole soul, and with all thy strength, and with all thy mind: and thy neighbour as thyself.
For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.
But if that servant shall say in his heart: My lord is long a coming; and shall begin to strike the menservants and maidservants, and to eat and to drink and be drunk:
And he said to them: You are they who justify yourselves before men, but God knoweth your hearts; for that which is high to men, is an abomination before God.
Lay it up therefore into your hearts, not to meditate before how you shall answer:
And take heed to yourselves, lest perhaps your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting and drunkenness, and the cares of this life, and that day come upon you suddenly.
Then he said to them: O foolish, and slow of heart to believe in all things which the prophets have spoken.
And they said one to the other: Was not our heartburning within us, whilst he spoke in this way, and opened to us the scriptures?