Should we follow our own hearts? View all View original

This Bible contradiction is from the Skeptic's Annotated Bible.


We should follow our heart and eyes.

Ecclesiastes 11:9 View context

Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth; and let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth, and walk in the ways of thine heart, and in the sight of thine eyes: but know thou, that for all these [things] God will bring thee into judgment.

We should not follow our heart and eyes.

Numbers 15:39 View context

And it shall be unto you for a fringe, that ye may look upon it, and remember all the commandments of the LORD, and do them; and that ye seek not after your own heart and your own eyes, after which ye use to go a whoring:

Proverbs 28:26 View context

He that trusteth in his own heart is a fool: but whoso walketh wisely, he shall be delivered.