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The context proves that the chief mark of the perfect heart is trust in God.  “Because you relied on the Lord, He delivered them into your hand.  For the eyes of the Lord run to and fro to show Himself strong in behalf of them whose heart is perfect toward Him.”  The essence of faith is this, that it gives God His place and glory as God; it allows Him free scope to work, relying on Him alone; it lets God be God.  In such faith or reliance the heart proves itself perfect toward God; with no other object of confidence or desire, it depends upon none but Him.  As the eyes of God go to and fro throughout the world, wherever He discovers such a man, He delights to prove Himself strong to him, to work for him or in him, as the case may be, according to the riches of the glory of His power.  – Andrew Murray on 2 Chronicles 16:8-9

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