Published on August 6, 2007
Scriptures Introduction : Scriptures Introduction One could include the entire Bible in this document for us to learn how to get our hearts right with God to live the life He intended for us! This document is to help those wanting to, from Scripture, learn more about the HeartStyles and for those who want to teach. We have chosen short references. There are many great stories and examples in Scripture that would take too long to explain in this format. This is a work in progress, so if you have any short references to add, please email us ([email protected]) and we will develop this document for the benefit of everyone. All Scriptures from the New King James Version unless otherwise stated. Scriptures: The Heart: Scriptures: The Heart 1 Authentic : 1 Authentic Represents behaviour that reflects being true to one’s values and personal integrity Scriptures: 1 Authentic : Scriptures: 1 Authentic Scriptures: 1 Authentic : Scriptures: 1 Authentic 2 Transforming : 2 Transforming Represents behaviour that reflects a commitment to continually learning and developing oneself Scriptures: 2 Transforming : Scriptures: 2 Transforming 3 Reliable : 3 Reliable Represents behaviour that demonstrates a commitment to doing what one says they will do Scriptures: 3 Reliable : Scriptures: 3 Reliable 4 Achieving: 4 Achieving Represents behaviour that demonstrates personal effectiveness through being a motivated achiever Taking personal responsibility and a belief that 'my effort makes a difference' Scriptures: 4 Achieving: Scriptures: 4 Achieving 5 Relating: 5 Relating Represents behaviour that reflects a commitment to building deep and meaningful relationships with others Scriptures: 1 Relating : Scriptures: 1 Relating The Bible uses the words 'comfort' and 'comforted' many times that would fit with Relating Encouraging and Compassionate Scriptures: 1 Relating : Scriptures: 1 Relating 6 Encouraging : 6 Encouraging Represents behaviour that reflects a commitment to encouraging others Scriptures: 6 Encouraging: Scriptures: 6 Encouraging The Bible uses the words 'comfort' and 'comforted' many times that would fit with Relating Encouraging and Compassionate 7 Developing: 7 Developing Represents behaviour that reflects a commitment to developing others Being people’s greatest critic and greatest cheerleader Scriptures: 7 Developing: Scriptures: 7 Developing 8 Compassionate : 8 Compassionate Represents behaviour that reflects one’s level of compassion for others Scriptures: 8 Compassionate : Scriptures: 8 Compassionate The Bible uses the words 'comfort' and 'comforted' many times that would fit with Relating Encouraging and Compassionate 9 Cynical: 9 Cynical Represents behaviour that uses criticism and pointing out flaws to give a sense of authority and security Scriptures: 9 Cynical: Scriptures: 9 Cynical 10 Competitive: 10 Competitive Represents behaviour that demonstrates the need to prove oneself, to gain self-worth through competing against and comparing oneself to others When I win or am the best I feel OK about myself Scriptures: 10 Competitive: Scriptures: 10 Competitive From Cain and Able, the firstborn of Adam andamp; Eve, competitiveness rose up and Cain killed his brother. Scriptures: 10 Competitive: Scriptures: 10 Competitive 11 Controlling: 11 Controlling Represents behaviour that associates self-worth with using status, authority and control to dominate others Self-worth and identity attached to status, prestige and importance driven by ego Scriptures: 11 Controlling: Scriptures: 11 Controlling 12 Striving: 12 Striving Represents behaviour that reflects the belief that only your own efforts, perfectionism and striving will achieve the goal and thus self-worth 'Evil twin' of Achieving, therefore a 'hollow victory' of achieving the goal Scriptures: 12 Striving: Scriptures: 12 Striving 13 Approval - Seeking: 13 Approval - Seeking Represents behaviour that reflects the need to get approval from others to gain self-worth and identity Looking for other people to validate oneself Scriptures: 13 Approval - Seeking: Scriptures: 13 Approval - Seeking 14 Easily - Offended : 14 Easily - Offended Represents behaviour that reflects an over-sensitivity to other’s comments and behaviour Scriptures: 14 Easily - Offended: Scriptures: 14 Easily - Offended 15 Dependent: 15 Dependent Represents behaviour that reflects the need to be dependent on others for direction and decisions Self-worth and identity attached to doing what others want and expect Scriptures: 15 Dependent: Scriptures: 15 Dependent 16 Avoiding: 16 Avoiding Represents behaviour that reflects the use of withdrawal, avoidance of conflict and taking personal responsibility Scriptures: 16 Avoiding: Scriptures: 16 Avoiding As soon as Adam andamp; Eve separated themselves from their relationship with the Father they went into avoiding behaviour by hiding from the presence of God. Then not taking responsibility and blaming.