“A man after my own heart” has become an English idiom. It refers to one with whom we have an affinity. A bond. A kindred spirit. It is an endearing expression that speaks to someone who shares similar tastes.
Bible students quickly relate to the statement regarding King David. When Saul disobeyed God, the prophet Samuel told him that God was removing him from the throne and replacing him with another King. He said, “The Lord has sought for Himself a man after His own heart.” Paul also referenced it in Acts 13:22. Continue reading