Proverbs 4:23 Guard your heart above all else, for it determines the course of your life.
Guard your heart – important – very important… guard your reactions, your thoughts, your feelings about regular stuff.
Why? – because out of your heart come reactions to “Life issues”.
How do you react to criticism, rejection, misunderstanding, fear, loneliness? How do you stay faithful, make right choices, speak good, helpful words, encourage , serve, go the extra mile – or 6?!
How we care for our heart and guard it, nourish it, watch over it will determine how healthy it is and what the outcomes of our life are!
On a natural level – we are encouraged to look after our heart, keep fit , healthy and eat the right foods, not just one day, occasionally, but always !
What you eat and how you exercise is crucial to being fit and healthy….is our soul any different? – and here the Bible teaches us to watch over our heart!
It’s a very positive thing, guarding your heart! Whereas when we guard our