- Apply your heart to instruction (v.12).
- What happens to hearts that are not specifically trained to love what is important?
- To what kind of instruction do we need to be applying our hearts?
- If your heart is wise, then the hearts of those who love you will be glad (v.15).
- How do parents feel when their children are properly directing their hearts?
- How is our speech affected by a properly directed heart?
- Do not let your heart envy sinners (v.17).
- What can we do to keep our hearts from envying sinners?
- How well are we directing our hearts away from envying sinners?
- What blessings come when we don’t let our hearts envy sinners?
- Keep your heart on the right path (v.19).
- How can we do a better job of keeping our hearts off of the wrong paths?
- What is involved in keeping our hearts on the right path?
- How diligently are we striving to keep our hearts on the right path?
- Give your heart to your Father (v.26).
- What will help to convince me that my Father can lead my heart better than I can?
- What is involved in giving our hearts to our Father?
Call to action: “Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life.”