Directing Your Heart


  1. 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?
  2. 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?
  3. 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?
  4. 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?
  5. 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.”


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