Pondering the Principles of Proverbs


Guarding our heart requires that we be proactive with respect to those things that would tend to corrupt it—and those things are as many as the sands on the beach.

Therefore, it is NOT possible to take a preventative action against a certain type of enemy. We must have some sort of protection that will protect our heart against ANY kind of invasion.

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Pondering the Principles of Proverbs

“Guard your heart above all else, for it determines the course of your life.” (Pro. 4:23 NLT) 

In Part 1 we learned that your heart determines your life, which basically means that YOU determine your life. I say that, because it is up to you to guard your heart. 

In Part 2, we  learned that evil actions are preceded by evil thoughts. If that is the case, then it is necessary to learn how to control our thoughts.

How is that possible? Thoughts just seem to zip in and out of my head with complete randomness. I can be going along minding my own business, not thinking about anything in particular, and BAM! Out of nowhere a thought pops up—sometimes good; sometimes not so good. 

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