Proverbs 4:1 – 27, Matthew 15:1 – 20
Proverbs 4:23–27 (NKJV)
23 Keep your heart with all diligence,
For out of it spring the issues of life.
24 Put away from you a deceitful mouth,
And put perverse lips far from you.
25 Let your eyes look straight ahead,
And your eyelids look right before you.
26 Ponder the path of your feet,
And let all your ways be established.
27 Do not turn to the right or the left;
Remove your foot from evil.
I Your have a heart
II Your have a destiny
Hebrews 9:27 (NKJV)
27 And as it is appointed for men to die once, but after this the judgment,
III You are responsible for your heart
Ecclesiastes 11:9 (NKJV)
9 Rejoice, O young man, in your youth,
And let your heart cheer you in the days of your youth;
Walk in the ways of your heart,
And in the sight of your eyes;
But know that for all these
God will bring you into judgment.
IV How are we to keep our heart?
Philippians 2:12 (NKJV)
12 Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling;