Guarding my heart questions dear guarding my heart, that's a great question learning to guard our hearts is such an important life skill one that we need to use at every stage in life, so i applaud you for your desire to grow in this way. Excellent treatment of guarding your heart i had a discussion with one of the guys up here at hgm about this very thing surely “guarding your heart” was not meant in a dating/anti-dating context. Guarding your heart is not a younger gal’s issue or a wiser gal’s issue, it is a human issue but it is a battle that can be won proverbs 4:26-27 says, “ponder the path of your feet then all your ways will be sure.
Guarding your heart - carolyn mcculley - read about christian dating and get advice, help and resources on christian single living. Heart protection “ by believing this truth, your heart is protected from feeling worthless when a relationship ends i recently heard it said, if you live for someone’s praise, you die by their rejectionknow that your boyfriend/girlfriend didn’t define your value. However, god's word instructs us: above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life (proverbs 4:23,) god knows what he is doing, and he knew there would be reasons for us to guard our hearts this is why he includes it in his word. Christian relationship devotional: guarding your heart your heart is the essence of who you are it is that part of you that can be crushed by the abuse, neglect, criticism, and rejection of others, if you are not careful.
Guarding your heart is more about feeding your soul than avoiding sin when our heart is strong, we are able to resist the temptations that cause many saints to stumble the book of proverbs identifies some things to avoid, but it also contains numerous instructions to pursue wisdom, grace, discipline, and life. Are you guarding your marriage better yet, are you guarding your heart in your marriage most of us enter marriage so in love, and so positive, that we would never think of divorce much less take the time to guard our hearts against it. Guarding your heart while dating a widower recently, a gow on the official wow/gow message board said that her intuition is telling her something bad is about to happen in her relationship she can't explain it, but nevertheless, the fear seems very real despite any authenticity. At our relationships girl talk last month, we had a great discussion of what it means to guard your heart above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life proverbs 4:23 to be honest with you, i was not the greatest at guarding my heart when i was single by god’s grace i was protected from a lot of physical baggage.
Protect your heart so that beautiful words, ideas, and actions flow from it, for your good and god’s glory lord, please show me where i need to protect my heart, amen ask and it will be given to you seek and you will find knock and the door will be opened to you. Guard your heart with all vigilance, for from it are the sources of life proverbs 4:20-23 from the early days of grade school we are taught the heart is life. If you learn how to guard your heart in a relationship, your love will be strong and healthy “guarding your heart” doesn’t mean hiding behind walls or withholding love from people, nor does it mean you need to be cold or distant it’s not about giving the silent treatment when you’re mad, or not being vulnerable in new relationships 1.
Your heart needs people constantly pouring into you, and you need to be pouring into people there’s a constant flow coming in and out as you love and serve others people need to hear about jesus and you need to grow in the lord with your family that you’ll be with for all eternity. “guard your heart meaning” in the old testament the word “heart” is used more than 800 times, but more than 200 times it deals with the thought life, the emotions, the wellsprings of life, those things that motivate and mold us. Exactly - guarding your heart means putting your trust in god, not in an event or when you reach a certain point what are you guarding your heart from putting all of your hope into one dream, and trusting that dream to get you through, instead of trusting god to be your lifesource, regardless of what may occur.
On the flip side, if you sense he is the one having feelings, be intentional about guarding his heart if you’re not interested in him don’t string him along while the attention, adoration, and compliments are enjoyable, you’re not being fair to him. Why guarding your heart from pain keeps you from love posted by sandy weiner in dating after divorce, dating in midlife, love after 40 | 0 comments last night, i saw the movie the giverhave you seen it i read the book with my kids when they were in 6th grade, so i only remembered the gist of the storyline. Introduction “above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life” (proverbs 4:23, niv) certainly we live in a consumer-oriented, materialistic, hedonistic society bent on pleasing self. Guarding your heart is one of the most important things we can do whatever is in your heart will eventually come outespecially when you are under stress and/or feel “squeezed” it is very important in your marriage and/or other significant relationships that you realize that however you feel and what you say does not come out unless it.
But guarding your heart does not come in the form of some magical process or spiritual language, it comes in practical, everyday decisions—decisions about what to believe, how much to invest, how much to give in each stage of a relationship. In my late teens, i poured through christian self-help books about courting over dating, saving yourself for the one and, above all, guarding your heart. Guard your heart, guard your heart, guard your heart not only have i been told that my whole life, but also i spent years drilling those three words into the middle and high school girls i discipled.
Healthy dating relationships call for an accurate understanding of your emotional temperament as well as the gradual building of trust protect yourself by guarding your heart, your mind, your time, and your conversation. Guarding against a rebellious spirit and cultivating a spirit of submissive obedience to god’s word, therefore, is the first step in guarding the heart heart murmurs are abnormal flow patterns due to faulty heart valves heart valves act as doors to prevent the backward flow of blood into the heart. Guarding your hearti think it's interesting that that phrase can be different depending on who you are and where you are in your life i've heard it used in married circles as well usually in reference to guarding your heart/relationship from outside influences/the opposite sex. This could be a whole series of posts but for today, just remember that guarding your heart to bless your relationships must include repenting when you fail, receiving the gift of forgiveness and living with the joy of god’s grace.