David Jeremiah Daily Devotional 13 August 2022 | Above and Beyond Living: Guard Your Heart

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TOPIC: Above and Beyond Living: Guard Your Heart

Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life.
Proverbs 4:23, NIV

Recommended Reading: Luke 6:45

Air, water, and food. It has been said that man can live three minutes without air, three days without water, and three weeks without food. While not exact, those three measurements illustrate how important each element is. We seem to have plenty of air and time to find food when needed—but water is always the most protected resource, especially in the arid lands of the Bible. David Jeremiah Daily Devotional 13 August 2022

Solomon used a well of water as a metaphor for the human heart and advised guarding the heart as one would guard a precious well: “Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life” (NIV 1984). Just as physical life depends on a wellspring of water, so spiritual life depends on an abundant and pure heart. The first ten chapters of Proverbs contain instructions for wise living from a father to his son. Included are admonitions to store up wise and godly instruction (Proverbs 2). A heart full of such instruction will become a source of life in moments of testing. David Jeremiah Daily Devotional 13 August 2022

Above all, guard your heart, and it will be a wellspring of life and wisdom.

It is not the Word hidden in the head but in the heart that keeps us from sin.
Vance Havner

Read-Thru-the-Bible: Jeremiah 31 – 36

David Jeremiah Daily Devotional 13 August 2022 for Saturday Message. Turning Point God was founded in 1982 as the broadcast ministry of Dr. David Jeremiah to deliver the unchanging Word of God to an ever-changing world.