Read Proverbs 4:23 here –

How do you guard or protect something valuable?
What do you do with it?

The heart is the most important part of us- especially if we say Jesus lives in us!
We’re told to guard our hearts above all because from our hearts comes our lives.
Everything we think, say and do is affected by what is in our hearts. So we need to pay careful attention to what we let in.

Ask God to purify your heart and focus on Him so that what comes from your heart is pleasing to Him.



Read Proverbs 31:8-9 here

Speak up for those who can’t speak up for themselves.
As a nurse I have to do this and advocate for my patients.

God’s heart is towards the weak, poor and needy. As God’s children we’re called to speak up for those who are poor, needy or disadvantaged in some way. This could be another kid at school who is bullied or excluded. It’s exciting that we get to join in God’s work, to show Him to be real through our words and actions.

Who can you speak up for today and this week?



Read Proverbs 1:7 ( and 9:10 (

“The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom”
Fear of the Lord – should we be terrified of him?

In the Narnia books this was said about Aslan: “Safe? Of course he isn’t safe, but he is good, he’s the King”.

Likewise, God is to be respected, held in awe but also recognised for who He is and what that means for us. We need to know our place before our Almighty, powerful God and let that direct the way we pray to Him and live our lives. This will help us grow in wisdom.



Our world has been vastly affected by the development of the internet and we can find the answer to questions just by using Google. Information is widely available in books but with our phones or other electronic devices we can feed our inquiring minds at the touch of a button. The internet contains a huge amount of material and data but what about real knowledge?

Read Proverbs 8:10-11 ( and 16:16 (

God’s word gives us the best knowledge and guidance we need. Will you chase after wisdom and understanding this week?