There is only one other verse in the Bible that uses the phrase ‘guard your heart’, and that verse gives us the answer to the question of how to guard your heart in life in general and in dating in particular.In Philippians 4:6-7, Paul says, “do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.
” But the truth is…sometimes I think the reason I’m still single is because I’m inherently flawed. I’m simply going to tell you that whatever your fears are about being single, you’re not alone. At a time like this, I would have enjoyed sharing the fun of seeing the cousins together with Tim’s Dad. ________________________ When you read most Christian dating books, one of the key pieces of counsel they provide is to ‘guard your heart.’ They establish that ‘guarding your heart’ is an essential component of correctly pursuing any dating relationship.So, guarding your heart is the result of clear communication.It begins with prayer to God (as Paul lays out in Philippians 4:6-7) and overflows into communication with the other person.