Read: Proverbs 27-29
Marked: Proverbs 28:26, He who trusts in his own heart is a fool, But whoever walks wisely will be delivered.
The world says, “Trust your heart. Listen to your gut. Be your authentic self.” But God says your heart is deceitful above all things (Jeremiah 17:9). Why would I trust something like that?
How many times have I been lead astray because I trusted in my heart? To get guidance from something as fickle and easily turned as my heart is foolish, and if I do, I deserve the name, fool. My heart will eventually let me down.
But the wisdom I receive from God‘s word, which is beyond emotional influence, will deliver me. Whoever walks by it is wise.