“Guard your heart above all else, for it determines the course of your life.” (Proverbs 4:23 NLT)
“Oh that they had such a heart in them, that they would fear Me and keep all My commandments always, that it may be well with them and with their sons forever!” (Deuteronomy 5:29 NASB)
Dating relationships are key for many young adults. These relationships during college years can lead to the joyous union in marriage or lifelong friendships through adulthood. They could also be an opportunities for heartache all wrapped up in one. Pray that if/when college students find themselves in a dating relationship that God would guard their hearts and be the center of those relationships. Ask God to protect them and help them make decisions that please Him and benefit the young adults. Pray students would see what God tells them in His Word as loving guides to keep them safe from brokenness and full of joy. Pray that they’d be filled with an awe and respect of God and themselves so deep that they refuse to let anyone who doesn’t have that same awe and respect anywhere near their hearts or bodies. Above all, pray that God would help students find their identity, worth, and value in Christ alone!