It is unfortunately very common advice in our humanistic culture today to tell you to “follow your heart”. Nothing could be more dangerous advice for God’s children. As Solomon and the Holy Spirit said, only a “fool” would trust and follow his own heart blindly. Our natural hearts are wicked, deceitful above all things, desperately evil, and enmity with God. With man’s heart in such a wicked natural state, God must give us a new heart to serve and love God. God takes away our stony, wicked heart, and gives us a heart of flesh tendered by the Holy Spirit to follow the guidance of the Lord.