What or who occupies your thought life?
What or who occupies your thought life? If we are not cautious, a TV anchor, influencer, politician or celebrity could be the controlling puppet master of our thoughts! Have you encountered someone who has suddenly discovered a new idea? They’ve been on social media or streamed new video content and the thoughts of another now possess his or her mind. These ideas did not come from the individual listening but from the presenter. Millions of people are not thinking their own thoughts; they are repeating the ideas of others! Who is controlling your mind? Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion, seeking…
The Conviction of the Holy Spirit Versus the Condemnation of Satan
The Holy Spirit is gentle and loving, but Satan condemns and generates fear. How can we be certain if it's the Holy Spirit convicting us of sin or the devil seeking to hinder us?
The Danger of Fellowshipping with Thoughts of Failure
Your past is past, but the devil demands you live in it. He wants to focus your mind on everything which happened in your past that distressed you, especially your perceived failures. Satan wants to put your thought life in a loop. He will replay unpleasant memories and periods of shame from your history. This is called fellowshipping with failure.
There’s No Condemnation In Christ Jesus
Satan uses condemnation to keep you afraid. He reminds you of the past – your mistakes, sins and mishaps. He accuses you of being foolish, spiritually immature, sinful and stupid. He wants to shame you into inaction, to lock you into yourself, afraid to act. There is therefore now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus, who do not walk according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit – Romans 8:1 As Satan is the father of lies, you can flip everything he’s saying to you. When he says, “I can’t believe you did that, you wicked sinner,” you can flip the lie into the truth. “I thank God…
Peace of Mind – Think About What You Think About
When was the last time you thought about, what your mind thinks about? Thoughts drop into our mind at all times and we must learn the habit of choosing what we think about. The person who controls your thoughts will ultimately control you. If you wake up and allow any concept to dominate your mind, someone else is taking charge of your destiny. We can allow the world, the flesh or the devil to control our thought life. Alternatively, we can allow the Holy Spirit, the Word of God or our will to channel what our mind dwells on. Therefore submit to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from…