Finally, believers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable and worthy of respect, whatever is right and confirmed by God’s word, whatever is pure and wholesome, whatever is lovely and brings peace, whatever is admirable and of good repute; if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think continually on these things [center your mind on them, and implant them in your heart].” PHILIPPIANS 4:8 AMP
God wants us to think on the right things. How we think determines our actions and state of life. It is vitally important that we keep our minds focused on the things that will produce godly results. We cannot do this by listening to the wrong music, reading the wrong books, hanging out with the wrong crowd, or watching the wrong programs on television. We expose our minds to so much junk in this world. God made our minds to be filled with His knowledge and beauty. Sin has tainted this. There is an old saying: "garbage in, garbage out". We are what we eat. What is your mind consuming? The mind is the devils playground. If things are going in the wrong direction, let me recommend a change of mind. God wants to fill your life with things that are true, honorable, right, pure, lovely, and good. It begins with the way you think.
“Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God’s will for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect.” Romans 12:2 NLT
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Rev. Curtis Norris