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Altering My Thoughts – A Devotional by Mika Edwards

The Apostle Paul stated in 2 Corinthians that we have to change our minds when our ideas don’t align with the reality. The method to vary one thought is to interchange the lie with fact.


Do you bear in mind the final time you modified your thoughts? Perhaps it was altering your outfit a few instances this morning being indecisive on what to put on. Perhaps it was altering your thoughts in your entree alternative simply after the waitress took your order. Perhaps it was altering your thoughts on the proper birthday or Christmas present for an expensive pal. Altering your thoughts over garments, meals, and presents should not life altering however there’s a circumstance when to vary your thoughts is highly effective.

The Apostle Paul wrote to the church in Corinth, “For although we stroll within the flesh, we’re not waging battle based on the flesh. For the weapons of our warfare should not of the flesh however have divine energy to destroy strongholds. We destroy arguments and each lofty opinion raised in opposition to the information of God, and take each thought captive to obey Christ” (2 Corinthians 10:3-5). Paul was saying we have to change our minds when our ideas don’t align with the reality. There are occasions when a lie from the enemy spins in our thoughts and the thought patterns wage battle inside us to maintain us from dwelling within the victory of Christ and His resurrection. As believers now we have the facility by Christ to vary our minds! The method to vary one thought is to interchange the lie with fact.

Change your thoughts from the considered defeat to “I can do all issues by him who strengthens me” (Philippians 4:13).

Change your thoughts from the considered no worth to “For you shaped my inward elements; you knitted me collectively in my mom’s womb. I reward you, for I’m fearfully and splendidly made (Psalm 139:13-14).

Change your thoughts from concern and failure to “the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the useless dwells in me” (Romans 8:11).

Change your thoughts from pity to “I think about that the sufferings of this current time should not price evaluating with the glory that’s to be revealed to us” (Romans 8:18).

Subsequent time you alter your espresso order be reminded of how fast that change occurred. Altering your thoughts to the reality of Christ will assist you to reside within the freedom He so freely provides.

By Mika Edwards
Utilized by Permission


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