Rev.Dr. Chris oyakhilome Dsc,DD
Prov 23:7- for as he thinketh in his heart, so is he…
Philippians 4:8 says, “…whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever
things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report… think on these things.”
This suggests you can dictate and control the subject and character of your thoughts.
Thoughts are more than mere imaginations; they are mental pictures with constructive or destructive capabilities. Thoughts, many times, are your own creation; the mental constructions of your mind that are based on your imaginations. They have the power to keep you in bondage or liberate you to be the best of you.
Until you change your way of thinking, your life and the circumstances of your existence will not change. That’s how powerful thoughts are; and this is the reason we’re admonished in Scripture to choose our thoughts. You must think in line with the Word always. God has given you the ability as well as the responsibility to change your life from glory to glory by managing your mind to think right:
Rom 12:2- And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect will of God. Realize that you’re the character of your thoughts. Where you are today is a function of your mind; your thinking. Your life in general, including how you live, the things you do, the character of your words and the totality of your personality are all the expressions of your thought process. No wonder Proverbs 4:23 admonishes that you must guide your heart with all diligence…. Don’t allow just every thought come in. Reject thoughts that tend to demean or depress you, and accept only thoughts of success, joy, victory and prosperity.
You can actually make your life much happier, fulfilling, and full of glory if you’d manage your mind to think in consonance with the Word.
2 Corinthians 3:18, 1Corinthians 2:16,Proverbs 21:5
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