Holy Light Church of Jesus Christ
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The Word

May 1, 2011 - What Have You Been Thinking?


“Finally, brethren, 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; if there be any virtue,
and if there be any praise, think on these things.” (Phil 4 : 8)

 

SCRIPTURES:

Jeremiah 29 : 11
Psalms 40 : 5
Proverbs 12 : 5
Proverbs 16 : 3
Isaiah 55 : 8 – 9
Acts 8 : 22
2 Corinthians 10 : 5
Proverbs 23 : 7
Romans 12 : 3
Galatians 6 : 3
Philippians 4 : 8
Ephesians 4 : 25
2 Corinthians 8 : 21
Deuteronomy 16 : 20
James 3 : 17
1 Corinthians 13 : 3
Ephesians 6 : 17
Romans 12 : 2
Isaiah 26 : 3
Romans 14 : 5
Philippians 2 : 5 – 6
2 Timothy 1 : 7



Thoughts – the action or processing of thinking; a reasoning power; the power to imagine
Thinking – to form or have in the mind; a belief system; thinking produces thoughts
Mind – memory – mood – organized; conscious and unconscious activity of mental faculties



KEY POINTS:

* You know you have peace of the Lord when outside disturbances does not interrupt your peace;
you experience empathy toward others but you maintain your peace
* Your thoughts must line up with God’s thoughts
* Commit your thinking unto the Lord; Take your thoughts and give them to God
* You cannot out think your thoughts
* You cannot be greater than your faith
* You need to protect your thinking, your thoughts and your mind
* We need to put away lying and speak only the truth
* We need to live honest among men
* We need to follow what is right and stand up for justice
* We need to use wisdom from above; ask for pure wisdom
* We need to walk in love
* We need to walk in excellence (virtue)
* The issues of life are in the power of the tongue
* Your gifts will bring you before great men
* The word of God protects your mind
* Be not conformed by this world but be ye transformed by it
* Stop thinking beneath your privilege
* Above all seek perfect peace and a sound mind (a disciplined mind; a self controlled mind; an organized mind)