The Joy of Following Through
He is not addressing what you cannot control, but what you should control.
When anxiety appears, the cure is prayer. When life is disorderly, the cure is a mental and practical discipline. - Richard Melick
Battle for the Mind
What we think matters, and it matters more than we think. – Roger Ellsworth
Mark 7:20–23 20 And he said, That which cometh out of the man, that defileth the man. 21 For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders, 22 Thefts, covetousness, wickedness, deceit, lasciviousness, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, foolishness: 23 All these evil things come from within, and defile the man.
Battle in the Mind
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.
Ephesians 4:23 And be renewed in the spirit of your mind;
Battle to “Mind”
15 That ye may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world;
God has blessed His church with His Word as a primary means of purifying our minds.
Jesus prayed, “Sanctify them by the truth; Your word is truth” (John 17:17)