What Do You Think
Have you ever considered or taken the time to evaluate what you think? Have you ever ask yourself the question, Why did I say or do that? Why did I react that way to someone that was just really try to help me?. Here in Proverbs 23 we find what God said about the way we should think. Some of you have a much more difficult battle than others. If you grew up in a home where there was frequent conflict, or where your parents split up, or where you were verbally, physically, or sexually abused, you’ve got a lot more issues to deal with than those of us who grew up in loving Christian homes. Or if you’ve fallen into certain sins, such as drug or alcohol abuse, or certain sexual sins, you have a tough battle to change for good. But while the battle may be more difficult, the good news is that the Bible promises change to all who have trusted in Christ.
In a time where everyone seems to be confused, or focused on what they have and how to get more money, or buy a bigger house we have to ask the question What’s Do You Think. Selfishness is at the core of everyone’s behavior. Coming to church or worship of an almighty God seems to be a thing of the past. Its not important for our youth to learn about God and live by his word.
I cannot emphasize enough that if you are not saturating your mind with God’s Word, you will not change for the better. You must come to know God as He has revealed Himself in His Word. Scripture is clear about the corruption of man’s mind. The human mind has just been tragically corrupted by man’s selfishness and sin. What you think of yourself will show for everyone to see. What you think about God will also show. Remember the Proverb we are look at today says that
Whats on Your mind
You are to prove in practice what God’s will is.
- “The will of God” here does not refer to issues like whether you should go to college or not, or what career you pursue. Paul is talking about the moral will of God as revealed in the Bible.
God’s will is good, acceptable, and perfect.
- Good refers to moral goodness or holiness. It is also good for you, because sin always damages you, whereas holiness always restores and blesses you.
“Our dilemma is that we hate change and love it at the same time; what we want is for things to remain the same but get better.” For things to get better in your life, you must change. To change, you must be involved in the process of renewing your mind by God’s Word, so that you are proving in practice God’s good, acceptable, and perfect will.
Step into this moment by freeing your mind. Lord gives me a new mind; give me a new way at looking at my circumstances. Tell the Lord today that I don’t want remain in the minds set anymore. I will rejoice and be glad in his glory. I have decided that no matter what I am going to maximize the moment. The un renewed mind wants to stay mad at people, the old mind doesn’t look for the good things. But the renewed mind looks for the glory of God to be revealed. The renewed mind looks for God to show them new things. The devil just wants to tie up your mind; he wants to keep you bondage in your mind.