Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body (Matt. 6:25 KJV) Jesus speaking above instructs us not to be anxious about the necessities of life. The KJV translators use the phrase “take no thought” to convey the command
For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace. (Rom. 8:6 KJV) The mind is the locomotive force that drives our lives on the earth. Where your mind goes, your life will follow. Rom. 8:6 above tells us that if we set our minds on the things of
For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart (Heb. 4:12 KJV). There is a difference between the soul and the
Let no man beguile you of your reward in a voluntary humility….vainly puffed up by his fleshly mind (Col. 2:18 KJV). God created the mind to be the propeller of man’s life on the earth. It is the locomotive that drives our decisions, actions, attitudes, and speech. The mind is regarded negatively by many believers,
I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service (Rom. 12:1 KJV). The Apostle Paul gives us a solemn exhortation to present our bodies as a living sacrifice unto God. He adds the words “which is your
Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation: the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak. (Matt. 26:41 KJV). Many of us will easily identify with the reality of the scripture above. For example, there are times when I am fully awake, and my mind is sharp and active, until it is
“His breath goeth forth, he returneth to his earth; in that very day his thoughts perish” (Psalm 146:4, KJV). There is a spirit inside of you (Job 32:8) called the human spirit by which we contact God and God contacts us. But what is the human spirit? The answer to this question will remain bewildering
But solid food is for the mature, for those whose faculties are trained by practice to discern good and evil. (Heb. 5:14 NAB) The Scripture above clearly states that mature believers are those who have trained their faculties by virtue of practice. This teaches us that we can be trained to grow in spiritual things.