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.
Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me (Ps. 23:4 KJV). David had come to the point of knowing fully that God was with him. He could boldly declare that even though he
I will praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Marvelous are Your works, And that my soul knows very well. (Ps. 139:14 NKJ) Man is God’s masterpiece. We are indeed fearfully and wonderfully made. David spoke about himself as a man under the old covenant. He was speaking about humanity in general and
I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit within you; I will take the heart of stone out of your flesh and give you a heart of flesh” (Ezek. 36:26 NKJ) Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the entire world. The medical community is making significant progress,