For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace (Rom. 8:6 KJV) Phronema is the Greek word in the text above that is translated by “minded.” It means mindset. A remarkable insight in this text is the relationship between our phronema in life and the outcomes we get.
And that ye put on the new man, which after God is created in righteousness and true holiness (Eph. 4:24 KJV). One of the most mind-blowing revelations of the work of Christ is that the Spirit of the Lord repeats the creative work done in the book of Genesis 2:7 every time a man believes
Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven (Matt. 5:16 KJV) Jesus gives us a clear instruction in the verse above to let our “light so shine before men”, that they may see our good works and glorify our Father in
And if one prevail against him, two shall withstand him; and a threefold cord is not quickly broken (Eccl. 4:12 KJV) You will find Christians everywhere always desiring to improve on their relationship with the Lord or grow in their spiritual lives. This is a good desire, except that very few do anything about it.
Nevertheless the foundation of God standeth sure, having this seal, The Lord knoweth them that are his. And, Let everyone that nameth the name of Christ depart from iniquity (2 Timothy 2:19, KJV). We pay attention to the foundation of a house for a reason. The future of the house is tied to the quality
Circumcise therefore the foreskin of your heart, and be no longer stubborn (Deut. 10:16 ESV). As they were getting ready to enter the promised land, Moses instructed the Israelites to circumcise the foreskin of their hearts. He gave this instruction so they would no longer be stubborn. Why did Moses talk about their stubbornness just
When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things (1 Cor. 13:11 KJV). The Apostle Paul illustrated a believer’s spiritual journey towards maturity, by recalling his own growth from childhood to manhood. First,
Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus (Phil. 2:5 KJV). In this verse, God commands us to have the same mindset that Jesus had, as we relate with each other. The mindset of Jesus is given to us in verse 6, which says “Who, being in the form of God,