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.
Renewing the mind
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
“And be renewed in the spirit of your mind” (Eph. 4:23 KJV). A renewed man has to precede the blessings of enjoying abundant living. There are true Christians out there whose outward lives are not an inch different from those who do not know Christ, though this does not necessarily mean they are not truly
And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind (Rom. 12:2 NAS). Renewing our minds by the Word of God is God’s path to producing real and lasting change in our lives, both spiritually and physically. There are few things that have baffled humanity quite as much
And that you be renewed in the spirit of your mind, (Eph. 4:23 NAS) Renew your mind daily in the Word-that’s your key to unlocking the life in your spirit. This is not mere positive thinking or a scheme to add to our self-help strategy. It is central to the new life we are called
And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind…. (Rom. 12:2) Renew your mind, if you want to see the abundant life of Christ blossom in your daily life. It is critical to understand the full import of this instruction. This is not positive thinking. Jesus said
And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind. (Rom. 12:2 KJV) God created the human mind with an enormous capacity. The mindset is the way we think, about events, people, circumstances we find ourselves in or even life in general. Our outward behavior is directly driven by