Understanding Our Emotional States

We want to see how the Bible looks at the mind and how we can be effect in maintaining emotional balance as Christians. II Timothy 1:7 For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind. God never wanted us to be bound up in...

Mind Battles

Paul gave an example of runners and fighters. When someone is planning to run in a marathon, they don’t stay up all night or just decide they’re going to run on the race day. They prepare, train, and restrict themselves (practice temperance, self-control). Paul said...

Temperance

Everyone of us need to be running in this race, to deny ourselves, and to be serious about winning. Hebrews 12:1-3 Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset...

Casting Down Imaginations

We’re in a battle and we have to cast down imaginations and whatever is not according to the word of God. II Corinthians 10:4-5 (For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds;) Casting down...

We Can’t Trust Our Heart

We can’t follow our heart because it can distract and deceive us so we have desires that are contrary to God. Our heart is our whole being, our mind, our thoughts, and our spiritual intentions. Psalm 139:23-24 Search me, O God, and know my heart: try me, and know my...