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Holding Peace By Having Our Mind Set On God

Paul was chained when he was in Mamertine prison’s dungeon. There he had someone write his words, that we’re not given fear but power and a sound mind. A sound mind is calm, disciplined, self-controlled, and wise in making decisions. II Timothy 1:7 For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of […]

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The Mind of Christ

“If there be therefore any consolation in Christ, if any comfort of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any bowels and mercies, Fulfil ye my joy, that ye be likeminded, having the same love, being of one accord, of one mind. Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves. Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others. Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus: Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God: But made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men: And being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross.” Phil 2:1-8

We need the mind of Christ. There are several characteristic of the mind of Christ. Jesus was of the same mind of God. There was no contention between them. Jesus didn’t want his own way: they were one.

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One Purpose in the Holy Ghost

“But the comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father shall send in my name, he shall teach you all things…” John 14:26

The early church came to a decision about how they would deal with the Gentiles. All the apostles were involved in the decision. They had an order about how they went about to resolve the issue. These people involved in the dispute were recognized as people who believed.

The end decision was based on, “it seemed good to the Holy Ghost and to us to place upon you no greater burden”. (Acts 15:28) The Holy Ghost bore a lot of weight in terms of influence.

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