"...renewing of your mind..."
"Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God's will is -- His good, pleasing and perfect will." Romans 12:2
3-Step Process to "renew our minds"
- Open our minds to the Holy Spirit's work
- Submit to His control
- Have eternal perspective
Right now, I want you to think of the things that have gripped your mind that either have nothing to do with eternity or things that are God's job, not your job.
Pray through these things:
- God, open my mind to...
- I give you control over...
- In eternity, this...
"I have found it necessary sometimes deliberately to refuse thoughts of what someone has done to me and to ask for help to dwell on what Christ has done for that person and wants to do for them and for me."
To be intentional with our mind, let's focus on thinking of someone above ourselves today.
Let's put this into action with a random act of kindness. Pray for them. Do something crazy kind for them.