Thinking God’s thoughts

A wonderful article here from Madeleine Turner on the importance of feeding on God’s Word to renew our minds in Christ (Romans 12:2). May it bless you, as it did me.

AP Magazine Online

As we think, so do we live. We have a guiding light.

-Madeleine L. Turner-

You’ve no doubt heard the saying, “You are what you eat”.

What we choose to put in our mouths has a direct correlation to how healthy our bodies look, feel and function. We’re continually reminded to keep our bodies healthy, but how often do we consider keeping our minds healthy? Of far greater importance is the saying, “You are what you think”, for how we view the world – what we believe about God, sin, marriage, morality, for example – has far greater earthly and eternal significance. What we think ultimately determines how we live. The Bible tells us that when people become Christians they are no longer conformed to this world, because they no longer belong to the Spirit of this age [Satan] (Col. 1:13). Instead, they belong to Christ and are a new creation (2 Cor. 5:17).

God’s will for us is to be sanctified (made holy) and transformed into the image of His Son…

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