Renewing the Mind Through the Word

In Romans 8 Paul talks about the mind set on the things of the Spirit. One of the best ways to set our minds on the things of the Spirit is to soak in the Word of God. It is not about reading a passage and checking it off your list. It is carrying thatContinue reading “Renewing the Mind Through the Word”

Renewing the Mind — It’s a Team Effort

“I was glad when they said to me, ‘Let us go to the house of the Lord!’” (Psalm 122:1, ESV) What comes into our minds may be out of our control at times. What stays in our minds is under our control. The Spirit gives us that power and discernment. We can also gain controlContinue reading “Renewing the Mind — It’s a Team Effort”

Everyone Gets an Education

No matter who we are in life, no matter how far we have gone academically, this is true: everyone gets an education. The question is this: What kind? It could be in the finest schools money could by. It could be “on the streets.” It could be “in the school of hard knocks.” But everyoneContinue reading “Everyone Gets an Education”

Transformation of the Mind

This past Sunday I actually used all four texts of the Sunday reading in my message. I couldn’t even begin to dig into any one of them, but I felt the Lord had something from each passage to give to people in the congregation. The ending passage was Romans 8 and the thought we leftContinue reading “Transformation of the Mind”