Tag: renewing the mind

  • Milking Spiritual Authority: II. Growing Outward

    Milking Spiritual Authority: II. Growing Outward

    “So put away all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander. Like newborn infants, long for the pure spiritual milk, that by it you may grow up into salvation— if indeed you have tasted that the Lord is good” (1 Peter 2:1–3; part 2 of a series).

  • Milking Spiritual Maturity: I. All or Nothing

    Milking Spiritual Maturity: I. All or Nothing

    “So put away all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander. Like newborn infants, long for the pure spiritual milk, that by it you may grow up into salvation— if indeed you have tasted that the Lord is good.”

  • Foolish Wisdom

    Foolish Wisdom

    If we choose to accept God’s wisdom, we will seem foolish to the world. We will think like Jesus thinks, worship like Jesus worshiped, love as Jesus loves, and forgive as He has forgiven us.

  • Setting Your Mind Where It Belongs—Romans 8:5–6

    Setting Your Mind Where It Belongs—Romans 8:5–6

    Romans 8 contrasts two lives: The life “according to the Spirit” (the life of a true follower of Jesus) and the life “according to the flesh” (the life of one who does not have a real relationship with Him). It is interesting to place these two lives side-by-side.

  • Proverbs 7:1–5—Internalizing God’s Word and Wisdom

    Proverbs 7:1–5—Internalizing God’s Word and Wisdom

    God does not want us to simply know His Word. He wants us to internalize it. He wants it to become such a part of our innermost being. As God’s Word abides in us, Jesus abides in us, and we abide in Him. Then, our lives will bear fruit showing that we are God’s children. When His Word is engraved on our hearts, it will flow out in our words, actions, and attitudes.