“For as a man thinketh in his heart, so is he.” Proverbs 2 3:7.
Blogging is all about our thoughts. Since I’ve started blogging I am much more aware of my life experiences and my thoughts on a daily basis, but how often do we catch ourselves before our thoughts become ugly? How often do we allow our minds to justify the things that we shouldn’t do? How often does absolute truth become relative?
We wrestle, and struggle in our minds against world, and when our humanistic thoughts start to follow evil, our mind becomes a battlefield, and we’ve entered spiritual warfare. In all of these aspects lie the very heart of an individual.
So what do we do?
As Christians, we seek to live by the truth and power of God, believing in God’s promised victory. We are not ignorant of the reality of evil, and the destruction that surrounds our world on a daily basis. It is in this process that we will encounter a very real spiritual struggle in our thoughts, and emotions, but we must recognize the strongholds ( 2 COR 10:1-6).
Strongholds are those things that keep our minds going in the wrong direction:
Thoughts that don’t agree with God’s word
Our wishes and wants
Fighting the war
Our weapons of warfare are found in the Wisdom of Christ, God’s Word and the Holy Spirit. Make sure you’re wearing the breast of armor every day!
“The spiritual battle takes place in our minds, but the place we give Christ in our hearts determines our victory” ~ Magdalene