“Think, Believe & Achieve”
Think about good things for personal victory in any situation.
New International Version (NIV) states, “Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable if anything is excellent or praiseworthy think about such things.
In order to keep our thoughts on God's love for us and Christ's sacrifice for us, we must fill our minds with everything that is true, just, admirable, excellent, and praiseworthy.
Especially in the most trying times, it might be difficult to embrace this extreme method of allowing truth and everything that is good to enter our consciousness.
When life is challenging, unpleasant, or hurtful, it's easy to focus on the bad.
This passage of guidance is meant to help us get through the difficult times and appreciate the wonderful moments, which is why it is so crucial that we take note of it.
Satan will frequently begin by whispering untruths and judgment into your ears when he attempts to influence you (maybe not even realizing Satan was doing so).
When you begin to believe them, you will likely respond in ways that work to distance you from God's love, such as by feeling depressed, or angry.
Nevertheless, Paul offered a strategy for defeating Satan's schemes in this verse.
God's blessings and the positive aspects of our lives and circumstances should be our mental food sources.
Satan would like us to believe lies, so we need to focus on what is real.
We must think about what is right and honorable so that our actions match our thinking.
If we actively practice this, we can overcome all of life's challenges, including terrible circumstances and tribulations, even when they arise.
It is a means of taking back control of our lives and living them out in the fullness of God's blessings and love while embracing love, hope, faith, and gratitude.
Teresa's mission is to inspire as she writes, teaches the Word of God, and minister's in song. She enjoys mentoring both youth and adults. Her vision is to see others heal from grief, pain and help them find joy peace, and faith in God!