YLT Prv 23:7 “For as he hath thought in his soul, so is he”
in order to shine you have to renew your mind…
Rom 10:17 “Faith comes by hearing and hearing by the word”
Kjv Heb. 4:1 Let us therefore fear, lest, a promise being left us of entering into his rest, any of you should seem to come short of it. 2 For unto us was the gospel preached, as well as unto them: but the word preached did not profit them, not being mixed (United)with faith in them that heard it.
If we don’t get the mix right we’re not going to profit.
IT’S POSSIBLE TO MISS THE PROMISES OF GOD IF WE DON’T MIX FAITH WITH WHAT WE’VE ALREADY HEARD.
The mix is in you!
If your life is not rising it’s your problem.
Heb. 4:2 For unto us was the gospel preached, as well as unto them: but the word preached did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in them that heard it.
the will of God is progressive, And the will of God will never leave you where you are at.
It’s not the will of God that makes you uncomfortable. It’s our unwillingness to change to the will of God.
How do we mix it?
Phil. 2:3 Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves. 4 Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others. 5 Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus:
If we have to let it, then it’s something that must be allowed.
Meditate means – to reherse to ones self, to mutter,
You’ve got to meditate on what you’ve been reading, hearing.
If you are not meditating on the word, you rob yourself of everything that word can do for you.
OBTAINING THE MIND OF CHRIST IS THINKING LIKE CHRIST, THINKING LIKE GOD, AND YOU DO IT THROUGH THE WORD.
enemies of meditation.
1. A busy schedule
2. A negative mood. is caused by loose thinking – just letting your mind think on anything. (uncontrolled thinking)
IT’S YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO CONTROL THE WAY YOU THINK.