Winning the Battle in Your Mind Part 5: Christian Meditaion

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Winning the Battle in Your Mind

Part 5: Christian Meditation

Pastor Elio's sermon notes for Sunday June 6th, 2021

 

 

 

Joshua 1:8 NLT
8 Study this Book of Instruction continually. Meditate on it day and night so you will be sure to obey everything written in it. Only then will you prosper and succeed in all you do.

 

Psalms 1:2 NLT
2 But they delight in the law of the Lord,meditating on it day and night.

 

 

The word “meditation” in the Bible means to “mutter, speak and ponder” to oneself the words of Scripture so that we are constantly meditating on what God has spoken to us.

The word “meditation” in the Bible means to “mutter, speak and ponder” to oneself the words of Scripture so that we are constantly meditating on what God has spoken to us.

Repetition, as we have said last week, is the reason for the formation of the grooves in our brain.

Repetition, as we have said last week, is the reason for the formation of the grooves in our brain.

“Any idea, plan, or purpose may be placed in the mind by repetition or thought." Napoleon Hill

“Any idea, plan, or purpose may be placed in the mind by repetition or thought.” Napoleon Hill

“Watch your thoughts, they become your words; watch your words, they become your actions; watch your actions, they become your habits; watch your habits, they become your character; watch your character, it becomes your destiny.” -Lao Tzu

“Watch your thoughts, they become your words; watch your words, they become your actions; watch your actions, they become your habits; watch your habits, they become your character; watch your character, it becomes your destiny.” -Lao Tzu

“Repetition is the mother of learning and the father of action, which makes it the architect of accomplishment.” Zig Ziglar

“Repetition is the mother of learning and the father of action, which makes it the architect of accomplishment.” Zig Ziglar

The right meditation will bring us to change our perception and view of life and circumstances.

The right meditation will bring us to change our perception and view of life and circumstances.

“The construction of your reality, not actual reality, will dictate how you respond and behave in the world.” A. Wilke

“The construction of your reality, not actual reality, will dictate how you respond and behave in the world.” A. Wilke

We cannot control what happens to us- but we can control how we see it.

We cannot control what happens to us- but we can control how we see it.

Philippians 1:12-14 NLT
12 And I want you to know, my dear brothers and sisters, that everything that has happened to me here has helped to spread the Good News. 13 For everyone here, including the whole palace guard, knows that I am in chains because of Christ. 14 And because of my imprisonment, most of the believers here have gained confidence and boldly speak God’s message without fear.

 

Isaiah 55:8-9 NLT
8 “My thoughts are nothing like your thoughts,” says the Lord.“And my ways are far beyond anything you could imagine. 9 For just as the heavens are higher than the earth,so my ways are higher than your waysand my thoughts higher than your thoughts.

 

 

 

How do we reframe our past? a) We thank God for what He did not do. b) We keep on looking for His goodness. c) We continue to be thankful in all our circumstances of life.

How do we reframe our past? a) We thank God for what He did not do. b) We keep on looking for His goodness. c) We continue to be thankful in all our circumstances of life.

 

Ephesians 5:18-20 NLT
18 Don’t be drunk with wine, because that will ruin your life. Instead, be filled with the Holy Spirit, 19 singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs among yourselves, and making music to the Lord in your hearts. 20 And give thanks for everything to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.

 

 

 

OUR LIFE WILL ALWAYS MOVE IN THE DIRECTION OF OUR STRONGEST THOUGHTS.

OUR LIFE WILL ALWAYS MOVE IN THE DIRECTION OF OUR STRONGEST THOUGHTS.

 

1 Kings 19:4 NLT
4 Then he went on alone into the wilderness, traveling all day. He sat down under a solitary broom tree and prayed that he might die. “I have had enough, Lord,” he said. “Take my life, for I am no better than my ancestors who have already died.”

 

Philippians 4:4-7 NLT
4 Always be full of joy in the Lord. I say it again—rejoice! 5 Let everyone see that you are considerate in all you do. Remember, the Lord is coming soon. 6 Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. 7 Then you will experience God’s peace, which exceeds anything we can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live in Christ Jesus.

 

 

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