What are you thinking about?

Have you ever thought about how important your daily thinking is?
(Prov 3:5-6) Trust in the LORD with all your heart, And lean not on your own understanding; {6} In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He shall direct your paths. Then there is this word. (Prov 14:12) There is a way that seems right to a man, But its end is the way of death.
This is a real good one that tells a lot.
(Prov 4:20-25) My son, give attention to my words; Incline your ear to my sayings. {21} Do not let them depart from your eyes; (so you donít forget it) Keep them in the midst of your heart; {22} For they are life to those who find them, And health to all their flesh. {23} Keep your heart with all diligence, For out of it spring the issues of life. {24} Put away from you a deceitful mouth, And put perverse lips far from you. {25} Let your eyes look straight ahead, And your eyelids look right before you. In other words pay attention to what youíre doing.
Think about His Word all the time. That is what gives you the defense from the enemy. It is the armor of God. Then it also talks about how you talk, donít be coning people with politically correct sayings and donít talk doubt and unbelief.
What you say and think not only effects your heart, but effects your soul, which is your mind, will and emotions. They have to line up to the Word of God also. If your emotions donít line up, you won't feel like praying or anything else for God.
So donít meditate on bad or even worldly things at all, but on the word of God.
(Eph 4:17-19) This I say, therefore, and testify in the Lord, that you should no longer walk as the rest of the Gentiles walk, in the futility of their mind, {18} having their understanding darkened, being alienated from the life of God, because of the ignorance that is in them, because of the blindness of their heart; {19} who, being past feeling, have given themselves over to lewdness, to work all uncleanness with greediness.
Does that say a mouthful, there is a lot in the bible dealing about how we should think. Because thinking is so important.
(Phil 2:6) who, being in the form of God, did not consider it robbery to be equal with God. To think this way, is hard on the flesh. Arenít we in the form of God?
(Rom 8:5) For those who live according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh, but those who live according to the Spirit, (set their minds on) the things of the Spirit.
Finally is a good way to say it here. (Phil 4:8) Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy; meditate on these things.
 The other day I was meditating on something that the Lord wants me to pursue. I already had heard the teaching on it and I knew in my heart that it was right, therefore I went ahead and put it into practice. However it was not coming, so I asked the Lord awhile ago what do I do with this and he said donít quit, just keep going.
Ok so I did, but the other day I was meditating on that and studying it and said you know there is one phrase in there that I just can't understand. Your Word said that if we donít understand Your Word then the enemy comes to steal it.
So I said, I have just got to understand this part of it, I will keep doing it no matter what, but I really need to understand this, what do you want my to do? And in a few seconds the Lord told me the answer. That opened it up totally.
So praise God! What I also started to realize was that He is just a whisper away. We also need to take our place in the family of God. What we think all day is a big part of it. We can build our spirit man up so we can walk in the spirit or not.
Listen to this, Paul is talking to us, the same could be said about Christians
For even though we are saved, we still try to get righteousness on our own.
He is says we have to submit to righteousness. Itís something you have to do.
(Rom 10:1-4) Brethren, my heart's desire and prayer to God for Israel is that they may be saved. {2} For I bear them witness that they have a zeal for God, but not according to knowledge. {3} For they being ignorant of God's righteousness, and seeking to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted to the righteousness of God. {4} For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to everyone who believes. Have to believe it.
Look at this and see if this scripture doesnít look different now. I never noticed that word righteousness in there before. I seen it, but just passed over it.
(Rom 10:10) For with the heart one believes unto righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.
Doesnít that really say that, believing that you are righteous, effects your faith.
If you haven't got a hold of your righteousness and still feel you donít know whether God would do it for you, wouldnít that effect believing with your heart.
See what happened is that religion has always said, we are a worm in the dirt and we have to rely on God's mercy to get to heaven. Even after they realized that we could obtain salvation through grace. All they knew how to preach was that, we are a terrible sinner that has by saved by grace.
All they knew how to do was beat you over the head with that sin stuff. You are only scum of the earth and if it werenít for the grace of God, you would be going to hell. That makes it very difficult to renew your mind and receive the rest God has. God has already forgot we were sinners and wants to give you everything,
We need to know how to receive all that God has for us. Jesus did it all to fix the sin problem. So instead of just thinking that you made it to heaven by the skin of your teeth, now you can receive all that Jesus did for us, while still in this life.
Jesus said I have come to give you life and give it to you more abundantly. Didnít he? He wasnít talking about when you die and go to heaven.
(John 6:51) "I am the living bread which came down from heaven. If anyone eats of this bread, he will live forever; and the bread that I shall give is My flesh, which I shall give for the life of the world." Did it say heaven?
(Rom 5:18-21) Therefore, as through one man's offense judgment came to all men, resulting in condemnation, even so through one Man's righteous act the free gift came to all men, resulting in justification of life. {19} For as by one man's disobedience many were made sinners, so also by one Man's obedience many will be made righteous. {20} Moreover the law entered that the offense might abound. But where sin abounded, grace abounded much more, {21} so that as sin reigned in death, even so grace might reign through righteousness to eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.
I donít know if you fully realize that we have passed into eternal life the moment we made Jesus the Lord of our life. We have done all the dying we are ever gong to do, except the dying of your mortal body. So all the things you expect to get when you get to heaven, you can have now.
You are just visiting here because you have a job to do. We are now a citizen of heaven. That is why the bible calls us ambassadors. The problem is we are just too sin conscience to accept our righteousness. That needs to be changed.
We are joint heirs to Jesus. Everything He has is ours to use when ever we need it. We are bone of his bone and flesh of his flesh. He needs us to do the work
If you want to pick food up at the store do you send your head to do it. Might as well leave your body home itís not that important. Of course not, your hand, arm, and back are what you need to do it. You have to use all the resources of your body to do it. The head just tells you what to pick up.
Hope this helps you to see that what you think on makes a lot of difference in what happens in your life. That is why it says meditate or think on My Word both day and night and you will have great success. Glory. Do you get that?
Just the simple fact that if there is sickness in your body and you meditate on healing scriptures, it won't be too long and you will say, well if I am healed I guess I shouldnít act sick. When you action changes and it lines up with the Word of God, then healing comes. Can you see how that works?
When the scripture says, if anyone among you is sick, let him call the elders. It didnít say let your spouse call. God is trying to get you to act and act on His Word. The action shows how much faith in God you have. Doesnít it?
Since you have faith in electricity you donít pray for 30 min.ís before you flip the switch, do you. Unless you haven't paid the bill, then you better pray. That is the kind of faith you need for God's word. You have to act on it, if you believe it.
Meditating or thinking will get your feeling to change and then your actions will change then the circumstances will change. And that is how it works. God knows about your emotions, so by renewing your mind your emotions change.
Lets look at an example. (2 Cor 10:4-5) For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal but mighty in God for pulling down strongholds, {5} casting down arguments and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God, bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ, or the Word.
Why do we need these mighty weapons to deal with our thoughts? If a thought is telling you something contrary of the Word of God. Like you know that God wants you well and many scriptures tell you that Jesus has already paid the price for your sicknesses.
But you lay in bed and say I donít know if this will work for me, I prayed and I am not getting any better. You better get in the middle of that. That is how satin steals the Word form you. It will turn into a stronghold, the Word of God will be diminished to you. It will just be a bible school thing.
Other then that, it will have no other value to you. He is telling you to bring that into captivity. Otherwise satin will have you just where he wants you. Doubting God. If it tells you to do it, then it means you have the ability to do it. How?
By speakingÖ when the mouth speaks the mind must listen. You better start talking to yourself. Say no that is not what God says. I will believe God before I believe this or what my body says or anything else. It would be a good idea to say healing scriptures or read em or something. Faith comes by hearing the word of God. If you can't do that at least say JesusÖJesusÖJesus to guard your heart.
You have a covenant with God. You donít need a covenant to be sick. You can be sick on your own, but God has to honor your covenant, to be healed. You do have to believe it and enforce it in your life. Acting on it is how you do it.
The best thing is to grit your teeth and say I will get out of bed. I am the healed of the Lord. I donít care if it kills me. I donít mean that as slang either. If you act on your faith in God and resist the devil he will flee and healing will come. Praise is very, very important too, it helps your emotions and pushes back the enemy.
I been there, when I had tests, if you listen to them, they say I will die tomorrow. One time I didnít do anything for 2 days, I started thinking that if I do this that might be the thing that kills me. I had all kind of symptoms that were scary. Then finally I said wait a minute I have a covenant with God. I donít have to listen to that trash. I am not going to buy the farm. They donít know what I know. Well things turned around right away and I get better every single day.
Did you know that fear is the opposite of faith. if you have fear for a snake you are having faith in the ability of that snake to kill you. If you have fear over symptoms you have faith in the ability that you will die with this sickness. Fear is faith twisted. You have to get the fear out.
When the bible say the wicked man turn from his ways. It is not talking about a bank robber. Fear is twisted faith, when we have twisted furniture we call it wicker. That how we get the word wicked, it is twisted believes.
If you have fear the bible calls you wicked and if you waiver or doubt the bible calls you evil. That may be a harsh reality but God doesnít want you to mess with that stuff. If he can get your thoughts right and trust God, you won't be a bank robber.
Praise God hope this helps you understand the spiritual laws that God set up for you. Let the power of God's Word change your circumstances. He sent his word but you have to agree with it for it to manifest for you. Instead of you doing it.