Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart Be acceptable in Your sight, O LORD, my strength and my Redeemer. Psalm 19:14
What was I thinking? Seems sometimes my mind has exploded into a gazillion tiny thoughts, all pointing in the wrong direction. How do I get back on track? How do I round up all those fragmented, futile thoughts? Paul teaches us that we don’t wrestle against flesh and blood, but principalities, powers we can’t see. OK, so again, how do I get back on track? How do I keep my thoughts from spilling over into my words and actions?
Romans 12:2 talks of renewing our mind, but I love Ephesians 5:26 because it shows what the Word of God does; it washes. Bottom line, unless I spend time in the Word, using it as a scrub brush to clean away all the gunk left by the news, what we are exposed to, our thought life will continue to explode and grow.
Let’s remember one thing. As believers, we are not of this world so therefore we must not conform and be like those in this world. We must be like our Father, God. How can we be like someone we don’t know? How can we speak like Him, think like Him, act like Him or be like Him? How can we love like Him, heal like Him or give like him? I
f I want to capture my thoughts and words, I must study my Father. Today, I will practice what I teach. I will think of the Word as dish soap. Takes evil imaginations out of my mind and keeps them from turning into bad words. Here we go….You with me?