Believers crave the awareness that God is for us, yet as the target of the devil and in our own weak flesh, our belief in this truth is continually challenged. For the believer, daily time in God’s word and communion with Him are truly essential to maintaining a sound mind.
“Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee” (Isaiah 26:3). “Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind” (Matthew 22:37). “And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind” (Romans 12:2). “For who hath known the mind of the Lord, that he may instruct him? But we have the mind of Christ” (1 Corinthians 2:16). “That ye stand fast in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel” (Philippians 1:27). “And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus” (Philippians 4:7). “Saith the Lord; I will put my laws into their mind, and write them in their hearts: and I will be to them a God, and they shall be to me a people” (Hebrews 8:10).
GOLDEN THOUGHT: We have the mind of Christ.
[Excerpt adapted from Wonderful Words by Stewart Custer (June 15 reading).]