The power of the Word

Isaiah 26.3

I have found the above verse to be so absolutely true. Life can press in and our minds will absolutely take over, racing here, there, and yonder. The above verse encourages us not to allow our minds to govern us. A better way is to control our minds by training them to stay focus on God.

It is a choice God has given us the grace to make…[to] destroy arguments and every lofty opinion raised against the knowledge of God, and take every thought captive to obey Christ (2 Corinthians 10:5). It is a grace that we sometimes do not use for our benefit…and yet God offers peace when we do.

The truth is…stinking thinking can occur with all of us and these verses help us to know not to embrace these thoughts but filter them thru the Word. The Word and the Holy Spirit will take those thoughts captive and replace them with Truth and usher in the peace of God.

The issues of life must always be filtered through “what did God say?” We need to put the Word on it and trust that God is not a man that He should lie. His every Word is the “Yea, and in Christ, the Amen!

The Amplified translation says it like this:

“You will keep in perfect and constant peace the one whose mind is steadfast [that is, committed and focused on You—in both inclination and character],
Because he trusts and takes refuge in You [with hope and confident expectation]. Isaiah 26:3

Thank you, Father, for perfect and constant peace in spite of the storms that rage and try to trouble our minds. Thank you for being our refuge and our hiding place.
We bless you that in Christ, we have the victory!
In Jesus Name, Amen.

Philippians 4.7

To Know Jesus as Lord and Savior

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10 thoughts on “The power of the Word

  1. Yes! To avoid “stinking thinking,” we have to immerse ourselves in the word in order to recall it to mind at the right moment. We cannot stave off the temptation of the devil with “It is Written” if we don’t know what is written in the first place.

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  2. I agree that every issue of life must be “filtered” through God’s word. We need to train our hearts and minds to follow God’s commands as the core of our lives and He will provide comfort and guidance. He trusts us to do that as His children…

    Steve

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    1. So correct! Apart from Him, we think we are having a good time, BUT once we entered in we discover that it was all a lie…only Jesus satisfies and gives fullness of joy and peace! This world has nothing to offer me that would cause me to turn back! My soul finds rest in Christ alone!

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