Common questions

What does the Bible say about opening your mind?

What does the Bible say about opening your mind?

-Romans 12:2 “Change your mind” is the central theme of Jesus’ first sermon (Matt. 4:17). Jesus challenged people to change their thinking because regardless how many times you read through the Bible, if your mind doesn’t change, you will simply impose your biases and labels on the words you read.

What does the Bible say about thoughts and feelings?

Proverbs 12:15 says the way of the fool is right in his own eyes. God gave us our feelings and emotions for a reason. They are not evil by themselves, but what we allow our thoughts to dwell on may be negative and causing an unhealthy overload of negative emotions.

What you speak becomes reality?

The words that come out of your mouth create the reality you inhabit. Whatever direction your words lead, your mind, body and environment will follow. Likewise, if you’re continually saying things that affirm incompetence, echo hopelessness, nurture anxiety or fuel pessimism, then that will also shape your reality.

What does the Bible say about an open mind?

Luke 24:45, NIV Then he opened their minds so they could understand the Scriptures. Isaiah 41:13, ESV For I, the Lord your God, hold your right hand; it is I who say to you, “Fear not, I am the one who helps you.”

What does the Bible say about open eyes and open hands?

Deuteronomy 15:7-8, ESV If among you, one of your brothers should become poor, in any of your towns within your land that the Lord your God is giving you, you shall not harden your heart or shut your hand against your poor brother, but you shall open your hand to him and lend him sufficient for his need, whatever it may be.

What does the Bible say about a unfruitful mind?

For if I pray in a tongue, my spirit prays, but my mind is unfruitful. however, let us keep living by that same standard to which we have attained. Set your mind on the things above, not on the things that are on earth. “Now the parable is this: the seed is the word of God.

What does the Bible say about double minded?

You have heard of the steadfastness of Job, and you have seen the purpose of the Lord, how the Lord is compassionate and merciful. Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded.