It’s no secret that our enemy runs game on us every time he gets the chance!
We all know that the battlefield is the mind. But do we really know how he operates? Do we really know that we have all the armor and weaponry that we need to defeat him every time??? The devil was defeated over two thousand years ago by our Lord Jesus Christ and at that time, He gave us the power and the authority to do the same thing. But–and this is a big but– “My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge!” And as a result of our ignorance and apathy, the devil is running roughshod over our lives. I don’t say this to be judgmental or condemnatory. I too am included in this group! I say it because of a heavy heart as I look at how we have allowed this travesty to define who we are instead of standing strong in Christ and putting Satan under our feet where he belongs!!! We are more than conquerors through Him who loves us! Yes, it’s time to grow up, Church.
Here’s What You Need to Know:
When Satan succeeds in penetrating and paving a road into a person’s mind and emotions, the process of mental and spiritual captivity in that person’s life is well under way. What comes next is up to the individual who is under attack. He can abort this devilish process by renewing his mind with the Word and by allowing God’s power to do a work within him. But if that person does not choose to renew his mind and yield to the work of the Holy Spirit, it will be only a matter of time before a solid stronghold of deception begins to dominate and manipulate his self-image, his emotional status, and his overall thinking. Renner, Rick. Dressed to Kill
What comes next is up to the individual who is under attack.
That’s why I am passionate about promoting this new study, “A Transformed Mind.” As the subtitle of Renner’s book proclaims, You Don’t Have to Take It Anymore, Because You Are… Dressed to Kill!” And we have the Mind of Christ to teach us how to win the battle EVERY time!
The Word of God is our Training Manual and the Holy Spirit is our Trainer! In our study, A Transformed Mind, we will learn how to train our minds, with the Manual that we have been given, to take every thought captive.
Each of us will choose a project to work on–letting go of a negative emotion, stopping a habit, pursuing a goal, or starting a new healthy habit. You might be dealing with anxiety or insecurity, overeating or watching too much television, or you may want to start having a daily quiet time. Let me assure you that our God is concerned about each and every concern that we have and as we learn to go to Him for our answers and solutions, we will see that victory is possible and are well able to win the battle every time!!!
Don’t worry that you won’t succeed with your project. We will be working together in our own community forum, support group, and chat rooms to help each other to achieve our goals. Did you know that “Together is a Great Place To Be?” Come and join with us!!!
This is Module # 1 of three, and it is based on the book–“The Renewing of the Mind Project” by Barb Raveling. We start Monday, August 1.