Soul Detox Lesson 2 - Septic Thoughts

Soul Detox Lesson 2
Septic Thoughts

Phillippians 4:8 Fix your thoughts on what is true, and honorable, and right, and pure, and lovely, and admirable. Think about things that are excellent and worthy of praise.

Lost in Translation
Spiritual Growth is stunted when we are stuck in negative, untrue or impure thoughts instead of the Truth of God’s Word.
When we only speak in our own language of negativity, we loose sight of Spiritual truth, and are stuck in false belief.

Proverbs 23:7 Carefully guard your thoughts, because they are the source of true life

If you think Toxic, you’ll become Negative and Sick.
If you think God’s truth, you’ll become like Christ and Flourish.

Mind Games
Review: To Win a War we must Know our Opponent
We must also know the Battlefield

2 Corinthians 10:4 For the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh but have divine power to destroy strongholds.

Held Hostage

2 Corinthians 10:5 We destroy arguments and every lofty opinion raised against the knowledge of God, and take every thought captive to obey Christ,

Pessimism
Weeds of Negative Thoughts choke our Fruit of Truth and Joy

Anxiety
“Worrying must work, because everything I worry about never happens.” John Burk

Bitterness
Competition/Comparison
We Should only ever compare ourselves to Christ

Criticism

Meditate

Phillippians 4:7 Then you will experience God's peace, which exceeds anything we can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live in Christ Jesus.

How Do Christians meditate?

Phillippians 4:8 Fix your thoughts on what is true, and honorable, and right, and pure, and lovely, and admirable. Think about things that are excellent and worthy of praise.

Not Good thoughts, God thoughts
Romans 12:2 Don't copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God's will for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect.

Renew = Renovate
“I want to know all God’s thoughts. All the rest are just details.” Abraham Lincoln

Mind Makeover
Ask God to Show You the Thoughts that need to be Captured