Sermons on Mind Renewal

Doors Part 3

THE DOOR OF MY LIPS Psalm 139:16 (NIV) Your eyes saw my unformed body. All the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be. FOUR STAGES OF GOD’S INDIVIDUAL WILL Stage 1: The prompting of the Holy Spirit Stage 2: Certain uncertainty Stage 3: Predictable resistance Stage 4: Focused determination Psalm 141:3 (NIV) Set a guard over my mouth, Lord; keep watch over the door of my lips. “The door of my…

Take Every Thought Captive

TAKE EVERY THOUGHT CAPTIVE The average person has 12,000 to 60,000 thoughts a day. 90% of those thoughts are repetitive. 80% of those thoughts are negative. Romans 12:2 (KJV) Be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind. . . . Don’t become so well-adjusted to your culture that you fit into it without even thinking. Instead, fix your attention on God. You’ll be changed from the inside out. – MSG Sin is…

Made to Conquer

TRUST CHRIST TO HELP 1 John 5:4 (AMP) Everyone born of God is victorious and overcomes the world; and this is the victory that has conquered and overcome the world—our [continuing, persistent] faith [in Jesus the Son of God]. . . . God’s “heredity” within us will always conquer the world outside us. – PHILLIPS . . . by trusting Christ to help. – TLB E. W. Kenyon said, “The reason the majority of Christians are weak, though they are…

Created to Worship

WHAT YOU WORSHIP YOU BECOME Romans 1:19-20 (LOVETT) God Himself has seen to it that evidence of His existence is plainly manifested to everyone . . . . They are revealed in the things He has made. Therefore no man has any excuse for failing to acknowledge Him . . . . Yet people have refused to acknowledge Him . . . . deliberately trading the truth about God for a lie, they offer their worship and service to created…

Heart Treasure Part 4

THE OVERFLOW PRINCIPLE Matthew 22:37 (NKJV) You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind. . . . Love the Lord your God with every passion of your heart, with all the energy of your being, and with every thought that is within you. – TPT Luke 6:45 (VOICE) A person full of goodness in his heart produces good things; a person with an evil reservoir in his heart…

Heart Treasure Part 3

THE HEART’S DEEP ABIDING BELIEFS Matthew 12:35 (NKJV) A good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth good things, and an evil man out of the evil treasure brings forth evil things. GOOD – Empowered by God in life, through faith. EVIL – Toiling alone in misery, through distrust. TREASURE – The thoughts we store up in our heart. Research has found that the electromagnetic field of the heart is approximately 5,000 times greater in strength…

Heart Treasure Part 2

PREPARING OUR HEARTS FOR HARVEST Matthew 12:35 (NKJV) A good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth good things, and an evil man out of the evil treasure brings forth evil things. GOOD – Empowered by God in life, through faith. EVIL – Toiling alone in misery, through distrust. TREASURE – The thoughts we store up in our heart. Mark 4:13-20 (TPT) [Jesus] said to them [his disciples], “If you don’t understand this parable, how will…

Heart Treasure Part 1

UNDERSTANDING SPIRIT, SOUL, & BODY Matthew 12:35 (NKJV) A good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth good things, and an evil man out of the evil treasure brings forth evil things. GOOD – Empowered by God in life, through faith. EVIL – Toiling alone in misery, through distrust. TREASURE – The thoughts we store up in our heart. Matthew 12:35 (DEL) A man is empowered by God because of the faith-filled thoughts he has been…

Sin No More Part 2

LEAVING SIN BEHIND—The Natural Side 2 Peter 1:3-5 (NIV) His [God’s] divine power has given us everything we need for a godly life through our knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness. Through these he has given us his very great and precious promises, so that through them you may participate in the divine nature, having escaped the corruption in the world caused by evil desires. 2 Peter 1:5-8 (NIV) For this very reason, make…
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