With January nearly over how are our resolutions holding up?
While we might be concentrating on getting fit and losing some extra weight, are we taking care of our mind?
“For bodily exercise profiteth little, but godliness is profitable unto all things, having promise of the life that now is and of that which is to come.” 1 Timothy 4v8
Keeping our mind healthy and positive can help us when dealing with life’s troubles. It can help us move forward and concentrate on those things which are good and true.
God helps us with this and encourages us to keep our minds fixed on him and the great love that he shows us.
“Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth.” Colossians 3v2
“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding.” Proverbs 3v5
God teaches us that by not getting ourselves tangled up in this world and all its values we can be transformed.
“Be not conformed to this world, but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God.” Romans 12v2
If we put our trust in God he will strengthen and help us.
“Casting all your care upon God, for he careth for you.” 1 Peter 5v7
“God giveth strength to the weary and to them that have no might he increases strength.” Isaiah 40v29
“The Lord is my strength and shield, my heart trusts in him and I am helped. Therefore my heart greatly rejoices and with my song I will Praise him.” Psalm 28v7
By having God as our guide we can think on the positive things of life.
“Finally, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable- if anything is excellent or praise worthy – think on those things.” Philippians 4v8
Quotes King James Version