Tag Archives: mind

Multiplying Our Insight

The Parable of the Sower in Matthew Chapter 13 contains important insight that many of us may overlook due to the translation of a key word. The parable refers to those who “do not hear or understand” (v 13). It quotes Isaiah about people who “will be ever hearing but never understanding” (v 14). Again, Read More…

Love the Lord Your God

A teacher of the law asked Jesus which of the commandments was the most important, and he answered, “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength” (Mk 12:30; also, Lk 10:27). “Heart” is from the Greek word kardia, which Read More…

What I Focus On

What I focus my attention on has greater influence over me — whether good or bad — because what I think about repeatedly develops a thought pattern and affects what I do.

Repentance Defined

“Repentance literally is changing your mind — what you think — and includes your attitudes, perspective, values, priorities, and standards. It requires you to reprogram your mind to conform to the Bible.” — A quote from the book, “Making the Transition.”

Risking One’s Life

“A modern-day disciple must deal with death head-on and be ready to die with humility. With that frame of mind, risking one’s life to save someone else becomes easier.” — A quote from the book, “A Biblical Perspective of Self-Defense and Civil Disobedience.”