Tag Archives: mind

Biblical Repentance

Biblical Repentance (Reading time: 9.1 minutes) Contents Repentance is Essential Renewing Our Minds A Choice and a Process Summary Article Repentance is Essential God has a plan to redeem humanity, buying us back from our enslavement to sin, replacing our sinful nature with godly nature, and restoring us to his image. Our repentance is essential Read More…

Love the Lord Your God

Love the Lord Your God (Reading time: 1.3 minutes) A teacher of the law asked Jesus which was the most important commandment. 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” (Mark 12:30, NIV; also, Luke 10:27). “Heart” Read More…

Multiplying Our Insight

Multiplying Our Insight (Reading time: 2.3 minutes) The Parable of the Sower in Matthew 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, NIV, emphasis added). It quotes Isaiah about people who “will be Read More…

Changing Our Attitude

Changing Our Attitude (Reading time: 4.7 minutes) Contents Article Application Summary Article What we think determines what we do. While many Christians emphasize changing our behavior, this alone leads to frustration because it doesn’t change the way we think, which governs our behavior. In a previous article, we saw that biblical repentance literally means transforming Read More…

Believing by Choice

Believing by Choice (Reading time: 9.7 minutes) Contents Believing and Faith It’s a Choice Belief or Consequences Choosing Not to Believe Application Summary Believing and Faith How do we decide whether to believe what we hear? We must decide whether the person who said it credible, for one thing. Do we have confidence in them Read More…