POWER THOUGHTS: To Change How You Act, Change the Way You Think

“Let the Spirit renew your thoughts and attitudes” (Ephesians 4:23 NLT, second edition). Change requires new thinking. In order to change, we must learn the truth and start making good choices, but we also must change the way we think. The battle for sin starts in your mind, not in your behavior. The way you … More POWER THOUGHTS: To Change How You Act, Change the Way You Think

POWER THOUGHTS: Why You Need a Church Family

“[Christ’s] love has the first and last word in everything we do. Our firm decision is to work from this focused center” (2 Corinthians 5:14 MSG). You cannot fulfill the five purposes (worship, fellowship, discipleship, ministry, evangelism) on your own. Life is not a solo act. You were created for community. The only way you … More POWER THOUGHTS: Why You Need a Church Family

POWER THOUGHTS: Fill Your Mind with Truth, Not Poison

“A wise person is hungry for knowledge, while the fool feeds on trash” (Proverbs 15:14 NLT, second edition). If you want to become wise, the first thing you have to do is listen to God’s Word every day. Proverbs 2:6 says, “It is the Lord who gives wisdom; from him come knowledge and understanding” (TEV). … More POWER THOUGHTS: Fill Your Mind with Truth, Not Poison

POWER THOUGHTS: It’s Time to Redefine Failure

“Fear of man will prove to be a snare, but whoever trusts in the Lord is kept safe”(Proverbs 29:25 NIV). Satan’s favorite tool to diminish your faith is the fear of failure. But you cannot serve God and be constantly worried about what other people think. You have to move forward. Proverbs 29:25 says, “Fear … More POWER THOUGHTS: It’s Time to Redefine Failure

POWER THOUGHTS: To Get God’s Power, Admit You Need His Help

“I can do everything through Christ, who gives me strength” (Philippians 4:13 NLT, second edition). A right relationship with Jesus is foundational to every area of your life. Your physical health is no exception. Through a secure relationship with Jesus, you can grow and change in ways it’s impossible to do without one. In truth, … More POWER THOUGHTS: To Get God’s Power, Admit You Need His Help