The Mind of Christ

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Many diseases of both body and mind are self-inflicted. For example, ulcers are often caused by worry and anxiety. Heart attacks are caused many times by overexertion. Unjustified worry, fear, prejudice, hatred, and envy can contribute to mental stress, which could lead to mental illness. So one way to have a healthy mind is to avoid those practices. But the Bible way to a healthy mind is this, “Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus.” If you have the mind of Christ, worry will be offset by trust, enmity by love, and fear by faith.

Helpful Scriptures to Focus Your Mind

Prayer for the day

Fears sometimes seem as if they would overwhelm me, Lord Jesus, but then I remember Your gift of power, love, and a healthy mind. Thank You for the promise of healing and love, as I keep my mind on You, my beloved Lord.

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66 Comments

  1. Raphael says:

    Please pray for a complete recovery from this strange feeling I have in my body. Thank you all!

  2. Jennifer says:

    Thankful for God’s mercy on my life.

  3. Raphael says:

    Please pray for my brother Michael, as he doesn’t know Jesus!

    1. BGEA says:

      Hi Raphael,

      We are praying for Michael, that God will open his heart to the Lord’s Word and His promises to us. God bless you!

    2. Raphael says:

      Thank you so much for your prayers!!!

  4. Leila Leidtke says:

    Please pray for my effectiveness as a witness. Please pray for my church also, that evangelism be taught to all ages.

    1. BGEA says:

      Hi Leila,

      We just prayed for you!

  5. Don Ray says:

    Thank you for all that you do.

  6. Paez Pau says:

    I always pray to God that my mind is only focused on Him. Thank you, Lord!

  7. Mary Ulasi says:

    Thanking God for a sound mind and a full life and a healthy body.

  8. Gerry says:

    When we are surrounded by problems and there seems no way out, pray and ask God to light the path you should follow. Then always remember to thank Him for His love and mercy.

  9. David Alter says:

    Me and my brother need God’s help to mend our relationship.