To renew our mind—how do we do it? We do it by adding Christ’s divine thoughts to our faith.
Peter tells us to “gird up the loins of your mind” (I Peter 1:13). The first item of the armor of God is to stand, “havingyourloinsgirt aboutwithtruth” (Eph. 6:14). Every Christian knows that the truth is in Christ. But the young Christian [and the old as well] has thoughts and concepts about Christ that are not Christ’s thoughts.
The apostles were writing to Christians who evidently needed to have their concepts of Christ’s gospel straightened out. Or they would not have been receiving those letters to the churches. It is the same today. The spiritual battleground is in the mind. We are led by our thoughts.
And God has given us the power to chase negative thoughts away and banish false concepts out of our minds. When our thinking has been…
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