Phlippians 4:8-9

Philippians 4:8-9 The Mind
***The average amount of thoughts in our minds is 6,200 every day
***80% are negative and 20% are positive
***The 2 main enemies of the mind and our thought life are the flesh and the spirit…
************SHOW THE BODY,  SOUL,  SPIRIT DIAGRAM AT THIS TIME**************
                    1. THE FLESH – Galatians 5:16-20
-the flesh is our old self and former way of life that battles against us daily
                     2. THE ENEMY – this is the devil & his demons – Eph 6:10-18 (v16)
– we have authority over the darts of the enemy he throws into our minds
                 Some Bible Principles About The Mind And Our Thoughts
(1.) Think about what you are thinking about – Philippians 4:8-9
-Phil 4:8-9 tells us what to think about
-work on your thoughts and conquering them and not just on your behavior
-be careful what you watch and listen to
            a. We cannot stop bad thoughts from entering our minds
***There is nothing wrong with us when sinful thoughts come into our minds
***We will all deal with sinful thoughts until we go to heaven
***Wrong thoughts can come to us at any time and in any place
(2) Stop believing that you cannot control your thoughts – 2 Corinthians 10:4-5
-recognize sinful thoughts as sinful
-guard against repetitive thoughts
                       B. CAST ALL WRONG THOUGHTS DOWN IMMEDIATELY – 2 COR 10:4-5
-Pull the sinful thoughts down in the name of Jesus
                       C. STOP WAITING FOR A MIRACLE
-we are in a mental war and we must battle wrong thoughts every day
-whatever you repeat will become a habit
                       D. HAVE SOME FRIENDS  – Proverbs 18:24 & 19:20
-bother tham and let them bother you
-let them speak into your life