Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ; 2 Corinthians 10:5 KJV
We are subject to so much negative, and often times false, news along with all the sword rattling in the political climate of the world that it is easy to be distracted from God’s promises.
When that happens our minds begin to rehearse evey bad and evil report. If we’re not careful we begin to give place to fear and unbelief in God’s Word. We yield to sickness and disease, frustration and failure and lose the victory that’s in Christ Jesus.
What you talk about is what you think about.
O generation of vipers, how can ye, being evil, speak good things? for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh. Matthew 12:34 KJV
Fill your thoughts with the Word of God and your mouth will speak them and begin to bring righteousness, peace and joy into your life’s experience.
Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee. With my lips have I declared all the judgments of thy mouth. I will meditate in thy precepts, and have respect unto thy ways. Psalms 119:11, 13-13, 15 KJV
[looking away from all that will distract us and] focusing our eyes on Jesus, who is the Author and Perfecter of faith [the first incentive for our belief and the One who brings our faith to maturity], who for the joy [of accomplishing the goal] set before Him endured the cross, disregarding the shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God [revealing His deity, His authority, and the completion of His work]. Hebrews12:2 Amp