Mind Control

"Satan Sowing Seeds" by Felicien Rop...

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Fear, Depression, Loneliness, Anger, Doubt, Confusion, Insecurity, Hopelessness, Worry, Self-pity. These are various seeds that can be found in the enemy’s pockets. We suffer unnecessarily because we allow these seeds to grow that we let Satan and his minions plant.

The good news is that each lie can be overcome with prayer, faith and the truth of God‘s Word.

We have to be aware that the enemy will try to steal God’s Word from us.  His dialogue goes something like this:

“Did God really say that?” Or, “Does God really mean that?”

“Will God really care if you do that?” and “Do you really think God is paying any attention to you at all?”

How about when he contradicts God’s Word altogether: “God didn’t say that!”,  and “God is withholding good things from you because of what you’ve done!”

We have to recognize that we are being set up. If you stop going with how you feel and hold up these lies to God’s Word, the enemy will be exposed everytime. We have to determine, right now, what we will accept in our mind and what has to go. Every sin begins with a thought in our minds.

If we don’t control our minds, the enemy will. God is not the author of confusion. When we fill our minds with thoughts of God, prayers to God, meditation on His Word, books and magazines that glorify Him, service to others, the welfare of our families and our Christian brothers and sisters, there is a lot less room for the enemy to enter in.

A great way to determine whether or not your thoughts are from the enemy is to ask yourself if they are thoughts that you would want your children to have, or if they are thoughts that someone you know, that loves you, would want you to have. If they are not, then chances are highly likely that they are from the enemy.

Thoughts from the enemy are condemning. Thoughts from our Father are convicting. There is a huge difference. Our price has been paid, we are free, and there is no condemnation from our Savior.

Romans 8:6–For to be carnally minded is death, but to be spiritually minded is life and peace.

Isaiah 26:3–You will keep him in perfect peace, Whose mind is stayed on You, Because he trusts in You.

Memorize these as soon as possible and repeat them to yourself when your thought life is being attacked. They can be your armor against the one who seeks to kill and destroy. Don’t be a victim, you are a warrior!

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One response to this post.

  1. Posted by Don on July 16, 2011 at 7:36 pm

    These are very good scriptures to defeat the enemy of our souls…

    Romans 8:6–For to be carnally minded is death, but to be spiritually minded is life and peace.

    Isaiah 26:3–You will keep him in perfect peace, Whose mind is stayed on You, Because he trusts in You.

    Blessings Don.

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