- 1. As he thinks within himself, so is he. Proverbs 23:7September 16,2012
2. Introduction Many people are not reaching their potential becausetheir THINKING patterns are defective. You cannot think negative thoughts and expect tolive a positive life. Your life will follow your thoughts. 3. The Scripture says, Set your minds and keep themset on the higher things. Colossians 3:2 AMP 4. Agree with the psalmist, This is the day that the Lord is made andIm going to be happy. Im going to enjoythis day. Im going to go out and beproductive. Im going to be a blessing tosomebody, and this is going to be a great dayin my life. 5. Throw off your old evil nature andyour former way of life, which is rotten through and through, full of lust anddeception. Instead, there must be aspiritual renewal of your thoughts andattitudes.Ephesians 4:22-23 6. As you think, you will be. 7. Focus your thoughts on the One who has promised, Those who wait on the Lord shallrenew their strengthIsaiah 40:31 8. Dwell on the promises ofGods Word, you will be filled with hope. You will develop a positiveattitude of faith. 9. The first place you mustwin the victory is in your own mind. 10. Dont give fear a thought What I fear comes upon me, and whatI dread befalls me.Job 3:25 God has not given us a spirit offear, but of power and of love and of a soundmind2 Timothy 1:7 11. To meditate means to think about the same thing over and over. Your thoughts should be, I knowsomething good is going to happen to me. Iknow God is at work in my life. I know mybusiness is going to prosper. I know myfamily is going to thrive; my children aregoing to excel. 12. Conclusion Let this mind be in you which was also in Christ Jesus.Philippians 2:5 13. Learn to look for the BESTin every situation.