18 Bible Verses about Bad Thoughts
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Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is fair, whatever is pure, whatever is acceptable, whatever is commendable, if there is anything of excellence and if there is anything praiseworthy keep thinking about these things.
and every proud obstacle that is raised against the knowledge of God, taking every thought captive in order to obey the Messiah.
Instead, clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus, the Messiah, and do not obey your flesh and its desires.
A good person produces good from the good treasure of his heart, and an evil person produces evil from an evil treasure, because the mouth speaks from the overflow of the heart."
Above everything else guard your heart, because from it flow the springs of life.
For God did not give us a spirit of timidity but one of power, love, and self-discipline.
Therefore, submit yourselves to God. Resist the Devil, and he will run away from you.
When my anxious inner thoughts become overwhelming, your comfort encourages me.
For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any double-edged sword, piercing until it divides soul and spirit, joints and marrow, as it judges the thoughts and purposes of the heart.
Do not be conformed to this world, but continuously be transformed by the renewing of your minds so that you may be able to determine what God's will is what is proper, pleasing, and perfect.
For those who live according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh, but those who live according to the Spirit set their minds on the things of the Spirit.
Instead, each person is tempted by his own desire, being lured and trapped by it. When that desire becomes pregnant, it gives birth to sin; and when that sin grows up, it gives birth to death.
Therefore, holy brothers, partners in a heavenly calling, keep your focus on Jesus, the apostle and high priest of our confession.
To focus our minds on the human nature leads to death, but to focus our minds on the Spirit leads to life and peace.
Regarding your former way of life, you were taught to strip off your old nature, which is being ruined by its deceptive desires, to be renewed in your mental attitude, and to clothe yourselves with the new nature, which was created according to God's image in righteousness and true holiness.
But I say to you, anyone who stares at a woman with lust for her has already committed adultery with her in his heart.
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