Thursday, February 8, 2024

The SOUND mind


JESUS tells the church of Laodicea:

Revelation 3:18

King James Version

18 I counsel thee to buy of me gold 

tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich; 

and white raiment, that thou mayest be clothed, 

and that the shame of thy nakedness do not appear; 

and anoint thine eyes with eyesalve, 

that thou mayest see.

We care about you.

We care what happens to you.

We go through great extent to know GOD's laws.

And in GOD's laws is peace of mind.

Including truth, beauty, and justice.

We know these, from being born again.

How does the Bible define a sound mind?

We shall find out from these verses:

Isaiah 26:3-4

King James Version

3 Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, 

whose mind is stayed on thee: 

because he trusteth in thee.

4 Trust ye in the Lord for ever: 

for in the Lord Jehovah 

is everlasting strength:

Romans 12:2

King James Version

2 And be not conformed to this world: 

but be ye transformed 

by the renewing of your mind, 

that ye may prove what is that good, 

and acceptable, 

and perfect, 

will of God.

1 Corinthians 2:16

King James Version

16 For who hath known the mind of the Lord, 

that he may instruct him? 

but we have the mind of Christ.

2 Corinthians 11:3

King James Version

3 But I fear, 

lest by any means, 

as the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtilty, 

so your minds should be corrupted 

from the simplicity that is in Christ.

Galatians 5:22-23

King James Version

22 But the fruit of the Spirit 

is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, 

gentleness, goodness, faith,

23 Meekness, temperance: 

against such there is no law.

Philippians 4:7

King James Version

7 And the peace of God, 

which passeth all understanding, 

shall keep your hearts and minds 

through Christ Jesus.

Philippians 4:8

King James Version

8 Finally, brethren, 

whatsoever things are true, 

whatsoever things are honest, 

whatsoever things are just, 

whatsoever things are pure, 

whatsoever things are lovely, 

whatsoever things are of good report; 

if there be any virtue, 

and if there be any praise, 

think on these things.

2 Timothy 1:6-7

King James Version

6 Wherefore I put thee in remembrance 

that thou stir up the gift of God, 

which is in thee by the putting on of my hands.

7 For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; 

but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.

1 Peter 1:13-16

King James Version

13 Wherefore gird up 

the loins of your mind, 

be sober, 

and hope to the end for the grace 

that is to be brought unto you 

at the revelation of Jesus Christ;

14 As obedient children, 

not fashioning yourselves 

according to the former lusts in your ignorance:

15 But as he which hath called you is holy, 

so be ye holy in all manner of conversation;

16 Because it is written, 

Be ye holy; for I am holy.

1 John 4:18

King James Version

18 There is no fear in love; 

but perfect love casteth out fear: 

because fear hath torment. 

He that feareth is not made perfect 

in love.

Now, we know the sound mind, through CHRIST.

What about a broken mind?

How does that happen?

The next post will tell more.

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