A Kingdom Leader notices every thought that passes through their mind. Attention and focus determines what you see and understand. Notice the focus of this female lion as I took her picture. Those eyes were fixed on me!
What are you pondering at the moment? Do you allow your thoughts to run free from restraint? What thoughts do you entertain? Or is it afterthoughts that bring you to reason? Thinking is the process of using your mind to consider something carefully. Do you make your consideration before or after you do something?
Esau gave away his birthright for a single meal. His after thoughts were probably brutal!
Matthew 9:4 (ESV)
4 But Jesus, bknowing1 their thoughts, said, “Why do you think evil in your hearts?
Unrestrained thoughts can carry you anywhere! Evil can reign in our thoughts. That is where we make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgement.
This is a time of unrestrained anger. People are lovers of themselves. Consider the content of what you are thinking about. How do you look at others?
Cathy and Danny Sartin
b ch. 12:25; John 2:24, 25
1 Some manuscripts perceiving
The Holy Bible: English Standard Version. (2016). (Mt 9:4). Wheaton, IL: Crossway Bibles.
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Four decade veteran of youth ministry in churches, Youth For Christ and now is the Founder and Executive Director of Deeper Still Missions. Danny and his wife Cathy spend most of their time mentoring missionaries in Africa, Europe, Central America and North America. Future opportunities include South America and the Asia Pacific area.