Category Archives: Renewing of the Mind Tools

Renewing Your Mind with Procrastination

Do you ever feel like you just can’t make yourself work on your goal no matter how hard you try? I feel like that on a regular basis.

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Renewing of the Mind Bible Verses

Do you ever feel like you want to have a daily quiet time or renewing-of-the-mind time, but you just can’t make yourself do it? If so, try praying through some of these Bible verses. Here’s an example of a Scripture prayer … Continue reading

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How to Pray Scripture to Break Free from Habits and Emotions

I first heard about Scripture prayer in Beth Moore’s book, Praying God’s Word. Most of you have probably heard of it as well. You simply take a Scripture and turn it into a prayer. Scripture prayers are powerful ways to … Continue reading

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20 Things to be Thankful For When Life is Hard

I hope you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving tomorrow celebrating the holiday with family and friends. It comes in the midst of an uncertain time in the history of our country and the world. A time that makes it easier … Continue reading

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Christian Couch Potatoes

Picture this. You’re sitting on the couch, looking at your flabby body, when you think, I know, I’ll run a marathon. That will shape me up! So you get online, find a marathon, and register. Three months later you head out … Continue reading

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Truth Journaling: If He Loved Me, He Wouldn’t Say Those Things

Today I want to use the phone conversation in my post earlier this week to highlight the difference between regular truth journaling and list truth journaling. With regular truth journaling you just spill out your thoughts, number them, and write … Continue reading

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Questions that will Help You Break Free from Your Bad Habits

For the last two years I’ve been writing questions: questions to help people start habits, questions to help people stop habits, and questions to help people break free from their negative emotions. The questions are designed to attack specific lies, … Continue reading

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Preparation Truth: When “Just Say No” Isn’t Enough

In Ephesians 6:12 Paul tells us our struggle isn’t against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, powers, world forces of this darkness, and the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenly places. That’s a lot of opposition. I’m not … Continue reading

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Preparation Truth

When our lab was a puppy, we always made him sit while we poured his food into the dish. He was able to control himself when he sat  several feet away from his dish, but if he was right next … Continue reading

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Practical Truth vs. Biblical Truth

If you were to ask a friend, “How do I get rid of a bad habit?” you probably wouldn’t hear the answer Replace lies with truth. Yet that’s what the Bible tells us to do if we want to be transformed. … Continue reading

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Spiritual Warfare and Your Project

Last week we talked about using Scripture to renew our minds. Today I want to show how I used Scripture to help me with my own project which is making a list each day and actually following it. Usually I … Continue reading

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How to Use the Bible for Help with Real Life Problems

Let me ask you a question: Do you need God? Or do you just want Him? It’s easy to reach the point where you need Him when you’re sick, destitute, or traumatized. It’s hard to reach that point when everything’s … Continue reading

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