In a day of turmoil, negativity and moral decay, these words from scripture certainly give us a better direction and frame of mind. This instruction goes well beyond the positive thinking mindset and resets our outlook on the very character of God. It is in that vein that we strive to become more and more like Jesus … not that we will attain His perfection, but His example gives us the perfect goal for our own lives. Who of us would NOT want to be true, honorable and right in what we do? And pure? What would it be like to not be questioned in motive or intent because we reflect the purity and humbleness of Christ in our attitude and action? Focusing on those things pleasant and of good reputation can only lead to a more genuine loving spirit within us. And finally, seeking out the excellent and dwelling on praise instead of criticism will make a huge difference in how you approach life and your relationships.
God’s Word is an amazing prescription for how we arrest the negative spiral of what the world is dishing out. The old IT adage of “garbage in, garbage out” holds true to life, as well. We must reset what we dwell on. We’re not going to necessarily change the difficulties of this world, but we can change how we react to them. And we’re better to face these challenges equipped with the truth of Scripture seated deep in our souls.
The mission and purpose of Right From The Heart is to encourage you with these insights of God’s Word through all forms of media. The Lord has given those that trust Him a roadmap … an instruction book called the Bible that is full of encouragement and direction and points us to Jesus Christ. He is true. He is honorable. He is right. He is pure. Certainly, He is lovely. He has the very best reputation. Without question He is excellent, and above all, He is the most worthy to be praised. Dwell on Him! May the Lord reveal Himself mightily as you trust Him this very day.
Founder, Right From The Heart Ministries
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