Renewed Pt. 4 September 22, 2019 • John Mark Caton

-Renewing _________________________ Is More Important Than Changing  _________________________

Romans 12:2Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—His good, pleasing and perfect will.

Why Is It Important To Renew My Mind?

-Because My Mind Is The Battleground For  _________________________

Romans 7:22For in my inner being I delight in God’s law; 23 but I see another law at work in me, waging war against the law of my mind

-Because What I Think About Controls What I _________________________

Proverbs 4:23Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.

-Because What I Think About Determines What I _________________________

Philippians 4:8Finally…whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things. 9 Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or seen in me—put it into practice. And the God of peace will be with you.

How Can I Renew My Mind?

1.I Must Feed My Mind With The _________________________

Psalm 119:147I rise before dawn and cry for help; I have put my hope in Your Word.

Psalm 119:97Oh, how I love Your law! I meditate on it all day long.

Psalm 16:7I will praise the Lord, Who counsels me; even at night my heart instructs me.

2.I Prepare My Mind For The _________________________

1 Peter 1:13Therefore, with minds that are alert and fully sober, set your hope on the grace to be brought to you when Jesus Christ is revealed at His coming.

Battlefields For My Mind:

-My _________________________

Romans 7:23but I see another law at work in me, waging war against the law of my mind and making me a prisoner of the law of sin at work within me.

Romans 8:5Those who live according to the flesh have their minds set on what the flesh desires; but those who live in accordance with the Spirit have their minds set on what the Spirit desires.

-The World’s _________________________

1 John 2:16For everything in the world—the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life—comes not from the Father but from the world.

-_________________________

2 Corinthians 2:11…in order that Satan might not outwit us. For we are not unaware of his schemes.

3.I Must ________________________ My Mind On The  _________________________

-Think About _________________________

Hebrews 12:1Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, 2 fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before Him He endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. 3 Consider Him Who endured such opposition from sinners, so that you will not grow weary and lose heart.

-Think About _________________________

Philippians 2:4…not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others, 5 In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus

Hebrews 10:24…let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds…

-Think About _________________________

1 Corinthians 2:9However, as it is written: “What no eye has seen, what no ear has heard, and what no human mind has conceived”— the things God has prepared for those who love Him

Action Steps:

-Make Worship a priority during the Renewed Series: Saturday 5:00p, Sundays 9:30a & 11:00a, or Online at www.cottonwoodcreek.org
-Go by the Connect Wall and find a Life Group or Home Group to join for the Renewed Series.
-Read or listen the Pastor’s Daily Devotional on social media FB: John Mark Caton or Instagram.
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