Life is much better when we surrender our lives to God and put on the full armor of God daily. Walking in the ways of God is a choice and protecting our minds is so important.
EPESIANS 6:10-18 (NIV)
The Armor of God
10 Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. 11 Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. 12 For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities,against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms.
13 Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand. 14 Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness in place, 15 and with your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the gospel of peace. 16 In addition to all this, take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one. 17 Take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.
18 And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord’s people.
FULL ARMOR OF GOD ~
Putting it on, will help you stand your ground.
We don't always understanding the power of thoughts. The battle is the Lord's but we must do our best to protect our minds, guard our hearts and walk in the spirit of the Lord. I know the importance of prayer and seeking God on a daily bases. Life isn't always about asking for things, but praising about what we do have in life. What do you have today that you want to give God thanks for in life? Mine is simply thanking God for a new day. I can count so many blessings of life. It is crazy how the devil wants to divide people and destroy lives. Although, when I think about it, the devil comes to steal, kill and destroy. So we must protect ourselves and put on the full armor of God daily.
JOHN 10:10 (NIV)
The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.
It is good to protect our minds from wrong thinking or overthinking. Have you ever just sat and found yourself thinking way to much about things you can not change? I sure have and it ends up with me feeling overwhelmed again. I thought I had let it go but suddenly it's right back. Life is too short to replay negative things and we should press forward.
Philippians 3:14-15 (NIV)
14 I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.
15 Let us therefore, as many as be perfect, be thus minded: and if in any thing ye be otherwise minded, God shall reveal even this unto you.
Purpose this a good day! My prayers continue for you, your family and friends.