Set your minds on things ABOVE
“Set your minds on things above…”
“Since you have been raised to new life with Christ, set your sights on the realities of heaven, where Christ sits in the place of honor at God’s right hand. Keep your minds set on the heavenly things above, not the worldly things on the earth.” Col. 3:1,2
Throughout all human history voyagers looked up ⬆️ at the North Star to guide their courses. Simply allowing the ocean currents to drive them would prevent their destinations. This is fact of navigation relates a TRUE biblical principal about guidance.
Whatever we’re focusing on steers our thinking, patterns our behavior and produces our results. Knowing ‘what to set our minds on’ is the first step to keeping our thoughts and emotions directionally correct.
Thinking guided by our NEW LIFE provides clear direction from above. It navigates us to the right destinations - despite facing forceful winds and waves of cultural influences.
REMEMBER: Truths of the NEW LIFE Christ offers will impact our lifestyles only to the degree that we keep our minds set on them!