However, if someone insults you or dislikes you, respond in a Christ-like manner. On the contrary: “If your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him something to drink. You may flirt or engage in sexual conquests because you are insecure or feel unloved and want to feel desirable or important. ___ I do not boast. He or she may be going through a personal crisis. Are you losing this battle of your mind? ___ I rejoice with the truth.

Don’t take things personally or give in to hurt feelings and let your emotions control you. Copyright © 2020 Doug Britton Books  |  Reprint Policy  |  Privacy Policy  |  To accept the use of cookies, simply continue using this website. Please sign up below to let us know you would like to join! The Bible tells us to aim for perfection (2 Corinthians 13:11). A good guideline is not to allow yourself to consider or dwell on anything God would not want you to do. For when I am weak, then I am strong. Additional verse and topical resources including devotionals and blogs.

If we claim we have not sinned, we make him out to be a liar and his word has no place in our lives. Sign up for Doug Britton's newsletter today. Yes, and I will continue to rejoice. Ask God to help you figure out what’s underneath your temptations. (Philippians 4:8), Therefore, holy brothers, who share in the heavenly calling, fix your thoughts on Jesus, the apostle and high priest whom we confess. But I tell you that anyone who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her in his heart.

Summary: This Christian Bible study provides biblical verses and Scripture passages to help you guard your thought life. But if anybody does sin, we have one who speaks to the Father in our defense—Jesus Christ, the Righteous One. Study “dissensions” in Galatians 5:19-21 and Romans 13:13. Permission granted to print for personal use. (Scripture verses are from the New International Version, copyright © 1984.) ___ I am not self-seeking. An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, repeating until August 17, 2020. Get out of your head and into God’s promises in this five-day, thought-changing devotional from Jennie Allen. Ladies of all ages & denominations are welcome! For example: Once you identify what motivates you to sin, pray about the underlying reason. If anyone is never at fault in what he says, he is a perfect man, able to keep his whole body in check. The thoughts become compulsive and can continue for years, robbing you of the joy that comes from a clean conscience. Get Out of Your Head is a Biblical guide to discovering how to submit our minds to Christ because how we think shapes how we live. It starts in your head. Feel free to print it out, and use it to evaluate how well you love your enemies. Ladies ONLINE Summer Bible Study @ The Barn - Get Out of Your Head!

Here are some key Scriptures (Bible verses) on loving your enemies: A new command I give you: Love one another. Make it a habit to think about things that are pure and true. However, the thoughts that often accompany it are. Take a few minutes to ask God to reveal any areas in your thought life that need to change. Visit www.dougbrittonbooks.com for practical, biblical, cross-cultural books, Bible studies, and ebooks. (Matthew 5:28). Don’t fantasize about sinning. Sign up for Doug Britton's newsletter today. Your confidentiality is assured. (James 3:2), He who conceals his sins does not prosper, but whoever confesses and renounces them finds mercy. Pray that God will help you love your enemy. (Romans 13:14). And because of this I rejoice. Related: Guard your heart when helping others.

We are all tempted, but God can help you identify sinful thoughts and defeat them before they lead to sinful actions. If that happens, don’t feel guilty or condemned. Don't miss out on new Bible studies! We all stumble in many ways.

See reprint policy. ___ I do not delight in evil. (Proverbs 21:29), Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation. First clean the inside of the cup and dish, and then the outside also will be clean. ___ I am not rude. Sign up to get 1-2 newsletters a month announcing new online Bible studies and more. Then, after desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and sin, when it is full-grown, gives birth to death.

(Romans 8:5), Finally, brothers, 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.

Do not take revenge, my friends, but leave room for God’s wrath, for it is written: “It is mine to avenge; I will repay,” says the Lord. Do you think you can’t control your thoughts? Study will begin Monday, July 13 at 8pm via Zoom.

Anger     Anxiety    Christianity    Counseling    Culture    Depression    Marriage    Money    Parenting    Personal Growth    Relationships    Self-Image    Small Groups    Temptation. Study and explore the Bible online with free guides for new testament and old testament Bible study. (Acts 7:60), Love is patient, love is kind. Read on and learn how God can help you escape. (Luke 6:27-28), Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse. That was a mistake, for the temptations grew and gained strongholds in my mind. If you do this, ask for God’s forgiveness for the original sins and for enjoying their memory. An upright man gives thought to his ways. Feel free to print it out, and use it to evaluate how well you love your enemies. This Bible study on loving your enemies and self-test is part of a series of free online studies on anger. And from there, the possibilities are endless. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.

We will never sell or share your name or email address. When you commit a sin, it never “just happens.” Sinful acts begin as attitudes or temptations in your mind and emotions. In essence, Jesus said that to love your enemies means to love your enemies as yourself. Jun 26, 2020 - Are your thoughts taking you captive? (1 Corinthians 4:12), Do not repay anyone evil for evil. Be careful to do what is right in the eyes of everybody. Don’t take things personally or give in to hurt feelings, More Bible studies on anger, grumpiness, and irritation, Respect others — even those who don’t deserve respect, Victory Over Grumpiness, Irritation, and Anger. Everybody has impure thoughts of one type or another. You may feel like getting drunk because you feel depressed or hopeless. Your confidentiality is assured. We are all tempted, but God can help you identify sinful thoughts and defeat them before they lead to sinful actions. Do you feel like a victim to your spiraling thoughts? Some people think about early sinful sexual experiences or other sins with fondness or nostalgia. ___ I always persevere. Don’t allow yourself to think about sinning or ways you could go about sinning. Don’t allow yourself to fantasize about sin. (Luke 23:34), Then he fell on his knees and cried out, “Lord, do not hold this sin against them.” When he had said this, he fell asleep. ___ I keep no record of wrongs. LifeTree Books Our Mission Author Doctrinal Beliefs Testimonials, Reprint Policy Newsletter Privacy Policy Seminars Contact Us.