From the Inside Out

Seen on a stairway at a Burger King in Oxford, England: “Mind your head.”

Thinking about what we’re thinking about

Aside from taking care to avoid getting a knot on the noggin, there is another good way to mind one’s head: by cultivating the habit of monitoring our thoughts.

On one occasion Jesus rebuked Peter, “. . . you are not setting your mind on God’s interests, but man’s” (Matthew 16:23). In time, Peter learned to think in harmony with God’s interests. What he did, we all can do, with God’s help.


The place to begin

Since every word, every action starts in the mind, if we can get our thinking in line with the will of God, the rest will follow (Romans 12:2; Philippians 4:8).

Scripture quotations taken from the NASB:

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