THE CHRISTIAN MIND
A. "I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you
present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God,
which is your reasonable service. And do not be conformed to this
world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you
may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of
God" (Romans 12: 1, 2)"
B. How Has The Christian Mind Been Transformed?
Body: Ephesians 4: 20 - 24
I. The Christian Mind Is Spiritual (Romans 8: 5 - 8).
A. Set on spiritual things.
B. Enjoy life and peace.
C. Subject to God's law.
D. Pleases God.
II. The Christian Mind Is Unselfish (Philippians 2: 1 - 3).
A. Christians have the same goal.
B. There is to be no selfish ambition.
C. Look out for others.
III. The Christian Mind Looks Upward (Colossians 3: 1 -3).
A. Seek the things above.
B. Set [like concrete] on things above.
IV. The Christian Mind Is Holy (1 Peter 1: 13 - 16).
A. It takes preparation to be holy [gird up].
B. It takes serious thinking [sober].
C. It takes proper placement [rest upon grace].
A. "For 'who has known the mind of the LORD that he may instruct
Him?' But we have the mind of Christ" (1 Corinthians 2: 16).
B. "Let this mind be in you which was also in Christ Jesus, who, being
in the form of God, did not consider it robbery to be equal with
God, but made Himself of no reputation, taking the form of a
bondservant, and coming in the likeness of men. And being found
in appearance as a man, He humbled Himself and became obedient
to the point of death, even the death of the cross" (Philippians 2:
5 - 8).