What are you thinking?
Read: Matthew 9:20-22, Proverbs 23:7, (NKJV or KJV), Romans 12:2 (NLT)
Our thoughts have the power to shape our lives. Jesus made it clear that thoughts are primary to everything else. (See Matthew 12:33 and Proverbs 23:7 NKJV). If we know how much weight and value our thoughts have in relation to our lives, we are more likely to work on our thoughts to ensure we are
Discuss Hannah-Jane from Matthew 9:20-22
- In light of Hannah-Jane’s story, why do we need to work on our thoughts? What lesson/s do we learn from her?
- How do you think most people would think to themselves today (including Christians) if they had a lingering problem?
- Read Phillipians 4:8-9. Make a list of all we are to think on. What is the promised result of practicing this pattern of thinking? See Vs. 9
- Is it possible to think these right thoughts when you are going through a rough patch?
How to practice right thinking over wrong thinking
- Understand that wrong thinking will dig you further into a hole. Imagine “shooting yourself in the foot”
- Change your thoughts quickly every time you start “stinking thinking”
- Be intentional in asking the Holy Spirit for help. That’s why you have Him in your life. Read John 14:26
- Make a conscious effort to hang out with
rightthinkers more than wrong thinkers.
Hannah-Jane changed her life byRight Thinking about Jesus and herself first. Right Thinking plus Right Speaking is an elixir for success in life. It provides a better chance out of difficult situations. The opposite is true as well. What are you thinking about Jesus?
- Praise God for the gift of the Holy Spirit.
- Ask for the help of The Holy Spirit.
- Pray 2 Corinthians 10:4-5 for us all
The last small group meeting is on April 17. It will be a time of fellowship, food