Our mindset is very important. What we think often affects how we act. As Christians, it’s important to renew our minds in God’s Word.
Below are scriptures to study on focusing your mind on Christ.
Allow the Word of God to renew your mindset.
Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect. Romans 12:2
If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Colossians 3:1-3
Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, Philippians 2:5
Likewise, urge the younger men to be self-controlled. Titus 2:6
“For who has understood the mind of the Lord so as to instruct him?” But we have the mind of Christ. 1 Corinthians 2:16
shepherd the flock of God that is among you, exercising oversight, not under compulsion, but willingly, as God would have you; not for shameful gain, but eagerly; 1 Peter 5:2
Since therefore Christ suffered in the flesh, arm yourselves with the same way of thinking, for whoever has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin, 1 Peter 4:1
Finally, all of you, have unity of mind, sympathy, brotherly love, a tender heart, and a humble mind. 1 Peter 3:8
Consider him who endured from sinners such hostility against himself, so that you may not grow weary or fainthearted. Hebrews 12:3
We experience trials in this life that bring discouragement, but consider Jesus, who endured. We don’t have to grow weary, because we have Someone acquainted with our feelings.
for God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control. 2 Timothy 1:7
As for the rich in this present age, charge them not to be haughty, nor to set their hopes on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly provides us with everything to enjoy. 1 Timothy 6:17
Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassion, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience, Colossians 3:12
Only let us hold true to what we have attained. Philippians 3:16
complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind. Philippians 2:2
Only let your manner of life be worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or am absent, I may hear of you that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind striving side by side for the faith of the gospel, Philippians 1:27
and to be renewed in the spirit of your minds, Ephesians 4:23
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To read further about mindset, read Colossians 3:1-4.