This is not a Thanksgiving post! You will not be a turkey because you ate turkey this coming Thursday! This is funny; I was asked if I would come over for Thanksgiving one year. When I accepted, my friend said, “Oh good. Now we have a turkey!” Some friend, right?
Anyway, what I am addressing is being what you believe, what you accept to be true, even though it may not be. Why the eating tie in? Because people will digest something, and then they become that.
For example, people will become a worrier, simply by spending time worrying about something that most likely won’t even come into existent. They are accepting lies as if they are truth and it affects them. It shapes them into who they are, because of what they believe.
I told a lady the other day, “You worry a lot, and let anxiety overcome you.” She agreed and said, “I always have, and I always will.” What a lie from hell! The devil has convinced her of this, even though it doesn’t have to be that way. It certainly is not the life God wants for her, and every time she gets hurt, or believes these lies and it hurts her, it breaks the heart of God. He loves her so much, and desires for her to be set free from this self-built prison! This is not the life He intended for her to live.
The word of God teaches how to overcome such a life:
“We can demolish every deceptive fantasy that opposes God and break through every arrogant attitude that is raised up in defiance of the true knowledge of God. We capture, like prisoners of war, every thought and insist that it bow in obedience to the Anointed One.” 2 Cor. 10:5 (TPT)
In case you missed it; we should analyze every thought and ask, “Is this true? Is it a good thought that lifts us up, or is it a negative thought that tares us down?” If the thought isn’t going to do us any good, then dismiss it. Throw it out! Quick! Get rid of it, don’t entertain it one more second, and definitely don’t believe it. If you will learn to do this, overtime you will change. You will become the person God designed you to be, and live the life He intended for you to live.
Now the truth above is something to be thankful for! Perhaps this is a Thanksgiving post after all?
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