Our Mind - Part 1
A GODLY MINDSET Page
** Why do our minds need to be "Renewed"? How urgent is the
need? How does a renewed mind treat others? What is the main characteristic
of a renewed mind?
These four questions, and many others will be answered in our four
part series that we have called "Renewing Our Mind".
The four parts are:
A GODLY MINDSET - Matthew 16:21-28
A PREPARED MINDSET - 1Peter 1:13-25
A LOVING MINDSET - Luke 10:25-37
A PEACEFUL MINDSET - Philippians 4:4-9
Please open your Bibles to Matthew's gospel, chapter 16, verses 21-28
and let's learn from our Lord, Himself, what it means to have "A
Read Passage (V.21-23) (V.24-26) (V.27-28)
A Godly Mindset
V.21 ** Even before we dive into today's text, can anyone answer
the question, "Why do our minds need to be renewed"?
As fallen man, even when we are born-again, our thinking process is
often short-sighted and usually self-serving. We need a renewed mind
so that we can walk in step with the thoughts of God. cf. Isaiah 55:8-9,
** What is it about Matthew's narrative that indicates a change in the
focus of our Lord's earthly ministry?
Matthew says, "From that time..." cf. Matthew 4:17
He used the same term earlier to mark the beginning of the Lord's public
ministry to Israel, which included some occasional private instruction
to the Twelve. Here he uses it to mark the beginning of His private
ministry to the Twelve, with some occasional public instruction.
** What four things did Jesus want His disciples to know about this change
in His earthly ministry?
1) He must go to Jerusalem 2) He must suffer
3) He must be killed 4) He must be raised on the third day
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