His Power in You

Leon Fontaine Devoted

Ephesians 4:23 (AMP) And be constantly renewed in the spirit of your mind [having a fresh mental and spiritual attitude]. Trying to control negative thinking is kind of like trying to grab a handful of water. It just squirts out everywhere and you end up with a bigger mess. When I was younger, I thought I could control my negative thinking. I knew that these thoughts weren’t based in truth, so I tried to stop thinking this way. Wow, was …

How to Take Thoughts Captive

Leon Fontaine Devoted

2 Corinthians 10:5 (NKJV) Bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ. Do you ever feel condemned? Inadequate? Unworthy? Do you struggle with negative thoughts? Many people try to overcome negative thinking by saying things like, “I’m going to stop being so hard on myself,” or “I’m not going to focus on my failures.” The problem is that these statements are in the negative. The more you repeat them, the more you actually focus on what you don’t …

Stop Negative Daydreams

Leon Fontaine Devoted

2 Corinthians 10:5 (KJV) Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God. You have imaginations running through your head—little movies you play out throughout your day—and many times they are not based on truth. If you’re dealing with a serious illness, you might go so far as to imagine your funeral. Your eyes may tear up as you picture your loved ones’ reactions or as you think about who will look after them …