Winning the War in You Mind

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Winning the War in You Mind by Mind Map: Winning the War in You Mind

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2. Do you have an ongoing war in your mind?

3. Most of life’s battles are won or lost in your mind

3.1. God’s Word power

3.2. Transform and RENEW

3.3. 2 Corinthians 10:3–4 (NLT) 3 We are human, but we don’t wage war as humans do. 4 We use God’s mighty weapons, not worldly weapons, to knock down the strongholds of human reasoning and to destroy false arguments.

3.3.1. Ochuroma Military Stronghold Fortress built highest peak city Reinforced w/wall up to 20 feet thick

4. What does our spiritual enemy do?

4.1. Shapes your thinking

4.2. One thought at time

4.3. Prison of lies

4.3.1. There's no one you can trust

4.3.2. You're never going to succeed

4.3.3. You are always going to be broke

4.3.4. Never good marriage

4.3.5. God doesn’t hear prayers

4.3.6. Nobody cares about you

4.3.7. You're never going to make a difference

4.3.8. You won't amount to anything

5. 2 Corinthians 10:5 (NIV) 5 We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.

5.1. Our lives are always moving in the direction of our strongest thoughts.

5.2. Science/Bible agree

5.2.1. Cognitive Behavior Psychology shows Relational challenges Eating disorders Addictions

5.2.2. Some forms of anxiety Direct result of toxic thinking The Bible already told us that... Proverbs 23:7 (NLT) 7 They are always thinking about how much it costs. “Eat and drink,” they say, but they don’t mean it.

5.3. The life we have is a reflection of the thoughts we think

5.3.1. What we think determines who we become. Think you can’t Probably won’t Dwell problems Overwhelm you Feel like victim Become one Think can Probably will Look solutions See some. Believe overcome X Can The life we have is a reflection of the thoughts you think

5.3.2. THOUGHT AUDIT 1-10

5.3.3. No matter What you do What have Who know What buy Where you live Where you travel You cannot have a positive life when you have a negative mind

5.4. Knowing your life is always moving in the direction of your strongest thoughts, are excited about the direction your thoughts are taking you?

5.4.1. Change thinking

6. Identify the biggest stronghold holding you back.

6.1. Not good enough

6.2. My past is too bad

6.3. Can’t trust

6.4. Always battle weight

6.5. Not good w/money

6.6. Can’t close God

6.7. Never job love

6.8. All relationships break down

6.9. Negative Thoughts

6.9.1. Changing chemical makeup brain

6.10. Every thought creates a neurochemical change in our body

6.11. Positive

6.11.1. urge rewarding neurotransmitters Dopamine Legal reward

6.11.2. Positive hit Chemical buzz.

7. Neural Pathways

7.1. Billions pathways/roads in your brain

7.2. More often you think a though

7.2.1. Easier think again

7.2.2. Default

7.3. Stronghold

7.3.1. Wrong Thought Patterns

7.3.2. Stuck in rut

7.4. Negative, Critical

7.4.1. Creating unhealthy

7.4.2. unhelpful neuropathways

7.4.3. Capture

7.4.4. Create new path in brain

7.5. Frustrating day work

7.5.1. Pause

7.5.2. Pray

7.5.3. Hug

7.6. Feel bad self

7.6.1. Walk

7.6.2. Workout

7.7. Bored

7.7.1. Scroll thru IG,

7.7.2. Jealous Rock Church

8. Identify biggest stronghold holding you back

8.1. Not loveable

8.2. Never good enough

8.3. Don’t deserve anything good

8.4. Always be broke

8.5. Haves

8.6. Have nots

8.7. I’m the not

8.8. Helplessness

8.8.1. Helplessness

8.8.2. Worthlessness

8.8.3. Pointlessness

8.9. Identify stronghold. Name it. You cannot defeat what you cannot define

9. Name the truth that demolishes that stronghold

9.1. John 8:32 (NLT) 32 And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”

9.1.1. Know the truth

9.1.2. Embrace truth Open the door Be free

9.2. 2 Corinthians 10:5 (NIV) 5 We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.

9.3. Greek

9.3.1. Take captive

9.3.2. War term Capture w/Spear Sword

9.3.3. There are appeals to the language of military installations (v 4) and soldiers’ campaigns (v 5: αἰχμαλωτίζοντες)—these terms seem drawn from the “wars of the Maccabees”

9.4. 2 Peter 1:3 (NLT) 3 By his divine power, God has given us everything we need for living a godly life. We have received all of this by coming to know him, the one who called us to himself by means of his marvelous glory and excellence.

9.4.1. Time

9.4.2. Patience

9.4.3. Energy

9.4.4. Wisdom

9.4.5. People

9.4.6. Resources

10. The Bible has your back.

10.1. Can do all things thru X

10.1.1. Weak/Strong

10.2. Not attractive

10.2.1. Don’t like look Fearfully wonderfully made

10.3. Miserable

10.3.1. Joy of the Lord is my strength

10.4. Feel all alone

10.4.1. My God is with me. Never leave me

10.5. Victim

10.5.1. Overcomer Not who enemy says

10.6. Life moving direction

10.6.1. What comes into mind Comes out life

10.6.2. Cannot have positive life Negative mind

10.6.3. Capture the lies Replace truth

10.7. Don’t stay locked in a prison

10.7.1. When Jesus holds the keys Set free

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