Suppose Henry Ford walked up, handed you a book, and said, “This book contains every secret I have learned in the automobile industry, in the manufacturing business and in the stock market.
Spirit, mind and body—those are the three areas that comprise you. If any one area is neglected, then you suffer. You won’t be as spiritually, physically or emotionally strong as you should be. That’s why it’s important to nourish each and every area of your life.
How is your stress-ometer? Feeling cool, calm and collected? Or are you hitting the red zone that signals that you are overloaded? If that’s you, then one of the best strategies you can employ to defeat stress is meditating on the Word of God.
Romans 12:2 instructs us to, “Be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God” (KJV). “Renewing your mind” is an important part of living a successful Christian life.
So many born-again believers miss out on the world-overcoming victory that’s theirs in Christ Jesus. They keep finding themselves “under” the circumstances instead of “on top,” and they can’t figure out why. They’ve never understood a foundational truth about living the successful Christian life.
Make what God says the authority in your life. You shouldn’t just believe what God says to you in His Word, but you should also act on it. Acting on it is what produces results.