God's Word and our need is the basis on which we come to Him. Battlefield of the Mind is about solving some of the common problems we all encounter in life, such as depression, anger, or worry, by getting you to examine the way you think about things, or as the book puts it, "you need to begin to think about what you are thinking about. She understands and describes the feelings and problems in ways that made me sit up and go, "thats me! One thing I've learned from this Bible study is that I'm quite different from the majority of the rest of the group. Other major points include:
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Our enemy, Satan, attempts to battlefiled us with strategy and deceit, through well-laid plans and deliberate deception. Let me give you an example: It's the same as so many other books, with a lot of "feel better by thinking better," which isn't helpful for me and presumably for many people.
Battlefield Of The Mind Quotes by Joyce Meyer
I didn't read any more than the first chapter, because I don't want to become any more depressed than I am already. Mary's brother, however, could do no wrong. Blessed happy, fortunate, prosperous, and enviable is the man who walks and lives not in the counsel of the ungodly [following their advice, battlefild plans and purposes], nor stands [submissive and inactive] in the path where sinners walk, nor sits down [to relax and rest] where the scornful [and the mockers] gather.
The Amplified Bible translation of this verse says that we are to take these weapons and refute arguments.
I would recommend this book to anyone who is interested in learning about how to cope with problems as a Christian. I personally found it very helpful in my own battles over my mindfulness. Reading it will change your life. Pretty essential book for helping to manage your thoughts and emotions.
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Don't get me wrong; it's just another thing that ain't for me. There's a chapter at the end in the "Wilderness Mentalities" section called "My life is so miserable; I feel sorry for myself because my life is so wretched!
Battlefield Of The Mind: Winning The Battle In Your Mind
She's discussing the dangers of a wondering mind. Joyce helps to equip the reader with the mind-altering power phrases and techniques necessary to bring anyone out of their funk--if they are willing to put in a little effort. Mindd you and I look for god to direct me in this path if he so sees fit to do such.
Paul said he resolved to know nothing among us except Jesus Christ. I liked his book, but the one time we watched him I wanted to throw up. The devil argues with us; he offers us theories and reasonings. She also managed to open my eyes to the importance of our thoughts, and how the mind really is a constant battlefield; a battlefield which we must fight in vigorously and perseverantly.
I often get the sense that she thinks everything that has worked for her will work for everyone else, in the same ways. There was a lot of practical, btatlefield information. Want to Read saving…. So, this chapter, in my opinion, needs to be completely trashed and rewritten.
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I have had such a in my thinking and my life due to this book that I want to come back to this same jail after I am out in August to teach of this book and these principles to others that I see in here that are in very desperate need of these ideals. God knew His sic future jotce had everything under control.
I think I'll pass it on to them. I found myself getting a little irritated at times with her point of view. Do not be conformed to this world this age[fashioned after and adapted to its external, superficial customs], but be transformed changed by the [entire] renewal of your mind [by its new ideals and its new attitude], so that you may prove [for yourselves] what is the good and acceptable and perfect will of God, even the thing which is good and acceptable and perfect [in His sight for you].
I have always had my faith however it was faltering, at best. It seemed to me too, that by the end of the book, Joyce's vocabulary was expanding, and her prose growing sharper I realize that she has written over 70 published books. But this kind of silliness was peppered throughout the text.
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