The Rewire Principle: Rewire Your Brain, Renew Your Mind

The Rewire Principle: Rewire Your Brain, Renew Your Mind

Our lives are always in the direction of our strongest thoughts. What we think shapes who we are. (Greg Groeschel from Winning the War in Your Mind)

The Rewire Principle: Rewire your Brain, Renew your Mind

Science: The systematic study of the structures and behavior of the physical and natural world through observation, experimentation, and the testing of theories against the evidence obtained.

Romans 1:20

Reticular Activating System (RAD): A bundle of nerves that sits in your brainstem. And its job is to regulate behavioral arousal, consciousness, and motivation.

Neural Pathways: The connections between neurons where information is passed on through electrochemical signals.

Dopamine: known as the feel-good neurotransmitter - a chemical that ferries information between neurons. It plays a role in the brain’s reward system, helping to reinforce certain behaviors that result in rewards.

Romans 8:5-6, Romans 12:2

Recognizing the Rut, Creating a Trench of Truth

Difference between a Rut and Trench:
A rut is typically formed in mind and becomes a nuisance, even a danger. A rut is unintentionally created, has no purpose, and requires repair.
A trench is intentionally dug to deliver a necessary resource. A trench has specific purpose and fixes an existing problem

Creating a trench of truth, looking to God’s word

Meditate; Joshua 1:6-9

The temptation of Jesus
1st - Physical Needs and Desires
2nd - Questioning the Love God
3rd - Possessions, Power, and Pride

Recognizing the Rut, Creating a Trench of Truth, Declaring Victory

Colossians 3:1-18; Proverbs 19:11

Where are your thoughts leading you?
Watch your thoughts; they become your beliefs.
Watch your beliefs; they become your words.
Watch your words; they become your actions.
Watch your actions; they become your habits.
Watch your habits; they become your character.

Where are your thoughts leading you?


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