The Restorer’s Water: Mental/Intellect

God said, “My people have committed two sins: They have forsaken me, the spring of living water, and have dug their own cisterns, broken cisterns that cannot hold water” (Jeremiah 2:13). A mental cistern compartmentalizes God from our minds. We seek knowledge for knowledge’s sake apart from God, so we can make decisions apart from Him.

Thoughts become a very safe place for a Christian to sin, to lust for someone who is not our spouse or to desire a life we do not have. These will eventually affect our words and our steps. Consequently, we must release the Holy Spirit in our thoughts. Paul offered a solution to mental cisterns: “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” (2 Corinthians 10:5).

Is your mind thirsty for God? Drink from the flow of the Living Water and memorize 2 Corinthians 10:5 today.

For more, watch The Restoration with Mitch Kruse, Episode 20: Living Water.

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