There is a powerful verse in Philippians 4, “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me,” that matches up perfectly with a verse from the book of Sirach. “…he turned him back into earth again, but clothed him in strength like his own.” †Sirach 17:2 Let’s start unpacking these beauties found in Philippians 4 and Sirach 17 as a part of my 31 Days of reading the book of Sirach.
We’ve considered before what the Bible says about our thoughts. We talked about how we are in control of our thought life. We may not be in control of whatever pops into our head, but we are in control of what we do with that thought. We can dismiss it, consider it and maybe even speak it. And what we speak to ourselves, about ourselves, become our daily affirmations. I’m going to show you where you can find some great positive affirmations.
So what does the Bible say about our thoughts? Does the Bible even care about what we are thinking about? Do we even care? We should.
Tommy Newberry lists Three Laws of Emotional Strength: the Law of Attention, the Law of Exchange and the Law of Reversibility. In this post I look at the Law of Attention.