“The lamp of the body is the eye. If therefore your eye is good, your whole body will be full of light. But if your eye is bad, your whole body will be full of darkness.”
The way we see things can be the difference between a life filled with light, or happiness, and a life filled with darkness, or unhappiness and depression. Jesus and the entire Word of God will consistently challenge our mindset and show us how we should see things.
Have you as a believer ever found yourself in a funk and realized that you needed to have an attitude adjustment? I certainly have and I have learned there are times when an attitude adjustment can pull me out of what I have come to label a “pit fit.” The two letters “AA” represent many things. But let them remind you to make regular attitude adjustments when you need to make them.
There are times when the best defense is a good offense. That is especially true when it comes to attitudes. Instead of erecting a strong defense of attitude adjustments, the better part of wisdom is to put in place a strong offense of God ordained positive attitudes that will raise us above the devastating effects of “stinkin thinkin.”
In the Sermon on the Mount Jesus taught us that if we want to be part of His solution, the salt of the earth and the light of the world, we must begin by having eight attitude adjustments. In your Bible turn to Chapter Five of the Gospel of Matthew and study closely what we call the eight blessed attitudes or beatitudes of Jesus.
When you understand and apply them they will make your life the light of the world!
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