Encouragement and Prayer: Captive Thoughts Which Are Fixed On Jesus! (02/04/22)


This is the audio from the February 4, 2022 live social media broadcast of encouragement and prayer by Impact Prayer Ministry’s director, Tom Lemler.

“Therefore, holy ones, who share in the heavenly calling, fix your thoughts on Jesus, the apostle and high priest whom we confess.”
Hebrews 3:1 (NIV)

This week’s prayer emphasis will focus on praying about our thoughts as we follow God’s instructions to take every one of them captive.  We are each shaped by the things which enter our mind, and especially by those things that we allow our thoughts to dwell upon.  While it is impossible to shield ourselves completely from the arguments and pretensions which are opposed to Christ, with the help of God’s Spirit we can take captive every thought so that our actions would more accurately reflect Christ.

As you pray this week, ask God to help you be aware of everything that enters your mind.  Pray that Jesus would be central in your thoughts so that His ways influence everything you think about.  Pray that having your thoughts fixed on Jesus would help others grow in holiness and a pursuit of a heavenly calling.

You can find the live video feeds of these encouragement and prayer times on Impact Prayer Ministry’s Facebook page.

In prayer,