This is the audio from the March 3, 2019 sermon, “SET Your Mind!”, shared by Tom Lemler at the North Wayne Mennonite Church.
Text: Colossians 3:1-17
“Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things.”
Here are the main points from the sermon:
To set your mind on things above, you must . . .
- Secure your mind:
- Colossians 3:5-11 — We secure our mind when we not only take every thought captive and make it obedient to Christ, but we put to death every thought and desire that would lead us in the ways of the world.
- Equip your mind:
- Colossians 3:12-14 — We equip our mind when we fill it with the things of the Spirit. God’s desire is that our thoughts would be filled with Him and His ways. When the fruit of God’s Spirit fills our mind, it is then equipped to act in Christ-like ways..
- Train your mind:
- Colossians 3:15-17 — We train our mind when we take the tools we have been equipped with and learn to use them for God’s glory. Our thoughts will eventually lead to action, so we will know our mind is set on things above when our actions reflect the training we have received from God’s Word and from those who have shared His Word with us through their lives.