For “who has known the mind of the Lord that he may instruct Him?” But we have the mind of Christ. 1 Corinthians 2:16
Did you know we can know what God knows about us and our circumstances? I find myself fascinated with the idea that I can have the “mind of Christ”. For although it is clear I can’t know all God knows (Isaiah 55:9 teaches God’s thoughts are higher that our thoughts), the Apostle Paul teaches us in Philippians 2:5 to have the “mind of Christ” in how we respond to others.
So two questions come to mind. How can I know when I have the “mind of Christ” (what God thinks) about a certain circumstance? And why is having the “mind of Christ” so important? I believe knowing what God is thinking about me and my circumstances is very important because:
So what can we do so we can say with Paul “we have the ‘mind of Christ’”?
When we begin to have the “mind of Christ”, how we do life will begin to change. As we change our desire to honor and please God with both our attitudes and actions will become greater than our desire to please self and others. May we gain the “mind of Christ”.
Your Pastor and friend,