Practical Living through Biblical Principles

Higher Level of Thinking

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By Yolanda K. Edwards

Isaiah 55:8-9 – “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways,”
declares the Lord. “As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.

On what level are you thinking? Are you thinking on the level in which you wanted to be promoted at work, at church, or in your organization?  First recognize that an elevation, whether on a job, at church, or in your personal life requires a higher level of thinking than in your current position or situation. Think on those things that you may have to consider when making decisions when you are elevated. Begin to think as if you already have the promotion that you desire. Lastly, decide if you are willing to take the pros and the cons of reaching that higher level. Remember, God will elevate you when the time is right, but first, you have to change your mindset.

Prayer Starter: Father, it’s in the name of Jesus that I come, I know my thoughts are not your thought, nor my ways are your ways, but I want to begin to think more like you Lord.  I want to begin to make the decisions that you would have me to make, not the decisions and choices that I would make or even those that would please others.  Help me to lean solely on you to make Godly choices and decisions that will keep me on the path that you have laid out for me.  Change my way of thinking.  Elevate me to a higher level in…

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