3 And did all eat the same spiritual meat;
4 And did all drink the same spiritual drink: for they drank of that spiritual Rock that followed them: and that Rock was Christ.
5 But with many of them God was not well pleased: for they were overthrown in the wilderness.
“Spiritual coverage is determined by destiny coverage.”
“Your company determines your identity. “
1. The mind is the battle fired of the redeemed.
2. Battles may be fought with weapons but they are won first in the mind.
3. Life is lived Inside out not outside in.
You cannot win in the mind and loose in life and you cannot loose in the mind and win in life.
4. The state of the mind is the state of life.
5. The most critical target of the enemy is the mind.
Examples of people that lost because of the mind
1. The people of Israel,
The greatest challenge of Moses was not taking them out of Egypt, it was taking Egypt out of them.
He was taking them to their destiny but they were longing for their history and captivity.
Every chain in your mind that is limiting your destiny, today that chain is broken.
Only Caleb and Joshua who had another spirit and the children who were not born in Egypt who didn’t have Egypt in them entered the promise land.
26 And the Lord spake unto Moses and unto Aaron, saying,
14 And the Lord looked upon him, and said, Go in this thy might, and thou shalt save Israel from the hand of the Midianites: have not I sent thee?
15 And he said unto him, Oh my Lord, wherewith shall I save Israel? behold, my family is poor in Manasseh, and I am the least in my father’s house.
16 And the Lord said unto him, Surely I will be with thee, and thou shalt smite the Midianites as one man.
The worst form of limitation is self-limitation
Example of people who won with their mind
He kept on interpreting people’s dream because he believed his own dream and its interpretation, don’t wait for the future, happen to the future, prepare for the future.
“Your gift may give you some level of result but your mind is needed to have a solution that takes you to destiny.”
David’s mind made him gain victory
And there was a famine in the land, beside the first famine that was in the days of Abraham. And Isaac went unto Abimelech king of the Philistines unto Gerar.
2 And the Lord appeared unto him, and said, go not down into Egypt; dwell in the land which I shall tell thee of:
3 Sojourn in this land, and I will be with thee, and will bless thee; for unto thee, and unto thy seed, I will give all these countries, and I will perform the oath which I swore unto Abraham thy father;
“Mentality determines reality, everybody was looking for what to eat, he was looking for what to harvest by planting.”
You are not where you are because the devil is powerful, if you talk to your senses you come to your changes
What is the impact of your mind on your life?
1. The state of mind determines the state of life
The renewal of the mind equals the upgrade of life, a change of life
7 For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he: Eat and drink, saith he to thee; but his heart is not with thee.
3. A change of mind provokes a change of life season, your season changes when your senses change Luke 15;7-8
7 I say unto you, that likewise joy shall be in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, more than over ninety and nine just persons, which need no repentance.
8 Either what woman having ten pieces of silver, if she lose one piece, doth not light a candle, and sweep the house, and seek diligently till she find it?
4. God hears and responds to thoughts like he hears and responds to prayers
20 Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us,
5.The mind affects access to the voice of God
There is a way God visits you based on what is going on in your mind
Matthew 1 :20
20 But while he thought on these things, behold, the angel of the Lord appeared unto him in a dream, saying, Joseph, thou son of David, fear not to take unto thee Mary thy wife: for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Ghost.
6. The mind determines the acts and possibilities of God.
God needs a cooperation of your mind to do mega things in your life
14 But without thy mind would I do nothing; that thy benefit should not be as it were of necessity, but willingly.
7. The mind determines the stability of your life
13 But he is in one mind, and who can turn him? and what his soul desireth, even that he doeth.
What do you do with your mind
1. Avoid sin
3 According as his divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that hath called us to glory and virtue:
2. Avoid both the wrong association and the wrong communication.
If anybody is not talking your faith, give them space.
31 But the men that went up with him said, We be not able to go up against the people; for they are stronger than we.
3. Renew your mind continually on the word, what you hear feeds your faith, what you hear determines what you fear
11 And all Israel shall hear, and fear, and shall do no more any such wickedness as this is among you.
4. Think the word, think productivity, think the opposite of your situation
5 The thoughts of the diligent tend only to plenteousness; but of every one that is hasty only to want.
5. Engage the power of the Spirit
6 Wherefore I put thee in remembrance that thou stir up the gift of God, which is in thee by the putting on of my hands.
7 For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind