For the weapons of our warfare are not physical [weapons of flesh and blood], but they are mighty before God for the overthrow and destruction of strongholds, [Inasmuch as we] refute arguments and theories and reasonings and every proud and lofty thing that sets itself up against the [true] knowledge of God; and we lead every thought and purpose away captive into the obedience of Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed One),” 2 Corinthians 10:4-5 AMP
The devil has an objective against God’s people by deceiving them to believe in his lies through the power of suggestions. The reason why we don’t have to fall in satan’s thinking pattern is that we don’t have the mind of satan but we have the mind of Christ.
For who has known or understood the mind (the counsels and purposes) of the Lord so as to guide and instruct Him and give Him knowledge? But we have the mind of Christ (the Messiah) and do hold the thoughts (feelings and purposes) of His heart. [Isa. 40:13.]” 1 Corinthians 2:16 AMP
But this mind of Christ does not operate in us automatically without yielding to the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit bears thoughts and purposes of God for our lives. And as we yield ourselves over to Him, He in turn injects in us the mind of Christ by studying our word and through fellowship or communion in prayer. The mind of Christ does not get into us by self-will or self-determination. It takes the Holy Spirit to help us walk in the mind of Christ.
And all of us, as with unveiled face, [because we] continued to behold [in the Word of God] as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are constantly being transfigured into His very own image in ever increasing splendor and from one degree of glory to another; [for this comes] from the Lord [Who is] the Spirit.” 2 Corinthians 3:18 AMP
The bible says ” for this comes from the Lord [Who is] the Spirit. Moreover, satan knows this. That’s why he wants us to use our self effort to attain the mind of Christ which is in us. Many have been frustrated on trying to function in the mind of Christ. And have made many radical decisions which works for a while but at the end they could not keep up with their decision.
The key to this is not by might nor by power but is by the doing of the Holy Spirit. So please quit struggling to achieve something that you already have and yield to God Almighty as the Spirit Of God helps you.
Let’s pray together:
Heavenly Father, I thank You for Your word. I declare the mind of Christ is ruling over me in Jesus Christ mighty name. Amen.