Hebrews 12:1 "Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles."
Well it's Monday morning, have you got your week of thoughts planned out? Probably not, but we do need to consider what our thoughts reflect on and dwell on throughout the week. Our thoughts are a window into our hearts.
Let's begin with the attitude of our thoughts. "For the sake of harmony with fellow believers, God urges us to realize that we are all accountable to our Lord, to act according to His Word and our conscience. However, He alone is in a position to judge the attitudes of our heart (Rom. 14:4-7)."odb.org Our thoughts often go towards the faults of others before our own. It is often true that what we think of as a weakness in others is also found in ourselves. Oops, that splinter in you just became a log in my own eye...hmm.
Who sees and guides our thoughts?
Psalm 10:4 "In his pride the wicked man does not seek him;
Philippians 4:8 "Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy— about such ."