Reset Your Mindset

SERIES: Overcoming to Roadblocks to Destiny – Get Them Out of Your Way and You’ll Be on Your Way

Proverbs 31:18 KJV – She perceiveth that her merchandise is good: her candle goeth not out by night.

Hosea 4:6 KJV

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me: seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I will also forget thy children.

1 Peter 1:13 BSB

Therefore prepare your minds for action. Be sober-minded. Set your hope fully on the grace to be given you at the revelation of Jesus Christ.

Con – with

Fid – Faith

Confidence is walking with faith.

Confidence comes from competence.

1 Peter 1:3-5 MSG3 What a God we have! And how fortunate we are to have him, this Father of our Master Jesus! Because Jesus was raised from the dead, we’ve been given a brand-new life and have everything to live for, 4 including a future in heaven—and the future starts now! 5 God is keeping careful watch over us and the future. The Day is coming when you’ll have it all—life healed and whole.

  1. The first step towards knowledge is to confess your ignorance.

Education is the progressive discovery of your own ignorance.

Romans 10:1-2 NIV1 Brothers, my heart’s desire and prayer to God for the Israelites is that they may be saved. 2 For I can testify about them that they are zealous for God, but their zeal is not based on knowledge.

Romans 10:1-2 NLT1 Dear brothers and sisters, the longing of my heart and my prayer to God is for the people of Israel to be saved. 2 I know what enthusiasm they have for God, but it is misdirected zeal.

Proverbs 19:2 NLT – Enthusiasm without knowledge is no good; haste makes mistakes.

  1. Go back to school

Bill Gates said, in the future there will be two societies:

  • High paid knowledge workers
  • Low paid service workers

  1. God is the ultimate source of knowledge.

Proverbs 2:6 GNV – It is the Lord who gives wisdom; from him come knowledge and understanding.

Matthew 22:29 NLT – Jesus replied, “Your mistake is that you don’t know the Scriptures, and you don’t know the power of God.

Isaiah 14:27 NKJ – For the Lord of hosts has purposed, And who will annul it? His hand is stretched out, And who will turn it back?”

Romans 8:28 NKJ – And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose.

Proverbs 23:23 NLT – Get the truth and never sell it; also get wisdom, discipline, and good judgment.

Daniel 2:21-22 NKJ 21 And He changes the times and the seasons; He removes kings and raises up kings; He gives wisdom to the wise And knowledge to those who have understanding. 22 He reveals deep and secret things; He knows what is in the darkness, And light dwells with Him.

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