Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what is the good, pleasing, and perfect will of God. – Romans 12:2
Wouldn’t it be amazing if God’s thoughts were our thoughts, if we knew His plans and purposes?
God has given us the Holy Spirit to help us understand everything we need to know. Through Him we see all of our circumstances, all of the situations around us, the people in our lives and all the good and bad, with the same understanding as our Father. In other words, we see God working in our life for His glory and our good.
We no longer have to reason the way the world does, caught up with selfishness and tied up with sin. Instead, by faith we understand that God provides all we need and fills us with desire for His presence and love. We begin to see what things are truly important.
Faith is what changes this. We rely on what God gives us, on how He provides, and let go of our self-serving desires. Our mind is renewed, because through the Holy Spirit we are connected to the mind of Christ!