Renewing Your Mind:

Confronting Lies with Truth





Our culture tells us lies to make us feel good about ourselves. These lies may seem right at first, but following them will have long term consequences. The Bible corrects these lies by giving good advice on the common issues we face, and while it might be harder to follow at first, you will build character to withstand the storms of life.


Renewing your mind

Expand any tab below to discover the Biblical answers to these common lies.

John 8:31-32 31 Then Jesus said to those Jews who believed Him, “If you abide in My word, you are My disciples indeed. “And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall set you free.”

Ps. 84:11 the LORD bestows favor and honor. No good thing does he withhold from those who walk uprightly.

James 1:19-20 So then, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath; for the wrath of man does not produce the righteousness of God.
Eph. 4:29 ESV Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear.
Col. 3:2-4 Set your mind on things above, not on things on the earth.
For you died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. When Christ who is our life appears, then you also will appear with Him in glory.
James 1:14-16 But each one is tempted when he is drawn away by his own desires and enticed. Then, when lust has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and sin, when it is full-grown, brings forth death. Do not be deceived, my beloved brethren.
Col. 3:9-10 Do not lie to one another, since you have put off the old man with his deeds, and have put on the new man who is renewed in knowledge according to the image of Him who created him,
Col. 3:12-13 Therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, put on tender mercies, kindness, humility, meekness, longsuffering; bearing with one another, and forgiving one another, if anyone has a complaint against another; even as Christ forgave you, so you also must do.
1 Pet. 5:5-7 “God resists the proud, But gives grace to the humble.”
Therefore humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you in due time, casting all your care upon Him, for He cares for you.
Rom. 12:2 And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God.
Jer. 2:13 “For My people have committed two evils: They have forsaken Me, the fountain of living waters, And hewn themselves cisterns– broken cisterns that can hold no water.
Prov. 30:8-9 Remove falsehood and lies far from me; Give me neither poverty nor riches– Feed me with the food allotted to me; Lest I be full and deny You, And say, “Who is the LORD?” Or lest I be poor and steal, And profane the name of my God.
Phil. 2:3-4 Let nothing be done through selfish ambition or conceit, but in lowliness of mind let each esteem others better than himself. Let each of you look out not only for his own interests, but also for the interests of others.
Psalm 24:1 The earth is the LORD’S, and all its fullness, The world and those who dwell therein.
Rom. 13:1-2 Let every soul be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and the authorities that exist are appointed by God. Therefore whoever resists the authority resists the ordinance of God, and those who resist will bring judgment on themselves.
Prov. 13:20 He who walks with wise men will be wise, But the companion of fools will be destroyed.

Practical helps to renew your mind

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    Discover

    Discover the lies you are believing

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    Memorize

    Memorize the scripture that sheds the light of truth on your situation

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    Verbalize

    When you are faced with a temptation, say the scripture out loud (that’s what Jesus did; “It is written!” Matthew 4)

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    Pray

    Fill your prayers with scripture you have memorized as you pour out your concerns to God.