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The Mind a Battlefield

The Mind a Battlefield

Here to share some incredibly helpful insights about the mind and how it functions within the spiritual realm. If you've ever struggled to understand or to implement "taking every thought captive" (2 Corinthians 10:5) or "being transformed by the renewal of our mind" (Romans 12:2), this is for you! Also, don't miss the last few posts on the same subject. | The following are excerpts from "The Spiritual Man", by Watchman Nee. Volume III, Part Eight, "The Mind a Battlefield", pages 13-17) | The bible declares emphatically that we must "be transformed by the renewal of our mind." (Romans 12:2) If we carefully examine the mental experiences of a Christian we sh

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The Restful Life: Part III

  • December 21, 2020
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The Restful Life: Part III

| An excerpt from "The Spiritual Man", by Watchman Nee, pages 221-223. | The Lord Jesus speaks to His disciples saying: "Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me; for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls" (Mathew 11:29). "Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me; for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls" (Mathew 11:29) The Lord knows that His Own people must pass through many trials, that the heavenly Father is going to arrange for them to be lonely and misunderstood. As no one understands Him except the Father, so no one will understand His disciples (v.27). Jesus knows that the heavenly Fa

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The Restful Life: Part II

  • December 20, 2020
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The Restful Life: Part II

| An excerpt from "The Spiritual Man", by Watchman Nee. Pages 220-221 | Once he loses his heart for "self" the believer can be wholly God's. He is ready to be molded into any form God wishes. His desire no longer strives against God; nay, he relishes nothing but God. His life now becomes quite simple: he has no expectations, no requests, no ambitions other than to be willingly obedient to the Lord's will. A life of obedience to His intent is the simplest kind on earth, because he who so lives seeks nothing but to quietly follow God. After a person has forsaken his natural longings he obtains a genuinely restful life. After a person has forsaken his natural lo

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The Restful Life: Part I

  • December 20, 2020
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The Restful Life: Part I

| An excerpt from "The Spiritual Man", by Watchman Nee. Pages 218-219 | If anyone wishes to maintain a true spiritual course he must cooperate with God in putting to death his own desire. All interests, inclinations, and preferences must be denied. We should gladly accept man's contradicting, despising, discounting, misunderstanding, and harsh criticizing and permit these matters which are so antagonist to natural desire to deal with our soul life. We should learn how to receive suffering, pain, or a lowly place as apportioned us by God. However much of our self life feels pained or our natural feeling is hurt, we must bear them patiently. If we bear the cross in

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