"The peace of God which passes understanding will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus" (Philippians 4.7)
Our minds are wonderful creations of God. But did you know they need to be guarded? When I was a boy I used to play with Silly Putty. You could do a lot of neat things with it. You could make shapes, and you could even bounce it like a ball. But the best thing to do was to flatten it out, press it on the Sunday comics, and pull up a copy of the comic on the Silly Putty.
Our minds are like that too! They are made by God to pick up everything. If we constantly expose our ...
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