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The Dangerous Side of Unchecked Emotions:• My emotions create my mind.• Over time, my emotions influence the filter I see life through.• Unchecked, my life filter becomes prescriptive.Proverbs 23:7 NKJVFor as he thinks in his heart, so is he …Proverbs 14:30 MSGA sound mind makes for a robust body, but runaway emotionscorrode the bones.Emotions are

The Dangerous Side of Unchecked Emotions:
• My emotions create my mind.
• Over time, my emotions influence the filter I see life through.
• Unchecked, my life filter becomes prescriptive.
Proverbs 23:7 NKJV
For as he thinks in his heart, so is he …
Proverbs 14:30 MSG
A sound mind makes for a robust body, but runaway emotions
corrode the bones.
Emotions are great gauges but terrible guides.
Romans 12:2 Aramaic Bible
And do not imitate this world, but be transformed by the renovation of
your minds, and you shall distinguish what is the good, acceptable
and perfect will of God.
A Renovation of Emotions:

  1. Name it.
    You can’t surrender what you can’t name.
    If I asked my emotion what its name is, what would it say?
    “Every emotion, though horizontally provoked, nevertheless reflects
    something about the vertical dimension: our relationship with God.”
    — Dr. Dan B. Allender
    A lot of people are hiding behind FEAR and calling it WISDOM.
    Romans 10:17 NKJV
    So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.
    A Renovation of Emotions:
  2. Face it.
    Numbers 21:8 NIV
    The Lord said to Moses, “Make a snake and put it up on a pole;
    anyone who is bitten can look at it and live.”
    To be healed, you have to be willing to look at the thing poisoning
    you.
    If I asked my emotion why it’s there, what would it say?
    A Renovation of Emotions:
  3. Invite God into it.
    Matthew 5:4 NIV
    Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.
    If I asked God into my emotions, what would He do?
    Philippians 4:6-7 NIV
    Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer
    and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the
    peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your
    hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
    Psalm 27:13-14 NKJV
    I would have lost heart, unless I had believed that I would see the
    goodness of the Lord in the land of the living. Wait on the Lord; be of
    good courage, and He shall strengthen your heart; wait, I say, on the
    Lord!
    Name it. — If I asked my emotion what its name is, what would it
    say?
    Face it. — If I asked my emotion why it’s there, what would it say?
    Allow God into it. — If I asked God into my emotions, what would
    He do?