Proverbs 23:7 mentions that whatever a man thinks in his heart, that he will be. The scriptures speak about individuals that acted on their emotions through the heart. It is the central wisdom point of emotions, rather than the head point of thinking. Everything you do streams from the heart and flows into action.
The person that you are stems from what you believe such as religion and other resources. What resource are you using to make up the person that you are? For example receiving Christ into your heart. He enters your heart, because that’s where the center of your person starts. That is the access control of your identity. We have made a legal agreement to allow a divine being to overtake our person; spirit, soul and body.
Now that we have gone through the agreement stage there are many other contracts and agreements that need our attention. Many come from generational bloodlines, word curses, programs, etc. There is one thing that can change the person you are this instant…your words. Take for example your fitness level. If you are wishing to successfully fulfill your fitness goal your first step is to think about it. From your heart comes the thoughts, the planning and most importantly surrounding yourself with good quality trainers and others in that field who are experts.
As you continue down that journey, obviously there will be obstacles like temptation of food, laziness, a plateau, injuries and such. Now are you going to stop at this obstacle and stare at it? Hope not. Get over that injury, food temptation and others that detour you from what you want. Now let’s take the spiritual aspect of this. If you have some ungodly habit that is pushing you to the side and saying you’re not worthy, use your words to remove these spirits from your life.
Take control of your environment by untangling yourself from the addiction and other habits that is creating a dark cloud over your life. As you continue to take control of your life you will soon realize that whatever has been keeping you in bondage is gone. The addiction is gone, the habits, anger, etc. There are times where you will not even think about the circle of torment you went through. But it takes consistency; it takes grit and dedication when you speak to these things. Not to limit the power of Christ, but it may take days, months or even years. Remember, it all starts from the heart. Jeremiah 17:9 speaks, “The heart is more deceitful than all else and is desperately sick, who can understand it?” This is why we need Christ in our hearts. He gives us direction, healing, knowledge and other infinite wisdom on how we can become the person He has created us to be.
Remember, to set a guard over your heart. Set an atmosphere of godliness in your environment. Speak to yourself the goodness of God and the abundance He has for you. As you repeatedly speak the promises of God and ACT on them; you will be the person Christ made you to be. Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind(heart) Romans 12:2.