Message Discussion Guide – 08/07/22 – Winning the War in Your Mind

Winning the War in Your Mind



What’s a thing or experience you were really excited for that didn’t live up to your expectations?

Key Passage

Romans 12:2

“Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.

Discussion Questions
  1. It’s a common saying that “perception is reality.” Do you believe this? Why or why not?
  2. How often do you think negative thoughts about yourself versus how often you think positive thoughts about yourself?
  3. What is a lie that Satan tells you on a regular basis?
  4. What’s a truth God has shown you that you can remind yourself of when Satan’s lies arrive?
  5. Do you believe there’s a war going on in your mind? What does that look like?
  6. Read 2 Corinthians 10:5. What would it look like to take captive every thought and make it obedient to Christ? Is this possible in your life?
  7. Greg identified 3 types of lies Satan tells us: personal (you can’t do anything right), permanent (you’ll never do anything right), and pervasive (no one else loves you, and neither does God). Do you find yourself struggling with one of these lies in particular? What can you do to silence that lying voice?
  8. What are 3 positive truths God has told you about your life today, whether they’ve come through your own thoughts or the words of others?
  9. Who is someone you can uplift by speaking a positive truth into their life this week?

Close in Prayer