Pattern: Words and Actions

Words -> Thoughts -> Actions

(4) For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal but mighty in God for pulling down strongholds, (5) casting down arguments and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God, bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ, (6) and being ready to punish all disobedience when your obedience is fulfilled

— 2 Corinthians 10:4-6 (New King James Version) 

(4) Then the serpent said to the woman, “You will not surely die. (5) For God knows that in the day you eat of it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.”
(6) So when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree desirable to make one wise, she took of its fruit and ate. She also gave to her husband with her, and he ate. (7) Then the eyes of both of them were opened, and they knew that they were naked; and they sewed fig leaves together and made themselves coverings.

— Genesis 3:4-7

Pattern

Words -> Thoughts -> Actions

* 2 Cor 10:4-6 Genesis 3:4-7
Words Arguments cast down The serpant said
Thoughts Thoughts made Captive The woman saw
Actions Obedience (disobedience punished) She took… and ate
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One Response to Pattern: Words and Actions

  1. Mike says:

    I never thought about that before, but it’s really good. So, any one of those three things can defeat the schemes of the enemy, but doing all three of them is like a three-leveled firewall.

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