18 Bible Verses about Thinking

Philippians 4:8 ESV / 39 helpful votes

Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.

1 Corinthians 3:18 ESV / 31 helpful votes

Let no one deceive himself. If anyone among you thinks that he is wise in this age, let him become a fool that he may become wise.

Romans 8:5-6 ESV / 26 helpful votes

For those who live according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh, but those who live according to the Spirit set their minds on the things of the Spirit. For to set the mind on the flesh is death, but to set the mind on the Spirit is life and peace.

Romans 12:2 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.

Proverbs 15:28 ESV / 23 helpful votes

The heart of the righteous ponders how to answer, but the mouth of the wicked pours out evil things.

Colossians 3:2 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth.

2 Timothy 2:7 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Think over what I say, for the Lord will give you understanding in everything.

2 Corinthians 10:5 ESV / 7 helpful votes

We destroy arguments and every lofty opinion raised against the knowledge of God, and take every thought captive to obey Christ,

Psalm 104:34 ESV / 7 helpful votes

May my meditation be pleasing to him, for I rejoice in the Lord.

Matthew 11:28 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.

Ecclesiastes 10:20 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Even in your thoughts, do not curse the king, nor in your bedroom curse the rich, for a bird of the air will carry your voice, or some winged creature tell the matter.

Psalm 119:15 ESV / 6 helpful votes

I will meditate on your precepts and fix my eyes on your ways.

2 Timothy 4:7 ESV / 4 helpful votes

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.

Proverbs 23:7 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For he is like one who is inwardly calculating. “Eat and drink!” he says to you, but his heart is not with you.

1 Corinthians 3:8 ESV / 2 helpful votes

He who plants and he who waters are one, and each will receive his wages according to his labor.

Matthew 5:28 ESV / 2 helpful votes

But I say to you that everyone who looks at a woman with lustful intent has already committed adultery with her in his heart.

John 1:1-10:10 ESV / 1 helpful vote

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made. In him was life, and the life was the light of men. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. ...

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