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The Word of God shows us we can have spiritual and mental wholeness. Luke 8:35 gives the end results of the Lord's ministry to the Gadarene demoniac. "And they came to Jesus and saw him that was possessed with the devil, and had the legion, sitting, and clothed, and in his right mind..."

The Word of God says we can have good mental health if we follow the principles the Lord gave for our well-being. We must heed the words of Christ:

1.  "Don't worry, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving, let your requests be known unto God..." (Philippians 4:6).

2. "That ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service" (Romans 12:1).

3.  "And be not conformed to this world, but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and accectable, and perfect will of God" (Romans 12:2).


God is the Author of Peace:

1.  Our Father God is the Author of Peace. "Now the God of peace be with you all, Amen." (Romans 15:33).

2.  Jesus Christ, the Son, is called the Prince of Peace. "And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace" (Isaiah 9:6).

3.  His peace is still available for you.  "...of the increase of His government and peace there will be no end" (Isaiah 9:7).

4.  Jesus died on the cross and paid for your peace. He took the punishment for you. "...the chastisement for our peace and well being was upon Him, and with the stripes that wounded Him we are healed and made whole."

5.  The peace of God is a gift to you. Jesus said"Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid" (John 14:27).

6.  The Holy Spirit can give you an anointing of peace. "For the Kingdom of God is not food and drink, but righteousness, peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit" (Romans 14:17).

7.  We are to be peacemakers and live in peace. "Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the Sons of God" (Matthew 5:9). "And let the peace fo God rule in your hearts, to which also you were called in one body: and be thankful" (Colossians 3:15).

8.  Receive his anointing of peace. "Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify you (and set you apart for service) completely; and may your whole spirit, soul, and body be preserved blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ" (I Thessalonians 5:23).


We can walk in a greater measure of peace as we stop talking in a negative fashion. Often times people say destructive words such as, "This is driving me crazy," or "I think I'm losing my mind!"  

As we say negative words, we can open ourselves to trouble. James 3:2 says that we can control our whole body if we will not offend in word. The speech center is located in the brain and the brain sends out our words to every nerve in our body.

Please meditate on the following verses concerning the words of your mouth...

Proverbs 10:11, 32 - "The mouth of the righteous man is a well of life: but violence covereth the mouth of the wicked."

Proverbs 12:13,14,18,22 - "The wicked is snared by the transgression of his lips: but the just shall come out of trouble. A man shall be satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth: and the recompence of a man's hands shall be rendered unto him. There is that speaketh like the piercing of a sword: but the tongue of the wise is health. Lying lips are an abomination to the Lord: but they that deal truly are his delight."


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