Can you remember any hurtful words that were spoken over or about you as a child? How have those words or names stuck with you in your adult years?
Read aloud Philippians 4:8. What advice does Paul give in this passage? What steps are involved in the process of installing “checkpoints” in our minds?
We talk to ourselves more than any other person, and often the words we speak are unkind and untrue. How might such internal thoughts fuel our insecurities? Ho do such thoughts, left unchecked, make us more miserable?