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Key Bible Verses

Key Bible Verses

Here are some key bible verses that are apart of the Mind Map analogy. All the verses are taken from the New International Version (NIV).

Romans 12:2 – RENEWING THE MIND

“Do not conform any longer 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.” (NIV)

Romans 6:6-8 – FREEING YOUR THINKING

“For we know that our old self was crucified with him so that the body of sin might be done away with, that we should no longer be slaves to sin— because anyone who has died has been freed from sin. Now if we died with Christ, we believe that we will also live with him.”

Romans 10:17 – PATHWAYS OF THOUGHT

“Consequently, faith comes from hearing the message, and the message is heard through the word of Christ.”

Joshua 1:8 – TRAINS OF THOUGHT

“Do not let this Book of the Law depart from your mouth; meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do everything written in it. Then you will be prosperous and successful.”

Romans 8:5 – CITIES OF HABIT

“Those who live according to the sinful nature have their minds set on what that nature desires; but those who live in accordance with the Spirit have their minds set on what the Spirit desires.”

1 Corinthians 10:13 – THE PLATFORM OF TEMPTATION

“No temptation has seized you except what is common to man. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can stand up under it.”

Psalm 37:4 – CENTRAL STATION OF THE WILL Pt 1

“Delight yourself in the LORD and he will give you the desires of your heart.”

Matthew 6:30 – CENTRAL STATION OF THE WILL Pt 2

“If that is how God clothes the grass of the field, which is here today and tomorrow is thrown into the fire, will he not much more clothe you, O you of little faith?”

Hebrews 12:1 – CENTRAL STATION OF THE WILL Pt 3

“Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles, and let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us.”

Romans 12:1 – CENTRAL STATION OF THE WILL Pt 4

“Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God—this is your spiritual act of worship.”

Jude 1:17-19 – THE PLATFORM OF INSTINCT

“But, dear friends, remember what the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ foretold. They said to you, “In the last times there will be scoffers who will follow their own ungodly desires.” These are the men who divide you, who follow mere natural instincts and do not have the Spirit.”

Phillipians 4:8 – THE NEW MIND

“Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.”

John 5:1-6 – STRENGTHENING THE WILL

“Some time later, Jesus went up to Jerusalem for a feast of the Jews. Now there is in Jerusalem near the Sheep Gate a pool, which in Aramaic is called Bethesda and which is surrounded by five covered colonnades. Here a great number of disabled people used to lie—the blind, the lame, the paralyzed. One who was there had been an invalid for thirty-eight years. When Jesus saw him lying there and learned that he had been in this condition for a long time, he asked him, “Do you want to get well?””

James 1:8 – THE POWER OF CHOICE

“He is a double-minded man, unstable in all he does.”

Colossians 3:1-4 – THE ROYAL CITIES OF SELF

“Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things. For you died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God. When Christ, who is your life, appears, then you also will appear with him in glory.”

Colossians 3: 5-7 – THE HISTORIC CITIES OF TEMPTATION

“Put to death, therefore, whatever belongs to your earthly nature: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desires and greed, which is idolatry. Because of these, the wrath of God is coming. You used to walk in these ways, in the life you once lived.”

Colossians 3:8-10 – THE INDUSTRIAL CITIES OF ATTITUDE

“But now you must rid yourselves of all such things as these: anger, rage, malice, slander, and filthy language from your lips. Do not lie to each other, since you have taken off your old self with its practices and have put on the new self, which is being renewed in knowledge in the image of its Creator.”

Ephesians 4: 22-24 – THE ATTITUDE OF THE MIND

“You were taught, with regard to your former way of life, to put off your old self, which is being corrupted by its deceitful desires; to be made new in the attitude of your minds; and to put on the new self, created to be like God in true righteousness and holiness.”

Colossians 3:12-15 – THE CITIES OF THE NEW MIND Pt 1

“Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances you may have against one another. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity. Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful.”

Galatians 5:22-25 – THE CITIES OF THE NEW MIND Pt 2

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law. Those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the sinful nature with its passions and desires. Since we live by the Spirit, let us keep in step with the Spirit.”

Romans 8:15-16 – THE METROPOLIS OF LOVE Pt 1

“For you did not receive a spirit that makes you a slave again to fear, but you received the Spirit of sonship. And by him we cry, “Abba, Father.” The Spirit himself testifies with our spirit that we are God’s children.”

1 John 4:18 – THE METROPOLIS OF LOVE Pt 2

“There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love.”

Romans 8:34 – THE METROPOLIS OF LOVE Pt 3

“Who is he that condemns? Christ Jesus, who died—more than that, who was raised to life—is at the right hand of God and is also interceding for us.”

Isaiah 55:12-13 – THE CITY OF JOY Pt 1

“You will go out in joy and be led forth in peace; the mountains and hills will burst into song before you, and all the trees of the field will clap their hands. Instead of the thornbush will grow the pine tree, and instead of briers the myrtle will grow. This will be for the LORD’s renown, for an everlasting sign, which will not be destroyed.”

Romans 14:17 – THE CITY OF JOY Pt 2

“For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking, but of righteousness, peace and joy in the Holy Spirit”

Philippians 4:7 – THE CITY OF PEACE Pt 1

“And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”

Colossians 3:15 – THE CITY OF PEACE Pt 2

“Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful.”

Galatians 6:9 – TWIN CITIES OF PATIENCE AND SELF CONTROL

“Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.”

Romans 2:4 - TWIN CITIES OF KINDNESS AND GENTLENESS

“Or do you show contempt for the riches of his kindness, tolerance and patience, not realizing that God’s kindness leads you toward repentance?”

Psalm 23:6 – CITY OF GOODNESS

“Surely goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the LORD forever.”

Matthew 25:21 – CITY OF FAITHFULNESS

“His master replied, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things. Come and share your master’s happiness!'”

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