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The battle against mediocrity
Thoreau’s quote
” If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.”
We become what we think.
The challenges facing OJ Simpson

Proverbs 23:7 For as a man thinks within himself, so is he!”

Sid, the ugly caterpillar
The power of the mind: Eph. 6:10-11

Not ignorant of the Devil’s schemes: 2 Cor. 2:10-11
2 Cor. 4:3-4
The devil tends again to thrive in the areas of the mind
2 Cor. 10:3-5;
The battle lines clearly drawn
We are involved in a mind oriented struggle, a prolonged engagement with the devil that has its hardest struggles in the mind.
The battle is to defeat us or even better to drive us to average( Mediocre). Wall scaled
Towers invaded
Men of strategy captured or killed.
The mental blocks we face:
The right answer
That’s not logical
Follow the rules
Be practical
… Just to name a few!
God’s goal: to transform the old thoughts that defeat us into new thoughts that encourage us.
Conquering mediocrity:
Memorize Scripture

Mark J. Congrove
Pastor, Bethel Baptist church

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