A woman who does and does not have sound thinking…….. by Nancy Leigh DeMoss

A woman who does have sound thinking:

  • is restrained in:
    • her thoughts
    • her tongue
    • her eating
    • her spending
    • her reactions
  • is calm under pressure
  • is purposeful in the use of her time
  • is a good steward
  • is morally chaste
  • has a well-ordered life
  • show good judgment
  • doesn’t “lose it” under pressure
  • responds in faith versus fear
  • guards her heart and mind
  • evaluates what she reads or hears in light of Scripture
  • is mentally disciplined
  • resists temptation
  • shows delayed gratification
  • demonstrates others-centered living
  • is diligent and faithful in her responsibilities
  • is intentional
  • is modest in dress and behavior
  • hopes in God
  • gives thanks in all things
  • makes wise, biblical decisions
  • prays
  • demonstrates the Spirit controlling her flesh
  • A woman who does not have sound thinking:

    • is impulsive
    • lacks discretion
    • follows worldly philosophies
    • is driven by her flesh
    • lacks follow-through
    • is self-centered
    • is discontented
    • has emotions controlled by circumstances
    • seeks escapism from problems
    • is easily provoked
    • falls apart in a crisis
    • easily loses hope
    • says whatever she thinks without thinking first
    • is highly opinionated
    • speaks roughly with profane or crass talk
    • is overly concerned about what other people think
    • has unpredictable behavior
    • is morally careless
    • procrastinates
    • is given to extremes
    • is a pleasure seeker
    • is easily distracted
    • yields easily to temptation
    • struggles to develop consistent life disciplines
    • enjoys mindless entertainment
    • looks for the easy way out
    • thinks about the short-term rather than the long-term
    • is demanding
    • fritters away time
    • makes decisions based on what is easiest

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