What are vain imaginations in the Bible?
(vain) imaginations, speculations, considerations, reasonings, arguments, deceptive fantasies, counsels. Note that these thoughts assimilate into vain imaginations, beliefs systems or ways of thinking that oppose God. If we are to pray in faith, it will require our right thinking.
What does it mean to cast down vain imaginations?
Casting down imaginations (not accepting the devils thoughts, suggestions, visions) is a spiritual weapon that you must use to be victorious over the enemy. You must learn to actively fight to maintain God’s vision for you. You must only accept imaginations (thoughts) that line up with the Word of God.
What is a vain thought?
excessively proud of or concerned about one’s own appearance, qualities, achievements, etc.; conceited: a vain dandy. proceeding from or showing pride in or concern about one’s appearance, qualities, etc.; resulting from or displaying vanity: He made some vain remarks about his accomplishments.
What the Bible Says About strongholds?
A stronghold is a defensive structure: Psalms 9:9 The LORD is a refuge for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble. misgav; properly, a cliff (or other lofty or inaccessible place); figuratively, a refuge:–defense, high fort (tower), refuge.
What so ever things are true?
“ Whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsover things are of good report think on these things.” Philippians 4:8”
What does casting down mean in the Bible?
Paul makes a very powerful connection here that many believers overlook. He tells believers to reject “cast down” every thought, idea or view of God that violates the “knowledge of God.” Simply put, if it doesn’t line up with who God is then stop thinking or meditating on those thoughts.
What is the definition of being vain?
1: having or showing undue or excessive pride in one’s appearance or achievements: conceited. 2: marked by futility or ineffectualness: unsuccessful, useless vain efforts to escape. 3: having no real value: idle, worthless vain pretensions.