The Philippians 4:8-9 App for the Operating System of Your Heart

God Shaped

Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things. What you have learned and received and heard and seen in me—practice these things, and the God of peace will be with you. (Philippians 4:8-9)

Do you want to enjoy a God-shaped week? Be deliberate in what you think about. Use Philippians 4:8 as a gauge for the setting of your mind. Filter those things which are allowed access to your heart through this God-breathed refinery.

  • Is this true?
  • Is this honorable?
  • Is this just?
  • Is this pure?
  • Is this lovely?
  • Is this commendable?
  • Is this excellent?
  • Is this worthy of praise?

Your God-given week is filled with opportunities to learn, receive, hear, and see–online, TV, radio, podcasts, conversations, books. How will you fill your God-given time? What will you invite into the recesses of your God-given heart?

If you’re concerned about being God-shaped, install the Philippians 4:8-9 app to the operating system of your heart today. Use it throughout the week and the God of peace will be with you.

About Jason Hardin

Jason lives in southern Indiana with his wife Shelly and their three daughters. He works with the Charlestown Road church of Christ. Jason has written three books and a variety of workbooks. He's a fan of photography, baseball, mountains, wildlife, BBQ, banana pudding, and coffee. You can contact him here or connect with him on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

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