Jehovah`s Witness/Minding the Spirit


Hi Brother D
 What does it mean to "mind the spirit?" I was reading this the other day from a secular Christian publication and it wasn't clear to what it actually meant.


Hi Malvinas,

What a co-ink-ca-dink. Today's Daily Reading of the Bible talks about minding the spirit.

Saturday, June 15

The minding of the flesh means death, but the minding of the spirit means life and peace.—Rom. 8:6.

How can we pursue “the minding of the spirit”? By regularly setting our minds on the things of the spirit and allowing a spiritual inclination and attitude to develop in us. As we do this, we have a mind-set that is “under subjection to the law of God” and is “in harmony with” his thoughts. (Rom. 8:7, 8) When we are faced with a temptation, we will be moved to make the correct choice—one that is in accord with the spirit. Therefore, it is vital to set our minds on the things of the spirit. We do this by ‘bracing up our minds for activity,’ building our life around a spiritual routine that includes regular prayer, Bible reading and study, meeting attendance, and the Christian ministry. (1 Pet. 1:13) Rather than allowing the things of the flesh to distract us, let us set our minds on the things of the spirit. Doing so will bring us blessings, for the minding of the spirit means life and peace.—Gal. 6:7, 8.

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