“For the mind set on the flesh is death, but the mind set on the Spirit is life and peace” (Romans 8:6).
In the construction of a masonry foundation the setting of the cornerstone is of utmost importance since all other stones are set in reference to this one. It is the setting of this first stone that determines the position of the entire structure. To build on the firm foundation of Christ, it is how we first set our mind that determines the positioning of every facet of our lives. Paul’s statement is but an echoing of the wisdom writer…”For as man thinks in his heart, so is he.”