So, what if you have something going on in your mind, maybe even just bouncing around in there, pretty harmless, but it won't be masked for long. [Eph 2:8-9, Isaiah 64:8, Psalm 32:5]
A vacuum is an area of nothingness. Trying to get rid of unwanted thoughts is like trying to run a marathon in a vacuum. Depressing? Let me say it again:
When you find yourself thinking of that guy at church, the sweet young man who held the door for you at Walmart, the fella across the street, or anything, here are a few things you can do.
- Memorize Scripture verses to quote when you are tempted. Psalm 119:11. God's Word is so powerful it can divide bones and marrow. Hebrews 4:12. It will certainly help.
- Pray! If you know Jesus as your Savior, then he will listen to you indefinitely, and answer you how He knows is best. 1 Timothy 2:1, Eph 6:18, Phil 4:6, Jer 29:12.