RESTORING A DYSFUNCTIONAL MIND
Daniel 4:34 (AMP) And at the end of the days [seven years], I, Nebuchadnezzar, lifted up my eyes to heaven, and my understanding and the right use of my mind returned to me; and I blessed the Most High [God] and I praised and honored and glorified Him Who lives forever, Whose dominion is an everlasting dominion; and His kingdom endures from generation to generation.
A. God can restore the right use of a dysfunctional mind
B. The entire mind, along with its memory and all functions and mechanisms, was created by God.
C. No matter how dysfunctional the mind may become, God’s ability to restore it remains limitless.
D. If God was able to bring back Nebuchadnezzar’s sanity, He is equally capable of restoring the mind of any Believer.
E. Believers in Christ possess a mind that can be renewed, and within this renewed mind lies a spirit that is also renewable, enriching the mind further.
F. The potential of the mind lies within the spirit of the mind
G. The restoration of a mind is not contingent upon age. As Nebuchadnezzar grew older, his mind was renewed.
H. Nebuchadnezzar’s mind was revitalized when he turned his focus towards God instead of focusing on the hopelessness of science and medicine
I. The revitalization of a dysfunctional mind falls under the realm of God’s sovereignty
J. The same God who healed Nebuchadnezzar, has dominion to heal today