The mind is that part of the soul where ideas are generated. It is also that part of the soul that Satan attacks with his lies. What we think affects how we act and what we write. If we think thoughts that line up with God’s Word, we will act as Jesus acts and write what Jesus wants us to write. If we think thoughts that do not line up with God’s Word, we will act as Satan acts and write what Satan wants us to write.
Thoughts are the lifeblood of our writing. They give shape to words that are then put on paper for the reader to read. When our thoughts are based on truth, we will convey truth to our reader. When our thoughts are not based on truth, we will convey the lie to our reader.
Ours is an awesome responsibility to know the truth. Whether we write fiction or non-fiction, we are conveying a worldview. Let us be sure that our worldview agrees with God’s worldview so that we will not, in any way, lead our reader astray.
God’s Word says that we have a sound mind (2 Timothy 1:7), the mind of Christ (I Corinthians 2:16). Let us stand on that Word and write as though it is true, because it is. 🙂