The number of thoughts each of us has each day must be pretty phenomenal. Even though we have probably never catalogued or enumerated them, there are hundreds or thousands on a daily basis. God tells us we need to bring each thought into captivity and screen them in obedience to Christ. For all thoughts, if pursued, lead to words spoken, actions taken, and deeds fulfilled.
Ellis La Ravia most recently served the United Church of God congregations in Tucson and Sierra Vista, Arizona, along with El Paso, Texas. Before his retirement from the Church, he served as pastor for several congregations in the United States.