In order to change your life you must first change your mind. In many mentions of repentance in scripture the literal translation is to “change your mind.” If we are going to continue the renewing process of our salvation we cannot hold onto past emotions and hurts. We have to understand that what comes out of us is what is in is, and it begins with the mind and our thoughts. We cannot add new, Christ-like thoughts when we are holding onto the old. We must renew our minds.