The soul is designed by God to be the seat of our thoughts and emotions. However, man was also given a spirit that is designed by God to exert authority over the soul. The gates to the spirit is man's ears. This is why the word of God says “Faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God”. Listen and learn how to equip your spirit to exert authority over your soul. Then you can disquiet the worldly reasoning of your mind and focus instead on what God is saying enabling you to stand in a sustained posture of Faith.