8 Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things. (Philippians 4:8 NIV)
Whatever. A term used reguarly today to typically mean, “I don’t care.” However, in today’s scripture whatever is used to outline exactly what we should care most about and what we should think about.
Scripture often takes what we see commonly in todays world as a negative and turn it into a positive. If we will only dig for the message.