Every negative thought is ours every good thought is of He who dwells in is we r told one good so when we get a negative capture it n we can because of He who dwells in us (Immanuel)we can n change the thought patternTake your thoughts captive .... so that What?
So that = WHAT?
The reason you do it, is the context of the point...
So, the verse says that there are thoughts that are not in obedience to Christ.
In what way, ?????? as THAT is the verse's understanding.
And that is simply to not allow anything in your belief system to try to take credit for salvation that CHRIST has gained for you, on the Cross, by and through your FAITH .
See, that is the verse's point. You are not to try to save yourself, or to give credit to anything but Christ alone, for saving you and keeping you saved.
= Get those types of THOUGHTS out of your head......do not let them nest and grow as a belief, as they are in opposition to the finished work of Jesus on The CROSS.
This verse is teaching you to not allow yourself to become a LEGALIST.. as a legalist's faith, is in themselves to try to be good enough for God to accept.
The Legalist places faith in SELF deeds, and water baptism, and all sorts of self effort, that are not in obedience to the Saving Grace that CHRIST had gained for your on the Cross.
Man can do no good with out the power of YH He is the only good so when one does do good one should praise n thank Him for it no matter what it may b