There can be no progress, no achievement without sacrifice. If not, we are not in study to show ourselves approved and will not rightly divide Dissect-Greek the word, and we will be Christian work man -that will be ashamed. What does the Lord see when He sees you? Clearly, our thoughts have great power over our life. Justice, not injustice, is the soul and substance of life. How would you feel if you actually had right now what it is you have written down as your goal?.
But where you will fail, and where you will have certain issues that will be harder to conquer using your own will power, is where the Holy Spirit will come in and supernaturally give you His help and strength in order to help get you over some of these harder hurdles. You must believe that you can do whatever you want to do. The Bible is very clearly telling us in the above verse that we can all choose what to think about and dwell on. The vain, darkened, alienated, ignorant, blindness of the heart produces a sinful living, Eph. Enter the richness of real life and you will think richer thoughts. Nobody Owes You Anything You must have to understand that nobody is bound to do anything for you.
With all of the different types of material and sexual lusts that are operating in our world today that are competing for our time and attention, for many, this will initially be a very big battle. For that reason, if a person wants to change the character-formation in him, he can do so by consistently changing his thoughts. Thought and action are the jailers of Fate - they imprison, being base. If you want a different outcome then make different choices. If you want to live happily then work on your mind. That make fewer distractions and improve concentration.
Nor shall you swear by your head, because you cannot make one hair white or black. He who can change his mind every day and think the new about everything every day, will always be well; he will always have happiness; he will always be free; his life will always be interesting; he will constantly move forward into the larger, the richer and the better; and whatever is needed for his welfare today, of that he shall surely have abundance. Thought is the fountain of action, life and manifestation; make the fountain pure, and all will be pure. A man may rise to high success in the world, and even to lofty altitudes in the spiritual realm, and again descend into weakness and wretchedness by allowing arrogant, selfish, and corrupt thoughts to take possession of him. He has realized the Vision of his youth. In spiritual seeds there is no phenomena.
That is in John chapter 3 verse 16. Matthew:15:19-20: 19: For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies: 20: These are the th … ings which defile a man: but to eat with unwashen hands defileth not a man Matthew:23:8-12: 8: But be not ye called Rabbi: for one is your Master, even Christ; and all ye are brethren. And the poor man only descends into wretchedness when he regards his lot as a burden unjustly imposed. As the physically weak man can make himself strong by careful and patient training, so the man of weak thoughts can make them strong by exercising himself in right thinking. A man becomes calm in the measure that he understands himself as a thought-evolved being, for such knowledge necessitates the understanding of others as the result of thought.
With all of the crazy things that can hit us in this life, you really have to believe and ground on the promise of this verse. In other words, God wants to clean up and straighten out your thought life. Some fear death, others are afraid of getting cancer, afraid of losing their loved ones, afraid of the house burning down, afraid of having car wrecks or afraid of flying in airplanes, afraid of the future. So long as you worry you will cause your personality to grow older and older in appearance, no matter how persistently you may think that you are young. The feeling to start the New Year on a new page is very strong. This is the royal road to self-control and true concentration of thought. However, since God can perfectly read into your thought life — this leaves you with not being able to hide anything from Him.
Topical Sermon: As a Man Thinks in His Heart, So is He Scripture Reading: Proverbs 23:6-9 As a Man Thinks in His Heart, So is He Intro. Do not make thyself burdensome to any, especially those not sincere. Here is a rich man who is the victim of a painful and persistent disease as the result of gluttony. Such is not the Law. One of the most incredible blessings that we can be given as a Christian, especially in the type of world we live in today, is the blessing of being able to have a good, clear, sound mind in the Lord! It also highlights the connection between what we think and what we ultimately become. Again, to produce health, all the laws of life must be observed; that is, the mind must be in that understanding of law, and in that harmony with law where the guiding thought will naturally observe law.
When she came out after just this one session, she literally lost 50% of her ability to remember and retain things. I hope this instructs, explains, yet another bible example of study in context, and study in Greek and Hebrew. For example if someone see any rich and successful man then what he can think usually, like I wish I had this all money and his life, car and big home etc. It should be remembered that he wrote by inspiration of the Holy Spirit, and his instructions are according to God's will. Out of a defiled mind proceeds a defiled life and corrupt body. When no sincere effort is made to check and correct the way we live, then our spiritual nature remains locked and thus inaccessible.