Guard Against What You Hear

October 11th, 2007

I’ve had hurtful, mean things said to me and even thought negative things about myself without anyone saying them to me, so if I hear bad things and think about them enough I may start to believe them in my heart and act them out in my life as if they were true?

4:20 My son, give attention to my words; let your ear be turned to my sayings.
Proverbs 4:20 BBE

You’re saying then, I should be careful what I hear and listen to and what I look at with my eyes because they form thoughts that can get into my heart and affect my life?

4:23 Keep your heart with all vigilance; for from it flow the springs of life.
Proverbs 4:23 RSV

We Manifest Our Thoughts – Guard Them Carefully

October 8th, 2007

If I think negative thoughts enough I'll believe them and do negative things. If I think positive thoughts enough I'll believe them and do positive things. Why just today I learned that a flea and an elephant can be conditioned to believe they have no power; the flea, to jump out of a jar, and the huge elephant, to free himself from a small chain all because man repeated a negative condition untill the flea and the elephant believed they could not, then, they did not when the condition was removed. They both believed a lie. Is that what we as humans do as well, take on positive or negative thoughts and become controlled by them 23:7 ...

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