A Timeless Tale – Chapter Eleven


Chapter Eleven: Living a Life in the Kingdom of God

“You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts will take you”.

James Allen –  1864-1912

It is a scientific fact that the management of your thoughts will result in the state of your being and this will be the biggest influencing factor in the direction and outcome of your life, both here on this earth and in eternal living.

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Out from the Heart.


 

By James Allen. (1864 – 1912)

I have chosen a topic for this week by famous British author and philosopher, James Allen. Allen was better known for his original work, “As a Man Thinketh”.

In the “The Heart and The Life” Allen discusses the issue of the ‘Heart’.

It is interesting that the word ‘Heart’ is used in the bible more than a thousand times. It is also interesting, that medical research scientists are today admitting to the fact that the heart is not just that wonderful organ, pumping eight litres of  life giving blood around our body, but also is a location for  hidden emotional, intellectual  and moral activity within us.

In other words, biblically speaking, we ‘think’ with our hearts.

The greatest commandment is found in Deuteronomy Chapter 6 verse 5:

“And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might.”

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God Helps Those Who Follow His Coaching


 

 

 Moses and the Red Sea

 

And the Lord said unto Moses, Wherefore criest thou unto me? Speak unto the children of Israel that they go forward:

 But lift thou up thy rod, and stretch out thine hand over the sea, and divide it: and the children of Israel shall go on dry ground through the midst of the sea.

How often do we see ourselves on what seems like a roller coaster ride in our walk with God in this life?

One moment, we are singing the praises of our God and next we are in a state of depression over our circumstances.

Our prayers seem to consist of always crying out to Our Father to release us from one situation or another. We are always petioning Him for money to extricate us from our financial plight, extrication from our family problems, our employment, social and political issues; the list is endless.

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