Tag Archives: Corinthians

Divine Consciousness: How to Pray without Ceasing (2/2)

Pray without Ceasing Since, then, we are thus, by the inevitable law of our being, surrendered unreservedly to the unsleeping observation of the Divinity, we cannot shut our eyes to the conclusion, that, every desire of the human mind, is … Continue reading

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Our Mirror of Desires: Reflections of Our Soul

 Reflections on a Mirror Do not merely listen to the word [of God], and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says. Anyone who listens to the word but does not do what it says is like someone who looks at … Continue reading

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Do-it-yourself Reality: Making Do with Homemade Truths

The Perspective of Divine Reality There also exists a constant tension between ideas and realities. Realities simply are, whereas ideas are worked out. There has to be continuous dialogue between the two, lest ideas become detached from realities. It is … Continue reading

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Wealth, Security & Charity: Long-term Spiritual Investments

Wealth, Security and Charity  For when you have become full and prosperous and have built fine homes to live in, and when your flocks and herds have become very large and your silver and gold have multiplied along with everything … Continue reading

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Performance Enhancing Thoughts: Charity (6)

Charity: Language of the Heart  And above all things have fervent charity among yourselves: for charity shall cover the multitude of sins. [1 Peter 4:8 (KJV)]. To most of us, the practice of charity consists of contributions to worthy causes and making … Continue reading

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Compassion: Our Share of Divine Service

Compassion and Divine Service The Lord is gracious and merciful, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love. The Lord is good to all, and his compassion is over all that he has made. [Psalm 145:8-9 (NRS)]. Compassion is shared … Continue reading

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Healthful Thoughts: Faith against Fear

Faith and Fear  I am leaving you with a gift–peace of mind and heart. And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give. So don’t be troubled or afraid. [John 14:27]. One of religion’s primary reasons for … Continue reading

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Transcendence and Science (3)

Science and Transcendence But the natural, nonspiritual man does not accept or welcome or admit into his heart the gifts and teachings and revelations of the Spirit of God, for they are folly (meaningless nonsense) to him; and he is incapable … Continue reading

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Healing in a Divine Reality: Faith as a Factor in Health

Healing in a Divine Reality  No eye has seen, no ear has heard, and no mind has imagined what God has prepared for those who love him. [1 Corinthians 2:9]. The physical senses through  which we perceive the world are … Continue reading

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Spiritual Health & Healing: Remission by Forgiveness (1/2)

Remission and Forgiveness Our God, you bless everyone whose sins you forgive and wipe away. You bless them by saying, “You told me your sins, without trying to hide them, and now I forgive you.” Before I confessed my sins, my … Continue reading

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