Tag Archives: Corinthians

Diet, Discipline & Faith: Nourishing Our Spirit (2/2)

Diet and Health Behold, the days come, saith the Lord GOD, that I will send a famine in the land, not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of the LORD. [Amos 8:11 … Continue reading

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Fasting and Repentance: Turning the Heart

Fasting and Repentance … Repentance is a contract with God for a second life. A penitent is a buyer of humility. Repentance is constant distrust of bodily comfort … Repentance is the daughter of hope and the renunciation of despair. … Continue reading

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Fast Times & Moments of Truth: Spiritual Time Management

Time for Fasting And Jesus said unto them, Can the children of the bridechamber mourn, as long as the bridegroom is with them? but the days will come, when the bridegroom shall be taken from them, and then shall they … Continue reading

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Spiritual Tests: Study Notes for Trials and Tribulations

Tests from God What is mankind that you make so much of them, that you give them so much attention, that you examine them every morning and test them every moment? [Job 7:17-18 (NIV)]. Tests and trials appear to go … Continue reading

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Battle for the Soul: Spiritual Warfare in Our Mind

Battle for Spiritual Supremacy Therefore take up the whole armour of God, so that you may be able to withstand on that evil day, and having done everything, to stand firm. Stand therefore, and fasten the belt of truth around your … Continue reading

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Divine Reality: Consciousness Beyond Perception

Synthetic or Divine Reality? [God] You know when I sit down and when I rise up; You discern my thoughts from afar. You search out my path and my lying down, and You are acquainted with all my ways. [Psalm 139:2-3]. What … Continue reading

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Light of God: Energy, Awareness & Salvation

Light of God Defined A sensible man will remember that the eyes may be confused in two ways – by a change from light to darkness or from darkness to light; and he will recognize that the same thing happens … Continue reading

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Divine Light: Dispelling Spiritual Darkness & Depression

Spiritual Enlightenment Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are you in turmoil within me? Hope in God; for I shall again praise him, my salvation and my God. [Psalm 42:5 (ESV)]. In the absence of Divine … Continue reading

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Spiritual Healing: Repair & Regeneration of the Self

Self-knowledge from Divine Principles This is what the LORD says, he who made the earth, the LORD who formed it and established it—the LORD is his name: “Call to me and I will answer you and tell you great and … Continue reading

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Spiritual Struggle: Battles in the Heart for Submission

  Spiritual Struggle For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. [Ephesians 6:12]. Yielding … Continue reading

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New Media, Old Message: Still Selling Us the World

  The Message of Media … the devil took him to a very high mountain and showed him all the kingdoms of the world and their splendor. “All this I will give you,” he said, “if you will bow down … Continue reading

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High-tech Holiness: Cultivatng Sanctity in a Technological World (1/2)

Toward Sanctity .And the Lord said to Moses, “Say to all the congregation of the people of Israel, ‘You shall be holy; for I the Lord your God am holy.’” [Leviticus 19:1-2]. Sanctity is the Divine light we see radiating … Continue reading

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Finding Meaning and Purpose in Disorder and Chaos

Finding Meaning and Purpose Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose. [Helen Keller]. The wisdom of Scriptures is not easily accessible. Most of … Continue reading

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Lifting the Veil of Ignorance: Shadows on Our Mind

  The Veil of Ignorance But whenever someone turns to the Lord, the veil is taken away. For the Lord is the Spirit, and wherever the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. So all of us who have … Continue reading

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Doors to the Unseen: Opening the Intuitive Mind

Doors to the Unseen Were one asked to characterize the life of religion in the broadest and most general terms possible, one might say that it consists of the belief that there is an unseen order, and that our supreme … Continue reading

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Sustainable Faith: Cultivating Piety in a Knowledgeful Mind

Piety in a Knowledgeful Mind  For if men are controlled by their earthly natures, they give their minds to earthly things. If they are controlled by their spiritual natures, they give their minds to spiritual things. Because for the mind … Continue reading

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Spiritual Exercises – Strengthening the Depressed Soul

Soul Essentials Why are you in despair, O my soul? And why have you become disturbed within me? Hope in God, for I shall again praise Him for the help of His presence. [Psalm 42:5]. Maintaining physical health is obviously important, … Continue reading

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Mystical Experience: Spiritual Addiction, Divine Dependence

  Mystical Experience When we have stripped off those features which some mystics accept and others reject … what do we find as the necessary, abiding and essential character of all true mystical experience? … [T]he central fact of the mystic’s experience … … Continue reading

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Thought Contamination: Threats from Bottom Line Toxins (2/2)

  Sacred vs. Toxic Thoughts “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways,” declares the LORD [Isaiah 55:8]. Our aspirations, values and morality – our deepest thoughts – are no longer defined by religion, and … Continue reading

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