Thursday, April 14, 2011

The Power Within

Our identity is determined on how we think.  "As a man thinks so is he".  I suppose most of us do not micromanage our thinking and yet there are those who over analyze and well, where do you run, where do you hide.   So I challenge you, before you capture a thought and make it your own, ask yourself, where is this coming from?  It is so easy bringing things in, whether it be food, possessions, friends and so on.  How difficult is it to let go?  Before you can trust  what is coming in to be the truth, do not capture it .  Test it, be conscious of it.  How courageous do you feel to compare what you are thinking to the bible.  Our thoughts are what directs our steps, our future our destiny.  It is not to hard to figure out how physics can read the future based on how a person speaks.  We believe 70% of what we say, if we do not watch our words, our words will become our self fulfilling prophesy.  

Now having said that, let me say this, God's words are so powerful, that even when spoken by a nonbeliever, His word cannot return to Him void.  His word never loses it's purposed mission.  Isaiah 55:11 says "God's word must accomplish that which God sent it forth to do."  Satan the great deceiver can probably quote the bible better then most of us.  Though his efforts are in vain he can sure make people think he is coming from the right place.  There is a belief that con artists always mix in just enough truth to make what they are saying seem like the truth.  So again, I challenge you, watch out what you bring in.  Watch out what you call the truth.  All destiny starts in your mind and it sealed with your tongue. Proverbs 18:21 says, "Death and life are in the power of the tongue".  The power within can determine your entire life.  Whose power are you allowing to control you?