Friday, September 04, 2009

Your Dominating Thoughts Control Your Life...[42]

The word 'think' comes along with 12 definitions:

1) To consider carefully
2) To contemplate
3) To imagine
4) To entertain ideas
5) To calculate upon
6) To have the mind occupied on some subject
7) To conceive an idea
8) To exercise the mind in an active way
9) Self-counsel (self-talk)
Why are you downcast, O my soul?
Why so disturbed within me?
Put your hope in God,
for I will yet praise him,
my Savior and my God.
[Psalm 43:5]

10) Self-communing (meditation)

Do not let this Book of the Law depart from your mouth;
meditate on it day and night,
so that you may be careful to do everything written in it.
Then you will be prosperous and successful.
[Joshua 1:8]

11) Self-examination (searching)

A man ought to examine himself before he eats of the bread and drinks of the cup. [1 Corinthians 11:28]

12) To train one's mind (equipping)

Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable - if anything is excellent or praiseworthy - think about such things. [Philippians 4:8]

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