“THE MARINATING FACTOR”
OUR LIVES WILL EQUAL OUR THOUGHT LIVES…GOOD OR BAD.
SO MUCH OF OUR LIFE, IS BASED UPON WHAT WE HAVE BEEN MEDITATING ON.
kjv Heb. 4:1 Let us therefore fear, lest, a promise being left us of entering into his rest, any of you should seem to come short of it. 2 For unto us was the gospel preached, as well as unto them: But the word preached did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in them that heard it.
THE WORD HAS BUILT INTO IT BY DESIGN THE ABILITY TO PROFIT THOSE WHO HEAR IT.
YOU ARE YOUR OWN MIXING BOWL.
research shows that fear triggers more than 1,400 known physical and chemical responses. this activates more than 30 different hormones and neurotransmitters combined throwing the body into a frantic state. (Who switched off my brain pg 36)
2 But the word preached did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in them that heard it.
Q. How do we mix faith? You do it by meditating.
you have to mix, not just get emotional or feel good
your own joy level is based upon your own mixing and determination to stay with the word and do what it says
BE AN ENTHUSIASTIC HEARER.
1. The word profit means: to cause one to gain or yeild a return
2. THE WORD PROFIT ALSO MEANS TO GIVE YOU AN ADVANTAGE OVER SOMETHING.
3. THE WORD PROFIT MEANS TO CONTRIBUTE TO; TO IMPROVE YOU BY REVEALING TO YOU HOW TO STRENGTHEN YOUR WEAKNESSES
Meditating on the word is a mental exercise.
Thinking on the word of God takes effort and discipline.
Gal. 4:19 My little children, of whom I travail in birth again until Christ be formed in you
WE ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR OUR OWN GROWTH. THE MIX IS IN US!