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Allow Nothing But His Likeness To Abide In Thy Thought

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Announcements Forums Unreality – April 7th, 2019 Allow Nothing But His Likeness To Abide In Thy Thought

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  • #8425
    Florence
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    We simply cannot allow the unreal to abide in our thinking!

    We do not search the internet to understand “the claims that come” but we sure must search the right sources for the deeper understanding of certain words like “hate” which if not fully understood, can be passed for something benign and remain “unhandled” and grow until it shows up in various troubling forms. Example is what hatred entails according to a source that says “Dictionary:” intense dislike or ill will. Synonyms:loathing, detestation, dislike, distaste, abhorrence, abomination, execration, resentment, aversion, hostility, ill will, ill feeling, bad feeling; enmity, animosity, antagonism, antipathy, bitterness, animus, revulsion, disgust, contempt, repugnance, odium, rancor; rare disrelish; and another form that can be easily hidden, INDIFFERENCE!
    In Gal. 5 we are given the things of Spirit which we MUST fill our thoughts with and the evil thoughts that we must purge from our thinking:
    18 But if ye be led of the Spirit, ye are not under the law.

    19 Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness,

    20 Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies,

    21 Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.

    22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,

    23 Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.

    The things of the Spirit allows his likeness to abide in our thinking! And we are not breaking any laws then, that we should suffer from. The mist is too dense when thought is filled with “evil/wrong thoughts” blocking our correct view of our true selfhood, and shutting us off (in belief) from the Love that heals.

    #8426
    spencel
    Participant

    “In Gal. 5 we are given the things of Spirit which we MUST fill our thoughts with and the evil thoughts that we must purge from our thinking: ‘… 22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, …23 Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.’
    The things of the Spirit allows his likeness to abide in our thinking!”

    Thank you very much for this post!

    The following was given at the last Roundtable from the Blue Book by Mrs. Eddy:
    “Rules for overcoming animal magnetism:
    1. See what it is trying to do.
    2. Know that it cannot do it.
    3. See that it is not done.

    To accomplish this:
    I. Be patient.
    2. Be meek.
    3. Be vigilant.
    4. Be sober.
    5. Be loving.”
    — from Divinity Course and General Collectanea, (the “Blue Book”), by Mary Baker Eddy, page 170

    This post is a helpful and practical example of how to be obedient to this instruction.

    “Purge: To cleanse, remove what is offensive; get rid of, to sweep away impurities.
    Fill: to put or pour in, till the thing will hold no more, store; to supply with abundance.” (Websters 1828)

    Purge thought of hate and fill thought with the fruit of the Spirit, “Against such there is not law” so I can “…be a law to yourselves that mental malpractice cannot harm you either when asleep or when awake.” (Science and Health, by Mary Baker Eddy, page 442)

    I am so grateful for the continual explanations and examples that are given at Plainfield.

    #8432
    Susanne
    Participant

    Thank you both for your posts. What wonderful spiritual nourishment!

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