July 1, 2019

Thoughts Begin in the Heart

“For as he thinks in his heart, so is he.” – Proverbs 23:7a (NKJV) We’ve been talking a lot about our thoughts and the power they have to determine the course and direction of our lives. Interestingly, the way we think is directly correlated to the words we say to ourselves. Just as we talked about labels and how the things we ascribe to other people have power, so it is with the words we speak to our own soul. The things we say to ourselves often materialize in the form of emotions.  It’s interesting when you read the Hebrew Bible that there is no word translated mind. Although in English we would say that thoughts come from our mind, the only place from which they come in Biblical terms is the heart. This is because, in Old Testament times, the heart was the ruling center of the person, and encompassed

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