|Series||Eighteenth century -- reel 2978, no. 7.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||400|
The first part of the epistle is doctrinal. The fact of God’s love to us ere we were ever born is propounded. The great doctrines of salvation are set forth in the first three chapters. Now Paul is ready to enumerate the duties of the Christian. Proper conduct springs from a correct understanding of one’s calling; duty springs from doctrine. Spiritual Disciplines: Study, Meditation, and Memorization To grow as a disciple of Jesus Christ we must practice the disciplines of studying, meditating on, and memorizing God's Word. But that takes desire. We make time for what we most value. So if we're going to grow in this discipline, we need to grow our desire for God's Word. We need to. The only prejudices which can obstruct the most favourable reception of these divine meditations, from the author’s character, are these two: First, his continuing in the Pagan religion; even zealously sacrifising to false Gods, deifying his predecessor, and admitting the like honours to be paid to Verus and Faustina: and, secondly, his. THE ART of DIVINE Meditation. OR, A DISCOURSE OF THE Nature, Necessity, and Excellency thereof. With Motives to, and Rules for the better performance of that most Important Christian Duty. IN SEVERAL SERMONS On GEN. And Isaac went out to meditate in the fields at the even-tide. By EDMVND CALAMY, B. D. late Minister of Aldermanbury, London/5(5).
Thus, unlike eastern meditation, which advocates mental passivity, Christian meditation calls on us to actively exert our mental energy. This is nowhere better stated than by Paul in Philippians These worldviews advocate meditation and "higher forms of consciousness" as a way to discover a secret inner divinity. Yoga, deeply rooted in Hinduism, essentially means to be "yoked" with the divine. Meditations is perhaps the only document of its kind ever made. It is the private thoughts of the world’s most powerful man giving advice to himself on how to make good on the responsibilities and obligations of his positions. Trained in Stoic philosophy, Marcus Aurelius stopped almost every night to practice a series of spiritual Meditations by Marcus Aurelius: Book Summary, Key Lessons. Join the FREE Day Christian Meditation Challenge. In just days, draw closer to God, break free from negative thoughts, reduce anxiety or stress, and experience peace. Christian meditation is a powerful spiritual discipline that can change your life and relationship with God. For centuries, Christians have practiced Christian meditation to reduce stress, overcome worry and negative thoughts, find inner healing, draw closer to God, and live a more authentic and spiritual Christian .
The scripture quotations are from the Revised Standard Version of the Bible,copyright by the Division of Christian Education, National Councilof Churches. The meditations . Meditation was a daily duty that enhanced every other duty of the Puritan’s Christian life. As oil lubricates an engine, so meditation facilitates the diligent use of wrote entire books of occasional meditations Occasional meditation has its dangers, however. Bishop Joseph Hall warned that Art of Divine Meditation. The Whole Duty of Divine Meditation by Dr. C. Matthew McMahon & Richard Allestree Christianity Books Richard Allestree () was an English all . Martin Laird, Into the Silent Land: A Guide to the Christian Practice of Contemplation -- The single best book on Christian silent prayer/nondiscursive meditation that I've come across. Grounded in the tradition yet relevant and accessible for today's reader. Maggie Ross, Silence: A User's Guide-- Not really a "how to" book but a great "theory" book to accompany Laird's "practice" book.