Matthew 9:29 “Faith Equals Good Things!”
Then He touched their eyes and said, “According to your faith will it be done to you.”
“Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re probably right!”
- Napoleon Hill
The ability to train your brain to think properly is at the core of all motivational and personal productivity knowledge. As you study these subjects, you’ll be amazed how your life will change when you MAKE your brain think positively. Brian Tracy, a motivational author said it like this: “Think of your brain like a bank account. Your goal is to make sure you always have a positive balance in your account, right? So your job is to deposit more good thoughts and positive ideas in your brain than bad thoughts or negative ideas.”
Sometimes the most important skills you need in your life are the simplest concepts. Ah! But, the challenge is to be cognizant of your thoughts, and to make it a habit to keep enough positive thoughts going into your “software” (brain), that the good thoughts basically drown out or overwhelm the sinful or negative thoughts. If you leave your brain to its own devices, the vacuum of thought will almost always fill with sinful and eventually guilty and disheartening thoughts. Once a negative thought occurs, it’s normal to start creatively thinking about how one bad thing can lead to another. “I’m not as good as that person.” “I’m really not much good at all.” “Heck, why should I even try!” And, on and on it goes!
Your job is to listen to God and have faith that He is right! He says to have faith and good things will happen. Read the passage again. If you believe in your future, it will be done to you. If you don’t believe in your future, that too will come true. God is telling you your future is based on what you think and believe will happen. WE MUST FOCUS ON THE BEST POSSIBLE PICTURE OF THE FUTURE! THE MORE CLEAR THE PICTURE, THE BETTER!!
Now here’s the big test. When you have that next “stinkin’ thinkin’” thought, can you remember to interrupt it and replace it with positive solutions to that unlikely negative thought instead? When you face that challenge today, can you quickly write down all the proactive possible solutions to best overcome the challenge? Learn that skill and you’ll be building the foundation to achieve anything you want in your life. It’s not me making that claim; you read the facts clearly in the inspired word of God! Hello!!
A personal message...
“These devotions were written to my four children, Christian, Mike, Allison and Alex. By the kids allowing these to be shared publicly, our hope is that the devotions will make a positive and eternal difference in the lives of other young people as they mature. Enjoy. Rick Isaacson”