Under the Highest Leadership by John Douglas AdamUnder the Highest Leadership by John Douglas Adam

Under the Highest Leadership

byJohn Douglas Adam

Paperback | January 7, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1917. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VI The Thoughts in Relation to Christ DAILY READINGS Sixth Week, First Day: The Place of Thought in Our Relation to Christ Looking unto Jesus the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising shame, and hath sat down at the right. hand of the throne of God. For consider him that hath endured such gainsaying of sinners against himself, that ye -wax not weary, fainting in your souls.--Heb. 12: 2, 3. One may have a large library and little knowledge. He may have much stored knowledge, and little actual thought. To think upon anything is to have an actual, present, immediate contact with it. "Thought is the seed of action." Thought of Christ is our point of contact with him. Our thoughts express, or may express, the other elements of our personality in the act of contemplation. But so many thoughts never arrive at their destination; they are waylaid, they are sidetracked, confused. We have tried to indicate some of the things that do this mischievous work, so that we may be able to permit our thoughts actually to rest upon Christ. Here is the very heart's secret of the relationship, actually to make this mental connection--clearly, calmly, deliberately, to stay the mind upon him. Have we given this act its true place in our Christian life? Is it not true that we have often overlooked, minimized, dishonored, the place of thought in the maintaining of relations with Christ? Our thought life is like a telephone "central" when the soul seeks fellowship with Christ--"central" sometimes lets other interests in upon the line just as the soul begins its interview, or "central" says "the line is busy." And so the days go by. "When our thoughts are born Though they be good and humble one should mind Ho...
Title:Under the Highest LeadershipFormat:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:January 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217140254

ISBN - 13:9780217140256