Home | Rev Dr Bates? | Espanol | Archives | Radio | | Military/Soldiers | Prayer Requests | Contact Us |         

 The  Way  to  a  Wonderful  Life  radio  ministry. spiritual  not  religious


 
YouTube Channel

Radio Schedule




Our Foundation Spiritual Principles:

 

  • G-d is Absolute Good, everywhere present.
  • Every human being is an expression of the divine; the Christ Spirit, by whatever name, indwells all people. Their very essence is of G-d, and therefore they are also inherently good.

  • Human beings create their experience by the activity of their thinking. Everything in the manifest realm has its beginning in thought.

  • Prayer is creative thinking that heightens the connection with G-d-mind and therefore brings forth wisdom, healing, prosperity and everything good.

  • Knowing and understanding the laws of life, also called Truth, are not enough. A person must also live the Truth that he or she knows.

    
 
  
This Site Listed in:

 

Weekly Message for September 27, 2020

 

                I continue to receive so many questions regarding our use of our divine imagination. I call it "divine" because our imagination is probably that part of our nature that is closest to being defined as the "kingdom of G-d within." Our imagination contains infinite possibilities and power providing we take deliberate control of it. Using our imagination in sync with our "feelings" we can realize the power within us. However, just as I caution people about prayer, we are never to attempt to take the freedom of choice away from another in our spiritual work. In other words, we cannot make our boss give us a raise, but we can imagine and experience the feelings of receiving a raise and we will get it. This is an immutable spiritual law.

               From Neville's "The Power of Awareness" we can read: "The great secret is controlled imagination and a well sustained attention firmly and repeatedly focused on the object to be accomplished. It cannot be emphasized too much that, by creating an ideal within your mental sphere, by "assuming" that you are already that ideal, you identify yourself with it and thereby transform yourself into its image. ... When you understand the redemptive function of imagination, you hold in your hands the key to the solution of all your problems. ... You are limited only by your uncontrolled imagination and lack of attention to the feeling of your wish fulfilled. When the imagination is not controlled and the attention is not steadied on the feeling of the wish fulfilled, then no amount of prayer or piety or invocation will produce the desired result. When you can call up at will whatsoever image you please, when the forms of your imagination are as vivid to you as the forms of nature, you are master of your fate."

               What is the one thing that you want more than anything else? Can you name it and claim it? If you can, then this is the thing you can bring into your imagination and your feeling nature will come naturally in alignment with the imagined thing. The imagination is always at work in our mind but it is not the uncontrolled imaginings that manifest but those that are controlled and registered in our consciousness as ours.          


Keep the Faith!
Rev-Bates
(Reverend Dr. Henry Lee Bates)


Please share this message on Facebook or Twitter:
Share

Click here to join our Mailing List

 Click here for Archived Messages

 



Copyright 1999-2020. All Rights Reserved
The Way to a Wonderful Life / Reverend Dr. Henry Lee Bates
Henry Lee Bates, Inc.