Jesus says in Matthew 25:29 For everyone who has will be given more, and he will have an abundance. Whoever does not have, even what he has will be taken from him.
I have always wondered what this means. It bothered me for quite some time. I think I understand now.
What do you think Jesus meant by that?
That statement in its various forms is a metaphysical principle concerning a person's state of mind. In simple terms: when you focus on what you have, the abundance already in your life, you will always have more and more. And when you focus on what you do not have or your seemingly decreasing abundance, you will always have less and less.
Your thoughts create your mental state and your mental state or your state of being creates your reality.
Always remember that external reality is an illusion that's brought about by your state of being, so in order to change the outer you must first change the inner. Whenever the external reflection does not fit your preference, change your internal state and then, over time, the external circumstances must change; that's reality :)
answered 25 Dec '11, 06:27
To put it bluntly Fairy Princess, quoting from The Master Key System, part 1, first paragraph
"that much gathers more is true on every plane of existence
and that loss leads to greater loss is equally true" ... clear as a bell :)
answered 24 Dec '11, 16:08
He also said, "Store your treasures in heaven." If we consider that it is thought as this heaven then it is what is in our minds most. Have we thoughts mostly of the magnificence and abundance that God has for us? are we living in the Kingdom with all its splendor or are we living in and of the world with all its worries of loss and lack?
It is this kingdom mind that is abundant and gives us an experience of abundance and blessings to the effect of how much we live in this kingdom mind. As we feel we are not of this world but a far greater world of the Kingdom of God we find that our thoughts are not on lack and worry for God said do not fear, I am with you always. He said he will take care of us and he cares for us, our needs will be meant and so will our prayers as we accept him and know we are kings and Jesus is the King of the kings. This Kingdom is God's Kingdom but it is our inheritance for accepting Jesus as our personal Savior.
answered 24 Dec '11, 16:14
Abundance comes from the fulness within. How do you feel or think within? If you feel rich and blessed and lucky than you have been thinking rich and blessed and lucky thoughts and this will come to be your experiance. If you feel poor and wretched and unlucky than those are the thoughts you were thinking and that is what you will get. Of course this must be habitual thinking and feeling.
What Jesus ment when he said those that have will be given more is those that have internaly will be given more for that is where your kingdom of heaven is, within.
By thinking good prosperous thoughts you are sowing a good prosperous harvest and by thinking lack and desperation you are sowing a miserable crop.
Be carefull what you sow for you will surely get it.
answered 26 Dec '11, 08:24
if you know your self then you have found your self. even if you would have the world you would still be poor because you would not know your self and you would be in the darkness.
When you know yourselves, then you will be known, and you will understand that you are children of the living Father. But if you do not know yourselves, then you live in poverty, and you are the poverty."
57 Jesus said, "The Father's kingdom is like a person who has [good] seed. His enemy came during the night and sowed weeds among the good seed. The person did not let the workers pull up the weeds, but said to them, 'No, otherwise you might go to pull up the weeds and pull up the wheat along with them.' For on the day of the harvest the weeds will be conspicuous, and will be pulled up and burned."
Salome said, "Who are you mister? You have climbed onto my couch and eaten from my table as if you are from someone."
Jesus said to her, "I am the one who comes from what is whole. I was granted from the things of my Father."
"I am your disciple."
"For this reason I say, if one is whole, one will be filled with light, but if one is divided, one will be filled with darkness."
He said to them, "What you are looking forward to has come, but you don't know it."
Let there be among you a person who understands.
When the crop ripened, he came quickly carrying a sickle and harvested it. Anyone here with two good ears had better listen!"
so experience and enjoy.
answered 24 Dec '11, 20:35
For everyone who has, means they "get it". They have figured out the link from intent to action. They will be the producers. For those that don't get it, you will continue to lose based on ignorance.
answered 31 Dec '11, 00:18
The Knights Alchemy
I know that this question was posted a few months ago and the answers already posted here are far more appropriate answers than the one I offer here.
Having said that, my attention stayed not on the content of the question, but rather on the need for why the question was asked.
I am more interested in your statement "I have always wondered what this means. It bothered me for quite some time."
So what happens when you have something bothering you and you try to resolve it by asking a question?
Does the satisfactory answer reduce the "wondering" that has bothered you so, and do you feel an inner relaxation of the frustration of the unknown?
Or does that constant feeling of trying to resolve the unknown shift to more and more unknown things that need resolution?
Does one keep adding to the mountain of what we believe that we must know?
Where does it stop?
How many questions must we solve within ourselves before we finally reach a place where we are no longer bothered by not knowing something?
answered 26 Mar '12, 00:27
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