Use the Force, Luke – An Intuitive Faith

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John 8:31-38
Faith in Focus – week 4
Intuitive faith – _______________________ without use of your senses or logic
With Transcendental Meditation, the activity of the mind settles down, and when the activity of the mind settles down, the mind is in the character of unbounded awareness…It’s like a wave in the ocean…settling down…unbounded quiet level of the water. So Transcendental Meditation creates this transcendental consciousness. Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, founder
Epistemology – how do we know that we _______________?

Risks of intuition:
a. no _______________ to define truth
b. too _____________ - avoids rigorous study/thought
c. _________________
Trust your instincts. It’s the Universe inspiring you. If you have an intuitive or instinctive feeling, follow it, and you will find that the Universe is magnetically moving you to receive what you asked for…Remember that you are a magnet, attracting everything to you. …The more you practice and begin to see the law of attraction bringing things to you, the greater the magnet you will become, because you will add the power of faith, belief, and knowing. Rhonda Byrne, The Secret

The heart is deceitful above all things and beyond cure. Who can understand it? Jeremiah 17:9

…for Satan himself masquerades as an angel of light. 2 Cor. 11:14
Now when I went to Troas to preach the gospel of Christ and found that the Lord had opened a door for me, I still had no peace of mind, because I did not find my brother Titus there. So I said goodbye to them and went on to Macedonia. 2 Corinthians 2:13

Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see. Hebrews 11:1

Critique:
1. Not possible or ______________
2. _____________________
The guru who tells us that our thoughts are the problem has reached this conclusion and communicated it to us only by use of the very faculties that he decries. We are caught in a web of contradiction from which there is no escape. In fact, the logical conclusion of this philosophy is total silence – absence of communication. L.T. Jeyachandran

3. Not everyday ________________________
Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” John 8:32
There is a way that appears to be right, but in the end it leads to death. Proverbs 14:12

The Bible is a uniquely…
1. ____________________ religious book
To the Jews who had believed him, Jesus said, “If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. John 8:31
2. ______________________ religious book

3. ______________________ religious book

My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me. John 10:27