A few years ago I had read The Power of Focus by Jack Canfield, Les Hewitt and Mark Victor Hansen. I had decided to start a Mastermind Group, and heard that Jack Canfield would be speaking on topics from his book, The Success Principles at a local college, so I invited the people that I had in mind to be in the Mastermind Group to hearJack speak.
Jack talked about things like the Law of Attraction, Visualization and other things that are not part of most evangelical Christians’ vocabulary. At the intermission, I asked my friend KevinKellums what he thought of what Jackhad to say. His response was a profound question: “How much of this is God’s wisdom and how much is it the worlds’?”
He was asking the right question. On one hand, as I continue to read and listen to Canfield, I see the results of his life-long study of the principles that successful people have applied effectively, helping them to achieve outstanding results. But are these of God or not?
This drove me to study the scriptures to answer that question. I studies many verses, but the foundation for my answers I found in the very first chapter of the Bible, Genesis 1, were God reveals two profound truths to us:
- We are created in God’s image
- We were create to rule over this earth
Click on the title of the draft of my unpublished book, Created in God’s Image to Rule to download it. It is the results of my study of key points God makes about why were were created, what his responsiblity it, and what is ours.
I hope you enjoy it.