The Lost Art of Meditation
Jesse M. Hendley
Psalm 1:2, various Psalms
If you have your Bible, turn with me to Psalm 1, please. You know, it is wonderful to reach out and touch God! I am speaking to you on spiritual things, deeply spiritual things.
Here is a poem by Frederick William Henry Meyers, and it is called, The Inner Light. There are six verses to this poem, but the fourth verse contains four lines that are very blessed, that stand out as we think today on Meditation.
Whoso has felt the Spirit of the Highest Cannot confound, nor doubt Him, nor deny. Yea, with one voice, 0 world, though thou deniest, Stand thou on that side, for on this am I.
Whoever has felt the Spirit of the Most High God cannot confound, nor deny Him. You can't deny, if ever you've felt the Spirit of the Highest in your soul. You can never deny God.
I am speaking to many who sometime in your life have felt the Spirit of God in your soul. Divine things have been spoken to you---Prayer, the Bible, Spirituality. The great spiritual world has been unfolded to you. You've had a taste of the Manna of Heaven, the Bread of Life, a taste of God. You can say to others, ''Taste and see that the Lord is good.'' You've experienced Him in your own soul. You just KNOW, that's all, as a child knows its mother. You know God. Whoso has felt the Spirit of the Highest cannot confound, nor doubt Him, nor deny! You can say to the worldling, ''You can stay on your side but here I stand. I know the LORD.''
We read in Psalm 1:2 concerning the blessed man. ''His delight is in the Law of the Lord, and in His Law doth he meditate, day and night.'' Yes, the blessed man is the one who meditates in God's Word day and night. We are living in days when there are dangers to meditation, destroyers of meditation.
The telephone is a destroyer of meditation, as vital and important as it is to our life.
The automobile is a destroyer of meditation, important as it is in the modern world in which we liv ...
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