members, click to sign in..

3,120 active users!!Bandwidth
SATURDAY
MAY 30, 2015
Home
NewsSITE
Events & Blogs
New Audio & Video
Broadcasters
Local Church Finder
Live Webcasts
Sermons by Bible
Sermons by Topic
Sermons by Speaker
Sermons by Date
Staff Picks
CommentsALL -1 hrs
Top Sermons
VideosPDFs
Daily Log
Photos
Stores
Online Bible
Hymnal
Daily Reading
About | 2 Days Left!
Submit Sermon
Members Only

Breaking News Home | All | Religion | Society | Tech | Choice | SA News
FRONT PAGE  |  5/30/2015
SUNDAY, DEC 4, 2011  |  8 comments  |  1 commentary
Just how powerful IS positive thinking?

Positive thinking - a can-do attitude. That's the key, according to all these people and others who faced life-threatening illnesses. But here is a surprising and disheartening fact: What you think, how you think, may not make a difference.

"That's dangerous nonsense, to think that you can think your way out of cancer, or think your way out of heart disease," said psychologist Richard Sloan.

A professor of behavioral medicine at Columbia University Medical Center, he has done extensive examinations of survival studies. ...


CLICK HERE to Read Entire Article
www.cbsnews.com

|  FOCUS  |  Audio commentaries on this news item | more..
Self-Esteem vs. Scripture • 300+
Phil Layton | Gold Country Baptist Church
Play! | RSS

The Gospel of Jesus Christ
  START  
  Recommended sermons | more..
•  The Gospel of Jesus ChristPaul Washer | 5/5/2012
•  What is the GOSPEL? • Pastor John MacArthur | 3/18/1998
•  The True GospelRichard Caldwell Jr. | 2/21/2010
•  What is the Gospel?Dr. Alan Cairns | 11/25/2008

   03/14/15  |  Another One Bites the Dust • 2 comments
   03/11/15  |  God Doesn't Want Matt Chandler to be Your Pastor • 18 comments
   01/08/14  |  Christian Post: Warning, this article may offend many Christians • 93 comments
   01/01/14  |  Michelle Obama praises lesbian TV anchor • 17 comments
   12/29/13  |  U.S. Slams 'Conservative Gender Norms' • 377 comments
MORE RELATED ( ) NEWS | MORE..
   05/27/15  |  Internet used by 3.2 billion • 13 comments
   05/26/15  |  ISIS Slaughters and Mutilates 400 • 6 comments
   05/23/15  |  Gallup: Americans 'greatly overestimate' LGBT numbers • 11 comments
   05/23/15  |  Louisiana Lawmakers Reject Religious Freedom Bill, Governor... • 2 comments
   05/22/15  |  John Glenn Says Evolution Should Be Taught in Schools; Affirms... • 17 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..
COMMENTS | show all | add new  
    Sorting Order:  
· Page 1 ·  Found: 8 user comment(s)
News Item12/9/11 10:37 AM
Street-Preacher  Find all comments by Street-Preacher
"For As He THINKETH In His Heart, So IS He..." PROVERBS 23:7a

"But THINK On Me (Joseph) When It Shall Be Well With Thee, And Shew Kindness, I Pray Thee, Unto Me, And Make Mention Of Me Unto Pharaoh, And Bring Me Out Of This House (Prison):" GENESIS 40:14

"This Is The Thing Which The LORD Doth Command Concerning The Daughters Of Zelophehad, Saying, Let Them Marry To Whom They THINK Best; Only To The Family Of The Tribe Of Their Father Shall They Marry." NUMBERS 36: 6

"When One Told Me (King David), Saying, Behold, Saul Is Dead, THINKING To Have Brought Good Tidings, I Took Hold Of HIm, And Slew Him In Ziklag, Who Thought That I Would Have Given Him A Reward For His Tidings:" 2 SAM. 4:10

"THINK Upon Me, My GOD, For Good, According To All That I Have Done For This (YOUR) People. NEHEMIAH 5:19

"My GOD, THINK Thou Upon Tobiah And Sanballat According To These Their Works, And On The Prophetess Noadiah, And The Rest Of The Prophets, That Have Put Me In Fear." NEHEMIAH 6:14

"Then Mordecai Commanded To Answer Esther, THINK Not With Thyself That Thou Shalt Escape In The King's House, More Than All The Jews." ESTHER 4:13

"I Made A Covenant With Mine Eyes; Why Then Should I THINK Upon A Maid ?" JOB 31:1

"THINKEST Thou This To Be Right...? JOB 35:2

*AS HE THINKETH !

8

News Item12/4/11 11:32 PM
Pastor Mike  Find all comments by Pastor Mike
Scott McMahan wrote:
If my thoughts controlled reality, I would quit exercising and just think I was exercising. Yet that doesn't work. Positive thinking "works" as long as reality isn't involved.
If prayer controlled reality, I would quit exercising and just pray myself skinny. The same kind of experiment could be used to prove prayer is ineffective as proved positive thinking is useless.

wrote:
I think there's a ton of pressure based on the belief that if they're positive that they'll live longer," said Coyne. "And then the downside of that is that if they deteriorate and they ultimately die of cancer, that they are somehow left being blamed: If only they had been more positive.
Same applies to religion, faith, and prayer.
7

News Item12/4/11 9:05 PM
Rufus | Fort Worth, TX  Protected NameFind all comments by Rufus
6

News Item12/4/11 3:16 PM
Jim Lincoln | Nebraska  Find all comments by Jim Lincoln
Scott McMahan wrote:
If my thoughts controlled reality, I would quit exercising and just think I was exercising. Yet that doesn't work. Positive thinking "works" as long as reality isn't involved.
Somebody else who hits the exercise bicycles.

No, A Different Gospel: An Evaluation of the Teachings of Robert Schuller, PP Thinking was started by Normy Peale, continued by Schuller, and is still be carried on by the likes of Osteen.

Americans like to be upbeat on the material prosperity, so it has greatly appealed to them. For Thunker and Mike,

Philippians 3
18 For many walk, of whom I often told you, and now tell you even weeping, that they are enemies of the cross of Christ,
19 whose end is destruction, whose god is their appetite, and whose glory is in their shame, who set their minds on earthly things.
20 For our citizenship is in heaven, from which also we eagerly wait for a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ;---NASB

See,The Gospel Provides for a New Life

5

News Item12/4/11 1:44 PM
thunker  Find all comments by thunker
The alternative is "Negative Thinking."

Are you positive that you will always think negatively?

Is sin negative?

Do sinners always think negatively?

4

News Item12/4/11 11:35 AM
Mike | NewYork  Find all comments by Mike
Yet there is this-if you don't think you can do something, you likely won't attempt it, thereby turning your doubt into reality. Maybe all those immigrants who thought they might gain a better life for their families by shipping off to America, were just silly to have a positive attitude.
3

News Item12/4/11 11:01 AM
Priscilla Del Aguila  Find all comments by Priscilla Del Aguila
I love Scotts comments!
2

News Item12/4/11 6:41 AM
Scott McMahan | Internet  Protected NameFind all comments by Scott McMahan
If my thoughts controlled reality, I would quit exercising and just think I was exercising. Yet that doesn't work. Positive thinking "works" as long as reality isn't involved.
1
There are a total of 8 user comments displayed | add new comment |Subscribe to these comments
Last PostTotal
Creationist finds most important fossil in decades
mg from down under: "pity this edgar guy is considered to be so imbecilic ... but i..."
-12 min 
Conservative Catholics question Pope Francis’s approach
jim lincoln from nebraska: "another 'fun' story from penn state :ugh:..."
-1 hrs 121 
Pope making trouble for GOP Catholics
jim lincoln from nebraska: ""
-2 hrs 21 


Dr. John McKnight
Jesus - Victim and Priest

John 18
Sunday Service
Reformation Bible Church
Play! | MP4 | RSS




Larry Wessels
Debate

JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES
Christian Answers of...
Transcript!Play! | MP4

Dr. James M. Phillips
X Jehovah witness speaks

X Jehovah Witness
Discover The Word With Dr...
Video!Play! | MP4

Sponsor:
Paul Washer: "Most Useful Bible Study

See what Paul Washer calls the most useful Bible study tool in hist­ory. Click here!
www.puritandownloads.com/pa..

Sermon:
Persuasive Deception
Jon Couch

SPONSOR | 1,400+

SPONSOR




                   
God's choice acquaintances are humble men. ... Robert Leighton

City: Las Vegas, NV
Gospel of John
Cities | Local | Personal
MOBILE
iPhone + iPad New!
Church App
Android New!
Church App
Kindle + Nook New!
Chromecast TV
ROKU TV
BlackBerry
Windows Mobile
Apple Watch New!
Pebble Smartwatch
Kindle Reader


HELP
Knowledgebase
Broadcasters
Listeners
Q&A
Uploading Sermons
Uploading Videos
Webcasting
Tips & Tricks
YouTube Screencasts

FOLLOW
Weekly Newsletter
Staff Picks Feed
Site Notices New!
RSS | Twitter | Facebook
SERVICES | ALL
Local Church Finder | Info
MP3 Play & Download
Mobile Apps
Podcasting
Video Support
Live Webcasting
Transcription Service
Business Cards
SOLO | MINI Sites
Domain Redirect
Favorites
QR Codes
24x7 Radio Stream

INTEGRATION
Sermon Browser
HTML Codes
WordPress
Twitter
Facebook
Logos | e-Sword New!
JSON API New!

BATCH
Transfer Agent
Protected Podcasts
Upload via Email
Auto-Upload Sermons
Auto-Blog Import
Picasa | FTP | Dropbox
ABOUT US
SermonAudio.com is the largest library of audio sermons from conservative churches and ministries worldwide. All broadcasters must adhere to the Articles of Faith.

Our Services | Testimonials
Broadcast With Us!
Support Us
Advertising | Local Ads
CONTACT
info@sermonaudio.com
Copyright © 2015 SermonAudio.com.