"Take up thy bed" and Live!

An old saying sometimes used when one is giving cold comfort to another who has brought trouble upon himself is, "You have made your bed, and now you must lie on it."

All experience takes place in consciousness. Of a man it is written in the Scriptures, "As he thinketh in his heart, so is he." Prov. 23:7;

A condition of thought, a false sense of things, has brought the sufferer where he is, and he needs to be awakened from it. This accounts for the situation of the man sick of the palsy. Christ Jesus indicated that the man's way of living had brought on his condition. Nevertheless, Jesus said to him, "Arise, take up thy bed, and go unto thine house." Matt. 9:6;

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