Whenever the Bible talks about meditation, thinking is always active … Several meditation techniques are being promoted extensive and fervently as a way of achieving peace, promoting relaxation, and development of a good conscience. However, many people, Christians and non-Christians, who begin to use these techniques of meditation do not realize the strong warnings in the Bible against these practices. While modern forms of meditation vary, they all share a central goal – empty and put the minds of those who practice them blank. What is the danger of completely clear one's mind? First, it must be understood that an empty mind is optimal territory to be filled with ideas, thoughts, suggestions, sounds and imaginations.
Essentially, a blank mind is like a dry sponge that absorbs almost any liquid with which it comes into contact. An enlightened mind corresponds to a dry sponge, and thoughts imaginations, ideas, suggestions, and sounds are fluid. This truth is evident in the fact that very small children who have not had the opportunity to fully learn a language, can learn a foreign language without effort. Why? For there is another pattern of speech or sound is present to soften the language and incoming sound. As the child grows, their ability to learn language the same way he could do so at a younger age, is gone forever. Again, this is the reason that children are impressionable and that brainwashing is extremely difficult to reverse if it has taken place in a child before the age of four. When an adult mastered the "art" of meditation to the point where the mind is perfectly clear, his psyche is even more impressionable than a baby! The difference is that putting a blank mind has been achieved abnormally and has consequences. Whenever the Bible talks about meditation, always consists of active thought, to fill the mind with the knowledge of the law of God, not to put the mind blank.
In fact, warnings have been made against not protect us from an idle mind. Psalms 1:2 says, "But in the law of the Lord is his delight, And in His law he meditates day and night." Joshua 1:8 tells, "I never depart from your mouth, this book of the law, but day and night meditate on it, to keep and do according to everything written in it." Finally, Psalm 119:97, King David praised God saying, "! Oh, how I love Your law! All day it is my meditation." Should these references be used to form a doctrine regarding meditation techniques? Biblical instruction is really valid for the world today? These questions have been anticipated and answered by the all wise God whose word teaches that "All Scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness "(2 Timothy 3:16). Man is also remembered that," But the word of the Lord endures forever … " (1 Peter 1:25). Meditating to put the mind blank does not give anything more than temporary peace that is "peace" obtained through breaking the rules of God, "Be sober (having an alert mind), and watch (be alert), because your adversary the devil as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour "(1 Peter 5:8). 2008 Translated into Spanish by: Alejandro Saenz (Heavenly Manna Ministries) Bible Studies by