Should Christians Meditate?

Here’s a great blog post from a friend of mine (who is also an INFP).

The Love Of Knowledge

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Meditation has been around for thousands of years. Early pagan belief systems emphasized the importance of religion, and many large eastern religions still practice it today. Meditation is a big part of many people’s lives. It can be a way to achieve a higher level of consciousness, have a mystical experience, or it can be just a way to relieve stress and anxiety from a hard day at work. But there is a question raised for Christians in regards to this topic. Should Christians participate in meditation? Or maybe, is it a sin for Christians to participate in this practice. This, like many other topics, deserves a proper understanding of what exactly the subject is and what exactly is being achieved during the process.

What is Meditation?

There are a variety of different forms of meditation. We often picture someone sitting with their legs crossed and their palms facing upward…

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