Charles Capps wrote that Hope is the Goal Setter of your Faith just as the thermostat is the goal setter for the air conditioning unit. Love is the power and connection as wiring and electricity are to the process.
A man walks into the room and feels that it is HOT. He checks the temperature gauge and finds it is 90*. He begins to set the thermostat to 70*. A religious person comes along and says, you can't set that to 70*, you are lying to the machine, it's not 70*.
Sounds silly, but people do it all the time. You can't say you are healed when you are sick, you are lying. You can't say you are prosperous when you are broke and in debt, you are lying. No, I'm not lying. I'm setting the thermostat in order to change my environment.
Jim Carry once wrote a check to himself dated five years in advance for $10,000,000 for acting services rendered. He c…