Thursday, October 19, 2017

Thursday October 19, 2017 thought for the day







THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-Buy things for their usefulness rather than for their status-
2-Avoid basing your buying decisions on what will impress others and choose according to what you need-
3-Guard yourself from being overly influenced by advertising and social trends-
4-Simplify your life by developing the habit of getting rid of things that you no longer need or use-
5-Don't upgrade to the latest, best, fastest, most powerful model.  Use what you have until you truly need to replace it-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
Calories are tiny creatures that live inside your closet and sew your clothes a little bit tighter every night- 
 
I'VE LEARNED 
You should give simply for the sake of giving-
 
DID YOU KNOW
A group of frogs is called an army-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-Why are false religions so popular with so many?
2-Does God hate hell?
3-Will hell ever be destroyed?
4-Is hell a torture chamber or utter darkness?
5-Do we choose hell by default by rejecting Jesus?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
In what epistle does Paul say "bear ye one another's burdens" and "every man shall bear his own burden."
Answer for today       Galations
 
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
Ephesians 1:11-12     In Christ we were chosen to be God’s people, because from the very beginning God had decided this in keeping with his plan. And he is the One who makes everything agree with what he decides and wants. 12 We are the first people who hoped in Christ, and we were chosen so that we would bring praise to God’s glory.  
 
PRAYER FOR TODAY

 
Father, I thank you for choosing me that through Jesus I can be a part of your eternal home-
 
MAY YOU ALWAYS HAVE LOVE TO SHARE, HEALTH TO SPARE AND FRIENDS THAT CARE-

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Wednesday October 18, 2017 thought for the day





 
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-The command that is repeated the most often in the Bible is "rejoice"-
2-Joy is closely linked with praise-
3-Joy comes in only one size, unspeakable hugeness of heart-
4-No answer is an answer-
5-Jesus told us that our heart is where our treasure is.  Therefore, it is wise to examine what we consider our true treasures is?
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
Buckle up-it makes it harder for aliens to snatch you from your car-
 
I'VE LEARNED
There really is more to life than money-
 
DID YOU KNOW
A group of finches is called a charm
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-If sin means "missing the mark", can a Christian possibly live a sinless life?
2-What is morality?
3-Why do we use the name "Jesus Christ" instead of "Jesus the Christ"?
4-Can a non christian be a "good" person?
5-Can a Christian not be a "good" person?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
Matthew's genealogy of Jesus says that Joseph's father was Jacob.  According to Luke 3:23, who was it?
Answer for today      Heli
 
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
Psalm 37:18-19   The Lord watches over the lives of the innocent, and their reward will last forever.
19 They will not be ashamed when trouble comes. They will be full in times of hunger.
 
PRAYER FOR TODAY
 
Father, thank you that satan is a defeated foe and that we have victory in Jesus-
 
LIVE SIMPLY! LOVE GENEROUSLY! CARE DEEPLY! SPEAK KINDLY! LEAVE THE REST WITH GOD!

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Tuesday October 17, 2017 thought for the day








 
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-Love is a fruit in season at all times-
2-You cannot envy and love at the same time-
3-If a christian isn't loving and kind his actions show he doesn't know God-
4-Love is not merely one of God's characteristics, it is who he is-
5-It is easy to love the people far away.  It is not always easy to love those close to us?
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
Born free-taxed to death-
 
I'VE LEARNED
The best way to become financially free is to commit to the principle-do not buy what you cannot afford-
 
DID YOU KNOW
The only continent without reptiles or snakes is Antarctica-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-Why is it not boastful or arrogant for Christians to say Jesus is the one and only way to God?
2-Is all truth by definition exclusive?
3-Can a christian act arrogant about their salvation?
4-Outside of the Bible, do we know Jesus is who he said he was?
5-What and where is our heart, soul and mind?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
Mark 15:26  says the inscription on Jesus' cross read "The king of the Jews." What is it in Luke's account (23:38)?
Answer for today         "This is the King of the Jews."
 
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
Psalm 33:12-15   Happy is the nation whose God is the Lord, The people he chose for his very own.
13 The Lord looks down from heaven and sees every person.
14 From his throne he watches all who live on earth.
15 He made their hearts and understands everything they do.
 
PRAYER FOR TODAY
 
Father, thank you for truly blessing us with an eternal inheritance in you-
 
I WISH YOU A DAY FILLED WITH LOVE, LAUGHTER, FORGIVENESS AND THANKSGIVING-

Monday, October 16, 2017

Monday October 16, 2017 thought for the day




 
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-Our conduct and acts of love reveal the nature of God-
2-God so loved that he gave.  satan is so selfish that he sought to rob God and the human race of everything worthwhile-
3-Love without the ability to use it would not be love-
4-True love does not seek it's own interest-
5-Loving God means we join our will to God's will-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
Archaeologists never discover anything new-
 
I'VE LEARNED
No one can sincerely help another without helping themselves also-
 
DID YOU KNOW
In Michigan, it is illegal to chain an alligator to a fire hydrant-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-By requiring animal sacrifices in the old testament was God being cruel to animals?
2-Was any of the Bible dictated?
3-Does the Bible tell us all there is to know about God?
4-Does God make it difficult or easy to believe in him?
5-Are we qualified to call anyone a sinner?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA, but Acts 1:18-19 says someone
Matthew 27:6-8 says the priests bought the potter's field, but Acts 1:18-19 says someone else bought it.  Who was that?
Answer for today     Judas Iscariot
 
SCRIPTURE FOR THE DAY
1 Corinthians 10:23-26   “We are allowed to do all things,” but not all things are good for us to do. “We are allowed to do all things,” but not all things help others grow stronger. 24 Do not look out only for yourselves. Look out for the good of others also.25 Eat any meat that is sold in the meat market. Do not ask questions about it. 26 You may eat it, “because the earth belongs to the Lord, and everything in it.
 
PRAYER FOR THE DAY
 
Father, help me to choose to care about others and serve them with your love-
 
MAY YOU HAVE ENOUGH HAPPINESS TO MAKE YOU SWEET, ENOUGH TRIALS TO MAKE YOU STRONG,ENOUGH SORROW TO KEEP YOU HUMAN AND ENOUGH HOPE TO MAKE YOU HAPPY-

 

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Sunday October 15, 2017 thought for the day





 
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-There are two kinds of love, the love of feeling and the love of choice.  The first lies in the emotions and the second in the will-
2-The root of all evil in human nature is the corruption of the will-
3-To love God with all our heart we must first of all will to do so-
4-God, I never seek nor chose to be other than you intended-
5-There are two major forces in the world-selfishness and love-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
Always proof read carefully to see if you any words out-
 
I'VE LEARNED
Rest is not for the lazy, it is for those who want to maximize their productivity-
 
DID YOU KNOW
Alligators can not move backward-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-Could God have created the universe with the "big bang?
2-Does the Bible ever contain inconsistencies?
3-How do we know that children will go to heaven if they die?
4-Is God willing to save everyone who comes to him?
5-Are all translations of the Bible from Hebrew and Greek 100% accurate and without error?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
James 1:13 says God does not tempt men, but Genesis 22:1 says God tempted a certain man. Who was it?
Answer for today      Abraham
 
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
ROMANS 15:7-8   Christ accepted you, so you should accept each other, which will bring glory to God. I tell you that Christ became a servant of the Jews to show that God’s promises to the Jewish ancestors are true.
 
PRAYER FOR TODAY
 
Father, thank you for opening my eyes to both the truth of who you are and the truth that I am a sinner in need of a savior-
 
I WISH YOU LOVE IN YOUR HEART-PEACE IN YOUR SOUL- JOY IN YOUR LIFE-ALWAYS-

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Saturday October 14, 2017 thought for the day



THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
 
1-The New Testament does not use the word "happiness", it uses the word "joy"-
2-Absolute goodness is a trait of God, belonging to God alone-
3-Love is not only a quality but also an action-  
4-The Bible teaches that humans are not born "good" but rather with evil intent in their heart-
5-Love is the supreme characteristic of God-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
Women who carry a little extra weight live longer than the men who mention it-
 
I'VE LEARNED
Repentance is about making a complete change-
 
DID YOU KNOW
More people are killed in Africa by crocodiles than lions-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-Does suffering and evil contain the potential for good?
2-Is it really possible to thank God for the pain we endure?
3-Are people ever motivated to seek God in the midst of their pleasure?
4-Are miracles a violation of natural law?
5-Are faith and reason contradictory?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
Matthew 5:3 has Jesus saying, "Blessed are the poor in spirit."  what does he say in Luke 6:20?
Answer for today      "Blessed are the poor"
 
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
ROMANS 4:20-22   He never doubted that God would keep his promise, and he never stopped believing. He grew stronger in his faith and gave praise to God. 21 Abraham felt sure that God was able to do what he had promised. 22 So, “God accepted Abraham’s faith, and that faith made him right with God.
 
PRAYER FOR TODAY
 
 
 
Father, you are a promise maker and a promise keeper with whom nothing is impossible.  I want to live my life totally trusting you-
 
TODAY WILL NEVER COME AGAIN. BE A BESSING, BE A FRIEND, ENCOURAGE SOMEONE, TAKE TIME TO CARE. LET YOUR WORDS AND ACTIONS HEAL AND NOT WOUND-

Friday, October 13, 2017

Friday October 13, 2017 thought for the day





 
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-No one can believe in Jesus without God's help-
2-The word "believers"means to continue to believe.  We do not believe merely once.  We keep on believing in and trusting in Jesus-
3-Joy is an inevitable part of the christian life and yet so few enjoy it-
4-You cannot make yourself happy, but you can make yourself rejoice-
5-Happiness comes from happenings but joy may be within in spite of happenings-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
1-A parent can touch a whole generation just by loving their own child well-
 
I'VE LEARNED
The quality of your diet has a direct impact on your health-
 
DID YOU KNOW
To escape the grip of a crocodile's jaws, push your thumbs into its eyeballs.  It will let you go instantly  ( I hope you never have to remember this)-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-Is God always good?
2-What would it be like to live in a wold without suffering?
3-Does any amount of suffering disprove the existence of God?
4-Is there ever any meaning to suffering?
5-Are there any "good" people?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
In Mark 2:26, Jesus says that Abiathar was priest during David's reign.  Who, according to 1 Samuel 21, was priest at that time?
Answer for today    Ahimelech
 
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
Acts 7:55-56   But Stephen was full of the Holy Spirit. He looked up to heaven and saw the glory of God and Jesus standing at God’s right side. 56 He said, “Look! I see heaven open and the Son of Man standing at God’s right side.”
 
PRAYER FOR TODAY


 Father, help me to keep my eyes and thoughts focused on you-

 
I PRAY THAT GOD GIVES YOU STRENGTH IN YOUR STRUGGLE, PEACE IN YOUR PAIN, AND VICTORY IN YOUR VALLEY-