Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Tuesday April 24, 2018 thought for the day





 
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-Don't compare your morality to others-
2-Take away your ability to fail and you would not know the meaning of success-
3-Spring is the best definition of the word optimist-
4-It is not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, that is the true measure of our thanksgiving-
5-Your yesterdays should be left with God and none of their disappointments should be dragged into this day-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
Intentionally losing a game of rock, paper, scissors is just as hard as trying to win-
 
I'VE LEARNED
Our red, white and blue flag--red represents hardness and valor, white represents purity and innocence, blue represents perseverance, vigilance and  justice -
 
DID YOU KNOW
Electric eels are not really eels but a kind of fish.  Although they look like eels, their internal organs are arranged differently-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW  
1-How do you "run with patience"?
2-How is your strength renewed by waiting? 
3-In Hebrews listing people of faith, why weren't great people of the old testament not mentioned such as  Joseph, Noah, David, Daniel, Job, etc?
4-Can you experience faith without having a problem?
5-What is the definition for the word "Sinner"?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
Who called Saul on the carpet because he had heard the bleating of sheep taken in Saul's battle with the Amalekites?
Answer for today     Samuel     1 Samuel 15:14
 
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
John 4:18     "Really you have had five husbands, and the man you live with now is not your husband. You told the truth.”
 
PRAYER FOR TODAY
  
Father, I worship Jesus the perfect man, because he alone reveals your love and releases that love into our empty souls-
 
I WISH YOU A DAY FILLED WITH LOVE, LAUGHTER, FORGIVENESS AND THANKSGIVING-

Monday, April 23, 2018

Monday April 23, 2018 thought for the day




THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-There is nothing new in this world that will make you happy-
2-The more you drift from God, the more appealing the things of this world become-
3-The more you want God's love in your life, the less the things of this world will appeal to you-
4-Happiness is not based on happenings-
5-Don't crave acceptance from people more than from God-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
Sign on optometrist's door-"if you don't see what your looking for, you've come to the right place"- 
 
I'VE LEARNED
The word "eternal" means unending, not later-
 
DID YOU KNOW
The gray whale is not really gray.  It is black and just appears gray from a distance-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-Does God ever change his mind or go back on his word?
2-In what way are we all God's children?
3-What does it mean God is not waiting for us to come to him, but is seeking us?
4-Does everybody have a standard of conduct?
5-What small things can I do today that will be a blessing to someone else?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
Who had compassion on the people because they seemed like sheep without a shepherd?
Answer for today     Jesus     Mathew 9:36
 
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
JOHN 4:14      "but whoever drinks the water I give will never be thirsty. The water I give will become a spring of water gushing up inside that person, giving eternal life.”
 
PRAYER FOR TODAY
 

 
Father, help me not to be a lake but a river.  Help me not to keep your life giving love to myself, but give it away generously to others-
 
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, April 22, 2018

Sunday April 22, 2018 thought for the day






 
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-The number one competitor for our heart is money-
2-More money doesn't buy happiness although it might make life a little easier-
3-Be careful you don't choose money and things over God-
4-Christians should be irrationally generous-
5-There is a difference in happy and blessed-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
Sign in veterinarians waiting room-"Be back in 5 minutes-sit, stay"-
 
I'VE LEARNED
The Bible talks of freedom and abundant life, peace like a river, and joy unspeakable, but we see precious little of that lived out-
 
DID YOU KNOW
A forty two foot sperm whale has about seven tons of oil in it-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-Are the 10 commandments to live by or to show us how short we fall of what God desires of us?
2-Is a conscience birthed, given or taught?
3-If a conscience is God given, why don't we all have the same one?
4-What does it mean to say "God loves you?
5-Are any of the false Gods of the old testament worshipped today?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
In which gospel does Jesus speak of separating the sheep from the goats?
Answer for today      Matthew        25:32
 
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
John 4:10     Jesus said, “If you only knew the free gift of God and who it is that is asking you for water, you would have asked him,
And he would have given you living water.”
 
PRAYER FOR TODAY
  
Father, I bring to you my deepest thirst and ask you to quench it with the living fresh and sparkling waters of your love-
 
I WISH YOU LOVE IN YOUR HEART-PEACE IN YOUR SOUL- JOY IN YOUR LIFE-ALWAYS-

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Saturday April 21, 2018 thought for the day





 
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-Good things do happen to bad people-
2-God is most often experienced in the midst of our pain-
3-Love is not just what God does, it is who he is-
4-God's love makes you significant-
5-We love God because he first loved us-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
Sign on muffler shop door-"no appointment necessary, we will hear you coming"-
 
I'VE LEARNED
Christians didn't begin to use the cross as a symbol until 400 years after Jesus -
 
DID YOU KNOW
The humpback whale's flippers grow to  a maximum of 31 percent of its body length-that is a potential maximum length of about eighteen feet-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-How can we say God is in control when such dreadful things happen?
2-How can God's overall control and our freewill exist together?
3-Does God always have his will done?
4-Does God know everything?
5-Can a christian live a life totally free from sin or evil?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
Which old testament book compares a lover's teeth to a flock of newly shorn sheep?
Answer for today       Song of Solomon         4:2
 
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
John 4:9     The woman said, “I am surprised that you ask me for a drink, since you are a Jewish man and I am a Samaritan woman.” (Jewish people are not friends with Samaritans.)
 
PRAYER FOR TODAY
  
Father, I thank you that you love everyone. Help me to bring this awesome love to those whom others despise-
 
I PRAY THAT GOD GIVES YOU STRENGTH IN YOUR STRUGGLE, PEACE IN YOUR PAIN, AND VICTORY IN YOUR VALLEY-

Friday, April 20, 2018

Friday, April 20, 2018 thought for the day






 
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-Where you have envy and selfish ambition you find disorder and every evil practice-
2-Anyone who knows to do good and doesn't do it, sins-
3-Do not repay evil for evil but with blessings-
4-"The eyes of the Lord are on the righteous and his ears are attentive to their prayers"_
5-"Cast all your anxiety on him for he cares for you"-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
Sign on fence-"salesmen welcome, dog food is expensive"-
 
I'VE LEARNED
There is no pain so great as the memory of joy in present grief-
 
DID YOU KNOW
It seems to biologists that killer whales retain individual dialects unchanged over long periods, possibly even for life-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-Is God a person as we know the word to be?
2-Can we know that God exists?
3-Is it true that all people worship something?
4-What does the universe tell us about God?
5-Is God really in control of everything?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
Which prophet said, "All we like sheep have gone astray?
Answer for the day      Isaiah 53:6
 
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
Matthew 18:3    Then he said, “I tell you the truth, you must change and become like little children. Otherwise, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.
 
PRAYER FOR TODAY
  
Father, help me to embrace the simple faith of a child.  Thank you that it is the childlike ones who see Heaven on earth-
 
I PRAY THAT GOD GIVES YOU STRENGTH IN YOUR STRUGGLE, PEACE IN YOUR PAIN, AND VICTORY IN YOUR VALLEY-
 
 

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Thursday April 19, 2018 thought for the day




 
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
 
1-Your faith in Jesus can be measured by your conduct-
2-The testing of your faith develops perseverance-
3-Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, for man's anger does not bring about the righteous life God desires-
4-Mercy triumphs over judgement-
5-Faith by itself not accompanied by deeds is dead-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
Sign on maternity room door- "Push, Push, Push-'
 
I'VE LEARNED
Leaving doesn't always mean coming back-
 
DID YOU KNOW
Measuring about eight feet long at birth, killer whale bulls can grow to twenty five feet and weigh as much as six tons-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-How do you learn to have faith?
2-How do you define or describe God?
3-How well can we know God?   
4-What does it mean "God is Spirit?"
5-Can we accurately describe who God is?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
Who is the Good Shepherd?
Answer for today     Jesus        John 10:11
 
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
Matthew   10:19-20     When you are arrested, don’t worry about what to say or how to say it. At that time you will be given the things to say. 20 It will not really be you speaking but the Spirit of your Father speaking through you.
 
PRAYER FOR TODAY
 
Father, I pray for more of your Spirit whenever I am put on the spot for my faith in you-
 
MAY YOU ALWAYS HAVE LOVE TO SHARE, HEALTH TO SPARE AND FRIENDS THAT CARE-

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Wednesday April 18, 2018 thought for the day





 
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-The Christian life is more than simply giving up bad habits.  It is acquiring a newness of mind which comes from setting your heart and mind on Jesus-
2-"Be over flowing with thanksgiving"-
3-"Set your hearts on things above"-
4-Greed is idolatry-
5-"Whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus"-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
Sign in non smiling area-"If we see you smoking, we will assume you are on fire and take appropriate actions"-
 
I'VE LEARNED
People will forget what you said or did. But they will never forget how you made them feel-
 
DID YOU KNOW
The killer whale, or orca, is the fastest sea mammal.  It can reach speeds up to thirty four miles per hour in pursuit of prey-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-How is Jesus the "bread of life"?
2-Why is Jesus called "the son of man"?
3-Why did Jesus say we are to "eat his flesh and drink his blood"?
4-How do you leave behind what was, for the reality of what is?
5-Do we always get back what we give away?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
Who was the first shepherd?
Answer for today        Abel      Genesis 4:2
 
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
Matthew 7:21    “Not all those who say ‘You are our Lord’ will enter the kingdom of heaven. The only people who will enter the kingdom of heaven are those who do what my Father in heaven wants.
 
PRAYER FOR TODAY
Father, help me to be an obedient child of God and to cultivate a lifestyle of serious obedience as I follow your son-
 
LIVE SIMPLY! LOVE GENEROUSLY! CARE DEEPLY! SPEAK KINDLY! LEAVE THE REST WITH GOD!