Sunday, January 21, 2018

Sunday January 21, 2018 thought for the day





 
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-When we cannot see God's hand, we can trust his heart-
2-Only Jesus can give us new life-
3-Let others see your testimony, as well as hear it-
4-God's will done in God's way will never lack God's supply-
5-We cannot change the past, but God is changing us for the future-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
I am not weird, I am limited edition-
 
I'VE LEARNED
You will never go wrong by doing what is right-
 
DID YOU KNOW
Migrating geese fly in a V formation to conserve energy-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-Why did Jesus offer forgiveness of sin to the man with palsy in Capernaum when he didn't ask for it?
2-Should we be embarrassed by our material blessings when so many have little or nothing?
3-What responsibility do Christians have toward the destitute in other areas of the world?
4-Has anyone other than Jesus kept the 10 commandments all their life?
5-What does it take for us to be free with our wealth and resources?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
Who said     “But, Lord, why do you plan to show yourself to us and not to the rest of the world?”
Answer for today     Judas (not Iscariot)
 
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
Genesis 22:13    Then Abraham looked up and saw a male sheep caught in a bush by its horns. So Abraham went and took the sheep and killed it. He offered it as a whole burnt offering to God, and his son was saved.
 
PRAYER FOR TODAY
 
Thank you, Jesus, for being the Lamb of God the Father has provided so that we might not die in our sin but live in your righteousness-
 
I WISH YOU LOVE IN YOUR HEART-PEACE IN YOUR SOUL- JOY IN YOUR LIFE-ALWAYS-

Saturday, January 20, 2018

Saturday January 20, 2018 thought for the day





 
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-Everyone who does evil hates the light-
2-The best gift we can give to God is ourselves-
3-The wise men are those who fear God and worship him-
4-Prayers are the place where burdens change shoulders-
5-It is never too soon to be kind-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
All food is "fat free" if you don't eat it-
 
I'VE LEARNED
Sometimes you have to give your feelings a good talking to-
 
DID YOU KNOW
The Everglades kite bird, in Florida, will only eat apple snails.  The kites are becoming rare because as the Everglades dry up, the apple snails are dying out-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-Did prehistoric man have a soul?
2-Does the Bible teach that we should be concerned about both the soul and body or the soul only?
3-Will the heavens and earth be totally destroyed by a cataclysmic event or by man made destructive capability?
4-Why doesn't Jesus bless the food today like he did the loaves and fishes and feed the world's hungry?
5-Are all things in Revelations to be taken literally or symbolically?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
Who said    "The nations are like one small drop in a bucket; they are no more than the dust on his measuring scales.
To him the islands are no more than fine dust on his scales.
Answer for today       Isaiah
 
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
Genesis 22:16-17    The Lord says, ‘Because you did not keep back your son, your only son, from me, I make you this promise by my own name: 17 I will surely bless you and give you many descendants. They will be as many as the stars in the sky and the sand on the seashore, and they will capture the cities of their enemies."
 
PRAYER FOR TODAY
 
Father, thank you that you are not just my affectionate father.  You are also my awesome king.  Teach me to be your subject as well as your son-
 
SATURDAY-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, January 19, 2018

Friday January 19, 2018 thought for the day


THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-Jesus who died as our substitute now lives as our advocate-
2-Jesus gave his all, he deserves our all-
3-Real doubt searches for the light, unbelief is content with  the darkness-
4-God knows the beginning to the end-
5-We have been saved by grace, now we enjoy the many blessings that come by grace-
STRANGE THOUGHT
The more you pedal against the wind, the stronger you will become-
I'VE LEARENED
Often, our trouble starts when our mouth does-
DID YOU KNOW
Roosters cannot crow if they can't extend their neck-
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-What is the "second death"?
2-What is the "sword of the Lord"?
3-Why do some think that the mother's right to choose is more important than the unborn's right to live?
4-Is the second coming of Jesus tied to  the success of world evangelization?
5-Will only a minority of humanity accept God's offer of salvation?
BIBLE TRIVIA
WHO SAID    "“Is it you—the biggest troublemaker in Israel?”
Answer for today        Ahab
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
Genesis 22:2     Then God said, “Take your only son, Isaac, the son you love, and go to the land of Moriah. Kill him there and offer him as a whole burnt offering on one of the mountains I will tell you about.”
PRAYER FOR TODAY

 
Father, thank you for your outstanding love-
I PRAY THAT GOD GIVES YOU STRENGTH IN YOUR STRUGGLE, PEACE IN YOUR PAIN, AND VICTORY IN YOUR VALLEY-


Thursday, January 18, 2018

Thursday January 18, 2018 thought for the day





 
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-By God's grace we can be thankful in all things-
2-Faith testing times can be faith strengthening times-
3-A change in why we do things can bring a transformation in the way we feel about them-
4-A focus on the Lord is the beginning of joy-
5-Good friends don't abandon us when external circumstances change-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
We bought a new vacuum cleaner about six months ago and so far all it has been doing is gathering dust-
 
I'VE LEARNED
If satan can neutralize you, he can mute your influence-
 
DID YOU KNOW
The male argus pheasant of Asia has the longest feathers of all the flying birds.  Its tail feathers can reach a length of six feet-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-Is there anything wrong or immoral in having wealth?
2-Why do Americans act like we have priority on the worlds resources-
3-Should Christians be leaders in social welfare programs?
4-Should Christians be leaders in preserving our environment?
5-Is hades and hell the same place?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
Who said     "“The man I kiss is Jesus. Arrest him and guard him while you lead him away.”
Answer for today      Judas Iscariot
 
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
Genesis 18:1-2    "Later, the Lord again appeared to Abraham near the great trees of Mamre. Abraham was sitting at the entrance of his tent during the hottest part of the day. He looked up and saw three men standing near him. When Abraham saw them, he ran from his tent to meet them. He bowed face down on the ground before them"
 
PRAYER FOR TODAY
 
Father, help me to welcome you and to worship you as the Father, Son and Holy Spirit-
 
MAY YOU ALWAYS HAVE LOVE TO SHARE, HEALTH TO SPARE AND FRIENDS THAT CARE-

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Wednesday January 17, 2018 thought for the day




 
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-Forgiveness is not an occasional act but a permanent attitude-
2-Every breath you take as a gift of God's mercy-
3-One person with courage is a majority-
4-We are never out of God's sight and his loving care-
5-The God who made you wants you to make him the center of your life-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out-
 
I'VE LEARNED
We live in an entitlement society-
 
DID YOU KNOW
The American woodcock, with its eyes placed toward the top of its head, can see backward and upward, and forward and upward, with binocular vision and, laterally, almost 180 degrees with each eye-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-Why is yeast in scripture a symbol of evil?
2-How is it the righteous will scarcely be saved?
3-Why was spit used in healing the blind person?
4-Why didn't Jesus explain to the disciples what the yeast of the Pharisees was?
5-What is the "social gospel"?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
Who said   " What wrong has he done? I can find no reason to kill him. So I will have him punished and set him free.”
Answer for today      Pilate
 
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
GENESIS 17:19   God said, “No, Sarah your wife will have a son, and you will name him Isaac. I will make my agreement with him to be an agreement that continues forever with all his descendants.
 
PRAYER FOR TODAY
 
Father, thank you that the reward of believing is to experience the joy and laughter of seeing your promises fulfilled-
 
LIVE SIMPLY! LOVE GENEROUSLY! CARE DEEPLY! SPEAK KINDLY! LEAVE THE REST WITH GOD!

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Tuesday January 16, 2018 thought for the day





 
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-The two most powerful warriors are patience and time-
2-People make counterfeit money but in many more cases, money makes counterfeit people-
3-It wasn't the nails but his love that kept Jesus on the cross-
4-The unwounded life bears no resemblance to Jesus-
5-It takes the darkest nights that make the brightest stars-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
We flirt with evil, thinking that we can charm the snake-
 
I'VE LEARNED-
Responsibility comes before rights-
 
DID YOU KNOW
Herons have been observed dropping insects on the water and then catch the fish that surfaces for the bugs-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-What really does prayer change?
2-How much is the christian to feed the hungry and clothe the naked?
3-Has the fear of God been lost in the love of God?
4-Why did Jesus wait three days to feed the four thousand?
5-What is the "yeast of the pharisees"?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
Who said   "God knows that if you eat the fruit from that tree, you will learn about good and evil and you will be like God!”
Answer for today     the serpent
 
SCRIPTURE FOR THE DAY
Genesis 17:7     "And I will make an agreement between me and you and all your descendants from now on: I will be your God and the God of all your descendants."
 
PRAYER FOR THE DAY

Father, I am so deeply grateful that you are the perfect father and that when you promise to bless me, you will surely keep your word-
 
I WISH YOU A DAY FILLED WITH LOVE, LAUGHTER, FORGIVENESS AND THANKSGIVING-




Monday, January 15, 2018

Monday January 15, 2018 thought for the day

 
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-God always does his greatest work through the most flawed people-
2-God can take your pain and use it to turn your life into a masterpiece-
3-The greatest powers cannot overcome the humblest prayers-
4-They who fear death have already lost the life they covet-
5-God has made us for himself, and his heart will be restless until we find our rest in his arms-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
Will wickedness go away of ignored?
 
I'VE LEARNED
Truth matters-
 
DID YOU KNOW
Mallard nests are sometimes built at a height of forty feet above ground-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-Why does evil have a natural progression of getting worse and worse-
2-What is the "fear of the Lord" that gives us wisdom-
3-What did Jesus mean  "I did not come to bring peace but a sword?  I thought he was a God of love-
4-Can you succeed apart from God?
5-Will you always succeed with God?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
Who said    "Bring me up Samuel"
Answer for today     Saul
 
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
Genesis 17:4-5       “I am making my agreement with you: I will make you the father of many nations. I am changing your name from Abram to Abraham because I am making you a father of many nations." 
 
PRAYER FOR TODAY
 
Father, teach me to understand my true identity and through that to come to learn what your destiny is for my life-
 
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-