Friday, February 23, 2018

Friday February 23, 2018 thought for the day





 
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-It is easier to follow footprints than commands-
2-Whoever is happy will make others happy also-
3-God in His grace would never command us to be happy without providing us the necessary resources to do so-
4-Our happiness is a measure of our obedience-
5-Reading scripture isn't an exercise for our heads,  it is a feast for our hearts-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
More than 300 million slinky's have sold since they were first made in 1945-
 
I'VE LEARNED
Don't confuse resource with "the Source"-
 
DID YOU KNOW
The largest bird egg in the world today is that of the ostrich-they are from six to eight inches long-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-How do you "cast your cares on Jesus"?
2-How do you "pray for the one who hurt you"?
3-How do you forgive when wrong behavior continues to you?
4-How do we know when we are "trusting God"?
5-Are Christians to be survivors or overcomers?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
What is the only animal to lie?
Answer for today      the serpent     Genesis 3:1-13
 
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
Malachi 4:6     "parents love their children and children love their parents. Otherwise, I will come and put a curse on the land.”
 
PRAYER FOR TODAY
  
Father, thank you for giving us your Son, so that we might turn our hearts to You, just as you have turned Your heart to us-
 
I PRAY THAT GOD GIVES YOU STRENGTH IN YOUR STRUGGLE, PEACE IN YOUR PAIN, AND VICTORY IN YOUR VALLEY-

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Thursday February 22, 2018 thought for the day





 
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-God is going to be as pleased to have you with him in heaven as you will be to be there with him-
2-It is impossible to take delight in someone without being happy with that person-
3-Joy is the most infallible sign of the presence of God-
4-The word "blessed" indicates supreme happiness-
5-God can't give what he doesn't have-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
350 slices of pizza sell every second in America-
 
I'VE LEARNED
Discipleship is all about being a servant-
 
DID YOU KNOW
A sheep, a duck, and a rooster were the first passengers in a hot air balloon-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-Is it okay to forgive God for what happened to you?
2-How far is the east from the west?
3-Is there a difference in being baptized by the Holy Spirit, or being filled with the Holy Spirit?
4-Why did the apostle Paul say he had trouble doing what was good?
5-What do you do when you hurt too much to pray?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
Who did Jesus refer to as a brood of vipers?
Answer for today     The scribes and pharisees    Mathew 23:33
 
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
Jeremiah  29:11     I say this because I know what I am planning for you,” says the Lord. “I have good plans for you, not plans to hurt you. I will give you hope and a good future.
 
PRAYER FOR TODAY
 
Father, thank you that you have a plan to prosper me, not to harm me,  but a plan that gives me a hope and a future-
 
MAY YOU ALWAYS HAVE LOVE TO SHARE, HEALTH TO SPARE AND FRIENDS THAT CARE-

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Wednesday February 21, 2018 thought for the day









 
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-The problem with created things is not what they are but what we turn them into-idols-
2-When we worship God as God, everything else falls into place-
3-Many people believe God is good but don't believe he is good natured-
4-God does not fret-
5-Only God is infinitely happy-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
Mr Clean changes around the world-
 
I'VE LEARNED
Christianity is about being a servant, not a leader-
 
DID YOU KNOW
A duck has three eyelids-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-Are God's blessings always conditional?
2-How do we receive God's blessings?
3-In scripture, how many times did someone die and come back to life again?
4-In scripture, what does the word "perfect" mean?
5-How small is the faith that is the size of a mustard seed?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
In Revelation, what sort of creatures had tails that were like snakes?
Answer for today    Horses     Revelation 9:19
 
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
Zephaniah 3:17    The Lord your God is with you; the mighty One will save you.
He will rejoice over you. You will rest in his love. He will sing and be joyful about you.”
 
PRAYER FOR TODAY
Father, out of my love for you,  I choose to live according to Your will, your Word, and Your ways-
 
LIVE SIMPLY! LOVE GENEROUSLY! CARE DEEPLY! SPEAK KINDLY! LEAVE THE REST WITH GOD!

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Tuesday Febuary 20, 2018 thought for the day








THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-Since God is the fountain head of happiness, the search for happiness is always the search for God-
2-God cannot give us happiness and peace apart from himself, because it is not there-
3-We are free to be unhappy-
4-The better I know Jesus, the more I see him all around me-
5-Seek the giver through the gifts-
STRANGE THOUGHT
Your pinky is your strongest finger-
I'VE LEARNED
The towel is the weapon of the servant-
DID YOU KNOW
Ducks will lay eggs only in the early morning-
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-What was going on in heaven during the crucifixion?
2-When a christian dies, do they go directly into the presence of Jesus in heaven?
3-Where did Jesus' spirit go at his death?
4-Did Jesus have to return to heaven for the Holy Spirit to be sent to earth to replace him?
5-Did Jesus always require repentance from those he forgave?
BIBLE TRIVIA
What book makes the pessimistic statement that whoever breaks through a wall may be bitten by a snake?
Answer for today    Ecclesiastes 10:8
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
Isaiah 9:6     A child has been born to us; God has given a son to us.
He will be responsible for leading the people.
His name will be Wonderful Counselor, Powerful God,
Father Who Lives Forever, Prince of Peace.
PRAYER FOR TODAY
  
Jesus, thank you for stepping down from heaven and revealing the Father of Eternity.  Help me to enjoy the wholeness of your love-
I WISH YOU A DAY FILLED WITH LOVE, LAUGHTER, FORGIVENESS AND THANKSGIVING-


Monday, February 19, 2018

Monday February 19, 2018 thoughts for the day




 
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
 
1-Things become idols not because they are wrong in themselves but because we put them in God's place-
2-Secondary things bring some joy, but God alone is our exceeding joy-
3-All people desire to be happy-
4-God and joy are inseparable-
5-God is happiness in the same sense that God is love.  He is the essence of love and happiness-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
Laughter is the best music-
 
I'VE LEARNED
Forgiveness frees us from continuing to hold on to our pain-
 
DID YOU KNOW
The European eagle owl is the largest owl in the world.  It can measure twenty eight inches tall with a wingspan of five feet wide-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-Does satan have to have God's permission to test or tempt Christians?
2-Did the disciples ever make a "confession of sin" to Jesus and ask for forgiveness?
3-When did the disciples receive the indwelling presence of the Holy Spirit?
4-Was there a "litmus test" Jesus used in choosing his disciples?
5-Is the "place of the skull" and Calvary the same place?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
What did King Rehoboam say he would use to discipline the people?
Answer for today      Scorpions      1 Kings 12:11, 14
 
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
Jeremiah 31:20       “You know that Israel is my dear son, the child I love.
Yes, I often speak against Israel, but I still remember him.
I love him very much, and I want to comfort him,” says the Lord.
 
PRAYER FOR TODAY
 
Father, I thank you for softly and tenderly waiting for me when I let you down.  You are the perfect Father and I give you praise-
 
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, February 18, 2018

Sunday February 18, 2018 thought for the day







 
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-Beauty is desirable. Obsession with beauty however is ugly-
2-Whatever we build our life on will drive us-
3-Sin is primarily idolatry-
4-Most people believe they would become happy if only they had more money-
5-We worship whatever we believe will ultimately make us happy-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
Cows don't like to listen to Willie Nelson music-
 
I'VE LEARNED
By forgiving  those who have hurt us, we are then able to forgive ourselves for having hurt others-
 
DID YOU KNOW
The great horned owl can turn its head 270 degrees-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-What are the "means of grace"?
2-When did Judas heart turn against Jesus? 
3-Should Christians seek success and/or greatness?
4-Is satan free to do what he wants with Christians?
5-Does all temptation and testing of Christians come from satan?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
According to the Law, what hopping insects were edible?
Answer for today        The locust and grasshopper    Leviticus   
 
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
Malachi 2:10   We all have the same father; the same God made us. So why do people break their promises to each other and show no respect for the agreement our ancestors made with God?   
 
PRAYER FOR TODAY
  
Father, help me to love you with such a faithfulness and affection that all my earthly relationships will be strengthened-
 
I WISH YOU LOVE IN YOUR HEART-PEACE IN YOUR SOUL- JOY IN YOUR LIFE-ALWAYS-


THERE ISN'T ENOUGH ROOM IN
YOUR MIND FOR BOTH WORRY
 AND FAITH.  YOU MUST DECIDE
WHICH ONE WILL LIVE THERE-

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Saturday February 17, 2018 thought for the day


 
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-If we care more about what is happening on the playing field, than the mission field, sports has become an idol-
2-There is nothing wrong with power in itself but the fact is power often corrupts whether it is in politics, business or even churches and families-
3-Success is good if it is achieved in Godly ways.  If not, it is thinly disguised idolatry-
4-We all leave a legacy, the question is what kind-
5-Many wealthy people leave a large inheritance but a poor heritage-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
There is a flower in the rain forests of central and south America that resembles a puckering mouth covered in lipstick-
 
I'VE LEARNED
To the extent that we have not yet learned to forgive others, it is more difficult to forgive ourselves-
 
DID YOU KNOW
To see at night as well as an owl, you would need eyeballs as big as grapefruits-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-How can you be continually in prayer-
2-With a forgiving spirit, is the christian to allow another to severely mistreat or abuse them on a continuing basis?
3-Why did Lot's wife turn back for one last look?
4-What was Jesus' lifestyle for the Sabbath?
5-Does God want Christians to give sacrificially, generously or extravagantly? 
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
Who had a rod that God turned into a snake?
Answer for today       Moses    exodus 4:3
 
SCRIPTURE FOR THE DAY
Jeremiah 3:4    Now you are calling to me,  ‘My father, you have been my friend since I was young."
 
PRAYER FOR THE DAY
  
Father, help me to live like a true son and to imitate Jesus, who resisted sin throughout his life-
 
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-