Sunday, May 27, 2018

Sunday May 27, 2018 thought for the day





 
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
Four things to treasure in life-
  -your body-pay attention to your health
  -your family-they are your flesh and blood-
  -your companion-treasure every moment with each other
  for one of you will leave first-
  -your friends-take all opportunities to meet up with your friends
  for such opportunities will become rare as time goes by-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
John Wilkes Booth brother once saved the life of Abraham Lincoln's son-
 
I'VE LEARNED
Receiving a great gift gives you a great feeling but giving from the heart gives you a feeling that is even better-
 
DID YOU KNOW
The enormous livers of basking sharks, which can account for up to one third of their body weight,
produce valuable oil used to lubricate engines and manufacture cosmetics-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-How should Christians look forward to the judgement, with hope or fear?
2-What time span is covered by the "Last days"?
3-Are the "last days" still to come or are we in them?
4-When does or did the "last days" start?
5-Is international peace possible?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
What prophet told Ahab that Israel was scattered like sheep?
Answer for today       Micaiah      1 Kings 22:17
 
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
LUKE 15:20     "So the father ran to him and hugged and kissed him."
 
PRAYER FOR TODAY
 
Father, I give you praise for the fact that you feel what we feel and that your heart breaks with compassionate love for your children-
 
I WISH YOU LOVE IN YOUR HEART-PEACE IN YOUR SOUL- JOY IN YOUR LIFE-ALWAYS-

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Saturday May 26, 2018 thought for the day






 
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-Faith believes God is who he says he is and helps us live the way he wants us to live-
2-Connect with people who can help you, not hurt you-
3-Do not be afraid or worried when you are sick.  Settle all outstanding issues before hand and you will be able to leave without regret-
4-"We walk by faith not by sight"-
5-Happy moments, praise God.  Difficult moments, seek God.  Quiet moments, worship God. Painful moments, trust God-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
On the average, twelve newborns will be given to the wrong parents daily-
 
I'VE LEARNED
Maturity begins to grow when you can sense your concern for others out weighting your concern for yourself-
 
DID YOU KNOW
Sharks can be dangerous before they are born-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-Is there ever a final translation of the Bible?
2-How is the church to be "salt and light"?
3-Did Jesus have a human body after his resurrection?
4-At Jesus' second coming, will he have the same body he left with?
5-How will Jesus appear to everyone at once at his second coming?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
What prophet said that God would search out his scattered sheep?
Answer for today      Ezekiel        34:11
 
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
Luke 15:20     So the son left and went to his father.“While the son was still a long way off, his father saw him and felt sorry for his son.
So the father ran to him and hugged and kissed him. "
 
PRAYER FOR TODAY
 
Father, thank you that you never stop watching for the return of your prodigals.
 
TODAY WILL NEVER COME AGAIN. BE A BLESSING, BE A FRIEND, ENCOURAGE SOMEONE, TAKE TIME TO CARE. LET YOUR WORDS AND ACTIONS HEAL AND NOT WOUND-
 
 

Friday, May 25, 2018

Friday May 25, 2018 thought for the day-






THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-When consistency becomes complacency, it is time for a change-
2-Complacency is the primary obstacle in your growth as a christian-
3-Show me your friends and I will show you your future-
4-Faith doesn't always seem to make sense
5-Faith is believing before it happens-
STRANGE THOUGHT
During the chariot scene in "Ben Hur", a small red car can be seen in the distance-
I'VE LEARNED
No gift is too small to give, nor too simple to receive, which is wrapped in thoughtfulness and tied with love-
DID YOU KNOW
Some sharks swim in a figure eight when frightened-
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-Does nature give us many details about God?
2-How do we know if we have accurate translation of the original biblical writings?
3-How do we know what the Biblical authors wrote was accurate?
4-What are we to do about todays problems that the Bible says nothing about?
5-Does today's Bible have any human errors or mistakes?
BIBLE TRIVIA
What prophet said, "Woe to the idle shepherd"?
Answer for today     Zechariah      11:17
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
Luke 15:12     The younger son said to his father, ‘Give me my share of the property.’ So the father divided the property between his two sons.
PRAYER FOR TODAY
Father, help me to focus on what I really need, not on what I think I want.  Help me to focus on experiencing your love first-
I PRAY THAT GOD GIVES YOU STRENGTH IN YOUR STRUGGLE, PEACE IN YOUR PAIN, AND VICTORY IN YOUR VALLEY-


Thursday, May 24, 2018

Thursday May 24, 2018 thought for the day






 
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-Of all the things you wear, your expression is the most important-
2-Righteousness is given to us by God and not a measurement of our behavior-
3-The Spirit of the gift which God gave to us (Jesus) now lives in the believer in Jesus-
4-Being content is different than being complacent-
5-Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% how I react to it (attitude)-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
315 entrees in websters 1996 dictionary were misspelled-
 
I'VE LEARNED
Nice presents and kind hearts can come in unusual packages-
 
DID YOU KNOW
Sharks and rays are the only animals known to man that cannot succumb to cancer.  Scientists believe this is related to  the fact that they have no bone, only cartilage-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-Is it possible to know without any doubt you are a christian?
2-Once you are a Christian is it possible to just go back to your old life?
3-Once you are saved, are you forever saved, no matter what?
4-Is there such a thing as a "backslidden Christian"?
5-Does the Bible tell us all we need to know about God?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
Who was out shearing his sheep when David's servant called on him?
Answer for today        Nabal      1 Samuel 25:2-9
 
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
LUKE 15:12         The younger son said to his father, ‘Give me my share of the property.’ So the father divided the property between his two sons.
 
PRAYER FOR TODAY
  
Father, thank you for being so patient with me, that you never stop loving me, even when I falter, fail and fall-
 
MAY YOU ALWAYS HAVE LOVE TO SHARE, HEALTH TO SPARE AND FRIENDS THAT CARE-

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Wednesday May 23, 2018 thought for the day




 
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-The more we are given, the more God expects us to give-
2-The measure of our faith is conditioned by what we see in Jesus-
3-Faith means we believe which means we trust-
4-Christians should live grateful lives-
5-Be kinder than necessary because everyone is fighting some kind of battle-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
The "spot" on 7 up comes from its inventor who had red eyes.  He was albino-
 
I'VE LEARNED
There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved-
 
DID YOU KNOW
Dolphins have killed sharks by ramming them with their snouts-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-Before Jesus came was it possible for old testament people to live sinless lives?
2-Why does the christian faith seem to attract suffering?
3-Is becoming a christian asking for trouble?
4-Is suffering ever a good thing?
5-How can I be sure I am a christian?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
What daughter of Laban was a shepherdess?
Answer for today        Rachel      Genesis 29:9
 
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
Luke 15:11    Then Jesus said, “A man had two sons. "
 
PRAYER FOR TODAY
 
Father, give me eyes to see you in every detail of my life-
 
LIVE SIMPLY! LOVE GENEROUSLY! CARE DEEPLY! SPEAK KINDLY! LEAVE THE REST WITH GOD!

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Tuesday May 22, 2018 thought for the day






 
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-While looking for the truth, don't settle for deception-
2-Jesus did not suffer and die on a cross to provide cheap grace-
3-Ability is what you are capable of doing, motivation determines what you do, attitude determines how well you do it-
4-You may not be faultless but you can be blameless-
5-Every one gets an uneven amount of opportunity in life but are held accountable for the opportunity we are given-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
Every person has a unique tongue print-
 
DID YOU KNOW
The greatness of a person can nearly always be measured by their willingness to be kind-
 
DID YOU KNOW
Dolphins jump out of the water to conserve energy.  It is easier to move through air than through the water-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-Are Jewish believers in Jesus Christians or Messianic Jews?
2-Does repentance come before or after salvation?
3-Does being "born again" always involve a transforming moment?
4-Is the New Testament Holy Spirit the same as the Old Testament Spirit of God?
5-Was the Spirit of God in the Old Testament for everyone or just those God choose to be leaders, prophets, priests, etc?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
Who paid Jesse a visit when young David was out tending the sheep?
Answer for today        Samuel        1 Samuel 16:11
 
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
Luke 15:10       "In the same way, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God when one sinner changes his heart and life.” 
 
PRAYER FOR TODAY
 
Father, help me never to misrepresent you.  Teach me more and more of your heart so that the broken ones may always feel welcome-
 
I WISH YOU A DAY FILLED WITH LOVE, LAUGHTER, FORGIVENESS AND THANKSGIVING-

Monday, May 21, 2018

Monday May 21, 2018 thought for the day





THOUGHT FOR THE DAY
1-When Satan lies to you , he is speaking his native language-
2-As the body craves oxygen, so the human spirit craves God-
3-Sin is the perversion of good, a cheaper form of something better.  It is not just things we have done or not done, it is a perversion at the very core of our being that causes us to deify ourselves and demands our own way-
4-By and large, the American culture will accept any set of values and beliefs and behavior so long as it is not decidedly christian-
5-While looking for the truth don't settle for deception-
STRANGE THOUGHT
Forty percent of McDonald's profits come from the sales of Happy Meals-
I'VE LEARNED
Nothing is every lost by courtesy-
DID YOU KNOW
Dolphins swim in circles while they sleep, with the eye on the outside of the circle open to keep watch for predators-
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-Did the Jewish or Roman authorities ever learn that Jesus was resurrected?
2-Why did Jesus choose to reveal himself first to Mary after his resurrection?
3-Why was Jesus called "the Lamb of God"?
4-Does the Holy Spirit only work through the church and believers?
5-Did Jesus institute a new "passover" celebration?
BIBLE TRIVIA
Who became a shepherd in Midian for his father in law?
Answer for today      Moses     Exodus 3:1
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY   
LUKE 15:2    But the Pharisees and the teachers of the law began to complain: “Look, this man welcomes sinners and even eats with them.”
PRAYER FOR TODAY
Father, thank you for your compassion for the lost, the last and the least.  Help me to demonstrate this love today-
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-