Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Tuesday August 22, 2017 thought for the day







THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-Fear is the belief that something you cannot see is going to happen-
2-Don't borrow trouble, be patient and you'll have some of your own-
3-Keep the main thing the main thing-
4-Turn your struggle into progress-
5-A grateful heart is a magnet for miracles-
STRANGE THOUGHT
Those who live by the sword get shot by those who don't-
I'VE LEARNED
You can walk a lot farther than you think you can-
DID YOU KNOW
1-If you toss a penny 10,000 times, it will not be heads 5,000 times but more like 4,950 times.  The head picture weighs more, so it ends up on the bottom-
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-What determines your reward in heaven?
2-Instead of being fishermen for the lost, why do we so often become critics of the saved?
3-What does God do when we fail?
4-What does it mean when the Bible says God makes us perfect?
5-What distinguishes faith from foolishness or irrationality?
BIBLE TRIVIA
1-Hebrews 10:30    We know that God said, “I will punish those who do wrong; I will repay them.-"
This new testament passage is found in what old testament book?
Answer for today     Deuteronomy  32:35
SCRIPTURE FOR THE DAY
PSALM 147:2-6  
He Lord rebuilds Jerusalem;
    He brings back the captured Israelites.
He heals the brokenhearted
    And bandages their wounds.
He counts the stars
    And names each one.
Our Lord is great and very powerful.
    There is no limit to what he knows.
The Lord defends the humble,
    But he throws the wicked to the ground.
PRAYER FOR THE DAY

I never want to stop thanking and praising you for your goodness and grace-
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-




Monday, August 21, 2017

Monday August 21, 2017, thought for the day






THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-Fear is the belief that something you cannot see is going to happen-
2-Don't borrow trouble, be patient and you'll have some of your own-
3-Keep the main thing the main thing-
4-Turn your struggle into progress-
5-A grateful heart is a magnet for miracles-
STRANGE THOUGHT
Those who live by the sword get shot by those who don't-
I'VE LEARNED
You can walk a lot farther than you think you can-
DID YOU KNOW
1-If you toss a penny 10,000 times, it will not be heads 5,000 times but more like 4,950 times.  The head picture weighs more, so it ends up on the bottom-
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-What determines your reward in heaven?
2-Instead of being fishermen for the lost, why do we so often become critics of the saved?
3-What does God do when we fail?
4-What does it mean when the Bible says God makes us perfect?
5-What distinguishes faith from foolishness or irrationality?
BIBLE TRIVIA
1-Hebrews 10:30    We know that God said, “I will punish those who do wrong; I will repay them.-"
This new testament passage is found in what old testament book?
Answer for today     Deuteronomy  32:35
SCRIPTURE FOR THE DAY
PSALM 147:2-6  
He Lord rebuilds Jerusalem;
    He brings back the captured Israelites.
He heals the brokenhearted
    And bandages their wounds.
He counts the stars
    And names each one.
Our Lord is great and very powerful.
    There is no limit to what he knows.
The Lord defends the humble,
    But he throws the wicked to the ground.
PRAYER FOR THE DAY
I never want to stop thanking and praising you for your goodness and grace-
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-



Saturday, August 19, 2017

Saturday August 19, 2017 thought for the day





 
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-Don't take a fence down until you know why it was put up-
2-Grief is not a sign of weakness, nor a lack of faith, it is the price of love-
3-If you want to know someone's mind, listen to their words.  If you want to know their heart, watch their actions-
4-Don't say everything you think-
5-Faith is the trusting that something you cannot see is going to happen-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
Cell phones work when land lines are down, but only  as long as the batteries remain charged-
 
I'VE LEARNED
Tele-marketers function no matter what the weather is doing-
 
DID YOU KNOW
Fifty one percent of all turns are right turns-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-Why did Jesus come in such an obscure way and not with great fan fare?
2-Is there any significance that Jesus father was a carpenter?
3-Where did the word Bible come from?
4-What one person understood Jesus the best?   
5-What will be the greatest reward be in heaven?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
Hebrews 10:9   Then he said, “Look, I have come to do what you want.”
This new testament passage is found in what old testament book?
Answer for today     Psalm 40:7-8
 
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
Jeremiah 33:6-9  "But then I will bring health and healing to the people there. I will heal them and let them enjoy great peace and safety. I will bring Judah and Israel back from captivity and make them strong countries as in the past. They sinned against me, but I will wash away that sin. They did evil and turned away from me, but I will forgive them. Then “Jerusalem” will be to me a name that brings joy! And people from all nations of the earth will praise it when they hear about the good things I am doing there. They will be surprised and shocked at all the good things and the peace I will bring to Jerusalem."
 
 
PRAYER FOR TODAY

 
Father, thank you for your loving kindness to me.  Help me to live so that my life lives out that kindness-
 
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, August 18, 2017

Friday August 18, 2017 thought for the day







THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-Are proverbs always promises that are true without exception?
2-When trust is broken, saying sorry means nothing-
3-Faith is the currency of the spiritual realm-
4-To win, you have to begin-
5-A good time to keep your mouth shut is when you are in deep water-
STRANGE THOUGHT
Crickets can increase their volume to overcome the sound of 14 generators-
I'VE LEARNED
I have 3 sizes of clothes in my closet, two of which I will never wear-
DID YOU KNOW
Two and five are the only prime numbers that end in two or five-
FIVE THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-Did Cain not own any animals to make a sacrifice?
2-What does God's love look like?
3-Why does God love us?
4-Should we always be patient.  Can we always be patient?
5-Did the Tree of Forbidden Fruit in the Garden of Eden look any different than the rest of the trees?
BIBLE TRIVIA
Hebrews 10:5-6     
"So when Christ came into the world, he said,
“You do not want sacrifices and offerings,
    But you have prepared a body for me.
You do not ask for burnt offerings
    And offerings to take away sins." 
This new testament passage is found in what old testament book?    
Answer for today     Psalm 40:6
SCRIPTURE FOR THE DAY    
Isaiah 58:7-8   Share your food with the hungry
    And bring poor, homeless people into your own homes.
When you see someone who has no clothes, give him yours,
    And don’t refuse to help your own relatives.
Then your light will shine like the dawn,
    And your wounds will quickly heal.
Your God will walk before you,
    And the glory of the Lord will protect you from behind.


PRAYER FOR TODAY 

 Father help me to hear your voice.  I want to know what you are saying to me.  Bless me so I can be a blessing to others-

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



Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Wednesday August 16, 2017 thought for the day





 
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-Just as thick fog can stop travelers in their tracks, heavy worry can paralyze us with  the fear of "what if's"-
2-Finding security in wealth is not an option for the christian-
3-It takes divine supernatural grace to forgive and to let go and to let God heal us when we have been hurt-
4-The church is not made up of whole people, rather of broken people who find wholeness in Jesus who was broken for us-
5-There is no goodness without mercy, there is no virtue without forgiveness-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
TV is an addiction and the withdrawal symptoms are painful-
 
I'VE LEARNED
As I've gotten older  I use more four letter words such as "what"---"when"-
 
DID YOU KNOW
Because of the rotation of the earth, an object can be thrown farther if it is thrown west-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-Did the Romans reuse the wooden crosses for more than one crucifixion?
2-What is the greatest expression of love?
3-Is it possible to live a selfish less life?
4-A baby needs to be selfish to survive, but when do we learn it is the wrong way to live?
5-When God accepted Abel's offering and rejected Cain's, why didn't Cain take his anger out on God instead of his brother Abel?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
Hebrews 9:20  “This is the blood that begins the Agreement that God commanded you to obey."
This new testament passage is found in what old testament book?
Answer for today      Exodus 24:8
 
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
John 7:37-38    "On the last and most important day of the feast Jesus stood up and said in a loud voice, “Let anyone who is thirsty come to me and drink. 38 If anyone believes in me, rivers of living water will flow out from that person’s heart, as the Scripture says.”
 
PRAYER FOR TODAY

 
Father, my sin has dehydrated my life.  I'm dying of thirst and I believe Jesus is my only hope for my life-
 
LIVE SIMPLY! LOVE GENEROUSLY! CARE DEEPLY! SPEAK KINDLY! LEAVE THE REST WITH GOD!

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Tuesday Auigust 15, 2017 thought for the day








THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-The Greek "Septuagint" meaning 70 became the most popular form of the Hebrew Bible.  It was the unofficial scripture of the early Christians who read the Hebrew Law and prophets in Greek-
2-When the christian church split during the protestant reformation, the protestants accepted the Jewish Canon.  That is why the protestant old testament is so similar to the Hebrew Bible-
3-Doubts kill more dreams than failure ever will-
4-If it wasn't for the last minute, many things would not get done-
5-A minimal amount of worry can wreak immense havoc in our lives
 
STRANGE THOUGHT-
There are a lot more stars in the sky than most people realize-
 
I'VE LEARNED
I miss the days when everything worked with just an "on" and "off" switch-
 
DID YOU KNOW
An iceberg contains more heat than a match-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-Why didn't John leave after Jesus was buried like all the rest did?
2-Who died first, Jesus or the two thieves?
3-Was there any significance to the two thieves being crucified along side of Jesus?
4-How could the woman who washed Jesus feet have been forgiven when she never asked for forgiveness, repented of or confessed her sinful life?
5-Was Jesus cross made just for him alone or was it one of many pre made ready to be used?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
Hebrews 8:11  "People will no longer have to teach their neighbors and relatives to know the Lord,
Because all people will know me, from the least to the most important."
This new testament passage is found in what old testament book?
Answer for today     Jeremiah 31:34
 
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
1 John 1:5-7   "Here is the message we have heard from Christ and now announce to you: God is light, and in him there is no darkness at all. So if we say we have fellowship with God, but we continue living in darkness, we are liars and do not follow the truth. But if we live in the light, as God is in the light, we can share fellowship with each other. Then the blood of Jesus, God’s Son, cleanses us from every sin."
 
PRAYER FOR TODAY

 
Father, I pray that I do not return to the darkness of my past sinful life-
 
I WISH YOU A DAY FILLED WITH LOVE, LAUGHTER, FORGIVENESS AND THANKSGIVING-

Monday, August 14, 2017

Monday August 14, 2017 thought for the day

    




 
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-How many books in a Bible depends on which one you are talking about-Jewish-Catholic-Protestant-
2-Written over the course of a thousand years, primarily in ancient Hebrew, the Jewish Bible is the equivalent of Christianity's old testament-
3-Both the Jewish Bible and Christian old testament contains the same books although arranged and numbered in a slightly different order-
4-The Jerusalem Bible, popular among Catholics, contain about a dozen books the Jews and Christians don't consider holy scripture-
5-The new testament does not replace the old to Christians, it supplements, expands and completes the "Old Covenant"-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
In a power outage, they who have the biggest generator wins-
 
I'VE LEARNED
I sleep better in my recliner with the TV blaring than I do in bed-
 
DID YOU KNOW
Hot water is heavier than cold-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-Was the shedding of Jesus blood necessary on all the body parts it covered-head, hands, side, feet?
2-When did the "son of God" become the "lamb of God"?
3-When did the cross of Jesus become an altar?
4-How does ambition fit into the christian's life when they are to seek God's will for their life?
5-How was it that the people who called Jesus "King of Kings" on Palm Sunday entering Jerusalem called for his death the following Friday?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
Hebrews 8:10   "This is the agreement I will make
    With the people of Israel at that time, says the Lord.
I will put my teachings in their minds
    And write them on their hearts.
I will be their God,
    And they will be my people."
 
This new testament passage is found in what old testament book?
Answer for today   Jeremiah 31-33
 
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
John 8:34-36    "Jesus answered, “I tell you the truth, everyone who lives in sin is a slave to sin. 35 A slave does not stay with a family forever, but a son belongs to the family forever. 36 So if the Son makes you free, you will be truly free."
 
PRAYER FOR TODAY

 
Father, I rejoice in the freedom you have given me through Jesus Christ, my Lord-
 
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-