Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Tuesday July 25, 2017 thought for the day


 
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-Hope replaces disparity, peace replaces worry, love replaces bitterness-
2-The more you love Jesus the more you will want to please him-
3-God always enables what he requires of us and giving to support his church financially is no exception-
4-God supplies the need of those who faithfully give to kingdom causes-
5-Circumstances often dictate our level of joy, peace and contentment with life-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
Only a small glass of water can create enough fog to cover an entire acre-
 
I'VE LEARNED
Humility is not denying your strengths, it is being honest about your weaknesses-
 
DID YOU KNOW
Almost all the helium that exists in the world today is from natural gas wells in the United States-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-Will both heaven and hell last for eternity?
2-Will God allow mankind to destroy himself on this planet?
3-If Jesus is equally God, why doesn't he know when he is returning to earth?
4-Is there anything Jesus does not know?
5-Before Jesus returns, will there ever be peace on earth?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
Hebrews 1:8-9   But God said this about his Son:
“God, your throne will last forever and ever.
    You will rule your kingdom with fairness.
You love right and hate evil,
    So God has chosen you from among your friends;
    He has set you apart with much joy.” -
 
This new testament passage is found in what old testament book?
Answer for today   Psalm 45:6-7
 
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
Titus 2:6-8   "In the same way, encourage young men to be wise. In every way be an example of doing good deeds. When you teach, do it with honesty and seriousness. Speak the truth so that you cannot be criticized. Then those who are against you will be ashamed because there is nothing bad to say about us."
 
PRAYER FOR THE DAY

 
Father, lead me today to someone who can exhort me spiritually and help me grow in my knowledge of and love for you-
 
I WISH YOU A DAY FILLED WITH LOVE, LAUGHTER, FORGIVENESS AND THANKSGIVING-

Monday, July 24, 2017

Monday July 24, 2017 thought for the day





THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-Jesus didn't come to show us the way, he proclaimed "I am the way"-
2-Laws and rules never change anyone's heart-
3-There is no greater truth than the trust worthiness of God-
4-Without the proper Biblical motivation, your spiritual energy for living a life that honors Jesus will wane-
5-The more intensely we pursue our own happiness the more elusive it seems to become-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
Just because it pops into my head does not mean it should come out of my mouth-
 
I'VE LEARNED
Humility is total dependance on God-
 
DID YOU KNOW
All organic compounds contain carbon-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-Do angels have a choice of obedience?
2-If satan was originally an angel, how could pride have entered him and caused him to rebel against God?
3-Which is more sure, God's promises, God's wrath or God's love?
4-Why do we now hear so much preaching about God's love and so little about his judgement?
5-Did Jesus die to save us from sin or from our sins?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
Hebrews 1:7   “God makes his angels become like winds.
    He makes his servants become like flames of fire.”
This new testament passage is found in what old testament book
Answer for today    Psalm 104:4
 
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
Proverbs 20:1   "Wine and beer make people loud and uncontrolled; It is not wise to get drunk on them."
 
PRAYER FOR TODAY

 
Father, grant me the wisdom to see the foolish things in my life that keep me trapped and by your grace set me free 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-

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Sunday July 23, 2017 thought for the day






 
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-We are suspended between blessings received and blessings hoped for, so we should always give thanks-
2-Men wrote the Bible but God authored it-
3-A faith that hasn't been tested is a faith that can't be trusted-
4-Our righteousness is God's gift to us, we have nothing to deserve it-
5-The way to God isn't a path Christians walk, it is a person we know-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
Do regular dogs see police dogs and think "Oh no, it's a cop"?
 
I'VE LEARNED
Humility is a choice.  Not once does the Bible tell you to pray for God to humble you-
 
DID YOU KNOW
The average life of a nuclear plant is forty years-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-Does God temp us?
2-Why did God create satan?
3-Why did God allow sin to have so much power in the world?
4-Why has there been so much fighting and wars in the name of Christianity?
5-Why did God create such a large universe if no one is living on other planets?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
Hebrews 1:6   “Let all God’s angels worship him."  This new testament passage is found in what old testament book?
Answer for today     Deuteronomy 32:43
 
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
1 Thessalonians 1:5-6   because the Good News we brought to you came not only with words, but with power, with the Holy Spirit, and with sure knowledge that it is true. Also you know how we lived when we were with you in order to help you. And you became like us and like the Lord. You suffered much, but still you accepted the teaching with the joy that comes from the Holy Spirit.
 
PRAYER FOR TODAY

Father, thank you for the encouragement I receive from so many with whom I journey with today-
 
I WISH YOU LOVE IN YOUR HEART-PEACE IN YOUR SOUL- JOY IN YOUR LIFE-ALWAYS-

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Saturday July 22, 2017 thought for the day





    THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-The mind replays what the heart cannot delete-
2-The reason it is so hard to be happy is because we refuse to let go of the things that make us sad-
3-A pretty face is nothing if you have an ugly heart-
4-We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience-
5-Time is a concept that humans created-
STRANGE THOUGHT
Experience is the name people give to their mistakes-
I'VE LEARNED
Character does not come cheap.  It is who you are and it determines what you say and do-
DID YOU KNOW
A cesium atom in an atomic clock beats 9, 192, 631, 770 times a second-
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-Is there a sense of time in heaven?
2-Can God do anything, anytime, anywhere?
3-Has God set limits on himself?
4-If God is Spirit, how can we use a male term to describe him?
5-What does the term "involuntary transgression" mean?
BIBLE TRIVIA
Hebrews 1:5   This is because God never said to any of the angels, “You are my Son. Today I have become your Father.” Nor did God say of any angel, “I will be his Father, And he will be my Son.”
This new testament passage is found in what old testament book?
Answer for today    2 Samuel 7:14

SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
2 Corinthians  5:1-2  
"We know that our body—the tent we live in here on earth—will be destroyed. But when that happens, God will have a house for us. It will not be a house made by human hands; instead, it will be a home in heaven that will last forever. But now we groan in this tent. We want God to give us our heavenly home- "
PRAYER FOR TODAY

Father, thank you for the promise of heaven that your Spirit guarantees-

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, July 21, 2017

Friday July 21, 2017 thought for the day





 
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-It is better to walk alone than with a crowd going in the wrong direction-
2-Be someone that makes you happy-
3-Never lose hope for you never know what tomorrow may bring-
4-One of the hardest decisions you'll ever have to make in life is choosing whether to walk away or try harder-
5-Music is what feelings sound like-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
America is the only country where a significant proportion of the population believes that professional wrestling is real but the moon landing was faked-
 
I'VE LEARNED
God created you to be either a talker, feeler, thinker or doer so love God with all your talk, all your feelings, all your thinking and all your doings-
 
DID YOU KNOW
One ragweed plant can release as many as one billion grains of pollen-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KN0W
1-Do Christians take their salvation for granted.  If so, should they?
2-Why did Jesus say he would send the "comforter"?
3-Why does much preachng tend to dechristianize the hearers?
4-Can we really know God, not about him, but really know him?
5-How do you love those you don't like?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
Hebrews 1:5   “You are my Son. Today I have become your Father.” This new testament passage is found in what old testament book?
Answer for today   Psalm 2:7
 
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
Hebrews 10:22-24   "Let us come near to God with a sincere heart and a sure faith, because we have been made free from a guilty conscience, and our bodies have been washed with pure water. 23 Let us hold firmly to the hope that we have confessed, because we can trust God to do what he promised.24 Let us think about each other and help each other to show love and do good deeds".
 
PRAYER FOR TODAY

 
Father, thank you for enabling me to draw near to you-
 
I PRAY THAT GOD GIVES YOU STRENGTH IN YOUR STRUGGLE, PEACE IN YOUR PAIN, AND VICTORY IN YOUR VALLEY-


Thursday, July 20, 2017

Thursday July 20, 2017 thought for the day










 
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-Jesus followers are not to be childish, but childlike with trusting and sincere hearts-
2-Sin affects more than our hands, it affects our mind and heart also-
3-Because God has forgiven all our sins, we should not withhold forgiveness from others-
4-When we don't forgive others, we are setting ourselves outside and above Jesus' law of love-
5-We cannot love God with all our hearts and yet keep our money ourselves.  Loving God totally means using our money in ways that pleases him-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
Happiness is what I have now minus what I had before-
 
I'VE LEARNED
What you say has a direct connection to your heart for whatever your heart is filled with is going to come out of your mouth-
 
DID YOU KNOW
It takes one fifteen to twenty year old tree to produce seven hundred paper grocery bags-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-What does "biblical perfection" mean?
2-How often are you to repent of your sins?
3-To who or where is the tithe to be given?
4-On what is the tithe figured?
5-Is faith learned or received?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
Timothy 2:19    These words are written on the seal: “The Lord knows those who belong to him".  This new testament passage is found in what old testament book?
Answer for today   Numbers 16:15
 
SCRIPTURE FOR THE DAY
Hebrews 6:10-12   God is fair; he will not forget the work you did and the love you showed for him by helping his people. And he will remember that you are still helping them. 11 We want each of you to go on with the same hard work all your lives so you will surely get what you hope for. 12 We do not want you to become lazy. Be like those who through faith and patience will receive what God has promised.
 
PRAYER FOR THE DAY

 
Father, help me to have assurance enough to persist and persevere in my faith so I may be your light for nonbelievers around me-
 
MAY YOU ALWAYS HAVE LOVE TO SHARE, HEALTH TO SPARE AND FRIENDS THAT CARE-

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Wednesday July 19, 2017 thought for the day








 
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-We should never judge another's salvation.  That is God's work-
2-In Jesus's desert temptation, he heard the message from satan that he could achieve greatness without dying-
3-The Christian's destiny is secure, but Jesus will look at how they handled gifts, opportunities and responsibilities in order to determine their heavenly rewards-
4-Jesus is more than just a good leader, a good example, a good influence or a great prophet.  He is the son of God-
5-It is the power of God , not our faith that moves mountains, but faith must be present to do so-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
What kind of last name is "of Tarsus"?
 
I'VE LEARNED
You are on the road to healing when you thank God for what you are learning-
 
DID YOU KNOW
Orchids are grown from seeds so small it would take thirty thousand to weigh as much as one grain of wheat-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-How far should we be willing to go to find the lost sheep?
2-Does the church "go out" to find the lost sheep or wait for them to find the church?
3-What really motivates people to become Christians?  
4-Who is responsible for maintaining your relationship with God, you or God?
5-Are Christians to be "fruit inspectors"?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
Ephesians 6:2-3  "The command says, “Honor your father and mother.” This is the first command that has a promise with it. “Then everything will be well with you, and you will have a long life on the earth. "  This new testament passage is found in what old testament book?
Answer for today    Deuteronomy 5:16
 
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
Psalm 20:1-4   May the Lord answer you in times of trouble.
    May the God of Jacob protect you.
May he send you help from his Temple
    And support you from Mount Zion.
May he remember all your offerings
    And accept all your sacrifices. Selah
May he give you what you want
    And make all your plans succeed,
 
PRAYER FOR TODAY

 
Father, I pray for the leaders of our nation that they would seek your wisdom and discernment-
 
LIVE SIMPLY! LOVE GENEROUSLY! CARE DEEPLY! SPEAK KINDLY! LEAVE THE REST WITH GOD!