Thursday, October 19, 2017

Thursday October 19, 2017 thought for the day







THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-Buy things for their usefulness rather than for their status-
2-Avoid basing your buying decisions on what will impress others and choose according to what you need-
3-Guard yourself from being overly influenced by advertising and social trends-
4-Simplify your life by developing the habit of getting rid of things that you no longer need or use-
5-Don't upgrade to the latest, best, fastest, most powerful model.  Use what you have until you truly need to replace it-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
Calories are tiny creatures that live inside your closet and sew your clothes a little bit tighter every night- 
 
I'VE LEARNED 
You should give simply for the sake of giving-
 
DID YOU KNOW
A group of frogs is called an army-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-Why are false religions so popular with so many?
2-Does God hate hell?
3-Will hell ever be destroyed?
4-Is hell a torture chamber or utter darkness?
5-Do we choose hell by default by rejecting Jesus?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
In what epistle does Paul say "bear ye one another's burdens" and "every man shall bear his own burden."
Answer for today       Galations
 
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
Ephesians 1:11-12     In Christ we were chosen to be God’s people, because from the very beginning God had decided this in keeping with his plan. And he is the One who makes everything agree with what he decides and wants. 12 We are the first people who hoped in Christ, and we were chosen so that we would bring praise to God’s glory.  
 
PRAYER FOR TODAY

 
Father, I thank you for choosing me that through Jesus I can be a part of your eternal home-
 
MAY YOU ALWAYS HAVE LOVE TO SHARE, HEALTH TO SPARE AND FRIENDS THAT CARE-

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Wednesday October 18, 2017 thought for the day





 
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-The command that is repeated the most often in the Bible is "rejoice"-
2-Joy is closely linked with praise-
3-Joy comes in only one size, unspeakable hugeness of heart-
4-No answer is an answer-
5-Jesus told us that our heart is where our treasure is.  Therefore, it is wise to examine what we consider our true treasures is?
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
Buckle up-it makes it harder for aliens to snatch you from your car-
 
I'VE LEARNED
There really is more to life than money-
 
DID YOU KNOW
A group of finches is called a charm
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-If sin means "missing the mark", can a Christian possibly live a sinless life?
2-What is morality?
3-Why do we use the name "Jesus Christ" instead of "Jesus the Christ"?
4-Can a non christian be a "good" person?
5-Can a Christian not be a "good" person?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
Matthew's genealogy of Jesus says that Joseph's father was Jacob.  According to Luke 3:23, who was it?
Answer for today      Heli
 
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
Psalm 37:18-19   The Lord watches over the lives of the innocent, and their reward will last forever.
19 They will not be ashamed when trouble comes. They will be full in times of hunger.
 
PRAYER FOR TODAY
 
Father, thank you that satan is a defeated foe and that we have victory in Jesus-
 
LIVE SIMPLY! LOVE GENEROUSLY! CARE DEEPLY! SPEAK KINDLY! LEAVE THE REST WITH GOD!

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Tuesday October 17, 2017 thought for the day








 
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-Love is a fruit in season at all times-
2-You cannot envy and love at the same time-
3-If a christian isn't loving and kind his actions show he doesn't know God-
4-Love is not merely one of God's characteristics, it is who he is-
5-It is easy to love the people far away.  It is not always easy to love those close to us?
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
Born free-taxed to death-
 
I'VE LEARNED
The best way to become financially free is to commit to the principle-do not buy what you cannot afford-
 
DID YOU KNOW
The only continent without reptiles or snakes is Antarctica-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-Why is it not boastful or arrogant for Christians to say Jesus is the one and only way to God?
2-Is all truth by definition exclusive?
3-Can a christian act arrogant about their salvation?
4-Outside of the Bible, do we know Jesus is who he said he was?
5-What and where is our heart, soul and mind?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
Mark 15:26  says the inscription on Jesus' cross read "The king of the Jews." What is it in Luke's account (23:38)?
Answer for today         "This is the King of the Jews."
 
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
Psalm 33:12-15   Happy is the nation whose God is the Lord, The people he chose for his very own.
13 The Lord looks down from heaven and sees every person.
14 From his throne he watches all who live on earth.
15 He made their hearts and understands everything they do.
 
PRAYER FOR TODAY
 
Father, thank you for truly blessing us with an eternal inheritance in you-
 
I WISH YOU A DAY FILLED WITH LOVE, LAUGHTER, FORGIVENESS AND THANKSGIVING-

Monday, October 16, 2017

Monday October 16, 2017 thought for the day




 
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-Our conduct and acts of love reveal the nature of God-
2-God so loved that he gave.  satan is so selfish that he sought to rob God and the human race of everything worthwhile-
3-Love without the ability to use it would not be love-
4-True love does not seek it's own interest-
5-Loving God means we join our will to God's will-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
Archaeologists never discover anything new-
 
I'VE LEARNED
No one can sincerely help another without helping themselves also-
 
DID YOU KNOW
In Michigan, it is illegal to chain an alligator to a fire hydrant-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-By requiring animal sacrifices in the old testament was God being cruel to animals?
2-Was any of the Bible dictated?
3-Does the Bible tell us all there is to know about God?
4-Does God make it difficult or easy to believe in him?
5-Are we qualified to call anyone a sinner?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA, but Acts 1:18-19 says someone
Matthew 27:6-8 says the priests bought the potter's field, but Acts 1:18-19 says someone else bought it.  Who was that?
Answer for today     Judas Iscariot
 
SCRIPTURE FOR THE DAY
1 Corinthians 10:23-26   “We are allowed to do all things,” but not all things are good for us to do. “We are allowed to do all things,” but not all things help others grow stronger. 24 Do not look out only for yourselves. Look out for the good of others also.25 Eat any meat that is sold in the meat market. Do not ask questions about it. 26 You may eat it, “because the earth belongs to the Lord, and everything in it.
 
PRAYER FOR THE DAY
 
Father, help me to choose to care about others and serve them with your love-
 
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, October 15, 2017

Sunday October 15, 2017 thought for the day





 
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-There are two kinds of love, the love of feeling and the love of choice.  The first lies in the emotions and the second in the will-
2-The root of all evil in human nature is the corruption of the will-
3-To love God with all our heart we must first of all will to do so-
4-God, I never seek nor chose to be other than you intended-
5-There are two major forces in the world-selfishness and love-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
Always proof read carefully to see if you any words out-
 
I'VE LEARNED
Rest is not for the lazy, it is for those who want to maximize their productivity-
 
DID YOU KNOW
Alligators can not move backward-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-Could God have created the universe with the "big bang?
2-Does the Bible ever contain inconsistencies?
3-How do we know that children will go to heaven if they die?
4-Is God willing to save everyone who comes to him?
5-Are all translations of the Bible from Hebrew and Greek 100% accurate and without error?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
James 1:13 says God does not tempt men, but Genesis 22:1 says God tempted a certain man. Who was it?
Answer for today      Abraham
 
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
ROMANS 15:7-8   Christ accepted you, so you should accept each other, which will bring glory to God. I tell you that Christ became a servant of the Jews to show that God’s promises to the Jewish ancestors are true.
 
PRAYER FOR TODAY
 
Father, thank you for opening my eyes to both the truth of who you are and the truth that I am a sinner in need of a savior-
 
I WISH YOU LOVE IN YOUR HEART-PEACE IN YOUR SOUL- JOY IN YOUR LIFE-ALWAYS-

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Saturday October 14, 2017 thought for the day



THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
 
1-The New Testament does not use the word "happiness", it uses the word "joy"-
2-Absolute goodness is a trait of God, belonging to God alone-
3-Love is not only a quality but also an action-  
4-The Bible teaches that humans are not born "good" but rather with evil intent in their heart-
5-Love is the supreme characteristic of God-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
Women who carry a little extra weight live longer than the men who mention it-
 
I'VE LEARNED
Repentance is about making a complete change-
 
DID YOU KNOW
More people are killed in Africa by crocodiles than lions-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-Does suffering and evil contain the potential for good?
2-Is it really possible to thank God for the pain we endure?
3-Are people ever motivated to seek God in the midst of their pleasure?
4-Are miracles a violation of natural law?
5-Are faith and reason contradictory?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
Matthew 5:3 has Jesus saying, "Blessed are the poor in spirit."  what does he say in Luke 6:20?
Answer for today      "Blessed are the poor"
 
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
ROMANS 4:20-22   He never doubted that God would keep his promise, and he never stopped believing. He grew stronger in his faith and gave praise to God. 21 Abraham felt sure that God was able to do what he had promised. 22 So, “God accepted Abraham’s faith, and that faith made him right with God.
 
PRAYER FOR TODAY
 
 
 
Father, you are a promise maker and a promise keeper with whom nothing is impossible.  I want to live my life totally trusting you-
 
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, October 13, 2017

Friday October 13, 2017 thought for the day





 
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-No one can believe in Jesus without God's help-
2-The word "believers"means to continue to believe.  We do not believe merely once.  We keep on believing in and trusting in Jesus-
3-Joy is an inevitable part of the christian life and yet so few enjoy it-
4-You cannot make yourself happy, but you can make yourself rejoice-
5-Happiness comes from happenings but joy may be within in spite of happenings-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
1-A parent can touch a whole generation just by loving their own child well-
 
I'VE LEARNED
The quality of your diet has a direct impact on your health-
 
DID YOU KNOW
To escape the grip of a crocodile's jaws, push your thumbs into its eyeballs.  It will let you go instantly  ( I hope you never have to remember this)-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-Is God always good?
2-What would it be like to live in a wold without suffering?
3-Does any amount of suffering disprove the existence of God?
4-Is there ever any meaning to suffering?
5-Are there any "good" people?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
In Mark 2:26, Jesus says that Abiathar was priest during David's reign.  Who, according to 1 Samuel 21, was priest at that time?
Answer for today    Ahimelech
 
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
Acts 7:55-56   But Stephen was full of the Holy Spirit. He looked up to heaven and saw the glory of God and Jesus standing at God’s right side. 56 He said, “Look! I see heaven open and the Son of Man standing at God’s right side.”
 
PRAYER FOR TODAY


 Father, help me to keep my eyes and thoughts focused on you-

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

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Thursday October 12, 2017 thought for the day




THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-Jesus does not allow unbelieving people to see death as the end of life.    There is still a judgement to face-
2-We can limit what God does in us by assuming what is and is not possible-
3-If we offer nothing to God, he will have nothing to use.  But he can take what little we have and turn it into something good-
4-There is a lesson in the leftovers of the loaves and fishes.  God gives in abundance-
5-Faith is a mindset that expects God to act-
STRANGE THOUGHT
A moment of patience in a moment of anger saves you a hundred moments of regret-
I'VE LEARNED
When a behavior or attitude isn't working for us, we need to repent (to change our thinking)-
DID YOU KNOW
Toads don't have teeth, but frogs do-
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-Is it possible the earth could be millions of years old?
2-Is it possible that God's days in creation took millions of our years?
3-Can faith stand up to reason?
4-Is it christian's fate to have to suffer persecution?
5-What does it mean "God is all powerful"?
BIBLE TRIVIA
According to John's account of the post resurrection appearances, what two disciples ran to Jesus's tomb?
Answer for today    Peter and John
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
John 11:40-44   Then Jesus said to her, “Didn’t I tell you that if you believed you would see the glory of God?”41 So they moved the stone away from the entrance. Then Jesus looked up and said, “Father, I thank you that you heard me. 42 I know that you always hear me, but I said these things because of the people here around me. I want them to believe that you sent me.” 43 After Jesus said this, he cried out in a loud voice, “Lazarus, come out!” 44 The dead man came out, his hands and feet wrapped with pieces of cloth, and a cloth around his face.Jesus said to them, “Take the cloth off of him and let him go.”
PRAYER FOR TODAY
Father, I choose to believe you in all I do today-
MAY YOU ALWAYS HAVE LOVE TO SHARE, HEALTH TO SPARE AND FRIENDS THAT CARE-


Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Wednesday October 11, 2017 thought for the day


 
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-Your whole spiritual life depends on your answer to only one question--Who is Jesus the Christ?
2-Only through the Jewish Messiah would the whole world find salvation-
3-The miracles done by Jesus were not mere illusions-
4-Faith is a gift that grows as we use it-
5-God's forgiveness is the greatest gift you will ever receive-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
A man is only a failure when he begins to blame someone else-
 
I'VE LEARNED
You can't kill time without injuring eternity-
 
DID YOU KNOW
Frogs move faster than toads-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-Do all people have the same measure of faith to start with?
2-Is faith based on knowledge or knowledge based on faith?
3-What does it mean "You will know the truth and the truth will set you free"?
4-When did time not exist?
5-When did history begin?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
In John 19:19 we are told that the inscription on the cross read , "Jesus of Nazareth, the King of the Jews".  According to Matthew 27:37 what did the inscription read"
Answer for today      "This is Jesus, the King of the Jews"
 
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
1 Corinthians 10:31-33   The answer is, if you eat or drink, or if you do anything, do it all for the glory of God. 32 Never do anything that might hurt others—Jews, Greeks, or God’s church— 33 just as I, also, try to please everybody in every way. I am not trying to do what is good for me but what is good for most people so they can be saved.
 
PRAYER FOR TODAY
 
 
Father, I choose to give glory to you at every opportunity-
 
LIVE SIMPLY! LOVE GENEROUSLY! CARE DEEPLY! SPEAK KINDLY! LEAVE THE REST WITH GOD!

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Tuesday October 10, 2017 thought for the day






THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-John the Baptist story is told in all four gospels-
2-Miracles are not merely super human events, but events that demonstrate God's power-
3-It is okay to be angry about injustice and sin, it is wrong to be angry over trivial personal offenses-
4-While we want to live like Jesus, we should never try to claim his authority where it has not been given to us-
5-When Jesus talks about unbelievers, he means those who reject him completely, not those who have momentary doubts or questions-
 
STRANGE THOUGHTS
A fine is a tax  for doing wrong.  A tax is a fine for doing well-
 
I'VE LEARNED
Repentance is all about the mind and heart-
 
DID YOU KNOW
A strand from the web of the golden spider is as strong as a steel wire of the same size-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-Are faith and feelings connected?
2-Is doubt the absence of faith or does faith overcome doubt?
3-Why was Abraham called the father of faith?
4-Is it possible for a christian to have perfect theology?
5-Is faith a choice of the will or a gift of God?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
According to Matthew 27:3-10 Judas hanged himself.  According to Acts 1:18, how did he kill himself?
Answer for today         He fell headlong and burst apart-
 
SCRIPTURE FOR THE DAY
ROMANS 6:22-23  But now you are free from sin and have become slaves of God. This brings you a life that is only for God, and this gives you life forever. 23 The payment for sin is death. But God gives us the free gift of life forever in Christ Jesus our Lord. 
 
PRAYER FOR THE DAY
 
Father, I am overwhelmed by your goodness and grace.  I am grateful for all you have done in my life-
 
I WISH YOU A DAY FILLED WITH LOVE, LAUGHTER, FORGIVENESS AND
THANKSGIVING-





Monday, October 09, 2017

Monday October 9, 2017 thought for the day





 
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-Jesus is the perfect expression of God in human form-
2-The two most common errors people make about Jesus are to minimize his humanity and to minimize his divinity-
3-The nature and will of God were revealed in the law, now the nature and will of God are revealed in Jesus-
4-In Jesus, God revealed his nature and essence in a way that could be seen and touched-
5-John the Baptist main role was to announce the coming of the Savior-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
To keep milk from turning sour, keep it in the cow-
 
I'VE LEARNED
Thought becomes attitudes, attitudes become actions, actions become habits.  Therefore, the key to controlling your life is to control your mind-
 
DID YOU KNOW
Any female bee in a beehive could have been the queen if she had been fed the necessary royal jelly.  All female bees in a given hive are sisters-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-Can Christians have doubts about their faith and still be Christians?
2-Can Christians have blind sports in their faith?
3-Is a struggle with doing God's will a lack of faith or disobedience?
4-Does our understanding of faith change as we get older?
5-Is God upset with us when we have questions about our christian faith?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
In Matthew 26:34 Jesus predicts that Peter will betray him before the rooster crows once.  In Mark 14:30, how many times is the rooster supposed to crow?
Answer for today     twice
 
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
ROMANS 5:16-17     After Adam sinned once, he was judged guilty. But the gift of God is different. God’s free gift came after many sins, and it makes people right with God. 17 One man sinned, and so death ruled all people because of that one man. But now those people who accept God’s full grace and the great gift of being made right with him will surely have true life and rule through the one man, Jesus Christ.
 
PRAYER FOR TODAY
 
 
Father, thank you for the gift of Jesus and the forgiveness of my sins-
 
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, October 08, 2017

Sunday October 8, 2017 thought for the day





 
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-Jesus is the creator of life and his life brings light to mankind.  In his light we see ourselves as we really are (sinners in need of a savior)-
2-Christians are not the source of God's light, we merely reflect that light-
3-The word witness indicates our role as reflectors of Jesus' light-
4-All who welcome Jesus as Lord and Savior of their lives are reborn spiritually, receiving new life from God-
5-Jesus death satisfied God's requirement for the removal and forgiveness of sins-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
For a head cold use a vaporizer to spray the nose until it drops into your throat-
 
I'VE LEARNED
When a poor person dies of hunger, it has not happened because God did not take care of them.  It happened because you and I didn't give them what they needed-
 
DID YOU KNOW
Grasshoppers have white blood-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-We say "don't look at us look at Jesus".  Are we worried what people would find if our lives were scrutinized?    
2-Will we as Christians always live up to the standards of Jesus?  If not, have we sinned by falling short?
3-Could the world survive without all the humanitarian services the church does in Jesus name?
4-What would the world be like if the Holy Spirit was withdrawn from it?
5-Will the Holy Spirit ever be withdrawn from the world?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
Matthew 20:20 states that the mother of James and John requested that her sons be appointed to high office in the coming kingdom.  In Mark 10:35, who made the request?
Answer for today      James and John
 
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
John 14:25-27   “I have told you all these things while I am with you. 26 But the Helper will teach you everything and will cause you to remember all that I told you. This Helper is the Holy Spirit whom the Father will send in my name.27 “I leave you peace; my peace I give you. I do not give it to you as the world does. So don’t let your hearts be troubled or afraid.
 
PRAYER FOR TODAY
 
Father, make me aware of your presence so that fear and worry don't control me-
 
I WISH YOU LOVE IN YOUR HEART-PEACE IN YOUR SOUL- JOY IN YOUR LIFE-ALWAYS-

Saturday, October 07, 2017

Saturday October 7, 2017 thought for the day







 
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
 
1- What Jesus taught and what he did are tied inseparably to who he is-
2-Although Jesus took upon himself full humanity and lived as a man, he never ceased to be the eternal God who has always existed, the creator and sustainer of all things and the source of eternal life-
3-To Jewish readers, "the Word was God" was blasphemous.  To Greek readers "the word became flesh" was unthinkable.  To John, this new understanding of the "word" was gospel, the good news of Jesus-
4-Life is ironic.  It takes sadness to know happiness, noise to appreciate silence, and absence to value presence-
5-If you try to live without God, you will be abandoning the purpose for which you were made-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
For a dog bite, put the dog away for several days.  If it has not recovered by then, put it to sleep-
 
I'VE LEARNED
By changing our own negative patterns, we can change a great many of the circumstances we are in-
 
DID YOU KNOW
The original name for butterfly was the "flutterby"-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-Do Christians tend to pass off their sins as mistakes?
2-How and why is it more blessed to give than to receive?
3- Is it appropriate for the church to confess its sins of the past?
4-What is the main stumbling block keeping people from becoming Christians?
5-Christianity spread very rapidly in its early days yet today has only minimal growth.  Why is this so?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
In Matthew 8, the maniac lives in Gadara.  In Luke 8 and Mark 5, where does he live? (for this question, check a modern translation, not the KJV)?
Answer for today        Gerasa
 
SCRIPTURE FOR THE DAY
Matthew 7:7-10   Ask, and God will give to you. Search, and you will find. Knock, and the door will open for you. Yes, everyone who asks will receive. Everyone who searches will find. And everyone who knocks will have the door opened.“If your children ask for bread, which of you would give them a stone? 10 Or if your children ask for a fish, would you give them a snake?
 
PRAYER FOR THE DAY
 
Father, thank you that you don't grow tired of our prayers.  Help me to keep praying and grace to accept the purpose you are accomplishing when life is difficult-
 
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, October 06, 2017

Friday October 6, 2017 thought for the day





 
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-Isn't it ironic that Barabbas who was released from prison , was guilty of the very crime for which Jesus was accused of-
2-The resurrection of Jesus from the dead is the central fact of christian history-
3-Jesus resurrected body was immortal-
4-When Jesus uses the phrase "I am", he affirms his pre existence and eternal deity-
5-If Jesus is the eternal Son of God, we should pay attention to his divine identity and life giving message-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
For a nose bleed, put the nose much lower than the body until the heart stops-
 
I'VE LEARNED
We always have the ability to choose two things, our attitude and our behavior-
 
DID YOU KNOW
Certain fireflies emit a light so penetrating that it can pass through flesh and wood-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-Is the reality of hell a stumbling block to some?
2-Why has the church over history intentionally glossed over the tragic instances of abuse?
3-Do Christians continue to do things they shouldn't?
4-Can a christian do an evil deed and still be a christian (have his salvation)?
5-Can a christian lose their salvation-if so, when and how?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
According to Matthew 8:5-13, a centurion asks Jesus that his servant be healed.  In Luke 7:2-11, who does the asking?
Answer for today       The servant
 
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
Matthew 5:23-24   So when you offer your gift to God at the altar, and you remember that your brother or sister has something against you, 24 leave your gift there at the altar. Go and make peace with that person, and then come and offer your gift.
 
PRAYER FOR TODAY
 
 
Father, thank you for your unconditional love and ongoing forgiveness-
 
I PRAY THAT GOD GIVES YOU STRENGTH IN YOUR STRUGGLE, PEACE IN YOUR PAIN, AND VICTORY IN YOUR VALLEY-

Thursday, October 05, 2017

Thursday October 5, 2017 thought for the day






THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-The amount of money we have is not as important as the way we use it-
2-Unless rebuke is tied to forgiveness, it will not help the sinning person-
3-The amount of your faith is not as important as it's genuineness-
4-We don't need more faith, for a tiny seed of faith is enough if it is alive and growing- 
5-Obedience to God is not something extra we do, it is our duty-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
To remove dust from the eye, pull the eye lid down over the nose-
 
I'VE LEARNED
The most powerful words in our language is"I love you"-
 
DID YOU KNOW
Research indicates that mosquitoes are attracted to people who have recently eaten bananas-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-Does a soul exist before conception and if so where was it?
2-Do parents create a soul along with a life in the act of conception?
3-Why wouldn't God give people a second chance after death to accept him? 
4-If people could see Hell before dying, wouldn't that cause them to turn from their sinful ways? 
 5-Does God give everyone at least one chance to come to him?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
In Luke's account of the temptation of Jesus, the last temptation is to jump from the pinnacle of the temple. In Matthews version what is the last temptation?
Answer for the day          the temptation to rule the world-
 
SCRIPTURE FOR THE DAY
2 Corinthians 9:15   15 Thanks be to God for his gift that is too wonderful for words.
 
PRAYER FOR THE DAY
 
Father, thank you that my relationship with you is more wonderful than I can communicate-
 
-MAY YOU ALWAYS HAVE LOVE TO SHARE, HEALTH TO SPARE AND FRIENDS THAT CARE-

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Wednesday October 4, 2017 thought for the day






 
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-God never asks us to give up something good unless he plans to replace it with something even better-  
2-Don't let anything keep you from forgiving others-
3-Our integrity often meets its match in money matters-
4-Heaven's riches are far more valuable than earthly wealth-
5-Don't let your integrity slip in small matters, and it will not fail you in crucial decisions-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
Before giving a blood transfusion, find out if it is affirmative or negative-
 
I'VE LEARNED
The willingness to forgive is essential to keeping relationships strong-
 
DID YOU KNOW
A large swarm of locusts can eat eighty thousand tons of corn in a day-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-How can we possible say the English Bible should be taken literally word for word?
2-Will those in heaven mourn for those not there?
3-Will those in hell be able to see heaven and vice versa?
4-Why did God allow such wicked leaders who had millions of innocent people killed to be born?
5-Is the word "faith" a verb or a noun?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
In Matthew's genealogy of the Messiah, Jesus is descended from David's son Solomon.  What son of David  in Luke's account is Jesus' ancestor?
Answer for today     Nathan
 
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
Jeremiah 9:23-24   This is what the Lord says:“The wise must not brag about their wisdom.
    The strong must not brag about their strength.
    The rich must not brag about their money.
24 But if people want to brag, let them brag
    That they understand and know me.
Let them brag that I am the Lord,
    And that I am kind and fair,
    And that I do things that are right on earth.
This kind of bragging pleases me,” says the Lord.
 
PRAYER FOR TODAY
 
 
 
Father, let your Spirit work through me today so others may see and believe-
 
LIVE SIMPLY! LOVE GENEROUSLY! CARE DEEPLY! SPEAK KINDLY! LEAVE THE REST WITH GOD!


Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Tuesday October 3, 2017 thought for the day




THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-The key to using money wisely is to see how much we can use for God's purpose, not how much we can accumulate for ourselves-
2-Jesus' return to earth at an unexpected time is not a trap, a trick by which God hopes to catch us off guard-
3-Israel's rejection of Jesus as messiah did not stop God's plan-
4-Service is more important in God's kingdom than status-
5-Humility is not self degradation, it is a realistic assessment and commitment to serve-
 
STRANGE THOUGHT
Vacuum is a large empty space where the Pope lives
 
I'VE LEARNED
You need to be in a right relationship with yourself before you can have a good relationship with others-
 
DID YOU KNOW
An estimated 80 per cent of creatures on earth have six legs-
 
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-What happens to the soul at near death experiences?
2-What does "soul rest" mean?
3-Does a soul have human senses?
4-What caused the punishment in hell to be eternal and unending?
5-Revelation says that hell and death are cast into a lake of fire.  Does that mean the place of hell and the event of death will be destroyed?
 
BIBLE TRIVIA
According to 2 Chronicles 33:13-16, evil king Manasseh repented of his sins after being held captive in Babylon. What does the parallel account in 2 Kings 21 say about repentance?
Answer for today      nothing
 
SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY
Micah 7:18-19   There is no God like you. You forgive those who are guilty of sin;
You don’t look at the sins of your people who are left alive.
You will not stay angry forever, because you enjoy being kind.
19 You will have mercy on us again; you will conquer our sins.
You will throw away all our sins into the deepest part of the sea.
 
PRAYER FOR TODAY
 
Father, today I delight in you and once again ask for your forgiveness-
 
I WISH YOU A DAY FILLED WITH LOVE, LAUGHTER, FORGIVENESS AND THANKSGIVING-