THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
1-Heartfelt obedience is more important than legalistic observance-
2-Jesus told his disciples not to expect fame and fortune but mourning, hunger and persecution-
3-If we don't live by Jesus' words in the "Sermon on the mount", we will find ourselves using God's message only to promote our personal interests-
4-Jesus said that God blesses those who live out the traits listed on the "Sermon on the mount"-
5-Each beatitude is an almost direct contradiction of society's typical way of life-
I didn't mean to gain weight. It happened by snacident-
The best peace the world can offer is a restless peace-
DID YOU KNOW
Rudyard Kipling, living in Vermont in the 1890s, invented the game of snow golf. He painted his golf balls red so he could locate them in the snow-
5 THINGS I WANT TO KNOW
1-Do all Old Testament instructions apply to us today?
2-Did Jesus cancel all the required Old Testament offerings?
3-If you sin unintentionally or unknowingly is it still sin?
4-If you can sin unknowingly, how can you live a sinless life?
5-The Israelites had so many instructions from God, how could they possible keep them all?
What Old Testament book contains the prophecy of this event-"the virgin birth"?
SCRIPTURE FOR THE DAY
1 Peter 2:21-22 This is what you were called to do, because Christ suffered for you and gave you an example to follow. So you should do as he did.22 “He had never sinned, and he had never lied.”
PRAYER FOR THE DAY
Father, use my suffering for your glory and to make me more life Jesus-