Friday, July 31, 2009

Thought for the Day 7/31/2009

Do all the good you can,
By all the means you can,
In all the ways you can,
In all the places you can,
At all the times you can
To all the people you can,
As long as ever you can.
John Wesley

And do not forget to do good and to share with others,
for with such sacrifices God is pleased.
Hebrews 13:16


Thursday, July 30, 2009

Thought for the Day 7/30/2009

Hope is the feeling you have
that the feeling you have isn't permanent.
Jean Kerr

Why are you in despair, O my soul?
And why have you become disturbed within me?
Hope in God, for I shall again praise Him For the help of His presence.
O my God, my soul is in despair within me; Therefore I remember You.
Psalm 42:5-6

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Thought for the Day 7/29/2009

Be ye fishers of men:
You catch them - He will clean them.
Unknown

Let us draw near with a sincere heart in full assurance of faith,
having our hearts sprinkled clean from an evil conscience
and our bodies washed with pure water.
Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering,
for He who promised is faithful.
Hebrews 10:22-23


Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Thought for the Day 7/28/2009

Patience is the ability to count down before blasting off.
Unknown

A fool vents all his feelings, but a wise man holds them back. (KJV)
Proverbs 29:11

A fool gives full vent to his anger, but a wise man keeps himself under control. (NIV)
Proverbs 29:11

Monday, July 27, 2009

Thought for the Day 7/27/2009

Act and think as if you are in a movie,
and everything you do and say is caught on that movie, even your thoughts.
Why? Because God is recording everything we do!!!
Samantha Bailey

O LORD, you have searched me and you know me.
You know when I sit and when I rise; you perceive my thoughts from afar.
You discern my going out and my lying down; you are familiar with all my ways.
Before a word is on my tongue you know it completely, O LORD.
Psalm 139:1-4

Friday, July 24, 2009

Thought for the Day 7/24/2009

The remarkable thing is, we have a choice every day
regarding the attitude we will embrace for that day.
-Charles Swindoll

Be made new in the attitude of your minds;
and to put on the new self, created to be like God….
Ephesians 4:23-24

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Thought for the Day 7/23/2009

The word listen contains the same letters
as the word silent.
Alfred Brendel

Wait for the LORD; Be strong and let your heart take courage;
Yes, wait for the LORD.
Psalm 27:14

In your anger do not sin; when you are on your beds,
search your hearts and be silent. Selah
Offer right sacrifices and trust in the LORD.
Psalm 4:4-5

Thought for the Day 7/22/2009

Life is like a ten-speed bike.
Most of us have gears we never use.
Charles Schultz

Never be lacking in zeal,
but keep your spiritual fervor, serving the Lord.
Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.
Romans 12:11-12



Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Thought for the Day 7/21/2009

Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you;
be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.
W. Clement Stone

Do not be misled:
"Bad company corrupts good character."
1 Corinthians 15:33



Monday, July 20, 2009

Thought for the Day 7/20/2009

When the wind blows hard on a tree,
the roots stretch and grow the stronger.
Let it be so with us.
Let us not be weaklings,
yielding to every wind that blows,
but strong in spirit to resist.
-Amy Carmichael

The righteous will flourish like a palm tree, they will grow like a cedar of Lebanon;
planted in the house of the LORD, they will flourish in the courts of our God.
Psalm 92:12-13

Friday, July 17, 2009

Thought for the Day 7/17/2009

God hath given to man a short time here upon earth,
and yet upon this short time eternity depends.
-Jeremy Taylor

Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise men but as wise,
making the most of the time, because the days are evil.
Ephesians 5:15-16


Thursday, July 16, 2009

Thought for the Day 7/16/2009

Be not afraid of going slowly;
be afraid only of standing still.
- Chinese Proverb

Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out.
- James Bryant Conant

Someone asked Jesus, "Lord, are only a few people going to be saved?"
He said to them, “Make every effort to enter through the narrow door,
because many, I tell you, will try to enter and will not be able to.”
Luke 13:23-24

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Thought for the Day 7/15/2009

Prayer has comforted us in sorrow
and will help strengthen us for the journey ahead.
-George W. Bush

The LORD has heard my cry for mercy;
the LORD accepts my prayer.
Psalm 6:9

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Thought for the Day 7/14/2009

It is easy to dodge our responsibilities,
but we cannot dodge the consequences of dodging our responsibilities.
Josiah Stamp

Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men,
since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward.
It is the Lord Christ you are serving.
Anyone who does wrong will be repaid for his wrong, and there is no favoritism.
Colossians 3:23-25

Monday, July 13, 2009

Thought for the Day 7/13/2009

A problem not worth praying about isn't worth worrying about.
Glen Wheeler

Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to his life?
Since you cannot do this very little thing, why do you worry about the rest?
But seek his kingdom, and these things will be given to you as well.
Luke 12:25, 26, 31

Friday, July 10, 2009

Thought for the Day 7/10/2009

Make it a rule, and pray to God to help you to keep it,
never, if possible, to lie down at night
without being able to say:
"I have made one human being at least a little wiser,
or a little happier...”
- Charles Kingsley

Be devoted to one another in brotherly love.
Honor one another above yourselves.
Romans 12:10

Thursday, July 09, 2009

Thought for the Day 7/9/2009

"She who sows thistles will reap prickles."
English Proverb

He who sows wickedness reaps trouble,
and the rod of his fury will be destroyed.
Proverbs 22:8

Wednesday, July 08, 2009

Thought for the Day 7/8/2009

"The soul has no rainbow if the eyes have no tears."
Native American Saying

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,
the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort,
who comforts us in all our troubles,
so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort
we ourselves have received from God.
2 Corinthians 1:3-4

Tuesday, July 07, 2009

Thought for the Day 7/7/2009

Let us act on what we have, since we have not what we wish.
John Henry Newman (1801-1890)

Do the best with what you have, where you are.
Bob Lloyd

Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved,
a workman who does not need to be ashamed and
who correctly handles the word of truth.
2 Timothy 2:15

Monday, July 06, 2009

Thought for the Day 7/6/2009

Careful what you sow, it might grow.
Unknown

The one who sows to please his sinful nature, from that nature will reap destruction;
the one who sows to please the Spirit, from the Spirit will reap eternal life.

Let us not become weary in doing good,
for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.
Galatians 6:8-9

Friday, July 03, 2009

Thought for the Day 7/3/2009

By perseverance the snail reached the ark.
- Charles Haddon Spurgeon

Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses,
let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles,
and let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us.
Hebrews 12:1

Thursday, July 02, 2009

Thought for the Day 7/2/2009

Without the Way there is no going;
without the Truth there is no knowing;
without the Life there is no living.
Thomas a Kempis

Jesus said to him, "I am the way, the truth, and the life.
No one comes to the Father except through Me.
John 14:6

Wednesday, July 01, 2009

Thought for the Day 7/1/2009

GO THE DISTANCE
Yesterday is experience.
Tomorrow is hope.
Today is getting from one to the other as best we can.
John M. Henry

But encourage one another daily, as long as it is called Today,
so that none of you may be hardened by sin's deceitfulness.
We have come to share in Christ if we hold firmly till the end
the confidence we had at first.
Hebrews 3:13-14