Thursday, June 30, 2011

Thought for the Day 6/30/2011

Life is mostly froth and bubble,

         but two things stand like stone,
kindness in another's trouble
         and courage in your own.
Princess Diana

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience,
                     kindness,
goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control;
            against such there is no law.
Galatians 5:22-23

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Thought for the Day 6/29/2011

Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing
             but the shape of the spoon.
E.M. Forster

Now these Jews were more noble than those in Thessalonica,
          for they received the word with all eagerness,
examining the scriptures daily to see if these things were so.
Acts 17:11






Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Thought for the Day 6/28/2011

Greatness is not found in possessions,

     power, position, or prestige.
It is discovered in goodness,
      humility, service, and character.
William Arthur Ward


Whoever would be great among you must be your servant,
and whoever would be first among you must be your slave;
even as the Son of man came not to be served but to serve,
and to give his life as a ransom for many.
Matthew 20-26-28



Monday, June 27, 2011

Thought for the Day 6/27/2011

Knowing is not enough; we must apply.

Willing is not enough; we must do.
~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


But the man who looks intently
into the perfect law that gives freedom,
and continues to do this,
not forgetting what he has heard,
but doing it -
- he will be blessed in what he does.
James 1:24-25

Friday, June 24, 2011

Thought for the Day 6/24/2011

           Normal day,
Let me be aware of the treasure you are....
     Let me not pass you by in quest of
some rare and perfect tomorrow.
     One day I shall dig my nails into the earth,
Or bury my face in a pillow,
         Or stretch myself taunt
Or raise my hands to the sky and
     want, more than all the world,
Your return.
Mary Jean Iron

Behold, now is the acceptable time;
     behold, now is the day of salvation.
2 Corinthians 6:2

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Thought for the Day 6/23/2011

Before you begin a thing
            remind yourself that difficulties

and delays quite impossible to foresee are ahead.
You can only see one thing clearly,
              and that is your goal.
Form a mental vision of that and
            cling to it through thick and thin.
Kathleen Norris


In his great mercy he has given us new birth
      into a living hope through the resurrection
 of Jesus Christ from the dead,
           and into an inheritance that can
never perish, spoil or fade.
1 Peter 1:3-4

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Thought for the Day 6/22/2011

Be more concerned with your
        character than your reputation,

because your character is what you really are,
          while your reputation is merely
what others think you are.
John Wooden

….But we also exult in our tribulations,
knowing that tribulation brings about perseverance;
and perseverance, proven character;
and proven character, hope;
and hope does not disappoint….
Romans 5:3-5



Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Thought for the Day 6/21/2011

A man can fail many times,
       but he isn't a failure until
he begins to blame someone else.
- John Burroughs


You have wearied the LORD with your words.
"How have we wearied him?" you ask.
By saying, "All who do evil are good in the eyes of the LORD,
and he is pleased with them" or
"Where is the God of justice?"
"See, I will send my messenger,
who will prepare the way before me.’"
Malachi 2:17-3:1

Monday, June 20, 2011

Thought for the Day 6/20/2011

“My mind is a dangerous place -

     I really shouldn’t go there on my own.”
Unknown

The only ones that should go in there is our Heavenly Father, and Jesus, because if it is anyone else than them, you are…. well….. double-minded!

Draw near to God and He will draw near to you.
     Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and
purify your hearts, you double-minded.
James 4:8

Friday, June 17, 2011

Thought for the Day 6/17/2011

"You gain strength, courage, and confidence
     by every experience in which you really
stop to look fear in the face."
- Eleanor Roosevelt


For God has not given us a spirit of fear,
but of power and of love and of a sound mind.
Therefore do not be ashamed of the testimony of our Lord,
2 Timothy 1:7-8



Thursday, June 16, 2011

Thought for the Day 6/16/2011

Living a life is like constructing a building:
    If you start wrong, you'll end wrong.
Willie Bady, Jr.

You are …..fellow citizens with God's people
     and members of God's household,
built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets,
with Christ Jesus himself as the chief cornerstone.
In him the whole building is joined together and
rises to become a holy temple in the Lord.
Ephesians 2:19-21



Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Thought for the Day 6/15/2011

"Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good
      we often might win, by fearing to attempt."
- William Shakespeare

So then, dear friends, since you are looking forward to this,
       make every effort to be found spotless,
blameless and at peace with him.
2 Peter 3:14




Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Thought for the Day 6/14/2011

Sometimes when I consider what tremendous
           consequences come from little things,
I am tempted to think there are no little things.
Bruce Barton


His lord said to him, 'Well done, good and faithful servant;
          you were faithful over little things,
I will make you ruler over many things.
             Enter into the joy of your lord.'
Matthew 25:21



Monday, June 13, 2011

Thought for the Day 6/13/2011

“There are only two options regarding commitment:
            You’re either in or you’re out.
There’s no such thing as life in-between.”
-Pat Riley

I know your deeds, that you are neither cold nor hot.
        I wish you were either one or the other!
Revelation 3:15




Friday, June 10, 2011

Thought for the Day 6/10/2011

“Sweet is the voice of a sister in the season of sorrow,

        and wise is the counsel of those who love us.”
- Benjamin Disraeli


Listen to counsel and accept discipline,
      That you may be wise the rest of your days.
Many plans are in a man's heart,
  but the counsel of the LORD will stand.
Proverbs 19:20-21

Thursday, June 09, 2011

Thought for the Day 6/9/2011

"The secret to Momentum in life can be found

       in the word Momentum...
you create it Moment by Moment..."
- Doug Firebaugh


Seek the LORD while He may be found,
         call upon Him while He is near.
Isaiah 55:6

Wednesday, June 08, 2011

Thought for the Day 6/8/2011

“Whatever you do, or dream,

          begin it now.
Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
         Begin it now.”
Goethe

Now begin the work,
         and the LORD be with you."
1 Chronicles 22:16

Tuesday, June 07, 2011

Thought for the Day 6/7/2011

“Never regret yesterday.
       Life is in you today, and
you make your tomorrow.”
L. Ron Hubbard


And you will seek Me and find Me,
      when you search for Me with all your heart.
I will be found by you, says the LORD,
Jeremiah 29:13-14

Monday, June 06, 2011

Thought for the day 6/6/2011

The greatest mistake you can make in this life

     is to be continually fearing you will make one.
Keep trying.
Elbert Hubbard

Make sure that nobody pays back wrong for wrong,
but always try to be kind to each other and to everyone else.
1 Thessalonians 5:15

Friday, June 03, 2011

Thought for the Day 6/3/2011

"Today is the tomorrow we worried about yesterday."

Anonymous

"Therefore I tell you do not worry about your life..."
Matthew 6: 25

Thursday, June 02, 2011

Thought for the Day 6/2/2011

        “Life is like embroidery, one stitch at a time taken patiently,
and the pattern will come out okay.”
- English saying

What you heard from me,
      keep as the pattern of sound teaching,
with faith and love in Christ Jesus.
2 Timothy 1:13


Wednesday, June 01, 2011

Thought for the Day 6/1/2011

"Habits are like submarines; they run silent and deep."

- Denis Waitley


Therefore, since all these things will be dissolved,
        what manner of persons ought you to be
in holy conduct (habits) and godliness,
        looking for and hastening
the coming of the day of God….
2 Peter 3:11-12