Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Thought for the Day 7/31/2019

Faith is not to get you out of a hard place,
BUT to change your heart in the hard place.
~ David Wilkerson

Through the mind by faith we confidently
await the fulfillment of our righteous hope,
for in union with the Messiah Jesus neither
circumcision nor uncircumcision matters.
What matters is faith expressed through love.
~ Galatians 5:5-6 (ISV)

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Thought for the Day 7/30/2019

Don't underestimate what God is
doing in your season of waiting.
~ Toby Mac 

Wait for the Lord, and keep His way,
and He will exalt you to inherit the land.
~ Psalm 37:34

Monday, July 29, 2019

Thought for the Day 7/29/2019

Why wish upon a star when you
can pray to the One who created it?
~ Unknown

I made the earth and created man on it;
it was my hands that stretched out the
heavens and I command all their host.
~ Isaiah 45:12

Friday, July 26, 2019

Thought for the Day 7/26/2019

Deceit is the wrapper
on every temptation.
~ Unknown 

Watch and pray, that you enter not
into temptation: the spirit indeed is
willing, but the flesh is weak.
~ Matthew 26:41

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Thought for the Day 7/25/2019

When trials persist, God's intention
is not that we give up; rather He
wants us to grow up!
~ Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein

Consider it pure joy, my brothers,
when you are involved in various trials,
because you know that the testing
of your faith produces endurance.
~ James 1:2-3

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Thought for the Day 7/24/2019

Lives, like money, are spent.
What are you buying with yours?
~ Roy H. Williams

If you seek wisdom like silver and search
for it like hidden treasure, then you will
understand the fear of the Lord and learn
to know God. This is life eternal to
know You, the only true God, and
Jesus Christ, whom You have sent.
~ Proverbs 2:4-5, John 17:3

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Thought for the Day 7/23/2019

When it comes to life, the critical thing
is whether you take things for granted
or take them with gratitude.
~ G. K. Chesterton

Therefore, since we are receiving a
kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us be
thankful and worship God in reverence
and fear in a way that please Him.
~ Hebrews 12:28

Monday, July 22, 2019

Thought for the Day 7/22/2019

The gospel spreads as a seed,
  not a potted plant.
~ Unknown

Jesus said another parable to them,
"The Kingdom of God is like a grain
of mustard seed that a man took and
sowed in his field. It is the smallest of
all seeds, BUT when it has grown it is
larger than all the garden plants....".
~ Matthew 13:32-32

Friday, July 19, 2019

Thought for the Day 7/19/2019

Friday Tale - Strength vs. Courage

It takes strength to be firm
It takes courage to be gentle.

It takes strength to stand guard.
It takes courage to let down your guard

It takes strength to conquer.
It takes courage to surrender.

It takes strength to be certain.
It takes courage to have doubt.

It takes strength to fit in.
It takes courage to stand out.

It takes strength to feel a friend's pain.
It takes courage to feel your own pain.

It takes strength to hide your own pains.
It takes courage to show them.

It takes strength to endure abuse.
It takes courage to stop it.

It takes strength to stand alone.
It takes courage to lean on another.

It takes strength to love.
It takes courage to be loved.

It takes strength to survive.
It takes courage to live
~ Unknown

Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened,
nor be dismayed, for the LORD your God
is with you wherever you go.
~ Joshua 1:9

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Thought for the Day 7/18/2019

God invites to come as we are
NOT to stay as we are.
~ Tim Keller

BUT grow in the grace and knowledge
of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
~ 2 Peter 3:18

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Thought for the Day 7/17/2019

Life without God is like an
unsharpened pencil -
it has no point.
~ Jim Gentil

For whoever would save his life will lose it,
BUT whoever loses his life for my sake and
the gospel's will save it. For what does it
profit a man to gain the whole world and
forfeit his life? For what can a man
give in return for his life?
~ Mark 8:36-37

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Thought for the Day 7/16/2019

Prayer is not asking for what you think
you want, BUT asking to be changed
to be the person you need to be.
~ Jim Gentil

Speaking the truth in love, we are to
grow up in every way into him who is the
head, into Christ, who makes the body
grow SO THAT it builds itself up in love.
~ Ephesians 4:15-16

Monday, July 15, 2019

Thought for the Day 7/15/2019

Just think - each moment you are acting
and thinking - just like you are in a movie
and everything is being recorded - even
your thoughts! Because it is!
God is recording everything we do!
~ Samantha Bailey

I saw the dead, great and small, standing
before the throne, and books were opened.
Then another book was opened, which is the
book of life. And the dead were judged by
what was written in the books, according to
what they had done.
~ Revelation 20:12

Friday, July 12, 2019

Thought for the Day 7/12/2019

Friday Tale - The Nine Aspects of Life

The adventure of life is to learn
The purpose of life is to grow.
The nature of life is to change.
The challenge of life is to overcome.
The essence of life is to care.
The opportunity of life is to serve.
The secret of life is to dare.
The spice of life is to befriend
The beauty of life is to give.
~ William Arthur Ward

Trust in the Lord, and do good;
dwell in the land, and befriend faithfulness.
~ Psalm 37:3

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Thought for the Day 7/11/2019

The impossible is God's specialty.
~ Bob Lloyd
What is impossible with me
is possible with God.
~ Luke 18:27

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Thought for the Day 7/10/2019

What lies behind us and what lies before us
are small matters compared to what lies in us.
~ Waldo Emerson

Do you not know that you are God's temple
and that God's mind dwells in you?
~ 1 Corinthians 3:16

Tuesday, July 09, 2019

Thought for the Day 7/9/2019

The giver of flowers is left with their
sweet fragrance upon their hands.
~ Chinese Proverb
To God we are the aroma of the Messiah
among those who are being saved .....
~ 2 Corinthians 2:15 (ISV)

Monday, July 08, 2019

Thought for the Day 7/8/2019

Nothing is so strong as gentleness,
nothing so gentle as real strength.
~ Unknown
You have given me the shield of Your salvation,
and Your gentleness made me great.
~ 2 Samuel 22:36

Friday, July 05, 2019

Thought for the Day 7/5/2019

May you live every day of your life.
~ Jonathan Swift
In the day of prosperity be joyful,
and in the day of adversity consider:
God has made the one as well as the other.
~ Ecclesiastes 7:14

Thursday, July 04, 2019

Thought for the Day 7/4/2019

The Promised Land always lies
on the other side of a Wilderness.
~ Havelock Ellis
Then He led His people like sheep and
guided them in the wilderness like a flock.
He brought them to His holy land, to the
mountain which His right hand had won.
~ Psalm 78:52, 54

Wednesday, July 03, 2019

Thought for the Day 7/3/2019

Failures are like skinned knees,
painful BUT superficial.
~ H. Ross Perot
And let us not grow weary in doing good,
for in due season we will reap,
if we do not give up.
~ Galatians 6:9

Tuesday, July 02, 2019

Thought for the Day 7/2/2019

Do one thing at a time, and
do that one thing as if your
life depended on it.
~ Eugene Grace
Do not be slothful in zeal,
be fervent in spirit,
serve the Lord.
~ Romans 12:11

Monday, July 01, 2019

Thought for the Day 7/1/2019

There never has been, and cannot be,
a good life without self control
Apart from self-control,
no good life is imaginable.
~ Leo Tolstoy

Everyone who enters an athletic contest
practices self-control in everything.
They do it to win a wreath that withers away,
BUT we run to win a prize that never fades.
~ 1 Corinthians 9:25

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