Today’s Thought “We always pray … that our God may make you worthy” (May 20)

We always pray … that our God may make you worthy The first two chapters of Paul’s second letter to the Thessalonians have some awesome thoughts. Today, more than ever before, we live in a herd environment, a human herd. Mass advertising in a great variety of media confronts us hour after hour, this creates… Read More Today’s Thought “We always pray … that our God may make you worthy” (May 20)

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Propitiation

Written By Paul Zilmer Now and then, we come across the word “propitiation” in our reading. Or, depending on your translation, it might be “expiation”. What do these words even mean? Given where we find them, they are clearly important. The English word “propitiation” means appeasement, or an act or sacrifice that appeases. “Expiation” means… Read More Propitiation

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Thougth of today April 20: Speak no more unto Me of this matter – Deut 3: 26

Speak no more unto Me of this matter – Deut 3: 26 This was no act of caprice on God’s part but one charged with the greatest import. It was not only Moses the man who died on Pisgah, but (this being the fact of greatest importance) also Moses the Lawgiver, he who as mediator… Read More Thougth of today April 20: Speak no more unto Me of this matter – Deut 3: 26

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Today’s thought “My peace I give to you. Not as the world gives” (April 20)

“My peace I give to you. Not as the world gives” What is the peace of Jesus? The world is full of restless hearts and minds, many are looking for the next new experience – others are disturbed because their lives are out of control for one reason or another. Those who have a real… Read More Today’s thought “My peace I give to you. Not as the world gives” (April 20)

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Today’s thought “Have you also been deceived” (April 15)

“Have you also been deceived” “The Pharisees therefore answered them, Are ye also led astray?” (Joh 7:47 ASV) This was the question asked by the Pharisees of the officers sent to arrest Jesus when they returned without him. They reply, “No one ever spoke like this man!” (John 7:46,47). John, the disciple most intimately associated… Read More Today’s thought “Have you also been deceived” (April 15)

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Today’s thought “Fools despise wisdom and instruction” (March 23)

Today we start reading “the proverbs of Solomon” (Proverbs 1:1) and a key verse is “The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge; fools despise wisdom and instruction” (verse 7). An awe of God is the beginning and foundation of wise thinking. The plea of Solomon is, “Hear my son, your father’s instruction,… Read More Today’s thought “Fools despise wisdom and instruction” (March 23)

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Today’s thought “If you accept a different gospel” (March 08)

We are now nearing the climax of Paul’s 2 Corinthians. He becomes increasingly blunt in the way he expresses his thoughts: having carefully reasoned out the true gospel and the need to live a Christ-like life he now directly challenges his readers: he says, “I am afraid that as the serpent deceived Eve by his… Read More Today’s thought “If you accept a different gospel” (March 08)

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Today’s thought “If you will indeed obey …” (February 10)

Nearly three months had passed since the people saw the Egyptians dead upon the sea shore. The drama of the plagues had been fresh in their minds then. Since then, water had been miraculously provided, then bread, ‘the manna from heaven’ and quails. How much these experiences should have impressed them! Now “Israel encamped before… Read More Today’s thought “If you will indeed obey …” (February 10)

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Today’s thought “May … His fame continue as long as the sun” (February 09)

Today we read one of the best known Psalms – No. 72. The introduction states, ‘of Solomon’ but the last verse tells us, “The prayers of David, the son of Jesse are ended”. We therefore conclude David began it as a Psalm for Solomon for the success, through the providence of God, of his coming… Read More Today’s thought “May … His fame continue as long as the sun” (February 09)

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Today’s thought “You also must consider yourselves dead …” (January 29)

Todays readings: Genesis 48-49; Psalm 51-52; Romans 5-6 In Genesis Joseph speaks to his brothers after their father died. The brothers are fearful that, in his position of power, Joseph will take vengeance on them for the time they threw him into a pit, ignoring his pleas (Psalm 105:17-20) and sold him as a slave.… Read More Today’s thought “You also must consider yourselves dead …” (January 29)

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Today’s Thought: The right spiritual atmosphere and diet (January 11)

(An excerpt from The Praises of Israel Volume One, by Brother Dudley Fifield) “We “shall not want” because “he maketh (us) to lie down in pastures of tender grass” (AV margin), and “he leadeth (us) beside the waters of quietness” (AV margin). In that hot and arid climate, the sheep need to be properly fed… Read More Today’s Thought: The right spiritual atmosphere and diet (January 11)

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