Today’s thought “Through faith and patience” (December 1)

How much patience do people have today? In most cases, very little, at least that is so in this country. Life is lived in a constant “hurry’ – you can perceive a sense of urgency in many – this life is all I have, let me enjoy it as much as possible as the future… Read More Today’s thought “Through faith and patience” (December 1)

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Today’s thought “He who was also subject to human weakness” (November 30)

In the Messianic Scriptures we learn that the Divine Creator fathered His only begotten beloved son who in the days of his flesh here on earth, was a humble man who knew who is the Most Highest and What His Plan and Will are. God looked down from above unto that man who put his… Read More Today’s thought “He who was also subject to human weakness” (November 30)

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Today’s thought “A person who calls himself a Christian should not be doing things that are wrong” (November 25)

In this world we encounter lots of people who say they are a Christian. But when we look at their behaviour we could wonder if they could be worthy to call themselves Christian. We may encounter lots of Christians who call other names or who say others shall burn in hell for ever. They love… Read More Today’s thought “A person who calls himself a Christian should not be doing things that are wrong” (November 25)

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Today’s thought “Nourished in the words of the faith not falling away from the faith” (November 22)

We should remember that the Holy Spirit tells us clearly that not always people shall be willing to follow the right teachings of Christ Jesus and that in the last times some in the church will turn away from Christ and become eager followers of teachers with “devil-inspired ideas”. These teachers will tell lies with… Read More Today’s thought “Nourished in the words of the faith not falling away from the faith” (November 22)

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Today’s thought “Putting on the robe of compassion, kindness, humility and meekness” (November 15)

Today’s thought “Putting on the robe of compassion, kindness, humility and meekness” (November 15) How many in this world say they are a Christian but do not worship the God of Christ nor act as a follower of Christ is supposed to act? As a Christian do you find you belong to the chosen or… Read More Today’s thought “Putting on the robe of compassion, kindness, humility and meekness” (November 15)

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Today’s thought “Nutritional spiritual food” (November 14)

The Divine Creator Who made man in His image provided them with ‘spiritual nutrients’ which can be absorbed most efficiently at the start of each day by taking up the Book of books, the Bible, the infallible Word of God. To stay alive we have to eat regularly and have to eat healthy food to… Read More Today’s thought “Nutritional spiritual food” (November 14)

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Today’s thought (September 03): “That was to make us rely … on God”

In 2 Corinthians Paul writes of his experiences of afflictions and the comfort God gives him to cope with them. Paul’s comfort is also founded on the comfort believers give to each other. “The father of mercies”, writes Paul, “comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who… Read More Today’s thought (September 03): “That was to make us rely … on God”

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Today’s Thought (August 31): In your thinking be mature

1 Corinthians 14 completes the Apostle’s message about Spirit Gifts. Paul is exhorting them to use the spirit gifts they were privileged to possess properly. The first verse stresses, “Pursue love, and earnestly desire the spiritual gifts, especially that you may prophesy”. Prophecy does not mean to predict the future but to speak to and… Read More Today’s Thought (August 31): In your thinking be mature

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Today’s thought “The manifestation of the spirit for …” (August 30)

Today’s thought “The manifestation of the spirit for …” (August 30) We have come to that part of Paul’s letter to the Corinthians which is about the gifts of the Spirit which were possessed among the believers there. The Gospels were not yet in circulation, probably they had just been written. Now what was the… Read More Today’s thought “The manifestation of the spirit for …” (August 30)

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Today’s thought “Have you found me, Oh my enemy?” (August 26)

“Have you found me, Oh my enemy?” This saying was spoken by Israel’s evil king Ahab when Elijah challenged him over Naboth’s vineyard. Ahab’s evil wife Jezebel had organised the death of Naboth. Elijah had only found Ahab because God had directed him, he was acting for God. Let us always be aware, as Ahab… Read More Today’s thought “Have you found me, Oh my enemy?” (August 26)

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Today’s thought After the Challenge on Mount Carmel (August 24)

Today’s readings (August 24th).. (1 Kings 19), (Jeremiah 45,46), (1 Corinthians 4,5) Elijah showed he was a man of great faith when he challenged the wicked king Ahab on Mount Carmel, fire miraculously burnt up his offering and 450 prophets of Baal were killed. Then three and a half years of drought came dramatically to… Read More Today’s thought After the Challenge on Mount Carmel (August 24)

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Today’s thought “It is not a wisdom of this age” (August 22)

Today we start reading Paul’s letters to the Corinthians. The believers there had been converted from the foolish philosophies of the Greeks who believed in a spirit afterlife and in many gods of their imagination. Paul says, “The Jews demand signs and the Greeks seek wisdom, but we preach Christ crucified, a stumbling block to… Read More Today’s thought “It is not a wisdom of this age” (August 22)

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Today’s thought “They would not believe it” (August 21)

Today we finished reading the Gospel of Mark. One needs to compare all the Gospels to appreciate the events after Christ rose from the dead. Such was the sight of Christ’s death at the stake that his followers could not begin to imagine he could rise again, like Lazarus: the one who had the power… Read More Today’s thought “They would not believe it” (August 21)

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Today’s thought “In vain do they worship” (August 12)

Although atheism is rife in many countries, but worshipping God in a way He does not care for is also a problem. We must not be judgmental, which is God’s prerogative, but we cannot help seeing some of the differences between first century Christianity and that which exists today. Our first aim must be to… Read More Today’s thought “In vain do they worship” (August 12)

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Today’s Thought (August 02): God’s mercy upon all

God’s judgements are necessary surgical operations. His mercy is over all His works; and this mercy falls first on Israel. A divine transformation is wrought upon the people whose stony-heartedness has become proverbial, and whose whole history is a testimony of waywardness. The few great and godly men that the nation has produced, among whom… Read More Today’s Thought (August 02): God’s mercy upon all

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