Extra verses to memorize Deuteronomy 4:15-16 Watching yourselves very carefully

“15 Take ye therefore good heed unto yourselves; for ye saw no manner of form on the day that Jehovah spake unto you in Horeb out of the midst of the fire. 16 Lest ye corrupt yourselves, and make you a graven image in the form of any figure, the likeness of male or female,… Read More Extra verses to memorize Deuteronomy 4:15-16 Watching yourselves very carefully

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Today’s thought “Watch yourselves very carefully” (April 21)

Today’s thought “Watch yourselves very carefully” (April 21) Deuteronomy 4, Proverbs 31, John 15,16 Today we have a remarkable set of meaningful readings. In Deuteronomy Moses commences his final exhortation to his nation; in Proverbs, the final chapter is taken to be an exhortation from the mother of Solomon (Bathsheba), a message that at the… Read More Today’s thought “Watch yourselves very carefully” (April 21)

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Today’s thought “They did as Jehovah God commanded Moses” (April 17)

Today’s thought “They did as Jehovah God commanded Moses” (April 17) Numbers 36 Obedience Sometimes situations arise when we are vexed by a question and we don’t know what to do. Often the answer is found in the word of God.  At other times our situation is not covered by what is in the Bible… Read More Today’s thought “They did as Jehovah God commanded Moses” (April 17)

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Today’s thought “Not … able to go beyond …” (April 7)

Today’s thought “Not … able to go beyond …” (April 7) All our chapters today are most meaningful and we could follow a dozen different lines of thought and draw resultant lessons. In Numbers we completed reading the drama of Balaam; he was a prophet, but not an Israelite. He had some contact with Yahweh… Read More Today’s thought “Not … able to go beyond …” (April 7)

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Memorizing wonderfully 62: 1 Timothy 4:14 Not neglecting gifts given

#####        I TIMOTHY 4:14 14 Neglect not the gift that is in thee, which was given thee by prophecy, with the LAYING ON OF THE HANDS of the presbytery*. [*Order of the ELDERS] * To remember Ac 6:6 whom they set before the apostles: and when they had prayed, they laid their hands upon them.… Read More Memorizing wonderfully 62: 1 Timothy 4:14 Not neglecting gifts given

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Memorizing wonderfully 61 – 1 Corinthians 6:9 Unrighteous shall not inherit

##    I CORINTHIANS 6:9 9 Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit BE NOT DECEIVED: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind, 10 Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit      THE KINGDOM OF GOD. * To remember Le 18:22 Thou… Read More Memorizing wonderfully 61 – 1 Corinthians 6:9 Unrighteous shall not inherit

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Today’s thought “Period of uncleanness and offerings” (March 1)

Today’s thought “Period of uncleanness and offerings” (March 6) “1  And Jehovah spake unto Moses, saying, 2 Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, If a woman conceive seed, and bear a man-child, then she shall be unclean seven days; as in the days of the {1 } impurity of her sickness shall she be unclean.… Read More Today’s thought “Period of uncleanness and offerings” (March 1)

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Today’s thought “A breach of faith against the LORD” (March 1)

Today’s thought “A breach of faith against the LORD” (March 1) The book of Leviticus goes into great detail about how the people were to become a law abiding people by obeying the laws God was giving them. Tragically, apart from the Levites, the grown up people who had experienced life in Egypt, even though… Read More Today’s thought “A breach of faith against the LORD” (March 1)

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Thinking about fear for the Loving God and an Invitation for 14 Nisan

In today’s readings Psalm 103, 1 Cor 12-13 we read about the fear for God and the love of God and how we many not be ignorant about spiritual gifts. These days we also have a closer look at the sent one from God to whom we should look for eternal life. Our bible readings tell us… Read More Thinking about fear for the Loving God and an Invitation for 14 Nisan

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Signs of the times – “An object of scorn and ridicule”

International Holocaust Remembrance Day is held every year on January 27, chosen because on that day in 1945 the Nazis’ largest concentration and death camp, Auschwitz–Birkenau, was liberated by the Red Army. This year, around that date, there were a number of articles in the press commenting on the ongoing problem of anti-Semitism today, most… Read More Signs of the times – “An object of scorn and ridicule”

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Today’s thought “God spoke all these words” (February 15)

Today’s thought “God spoke all these words” (February 15) What is at first most surprising as I read the book of Exodus is the detail Moses is given of the way to construct the tabernacle. I note that, starting with chapter 20:1 “God spoke all these words” to Moses. Today in chapter 26 we have… Read More Today’s thought “God spoke all these words” (February 15)

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Today’s thought “A night of watching” (February 5)

Today’s thought “A night of watching” (February 5) We read today of the climax of the ten plagues that came upon Egypt. Can you imagine yourself as an Israelite and the awe you would have felt! The early plagues affected us – but then a distinction is dramatically made – while there is “pitch darkness”… Read More Today’s thought “A night of watching” (February 5)

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Today’s thought “The LORD caused all that he did to succeed” (January 24)

Today’s thought “The LORD caused all that he did to succeed” (January 24) There is a lot of ‘food for thought’ in today’s account in Genesis of the experience of young Joseph after he was sold as a slave into Egypt by his jealous brothers. We need to take careful note of the several references… Read More Today’s thought “The LORD caused all that he did to succeed” (January 24)

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Today’s thought Favouritism and prejudice (January 18)

Today’s thought Favouritism and prejudice (January 18) Genesis 31, Psalm 35, Matthew 20 One characteristic of human nature that God does not like, which was evident in our readings today in Genesis, is the effect of favouritism and its resulting unfairness and potential to create prejudice. We see God’s reaction to Jacob’s favouritism toward Rachel… Read More Today’s thought Favouritism and prejudice (January 18)

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Today’s thought “Forgive … from your heart” (January 16)

Today’s thought “Forgive … from your heart” (January 16) The message that jumps out of all three Bible readings today is how God can react to our attitudes. In Genesis Jacob married both Leah and Rachel, the daughters of Laban, but Rachel he loved and Leah he hated. God reacted, “When the LORD saw that… Read More Today’s thought “Forgive … from your heart” (January 16)

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