Today’s thought “For you O LORD, have made me glad …” (February 22)

Today’s thought “For you O LORD, have made me glad …” (February 22) Today’s Psalm 92 tells us “It is good … to declare your steadfast love in the morning” (verses 1,2). It is important to begin each day with taking at least a little time to focus our thoughts upon God, to declare to… Read More Today’s thought “For you O LORD, have made me glad …” (February 22)

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Today’s thought “They flattered … they lied” (February 14)

Today’s thought “They flattered … they lied” (February 14) Scanning our eyes through today’s reading of Psalm 78, our attention was arrested by the many references to God’s people Israel that – they did this, and they did that. I counted twenty-seven times the word “they” occurred! The word ‘they” was used in reference to… Read More Today’s thought “They flattered … they lied” (February 14)

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Today’s thought “May the whole earth be filled …” (February 9)

Today’s thought “May the whole earth be filled …” (February 9) Today’s Psalm 72 is a prayer David wrote at the end of his life – addressed to the Lord about Solomon – who was taking over as king. What a vision David had in doing this, it is evident the Lord took his thoughts… Read More Today’s thought “May the whole earth be filled …” (February 9)

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Today’s thought “As wax melts before the fire” (February 5)

Today’s thought “As wax melts before the fire” (February 5)   Readings for today: Exodus 11 + 12, Psalm 66 + 67, Mark 1   Today’s Psalm 68 is a declaration of God in action for those who serve him, “God shall arise, his enemies shall be scattered and those who hate him shall flee… Read More Today’s thought “As wax melts before the fire” (February 5)

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Today’s thought “Our refuge and strength” (January 26)

Today’s thought “Our refuge and strength” (January 26) Today’s Psalm 46 fills us with a sense of awe; one cannot avoid concluding it is a prophecy that has its ultimate application to the climax of the era in which we live – an age when God is ignored and is believed by most not to… Read More Today’s thought “Our refuge and strength” (January 26)

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Today’s thought “Therefore nations will praise you forever …” (January 25)

Today’s thought “Therefore nations will praise you forever …” (January 25) The above quotation is found in the final verse of today’s Psalm 45. The whole Psalm is an awesome heart challenging description of the kingdom – and of Jesus – saying that “grace is poured upon your lips; therefore God has blessed you forever”… Read More Today’s thought “Therefore nations will praise you forever …” (January 25)

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Today’s thought “My soul thirsts for God” (January 23)

Today’s thought “My soul thirsts for God” (January 23) Today’s Psalm 42 has this particularly challenging verse, “My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When shall I come and appear before God?” (verse 2). We linked this verse in with the two parables we read today in Matthew 25. There is first a… Read More Today’s thought “My soul thirsts for God” (January 23)

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Today’s thought “Great is the LORD, who delights in …” (January 18)

Today’s thought “Great is the LORD, who delights in …” (January 18) David’s Psalm 35, we read today, comes to a most interesting climax. We read, “Great is the LORD, who delights in the welfare of his servant!” And what is David’s reaction to sensing the Lord’s delight in him? “Then my tongue shall tell… Read More Today’s thought “Great is the LORD, who delights in …” (January 18)

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Today’s thought “Oh, taste and see that the LORD is good” (January 17)

Today’s thought “Oh, taste and see that the LORD is good” (January 17) Psalm 34 of David today is wonderfully spiritually stimulating; it is one to be memorised, at least in part. “Oh, fear the LORD, you his saints, for those who fear him have no lack!” (verse 9). David can write this from his… Read More Today’s thought “Oh, taste and see that the LORD is good” (January 17)

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Today’s thought “My times are in your hand” (January 14)

Today’s thought “My times are in your hand” (January 14) How thought provoking are the perceptions of David which he expresses in Psalm 31, “Oh, how abundant is your goodness, which you have stored up for those who fear you” (verse 19), and then he adds, “and worked for those who take refuge in you… Read More Today’s thought “My times are in your hand” (January 14)

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Today’s thought “Scorned by mankind” (January 10)

Today’s thought “Scorned by mankind” (January 10) Genesis 10, Psalm 22, Matthew 12 What fascinating thought challenging readings we have today! First, in Genesis we have the judgement of the Creator on the godlessness of Sodom and Gomorrah and how God sent angels to deliver Lot, his wife and family. We read how his sons-in-law… Read More Today’s thought “Scorned by mankind” (January 10)

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Today’s thought “The word of the LORD proves true” (January 8)

Today’s thought “The word of the LORD proves true” (January 8) In Psalm 18 we encounter a major psalm of David in which he surveys all the ways in which the Lord was overseeing his life. God is his rock, his place of refuge (verse 2). He writes that the Lord has dealt with him… Read More Today’s thought “The word of the LORD proves true” (January 8)

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Today’s thought “Keep me … hide me …” (January 7)

Today’s thought “Keep me … hide me …” (January 7) How inspiring are the Psalms of David. We perceive that the more troublesome the circumstances that surround him, the closer he comes to God. In today’s Psalm 17 we read his prayer, “Deliver my soul from the wicked by your sword, from men by your… Read More Today’s thought “Keep me … hide me …” (January 7)

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Today’s thought “Arise O LORD! Let not man prevail” (January 4)

Today’s thought “Arise O LORD! Let not man prevail” (January 4) Our daily readings today provide us with many thoughts and meditations. David’s Psalms are, in most cases, prayers – and how appropriate are some of them for us in 2019 – especially the final verses of Psalm 9. “Arise, O LORD! Let not man… Read More Today’s thought “Arise O LORD! Let not man prevail” (January 4)

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Today’s thought “According to the integrity that is in me” (January 3)

Today’s thought “According to the integrity that is in me” (January 3) What a challenging selection of chapters we have today! Our heading is taken from David’s Psalm 7: it is largely a prayer; can it be our prayer too? “Judge me, O LORD, according to my righteousness and according to the integrity that is… Read More Today’s thought “According to the integrity that is in me” (January 3)

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Today’s thought “Jehovah God makes us dwell in safety and confident trust” (January 02)

Today’s thought “Jehovah God makes us dwell in safety and confident trust” (January 02) We opened the New Year by looking at the beginning of all things (in the Genesis chapters 1 & 2) and how those who keep to God’s Word can be blessed (Psalm 1). We best try to belong to the happy,… Read More Today’s thought “Jehovah God makes us dwell in safety and confident trust” (January 02)

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Today’s thought “Blessed the man who walks not in the counsel of the ungodly” (January 01)

Today’s thought “Blessed the man who walks not in the counsel of the ungodly” (January 01) Happy New Year Each year the Christadelphians start with a fresh mind to look at the Bible from the first book until the last book. The brethren follow the Bible Reading Plan or chart, brother Robert Roberts developed to… Read More Today’s thought “Blessed the man who walks not in the counsel of the ungodly” (January 01)

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Wanting for more than you need or hearing the Inviting encouragement

The youngsters are already at school from the first of September and from October the first the university students are back on track whilst retired people went off to look for some extra sunshine and to have a more affordable holiday time. All those people, young and old, have their aspirations and do hope their… Read More Wanting for more than you need or hearing the Inviting encouragement

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