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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Today’s thought “Blessed is the man against whom the LORD counts no iniquity” (January 15)

Today’s thought “Blessed is the man against whom the LORD counts no iniquity” (January 15) Today’s Psalm 32 is one of the most meaningful and personal of all the Psalms. Just 11 verses; it is a good one to memorize. It commences, “Blessed is the one whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered. Blessed… Read More Today’s thought “Blessed is the man against whom the LORD counts no iniquity” (January 15)

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Today’s thought “And he counted it to him for righteousness” (January 12)

Today’s thought “And he counted it to him for righteousness” (January 12) Today we have read that significant chapter of Genesis 22 in which Abraham obeys the LORD by being prepared – without hesitation – to offer his son Isaac as a sacrifice. The progressive tests of faith which Abraham “passed” resulted in ever greater… Read More Today’s thought “And he counted it to him for righteousness” (January 12)

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Today’s thought “God remembered Noah and all the beasts and all the livestock that were with him in the ark” (January 04)

Today’s thought “God remembered Noah and all the beasts and all the livestock that were with him in the ark” (January 04) Yesterday we came to read the history of Noah where the Divine Creator gave the people a period of 120 years, in which they could repent of their sinful ways. There we got… Read More Today’s thought “God remembered Noah and all the beasts and all the livestock that were with him in the ark” (January 04)

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Today’s thought “A Damaged and Wicked World” (January 03)

Today’s thought “A Damaged and Wicked World” (January 03) Reading 1: Genesis 5-6; From the void came everything into being by the divine Creator Speaking, His Word (the Logos) sounding over the space, making everything to happen like God wanted it to happen. We saw how God created man in His own image. On the… Read More Today’s thought “A Damaged and Wicked World” (January 03)

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Days of madness with big bonfires, parades, and dressing up in costumes as saints, angels and devils

Soon a madness takes over many people in many countries. They are taken by age-old European traditions and find it fun to dress themselves up in the most weird costumes. Strange is it that many call themselves Christian though continue to decorate their houses the first coming weeks with witches, spiders, ghosts and a few… Read More Days of madness with big bonfires, parades, and dressing up in costumes as saints, angels and devils

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Today’s thought “Be aware of what went on” (August 15) He that answers a matter before he hears it, it is folly and shame unto him.

Today’s thought “Be aware of what went on” (August 15) Pro 18:13  He that answereth a matter before he heareth it, it is folly and shame unto him. When certain things happen in daily life we should be aware how and why it happened and why certain people do find it necessary to react. Normally… Read More Today’s thought “Be aware of what went on” (August 15) He that answers a matter before he hears it, it is folly and shame unto him.

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Today’s thought “nonsense surrounding the many gods” (July 28)

Today’s thought “nonsense surrounding the many gods” (July 28) In this world lots of people are against the God of Israel. Many claim their does not exits a God Who created everything. Strangely enough we do find lots of people in this world who have turned their back on God Almighty, the creator of the… Read More Today’s thought “nonsense surrounding the many gods” (July 28)

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Today’s thought “Blessed people …” (July 27)

Today’s thought “Blessed people who trust in God and share the Good News” (July 27) The day before yesterday we made a call for writers. Our Readers Digest and Lifestyle magazine From Guestwriters can do with some more writers on different subjects. We can still do with people who write about family matters, like how… Read More Today’s thought “Blessed people …” (July 27)

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Today’s thought “When in need of encouragement” (May 18)

Today’s thought “When in need of encouragement” (May 18) Yesterday we could see in his letter to the Thessalonians that Paul could find encouragement by the believers there of which he had many positive things to say, rather in contrast to the Corinthians. Though it appeared that there were also those in Thessalonica who were… Read More Today’s thought “When in need of encouragement” (May 18)

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Today’s thought “Let’s be examples of disciples who spread the word about their Master” (May 17)

Today’s thought “let’s be examples of disciples who spread the word about their Master” (May 17)   Being “conversed” to put the old self (our previous or old life) away, having stripped off the old human nature, and having taken on the new self (by our new birth), we try to put any anger, rage, wickedness,… Read More Today’s thought “Let’s be examples of disciples who spread the word about their Master” (May 17)

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Today’s thought “Clothing yourselves with the right attitude” (May 16)

Today’s thought “Clothing yourselves with the right attitude – Not aiming at this world” (May 16) In yesterday’s Bible reading we could see how the apostle Paul remembered his fellow brethren and sisters in the small Phrygian city Colossia or Colossae near Laodicea, that he worked hard for them and for those in Laodicea he… Read More Today’s thought “Clothing yourselves with the right attitude” (May 16)

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