Today’s thought “… love truth and peace” (December 23)

What do you love? The prophecy of Zechariah, a key later prophet who returned from exile in Babylon, is now caused, in today’s chapter, to write prophecies that have a last days and kingdom era application. He has visions of the time when “Jerusalem shall be called the faithful city, and the mountain of the… Read More Today’s thought “… love truth and peace” (December 23)

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Today’s thought “Those whom I love I reprove and discipline” (December 22)

The seven letters to the seven different assemblies of believers that we read in Revelation 2 and 3 always challenge our thinking. They are representative of all the different types of congregations that have existed over time and each of us should be able to see in one or more of them, a “picture” of… Read More Today’s thought “Those whom I love I reprove and discipline” (December 22)

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Today’s thought “Where shall wisdom be found?” (December 21)

The three “friends” of Job have given up reasoning with him, their minds were locked into thinking that everything ‘bad’ that happens is always a form of punishment by God – but this is only sometimes. We are now reading some very interesting chapters that contain Job’s meditations about God and his way – and… Read More Today’s thought “Where shall wisdom be found?” (December 21)

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Today’s thought “Building yourselves up in your most holy faith” (December 20)

It is God’s inspired scriptures that are the only source in our Godless world for “building (y)ourselves up in (y)our most holy faith”, as Jude wrote so long ago. But first let us see how our chapters today in Job are very special. Job was inspired to write of God’s creation and describe how the… Read More Today’s thought “Building yourselves up in your most holy faith” (December 20)

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Today’s thought “I will bring distress …” (December 15)

History illustrates the awesome outworking of initial events from when the LORD has declared. “I will bring distress on mankind, so that they shall walk like the blind, because they have sinned against the LORD … their silver nor their gold shall be able to deliver them on the day of the wrath of the… Read More Today’s thought “I will bring distress …” (December 15)

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Today’s thought “Qualities and feasts of people” (December 14)

Nearly 2 millennia ago a slave and apostle of Jesus Christ wrote letters to his fellow brethren and sisters in Christ. He wrote to them, who were living further away, to share the same precious faith they had. He talked about a faith which was given to them because of the justice and fairness of… Read More Today’s thought “Qualities and feasts of people” (December 14)

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Today’s thought “Whoever desires to love life and see good days …” (December 13)

Surely we all desire to experience goods days, to love and enjoy life. Well then, let us specially notice Peter’s advice that we read in his letter today – for his next words, to those above, are “let him (or her) keep his tongue from evil and his lips from speaking deceit; let him turn… Read More Today’s thought “Whoever desires to love life and see good days …” (December 13)

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Today’s thought “A serious warning for teachers” (December 09)

Did you notice that James 3 begins with a pretty serious warning, telling that teachers will incur a stricter judgment. The writer of the letter tells us that with that tiny thing in our head, our tongue, do we bless our Lord and our Father, and with it we curse men, who have been made… Read More Today’s thought “A serious warning for teachers” (December 09)

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Today’s thought “How have I burdened you?” (December 08)

In today’s second Bible reading we get the impression that God’s people looked on His laws as burdensome and felt that serving Him was difficult. The Elohim therefore asks them: “ O my people, what have I done unto thee? and wherein have I wearied thee? testify against me.” (Mic 6:3 ASV) The God of… Read More Today’s thought “How have I burdened you?” (December 08)

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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 “Bible Tip for Life: Work Hard!” (November 20)

The Bible gives many practical suggestions that can help your life now. One such advice is to work hard. Paul went around the world preaching about Jesus and God’s plan with the earth but stressed that he continued to work so that he did not burden other people with feeding him. In 2 Thessalonians 3:10… Read More Today’s thought “Bible Tip for Life: Work Hard!” (November 20)

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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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Sister and brothers living in Ukraine in danger

The second time after 2014 our Sis Elena M, living in Kramatorsk,  is now in danger According to Donetsk Oblast Governor Pavlo Kyrylenko, Russian forces attacked Kramatorsk with Iskander missiles on July 21, destroying a school and 86 residential buildings. One person was reportedly killed and two people remain trapped under the ruins of the… Read More Sister and brothers living in Ukraine in danger

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