Prayertheme for August 2020: Feeling alarm or anxiety

1 Chronicles 28:20 And David said to his son Solomon, “Be strong and of good courage, and do it; do not fear nor be dismayed, for the Lord God—my God—will be with you. He will not leave you nor forsake you, until you have finished all the work for the service of the house of the Lord. (NKJ) Feeling alarm or anxiety I… Read More Prayertheme for August 2020: Feeling alarm or anxiety

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Today’s Thought “God’s salvation shall be for ever, and His righteousness shall not be abolished” (June 26)

“5 My righteousness is near, my salvation is gone forth, and mine arms shall judge the peoples; the isles shall wait for me, and on mine arm shall they trust. 6 Lift up your eyes to the heavens, and look upon the earth beneath; for the heavens shall vanish away like smoke, and the earth… Read More Today’s Thought “God’s salvation shall be for ever, and His righteousness shall not be abolished” (June 26)

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Today’s thought We are perishing – March 17

Today’s Thought “… we are perishing” (March 17) Luke 8 encourages us to continue yesterday’s thoughts on “fear”. We then saw “fear” in the sense of “awe” at the miracle of the ‘resurrection’ by Jesus of a dead body that was being carried out for burial. Today we read of how Jesus challenged his disciples,… Read More Today’s thought We are perishing – March 17

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Possibility to become a castaway

• Meditations‭ “‬Wherefore let him that thinketh he standeth take heed lest he fall‭” (‬1‭ ‬Cor.‭ x. ‬12‭)‬. ‭ ‬It is possible to become a castaway after having known,‭ ‬yea,‭ ‬and appreciated,‭ ‬the truth.‭ Paul keenly recognised such a possibility even in regard to himself. But not only does the Bible speak plainly as to… Read More Possibility to become a castaway

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Today’s thought “Not afraid of bad news” (March 5)

Today’s thought “Not afraid of bad news” (March 5) The Psalms abound with challenging and positive thoughts in them. But our lives are often invaded by situations that provoke negative thoughts. We need the positive inspired words of the Psalms, Israel’s hymn book that David began to compile more than 3,000 years ago. They are… Read More Today’s thought “Not afraid of bad news” (March 5)

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Today’s thought “no eye for the coming king and real liberation” (May 04)

Today’s thought “no eye for the coming king and real liberation” (May 04) Deuteronomy 21, Songs of songs 1, Acts 13 On  April the 27th the northern part of the Low countries celebrated Koningsdag or King’s Day (marking the birth of KingWillem-Alexander) and got a national holiday in the Kingdom of the Netherlands. In the… Read More Today’s thought “no eye for the coming king and real liberation” (May 04)

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Today’s thought “When approaching the battle against your enemies today” (May 03)

Today’s thought “When approaching the battle against your enemies today” (May 03) “ and shall say unto them, Hear, O Israel, ye draw nigh this day unto battle against your enemies: let not your heart faint; fear not, nor tremble, neither be ye affrighted at them;” (De 20:3 ASV) Like God said in the ancient… Read More Today’s thought “When approaching the battle against your enemies today” (May 03)

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Today’s thought “The Land promised and fear of man” (April 18)

Today’s thought “The Land promised and fear of man” (April 18) Deuteronomy 1 Today we read the message Moses gave the people of Israel when they were in the desert east of the Jordan River, in the Jordan Valley near Suph, between Paran and the towns of Tophel, Laban, Hazeroth and Dizahab. In his farewell… Read More Today’s thought “The Land promised and fear of man” (April 18)

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Today’s thought “And they feared greatly” (February 6)

Today’s thought “And they feared greatly” (February 6) Exodus 13 and 14 describe for us the dramatic deliverance of Israel from Egypt. Yet, as all the drama is unfolding so that “the Egyptians shall know that I am the LORD” (14:4), the escaping people of God led by Moses were unable to see the hand… Read More Today’s thought “And they feared greatly” (February 6)

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Death

Originally posted on Myabishai's Blog:
Death Acts 7:55-8:1 But filled with the Holy Spirit, he gazed into heaven and saw the glory of God and Jesus standing at the right hand of God. “Look,” he said, “I see the heavens opened and the Son of Man standing at the right hand of God!” But…

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Today’s thought “Ability to circumcise your heart” (May 13)

Today’s thought “Circumcise your heart” (May 12) 6 The Lord, your God, will circumcise your hearts[a] and the hearts of your descendants, so that you will love the Lord, your God, with your whole heart and your whole being, in order that you may live. (Deuteronomy 30:6 New American Bible Revised Edition) 16 Circumcise therefore the foreskins… Read More Today’s thought “Ability to circumcise your heart” (May 13)

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Listening to the lessons of the Bible and looking for ways to please God

Yesterday and today’s readings (2 Kings 7-8, Lamentations 3-4, 1 Corinthians 16– 2 Corinthians 1-2) bring to us very practical chapters demonstrating how God knows the future but also how He is willing to share His knowledge with us so that we can prepare ourselves for the hard times to come. In this week where… Read More Listening to the lessons of the Bible and looking for ways to please God

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