Jehovah shall make the earth waste and turn its ground up-side-down

We shall come to see that the Most High God shall make an end to this godless world and shall turn its ground up-side-down. (Isaiah 24:1) The Divine Creator had made his promise to sent some one to this world to restore the damaged relationship. That person has come already once but shall return to… Read More Jehovah shall make the earth waste and turn its ground up-side-down

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Today’s Thought: Fill up the measure of your fathers (January 21)

As his ministry reached its climax, our Lord confronted the religious leaders in Jerusalem. In Matthew 23 he calls them “hypocrites”, “blind guides” and “children of hell”. He says they concentrate on outward appearances “but inside they are full of greed and self-indulgence” (23:25). His words stirred their hatred of him, which was already evident… Read More Today’s Thought: Fill up the measure of your fathers (January 21)

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Today’s thought “The deceitfulness of sin” (November 30)

Today’s thought “The deceitfulness of sin” (November 30) The word ‘sin’ is an obsolete word today, do we ever hear it used in personal conversations? It would only be in a Bible talk and occasionally in discussions between brethren and sisters. What challenges we face in our godless world – but I doubt we ever… Read More Today’s thought “The deceitfulness of sin” (November 30)

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Today’s thought “For I know whom I have believed” (November 24)

This is what Paul declared in 2 Timothy (1:12). This is the final letter of Paul’s life and he writes with utter conviction. It becomes obvious as we read these four chapters that Paul is writing from his heart; this is both because of his special affection for Timothy and because he is aware from… Read More Today’s thought “For I know whom I have believed” (November 24)

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Today’s thought “Showing the Gospel, teaching publicly and from house to house,” (November 07)

Today’s thought “Showing the Gospel, teaching publicly and from house to house,” (November 07) In the 3rd reading of today we listen to the apostle Paul who from the first day that he set foot in Asia, served the Lord Most High God and His sent one, in all humility of mind, and with many… Read More Today’s thought “Showing the Gospel, teaching publicly and from house to house,” (November 07)

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Today’s Thought “To endure our trials and straighten up” (June 05)

To endure our trials and straighten up The previous days we have read  about all these great people who died in faith. We also got to see that they did not get [receive] the things that God promised His people, but they saw them coming far in the future [L from afar] and were glad [welcomed/greeted… Read More Today’s Thought “To endure our trials and straighten up” (June 05)

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Today’s Thought “Hear … for the LORD has spoken” (May 12)

“Hear … for the LORD has spoken” Today we start reading the heart challenging book of Isaiah. Verse 2 is particularly challenging! “Hear … give ear, O earth; for the LORD has spoken”. And his words of have been recorded and preserved, and have challenged every generation – and today, the people of every nation.… Read More Today’s Thought “Hear … for the LORD has spoken” (May 12)

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Today’s Thought “Performing deeds in keeping with … ” (May 11)

Performing deeds in keeping with How inspiring are the words Paul addresses to King Agrippa! In Acts 26 we read his account of his life following his conversion, in effect Paul was turned right around, to become a follower of the true Messiah. What an example this is to the great majority today, who need… Read More Today’s Thought “Performing deeds in keeping with … ” (May 11)

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Today’s thought “Let the wise hear and increase in …” (March 23)

Today’s thought “Let the wise hear and increase in …” (March 23) Today we started reading the proverbs of Solomon and the opening chapters in particular, are really heart challenging. “Let the wise hear and increase in learning, and the one who understands obtain guidance, to understand a proverb and a saying, the words of… Read More Today’s thought “Let the wise hear and increase in …” (March 23)

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Today’s thought “Slow to anger and great in power” (December 10)

Today we began reading the prophet Nahum and his “oracle concerning Nineveh”. This city and nation (Assyria) was the great power of that earlier generation before Babylon became great. Remarkably it had repented at the preaching of Jonah and we reason that there was still some awe of Israel’s God at that time – flowing… Read More Today’s thought “Slow to anger and great in power” (December 10)

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Today’s thought “Sound an alarm for the day of Jehovah that comes” (November 19)

Today’s thought “Sound an alarm for the day of Jehovah that comes” (November 19) Living in these godless days we may not forget the many prophesies, stories and parables which are told in the Book of books, the Bible. Ages after those writings were heard for the first time, we should be more aware that… Read More Today’s thought “Sound an alarm for the day of Jehovah that comes” (November 19)

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Today’s thought “Correct me, O Lord, but … not in your anger” (July 20)

Today’s thought “Correct me, O Lord, but … not in your anger” (July 20) Jeremiah 10 starts with a challenging message – just as appropriate for today as it was then. The nation had become totally godless – and we see many comparisons in the messages Jeremiah is caused to give them – with God’s… Read More Today’s thought “Correct me, O Lord, but … not in your anger” (July 20)

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Today’s Thought “We who have fled for refuge” (June 01)

Today’s Thought “We who have fled for refuge” (June 01) How many – or few – desire from their hearts to flee “for refuge” from the godlessness of today’s world? Hebrews 7 today has many thought-challenging points like this! But first we are in awe of Isaiah 24 and its description of God’s judgement’s on… Read More Today’s Thought “We who have fled for refuge” (June 01)

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Today’s Thought “Trained by constant practice” (May 31)

Today’s Thought “Trained by constant practice” (May 31) How thought challenging is the letter to the Hebrews; the above quotation particularly challenged us this morning! Paul (?) is telling his Hebrew readers, with their upbringing in ‘knowing’ God’s word that “by this time you ought to be teachers” (5:12) – yet it seems clear they… Read More Today’s Thought “Trained by constant practice” (May 31)

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Today’s thought “… God who tests our hearts” (May 17)

Today’s thought “… God who tests our hearts” (May 17) Paul makes a very instructive point in his first letter to the Thessalonians that we started reading today. Paul was greatly encouraged by the believers there and had many positive things to say about them – rather a contrast to his letters to the Corinthians.… Read More Today’s thought “… God who tests our hearts” (May 17)

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Today’s thought “… in a spirit of gentleness” (April 4)

Today’s thought “… in a spirit of gentleness” (April 4) There is little, and maybe no “gentleness” in today’s godless world! We saw, as we completed reading Paul’s letter to the Galatians, that, after listing “the works of the flesh” (5:19-21) and warning that all who continued to practice any of them “will not inherit… Read More Today’s thought “… in a spirit of gentleness” (April 4)

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Today’s thought “Who then is this?” (February 8)

Today’s thought “Who then is this?” (February 8) We all have probably had the experience of suddenly seeing another side of friend’s character that we did not know existed. We then wonder what kind of person they really are! Hopefully these are good things we see, but sadly, that is not always the case. Now… Read More Today’s thought “Who then is this?” (February 8)

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Today’s thought “Stormy winds fulfilling his word” (February 2)

Today’s thought “Stormy winds fulfilling his word” (February 2) Evil threatens to overcome the world. Evil has always been present, sometimes violently so such as in the days of my youth when Adolf Hitler was in power. Massive force was used to overcome the evil he created. But Paul wrote, “Do not be overcome with… Read More Today’s thought “Stormy winds fulfilling his word” (February 2)

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Today’s thought “The floods came, and the winds blew …” (January 5)

Today we have the ‘simple’ lessons Jesus taught – they are lessons of life or death; of eternal existence, or oblivion, in an eternal sense – these are the only two alternatives before each of us. Matthew 7 opens out to us the simple but profound teaching of Jesus on the pathways of life that… Read More Today’s thought “The floods came, and the winds blew …” (January 5)

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