Today’s thought “God not living in houses” (April 29)

In the readings of yesterday and the day before yesterday we could see how the apostles got themselves in trouble by talking about Jesus and doing wonders in the name of God. In yesterdays reading (Acts 6) we read how the religious leaders called false witnesses to be able to punish those followers of Christ.… Read More Today’s thought “God not living in houses” (April 29)

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Today’s thought “Be strong and courageous, and do the work” (December 18)

Today’s 2nd Bible reading describes the coming glory of God’s House, but the people are defiled. Nevertheless, God promises a future blessing with Zerubbabel chosen like God’s signet ring. Zerubbabel being picked out by the God of armies as His servant, who will be like a ring that has God His royal mark on it.… Read More Today’s thought “Be strong and courageous, and do the work” (December 18)

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Today’s thought “The prayers of David” (February 9)

Today’s thought “The prayers of David” (February 9) The Psalms are divided into five books, and today we complete the second; today’s Psalm 72 ends with the words, “the prayers of David, the son of Jesse are ended”. There are more Psalms attributed to David later on. The Psalms (the Hymn Book of Israel) are… Read More Today’s thought “The prayers of David” (February 9)

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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 The little word “if” (August 11)

Today’s thought The little word “if” (August 11) Today’s reading in 1 Kings 6 describes how Solomon in the fourth year of his reign began to build a most remarkable temple on the mount in Jerusalem. It took him seven years (verse 38) to build. We read, “When the house was built; it was with… Read More Today’s thought The little word “if” (August 11)

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Today’s thought “That the world may know” (April 22)

Today’s thought “That the world may know” (April 22) What does the world “know”? One answer is – a great multitude of things! But nearly all of those things are of no lasting significance. We started reading Ecclesiastes today and Solomon is lamenting that all life is only “vanity” – meaning a ‘mist’ which has… Read More Today’s thought “That the world may know” (April 22)

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Today’s thought “The eyes of the Lord …” (April 5)

Today’s thought “The eyes of the Lord …” (April 5) Modern technology is making it possible for the authorities to have “eyes” in many places. This enables them to sometimes identify and track down offenders – or issue publicity to achieve this. In the Proverbs we see the same point is made. Long before human… Read More Today’s thought “The eyes of the Lord …” (April 5)

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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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Outflow of foundational relationship based on acceptance of Jesus

The Christian community with all people of the world should come to realise that Bible is full of scriptures that address wisdom. These days we looked at it with the Book of Proverbs and the Book of Wisdom. In the world we can find many Christians criticising others and when trinitarian Christians hear about others… Read More Outflow of foundational relationship based on acceptance of Jesus

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