Today’s thought “Your blood be on your own heads” (May 07)

“Your blood be on your own heads” The Apostle Paul frequently encountered conflict as he travelled to different communities preaching the message of the cross. At each place he started by preaching to the Jews in their synagogues. We read today that “he reasoned in the synagogue every Sabbath, and tried to persuade Jews and… Read More Today’s thought “Your blood be on your own heads” (May 07)

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Today’s Thought “Flee these things” (May 24)

Today’s Thought “Flee these things” (May 24) The Apostle Paul concludes his first letter to “his son” (Philippians 2:22). Timothy with a survey of the problems and bad influences amongst some of the believers. He stresses the things he should teach adding, “If anyone teaches a different doctrine and does not agree with the sound… Read More Today’s Thought “Flee these things” (May 24)

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Today’s thought “Godly and dignified” (May 22)

Today’s thought “Godly and dignified” (May 22) We live in a world where those in authority are constantly being challenged. Where democracy is practised, elections become public confrontations. An earnest and committed Bible believer has feelings of dismay. What attitudes should they take? In the early days of our community, the pioneers were confronted in… Read More Today’s thought “Godly and dignified” (May 22)

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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 “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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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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