Secret of Contentment

Thoughts from daily Bible reading for today – September 17, 2014 I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances. I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether…

Well Spoken

Thoughts from daily Bible reading for today – September 16, 2014 “Woe to you when all men speak well of you, for this is how their fathers treated the false prophets.” Luke 6:26 When we choose to follow Jesus not everyone will speak well of us. This comes with the territory of…

Home Sweet Home

Thoughts from daily Bible reading for today – September 15, 2014 My Father’s house has many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you? John 14:2 Jesus makes a promise about His home; it is our home. Yes,…

No Shame

Thoughts from daily Bible reading for today – September 14, 2014 For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes: first to the Jew, then to the Gentile. Romans 1:16 Satan sometimes shames seekers when they begin to take…

Love Strangers

Thoughts from daily Bible reading for today – September 13, 2014 He administers justice for the fatherless and the widow, and loves the stranger, giving him food and clothing. Therefore love the stranger, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt. Deuteronomy 10:18-19, NKJV Strangers can seem strange and distant, but…

Trusting Not Troubled

Thoughts from daily Bible reading for today – September 12, 2014 Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in me. John 14:1 A troubled heart is unstable and fearful, but a trusting heart is steady and peaceful. Uncertain circumstances swirl around our soul seeking to suck it…

Persecuted Christians

Thoughts from daily Bible reading for today – September 11, 2014 For you have heard of my previous way of life in Judaism, how intensely I persecuted the church of God and tried to destroy it. Galatians 1:13 Today there are religious terrorists like Paul (before he encountered Christ), whose aim is…

Under Promise — Over Deliver

Thoughts from daily Bible reading for today – September 10, 2014 Peter asked, “Lord, why can’t I follow you now? I will lay down my life for you.” Then Jesus answered, “Will you really lay down your life for me? Very truly I tell you, before the rooster crows, you will disown…