Thought for the day.

“O wretched man that I am! who shall deliver me from the body of this death” (Romans 7:24).

We live in our sinful flesh.
πŸ™Heavenly Father, help us to realize that in our own strength we can never live a life pleasing to you.

Are we living a defeated life?

Quote for the day: “Oh Lord, become the master of our passions, and the creator of our desires.” β€” R. Marklund

Thought for the day.

“In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you” (1 Thessalonians 5:18).

A child of God will be thankful even in adverse situations in life.
πŸ™Heavenly Father, help us to be thankful to You in all situations in life knowing that You do all things only for our good and for Your glory.

Are there ungrateful moments in our lives?

Quote for the day: “To be grateful is to recognize the love of God in everything He has given us β€” and He has given us everything.”–Thomas Merton

Thought for the day.

“But seek his kingdom, and these things will be given to you as well” (Luke 12:31).

He who has God has everything.
πŸ™Heavenly Father, help us to remember that without You in our lives we have nothing worthwhile.

Is God’s will the most important thing in life?

Quote for the day: “When you have nothing left but God, then for the first time you become aware that God is enough.” β€” Maude Royden

Thought for the day.

“Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen” (Hebrews 11:1).

Faith is a gift from God.
πŸ™Heavenly Father, help us to come to You in faith trusting Your promises and seeing impossibilities taking place.

Are we limiting God with our unbelief?

Quote for the day: “Faith expects from God what is beyond all expectation.” β€” Andrew Murray

Thought for the day.

“We must work the works of Him who sent Me as long as it is day; night is coming when no one can work” (John 9:4).

These are the words of Jesus our Lord.
πŸ™Heavenly Father, help us to make the best of our days so that we will not be ashamed at the end when nothing can be done.

Are we making the best of our days?

Quote for the day: “Use up each day. Fill it overflowing with good. Deliberately enjoy it. … As we all know, ‘The night comes'”. β€” Lanny Henninger

Thought for the day.

“Because it is written, Be ye holy; for I am holy” (1 Peter 1:16).

God will not work with unholy instruments.
πŸ™Heavenly Father, help us to be holy by Your power so that You can use us for Your glory.

Are we used by God for His glory?

Quote for the day: “Character is what you are in the dark.” β€” Dwight L. Moody

Thought for the day.

“Jesus replied, “If anyone loves me, he will obey my teaching. My Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our home with him” (John 14:23).

The triune God lives in an obedient heart.
πŸ™Heavenly Father, help us to obey You fully so that You can live out Your holy life through our mortal and sinful bodies.

Can others see God in us?

Quote for the day: “An infinite God can give all of Himself to each of His children.” β€” A. W. Tozer

Thought for the day.

“Those who are wise will shine like the brightness of the heavens, and those who lead many to righteousness, like the stars for ever and ever” (Daniel 12:3).

Life can be invested for eternity.
πŸ™Heavenly Father, help us to be truly wise and help us to turn many to righteousness and enjoy the benefits for all eternity.

Are we truly wise?

Quote for the day: “The measure of a life, after all, is not its duration, but its donation.” β€” Corrie ten Boom

Thought for the day.

“No servant can serve two masters” (Luke 16:13a).

This is a plain truth.
πŸ™Heavenly Father, help us to serve You and You alone so that we will be able to live in peace here in this wicked world and hereafter with You forever.

Are we divided in our commitment to Christ?

Quote for the day: “If we do not cling to riches, selfishness, or greed – then I believe we are getting closer to God.” β€” Daniel Ortega