Thought for the day.

“‘Come now, let us reason together,’ says the LORD. ‘Though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red as crimson, they shall be like wool'” (Isaiah 1:18).

Sin separates us from the holy God.
πŸ™Heavenly Father, thank You for sending Your only Son as sin bearer so that we can be cleansed and have fellowship with You.

Is there something hindering our fellowship with God?

Quote for the day: “How can we understand forgiveness if we haven’t recognized the depth of our sin?” β€” John Henry Newman

Thought for the day.

“But who has stood in the council of the LORD, That he should see and hear His word” (Jeremiah 23:18)?

To hear the voice of God we must spend time alone with Him.
πŸ™Heavenly Father, help us to hear Your voice regularly by spending time alone with You and help us to live a life in Your will.

Do we hear His voice regularly?

Quote for the day: “If ye keep watch over your hearts, and listen for the Voice of God and learn of Him, in one short hour ye can learn more from Him than ye could learn from Man in a thousand years.” β€” Johannes Tauler

Thought for the day.

“Although he was a son, he learned obedience from what he suffered” (Hebrews 5:8).

Obedience is the sign of trust.
πŸ™Heavenly Father, help us to obey You in everything like Your only Son and prove that we really trust You and Your unchanging Word.

Are we careful to obey every command inΒ  the scripture?

Quote for the day: “Faith is not only a commitment to the promises of Christ; faith is also a commitment to the demands of Christ.” β€” William Barclay

Thought for the day.

“The LORD will not allow the righteous to hunger, But He will reject the craving of the wicked” (Proverbs 10:3).

God gives only the best for His children.
πŸ™Heavenly Father, help us to remember that You will not withhold any good thing from us and help us to be thankful always.

A child of God must have a grateful heart always.Β 

Quote for the day: “I am always content with what happens; for I know that what God chooses is better than what I choose.” β€” Epictetus

Thought for the day.

“See, I am setting before you today a blessing and a curse” (Deuteronomy 11:26).

Choosing God’s ways will bring blessings.
πŸ™Heavenly Father, help us to choose to walk in Your ways always so that we may not be cursed in life.

Are we always taking wise decisions only based on God’s Word?

Quote for the day: “Decisions which are made in the light of God’s |Word are stable and show wisdom.” β€” Vonette Z. Bright

Thought for the day.

“The city is left in ruins, its gate is battered to pieces” (Isaiah 24:12).

Everything will fail but God never fails.
πŸ™Heavenly Father, help us to put our trust only in You who never changes and help us never to put our trust on anything around us which will fail.

Are we fooling ourselves by trusting things around us?

Quote for the day: “Be assured, if you walk with Him and look to Him, and expect help from Him, He will never fail you.” β€” George Mueller

Thought for the day.

“And anyone who does not carry his cross and follow me cannot be my disciple” (Luke 14:27).

These are the words of our Lord Jesus.
πŸ™Heavenly Father, help us to remember that we have to pay a heavy price to be a disciple of Christ even though You give us salvation free of cost.

Are we enjoying salvation selfishly?

Quote for the day: “Salvation is free, … but discipleship will cost you your life.” β€” Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Thought for the day.

“You do not have, because you do not ask God” (James 4:2).

God gives His grace only to those who ask.
πŸ™Heavenly Father, help us to remember that You do not interfere in any human life unless permission is given.

Are we enjoying the abundant grace of God?

Quote for the day: “God does not give His grace as He gives His sunshine – pouring it out on all alike.” β€” J. R. Miller

Thought for the day.

“For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all” (2Corinthians 4:17).

Our eternity depends on our life on earth.
πŸ™Heavenly Father, help us to remember that once we leave this earth there can be no change at all and therefore help us to live here in the light of eternity.

How strong is our treasure in heaven?

Quote for the day: “God hath given to man a short time here upon earth, and yet upon this short time eternity depends.” β€” Jeremy Taylor