A Thought for Your Day — 30

A Thought for Your Day

1Samuel 4:2-4, The Philistines drew up in battle array to meet Israel. When the battle spread, Israel was defeated before the Philistines who killed about four thousand men on the battlefield. When the people came into the camp, the elders of Israel said, “Why has the LORD defeated us today before the Philistines? Let us… continue reading»

A Thought for Your Day — 29

A Thought for Your Day

Gen 28:20-22, Then Jacob made a vow, saying, “If God will be with me and will keep me on this journey that I take, and will give me food to eat and garments to wear, and I return to my father’s house in safety, then the LORD will be my God. “This stone, which I… continue reading»

A Thought for Your Day — 28

A Thought for Your Day

Mark 4:3-9, “Listen to this! Behold, the sower went out to sow; as he was sowing, some seed fell beside the road, and the birds came and ate it up. “Other seed fell on the rocky ground where it did not have much soil; and immediately it sprang up because it had no depth of… continue reading»

A Thought for Your Day — 27

A Thought for Your Day

Gen 32:1, Now as Jacob went on his way, the angels of God met him. Jacob said when he saw them, “This is God’s camp.” So he named that place Mahanaim, (an encampment of troops). There is a story similar to this found in 2 Kings 6:15, “Now when the attendant of the man of… continue reading»

A Thought for Your Day — 26

A Thought for Your Day

Genesis 31:20, “And Jacob deceived Laban the Aramean by not telling him that he was fleeing.” The motive behind his deception was fear. Gen 31:31, Then Jacob replied to Laban, “Because I was afraid, for I thought that you would take your daughters from me by force.” Jacob was forced to confront his fear when… continue reading»