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Thought and Prayer for Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Wednesday, August 13, 2014      3 comments

August 13, 2014 WHEN THINGS DON’T GO OUR WAY When things don’t go our way or something comes along that puts a kink in our plans, we have to take a different action than we intended. When our plans change due to the actions of others, we ne... Read more
Thought and Prayer for Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Tuesday, August 12, 2014      4 comments

August 12, 2014 LIVE TO PLEASE GOD We all could use a little more self-control in making the right decisions. Sometimes we make decisions based on what we want rather than doing the right thing. Other times we make decisions based on our fe... Read more
Thought and Prayer for Monday, August 11, 2014
Monday, August 11, 2014      7 comments

August 11, 2014 SELF-CONTROL TO LET GO When we get mad about a situation or about what someone has done and we continue to talk about it and brood over it, we are trying to control our feelings in a negative way. The best form of self-contr... Read more
Thought and Prayer for Sunday, August 10, 2014
Sunday, August 10, 2014      5 comments

August 10, 2014 SELF-CONTROL IN HEALTH When we have self-control with our body, we do the things God calls us to do with them. We don’t put things into our body that are not good. We get enough sleep. We exercise. We eat right. Having the s... Read more
Thought and Prayer for Saturday, August 9, 2014
Saturday, August 09, 2014      3 comments

August 9, 2014 SUNNY SIDE UP It’s true. Negative people bring us down. When others criticize, condemn or complain, we can do three things. First, we could stop them and change the subject. Second, we could encourage them and tell them good ... Read more
Thought and Prayer for Friday, August 8, 2014
Friday, August 08, 2014      6 comments

August 8, 2014 ACKNOWLEDGE GOD Ever walked past someone and they didn’t even look up and speak? Ever wonder what could possibly be on their minds that would cause them not to even look up and acknowledge you? Sometimes we too get distracted... Read more
Thought and Prayer for Thursday, August 7, 2014
Thursday, August 07, 2014      8 comments

August 7, 2014 SELF-CONTROL ISN’T EASY Just like training for a marathon, training to have self-control takes practice. It requires we stop doing what want and begin doing what we ought to do. It may mean we have to stand alone or speak out... Read more
Thought and Prayer for Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Wednesday, August 06, 2014      5 comments

August 6, 2014 REPLACEMENT SHAKE We have probably all tried one of those meal replacement shakes where we drink something that replaces the nutrients in the food we would have ate. The purpose is to help us become healthier and/or lose wei... Read more
Thought and Prayer for Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Tuesday, August 05, 2014      6 comments

August 5, 2014 KEEP YOUR EYES ON JESUS It seems we lose control of our emotions the most when we take our eyes off of Jesus. Think about it. When was the last time we made a bad decision? When we lost focus of the right thing to do. When we... Read more
Thought and Prayer for Monday, August 4, 2014
Monday, August 04, 2014      4 comments

August 4, 2014 FRIENDS OF THE WORLD These worldly things that consume us will eventually lead us down a path of destruction. We should be able to see that the things of the world are no good. If we take an honest assessment of what is going... Read more
Thought and Prayer for Sunday, August 3, 2014
Sunday, August 03, 2014      10 comments

August 3, 2014 STEP OUT IN FAITH There are times when God is working in our lives and we are allowing Him to carry us because we are not able to handle things on our own. Then there are times when He steps back and we have to step out in fa... Read more
Thought and Prayer for Saturday, August 2, 2014
Saturday, August 02, 2014      7 comments

August 2, 2014 EMOTIONALLY SPEAKING We sometimes lose control of our emotions. When we feel the world is pressing down on us. When we feel tired and alone. When we feel like all is lost. We may lose self-control and allow our emotions to ge... Read more
Thought and Prayer for Friday, August 1, 2014
Friday, August 01, 2014      3 comments

August 1, 2014 PRACTICE SELF-CONTROL Many of us don’t think about self-control all the time. We get busy doing our work, relaxing and having fun that we don’t take time to examine our thoughts and actions to see if we are acting out self-co... Read more
Thought and Prayer for Thursday, July 31, 2014
Thursday, July 31, 2014      8 comments

July 31, 2014 UNDERSTANDING ETERNAL VALUE We can go through the motions of the day, focus on the tasks we have to do and even get a lot of things done; however, if we aren’t working for the Lord then all is in vain. We need to understand th... Read more
Thought and Prayer for Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Wednesday, July 30, 2014      4 comments

July 30, 2014 BEYOND OUR UNDERSTANDING There are so many things in life that are beyond our understanding. We may have been hurt in the past. We may be currently going through tough times. We may be worried about the future. However, God un... Read more

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