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Thought and Prayer for Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Tuesday, August 19, 2014      6 comments

August 19, 2014 GREED Most of us don’t think of ourselves as being greedy. However, greed can creep up on us if we aren’t careful. Greed is focusing on something or someone so much that we lose focus on God. Greed is when we wake up thinki... Read more
Thought and Prayer for Monday, August 18, 2014
Monday, August 18, 2014      4 comments

August 18, 2014 SELF-CONTROL IN RELATIONSHIPS If we really thought about God’s purpose of our relationships, we would take the focus off of us and put it on other people. The relationships we have with others is not about what we can get bu... Read more
Thought and Prayer for Sunday, August 17, 2014
Sunday, August 17, 2014      6 comments

August 17, 2014 UNBELIEVERS We all know people who don’t believe in God. For whatever reason. They know about God. They know He is real. But they don’t trust in Him and believe He will give them eternal life. Having self-control around unbe... Read more
Thought and Prayer for Saturday, August 16, 2014
Saturday, August 16, 2014      5 comments

August 16, 2014 FREE TIME We all have some free time each day. Some of us use our free time wisely while others of us get side tracked in the things of the world. Some of us have the self-control to do what God calls us to do with our free ... Read more
Thought and Prayer for Friday, August 15, 2014
Friday, August 15, 2014      7 comments

August 15, 2014 LIGHTEN OUR LOAD When we carry a heavy bag around for a while, it gets burdensome. When we have to tote it all day long, we become weary. When we take it with us for weeks or months, we begin to feel extra pains in our bodie... Read more
Thought and Prayer for Thursday, August 14, 2014
Thursday, August 14, 2014      3 comments

August 14, 2014 DEEPLY AND COMPLETELY When we do something 100%, we are totally committed to it. When we put everything else aside so we can focus on that one thing, we are deeply and completely committed. We are practicing self-control wit... Read more
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

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