PRAYER AND COMPASSION

Posted Yesterday, 12:00 by Praise and Power on Inspiration


PRAISE AND POWER                       PRAYER AND COMPASSION                       October 20, 2019
Ephesians 2:8 -10 declares that at the time of the new birth, God created spirit in us, unto good works.            
II Timothy 3:16 -17 then goes on to say that He gave us His Word so that we might be fully equipped unto all good works. Among the works we can do is pray. We can pray with the understanding and with the spirit.
Yet there is...

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TODAY'S MANNA for Monday, Oct. 21, 2019

Posted Yesterday, 12:00 by Spirit Of Truth Ministries on Inspiration


TODAY'S MANNA for Monday, Oct. 21, 2019
Seek the Lord and His wisdom for your day to day things!
 
            So teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom.
Psalms 90:12                New King James Version
 
THOUGHTS ABOUT TODAY'S VERSE...
   So often we look up and time has passed us by and we wonder what has happened.  I mean it seems like my son was just born a few years ago, and yet he's already quickly approaching 46. ...

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TODAY'S MANNA for Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019

Posted Oct 19th, 12:00 by Spirit Of Truth Ministries on Inspiration


TODAY'S MANNA for Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019
Make God your all in all!
 
   I will love You,  O Lord, my strength.  The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer;  My God, my strength, in whom I take trust;  My shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.
Psalm 18:1-2                New King James Version
 
THOUGHTS ABOUT TODAY'S VERSE...
   We sing it and we say it in our private praise and prayers:  "Father, God, we love you."  But notice very carefully...

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Advance Notice

Posted Oct 18th, 12:00 by thedailyencourager on Inspiration


God Has Given Us Advance Notice
Frequently God doesn't make sense. There seems to be no rhyme or reason for what is going on. Circumstances just don't seem to be squaring up with what we know about God. We become frustrated, taste bitterness, begin to doubt, experience confusion and feelings of helplessness and defeat.  That should come as no surprise. God has already given us advance notice. "My thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways," declares the Lord...

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PRAYER A PART OF LIFE

Posted Oct 17th, 12:00 by Praise and Power on Inspiration


PRAISE AND POWER                                PRAYER A PART OF LIFE                               October 15, 2019
Prayer should not be a religious ritual but a way of life which involves practicing the presence of God. Some people memorize "prayers." Some read a prepared "prayer." 
Matthew 6 sets out some boundaries for our prayer life. "Take heed that ye do not alms before men, to be seen of them: otherwise ye have no reward of your Father which is in heaven.” (Matthew.6:1) It's not to be done...

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Blind To Our Sin

Posted Oct 17th, 12:00 by thedailyencourager on Inspiration


BLIND TO OUR SIN
The following is a true story (though the details tend to vary slightly according to which source you use.)
Back in 1893, there was a group of four sisters in Iowa. They called themselves the Cherry Sisters and made their stage debut in Cedar Rapids in a skit they wrote themselves.  It was terrible.  But, for three years, the Cherry Sisters performed to packed theaters throughout the Midwest.  People came to see them to find out if they were as bad...

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A Muddy Path

Posted Oct 16th, 12:00 by thedailyencourager on Inspiration


 
Muddy Path
 
"The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make his face shine upon you and be gracious to you; the Lord turn his face toward you and give you peace."  (Numbers 6:24-26)
May God be gracious to us and bless us and make his face shine upon us.   (Psalm 67:1)
What a perfect day for a fall hike.  We were excited to get outdoors in crisp air and bright sunshine. The path was just wide enough to have been...

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A Place of Peace

Posted Oct 15th, 12:00 by thedailyencourager on Inspiration


A Place of Peace
Jesus was preparing his disciples for tough times. He was about to ascend to the Father and they would be on their own -- left to find their way through this world alone. And yet, they would not be alone. For He Himself would be with them as the Comforter, the Counselor, the Holy Spirit.
In 1520, Ferdinand Magellan battled for an entire year to find a passage around South America. There at the very tip of the...

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The Motive Is Everything

Posted Oct 14th, 12:00 by thedailyencourager on Inspiration


“The Motive Is Everything”
Jonathan Edwards, one of America's greatest theologians and one of the catalysts of the of the First Great Awakening, lived by two resolutions above all others:
    Resolution One: I will live for God.
    Resolution Two: If no one else does, I still will.
In The Pursuit of God, A. W. Tozer issued this invitation:
“Let every man abide in the calling wherein he is called and his work will be as sacred as the work of the ministry. It is...

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TODAY'S MANNA

Posted Oct 13th, 12:00 by Spirit Of Truth Ministries on Inspiration


Judging from the overwhelming lack of support for this mailing it appears that "Today's Manna" may have seen it's last mailing!
 
 
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Night Shift

Posted Oct 11th, 12:00 by thedailyencourager on Inspiration


Night Shift
"Behold, bless the Lord, all you servants of the Lord, who by night stand in the house of the Lord. Lift up your hands in the sanctuary, and bless the Lord. The Lord that made heaven and earth bless you out of Zion." (Psalm 134:1-3)
Years ago when I was attending seminary, I worked the night shift on occasion. It paid a little more money than the day shift, but I was a bit lonely. If you've ever had to...

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The Greatest Mathematical Puzzle in History

Posted Oct 10th, 12:00 by thedailyencourager on Inspiration


The Greatest Mathematical Puzzle in History
Moses and the people were in the desert - but what was he going to do with them? They had to be fed, and feeding 2 or 3 million people requires a lot of food. 
According to the Quartermaster General of the Army, it is reported that Moses would have to have had 1500 tons of food each day. Do you know that to bring that much food each day, two freight trains, each a mile long,...

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God's Timing

Posted Oct 9th, 12:00 by thedailyencourager on Inspiration


God's Timing
In the fall of 2011, our Medical Mission Team was heading to the airport, fully loaded with twenty extra suitcases full of medicine, ready for a week of Medical Missions in Ecuador.
However, in transit, we received a distressing call from our missionary. Ecuadorian customs had changed their regulations. All the forms and authorization papers we had from the Ecuadorian Consulate were not enough.  We needed more forms and there just wasn't enough time to process all of them.
Deeply disappointed, we unloaded...

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TODAY'S MANNA

Posted Oct 8th, 12:00 by Spirit Of Truth Ministries on Inspiration


 
As you may have noticed the Today's Manna has been absent now for a few days. I have suffered equipment malfunctions that have made accessing and using my data impossible. Repair of the equipment has failed and I must now purchase new computer and related equipment. LAcking any ministry support for the last few months I will be without equipment until the funds become available to buy new equipment. If you would like to help with that purchase you may...

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Spiritual Warfare

Posted Oct 8th, 12:00 by thedailyencourager on Inspiration


Spiritual Warfare
 
"For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places." Ephesians 6:12
 
Billy Graham tells a story of a boxer who was engaged in a boxing match and was being badly beaten.  Battered and bruised, he leaned over the ropes and said to his trainer, "Please throw in the towel!  This guy is killing me!" 
The trainer said, "Oh no, he's not.  He's not...

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