TFTD - March 2011
Posted 02 March 2011 - 02:03 PM
"The riddles of God are more satisfying than the solutions of man."
- GK Chesterton
"By wisdom the LORD laid the earth's foundations,
by understanding he set the heavens in place;
by his knowledge the deeps were divided,
and the clouds let drop the dew."
Posted 02 March 2011 - 02:03 PM
"I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just,
that His justice cannot sleep forever."
- Thomas Jefferson
"Let the field be joyful, and all that is therein: then shall
all the trees of the wood rejoice before the Lord:
for he cometh, for he cometh to judge the earth:
he shall judge the world with righteousness,
and the people with his truth."
Posted 03 March 2011 - 12:06 PM
"As we all enter this life God asks no one whether he will accept life.
This is not the choice. The only choice you have as you go through
life is how you will live it."
"But if serving the LORD seems undesirable to you,
then choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve ...
But as for me and my household, we will serve the LORD."
Posted 04 March 2011 - 05:47 AM
"Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it."
- Publilius Syrus (1st Century BC)
"Instruct a wise man and he will be wiser still;
teach a righteous man and he will add to his learning."
Posted 05 March 2011 - 11:56 AM
"Today's process is God's faithfulness to his promise."
- David Parsons
"The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness;
but is longsuffering to usward, not willing that any should perish,
but that all should come to repentance. "
2 Peter 3:9
Posted 06 March 2011 - 06:02 AM
"Live so that when your children think of fairness and integrity, they think of you."
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
"Direct your children onto the right path, and when they are older, they will not leave it."
Posted 07 March 2011 - 12:58 PM
"Flatter me, and I may not believe you.
Criticize me, and I may not like you.
Ignore me, and I may not forgive you.
Encourage me, and I will not forget you."
- William Arthur Ward
"Therefore encourage one another and
build each other up,
just as in fact you are doing."
1 Thessalonians 5:11
Posted 08 March 2011 - 12:28 PM
"Humility does not mean you think less of yourself.
It means you think of yourself less."
- Ken Blanchard
"All of you, clothe yourselves with
humility toward one another,
because, 'God opposes the proud
but gives grace to the humble.'"
1 Peter 5:5
Posted 09 March 2011 - 12:25 PM
"Good habits are as easy to form as bad ones."
- Tim McCarver
"Let us not give up meeting together,
as some are in the habit of doing,
but let us encourage one another –
and all the more as you see the Day approaching."
Posted 10 March 2011 - 05:34 AM
"Personal mastery teaches us to choose. Choosing is a courageous act:
picking the results and actions which you will make into your destiny."
- Peter Senge
"But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength;
they shall mount up with wings as eagles;
they shall run and not be weary;
and they shall walk and not faint."
Posted 11 March 2011 - 09:37 AM
"Clear conscience never fears midnight knocking."
- Chinese Proverb
"And herein do I exercise myself, to have always a conscience
void of offence toward God, and toward men."
- Acts 24:16
Posted 12 March 2011 - 06:56 AM
"A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner."
- English Proverb
"Dear friends, do not be surprised at the painful trial you are suffering,
as though something strange were happening to you.
But rejoice that you participate in the sufferings of Christ,
so that you may be overjoyed when his glory is revealed.
If you are insulted because of the name of Christ, you are blessed,
for the Spirit of glory and of God rests on you."
1 Peter 4:12-14
Posted 13 March 2011 - 02:00 AM
"The Word of God must be Read and Heard with Diligence that so
you may arrive to the Knowledge that is needful for you."
- Cotton Mather
"But without faith it is impossible to please him:
for he that cometh to God must believe that he is,
and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him."
Posted 14 March 2011 - 08:43 AM
"THERE are two freedoms:
The false, where a man is free to do what he likes;
The true, where a man is free to do what he ought."
- Robert Roberts
"Freedom in Christ
For you were called to freedom….
only do not turn your freedom into an
opportunity for the flesh,
but through love serve one another."
Posted 15 March 2011 - 11:15 AM
"Man's way leads to a hopeless end
- God's way leads to an endless hope."
"The hope of the righteous ends in gladness,
but the expectation of the wicked comes to nothing."
Posted 16 March 2011 - 12:24 AM
"Man may dismiss compassion from his heart, but God never will."
- William Cowper (1731-1800)
"As a father has compassion on his children,
so the Lord has compassion on those who fear him."
Posted 17 March 2011 - 10:15 AM
"The fastest way to lose what we call our good character is to lose our honesty."
"To do what is right and just is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice."
Posted 18 March 2011 - 05:49 AM
"Engage in those activities which will please God,
which you feel and know will please God,
rather than in activities which will please you."
- Sri Sathya Sai Baba
"Through Jesus, therefore, let us continually offer to God
a sacrifice of praisethe fruit of lips that confess his name.
And do not forget to do good and to share with others,
for with such sacrifices God is pleased."
Posted 19 March 2011 - 09:04 AM
"A good memory is one that can remember the day's blessings
and forget the day's troubles."
"Praise the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all His benefits."
Posted 20 March 2011 - 02:18 AM
"Faith isn't the ability to believe long and far into the misty future.
It's simply taking God at His Word and taking the next step."
- Joni Erickson Tada
"The Lord is gracious and compassionate.
The works of his hands are faithful and just;
all his precepts are trustworthy.
They are steadfast forever and ever,
done in faithfulness and uprightness."
Psalm 111:4, 7, 8
Posted 21 March 2011 - 04:03 AM
"The most universally awesome experience that mankind
knows is to stand alone on a clear night and look at the stars.
It was God who first set the stars in space; He is their Maker
and Master . . . such are His power and His majesty."
- J. I. Packer
"The heavens are telling the glory of God;
they are a marvelous display of His craftsmanship."
Posted 22 March 2011 - 04:55 AM
"Miracles are not a contradiction of nature.
They are only in contradiction of what we know of nature."
"And many other signs truly did Jesus in the presence of his disciples,
which are not written in this book: But these are written,
that ye might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God;
and that believing ye might have life through his name."
Posted 23 March 2011 - 11:19 AM
"Belief always precedes action."
- James Allen
"You see that a man is justified by works and not by faith alone.
For just as the body without the spirit is dead,
so also faith without works is dead."
James 2:24, 26
Posted 24 March 2011 - 09:31 AM
"I hope I shall always possess firmness and virtue enough
to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles,
the character of an honest man."
- George Washington
"For we are taking pains to do what is right,
not only in the eyes of the Lord but also in the eyes of men."
2 Corinthians 8:21
Posted 25 March 2011 - 12:56 AM
"We cannot hold a torch to light another's path
without brightening our own."
- Ben Sweetland
"... may all who search for you
be filled with joy and gladness in you.
May those who love your salvation
repeatedly shout, 'God is great!'"
Posted 26 March 2011 - 06:34 AM
"If you are patient in one moment of anger,
you will escape a hundred days of sorrow."
- Chinese proverb
" ... 'don't sin by letting anger control you.'
Don’t let the sun go down while you are still angry,"
Posted 27 March 2011 - 06:52 AM
"When nobody around you seems to measure up,
it's time to check your yardstick."
- Bill Lemley
"Don’t do anything for selfish purposes but with humility
think of others as better than yourselves."
Posted 28 March 2011 - 12:44 PM
"Life is too short for drama & petty things,
so kiss slowly, laugh ridiculously,
Love truly and forgive quickly."
"Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances
you may have against one another.
Forgive as the Lord forgave you.
And over all these virtues put on love,
which binds them all together in perfect unity."
Posted 29 March 2011 - 09:44 AM
"Life is lived in the present. Yesterday is gone.
Tomorrow is yet to be. Today is the miracle."
"He has made everything beautiful in its time.
He has also set eternity in the hearts of men;"
Posted 30 March 2011 - 06:49 AM
"Men often bear little grievances with less courage than they do large misfortunes."
- Aesop 620-560BC
"God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble."
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