Bible Food For Thought (Part 2).



NOTE: This is the second in a series of Guest Posts used with permission from Pastor Jerry Johnson of Beacon Of Light Christian Center Church in Overland Park, Kansas.

11. PEOPLE MAY DOUBT WHAT YOU SAY,
BUT THEY WILL ALWAYS BELIEVE WHAT YOU DO.

Matthew 12:33 (NIV) says “Make a tree good and its fruit will be good, or make a tree bad and its fruit will be bad, for a tree is recognized by its fruit.”

12. A PROFESSIONAL IS SOMEONE WHO CAN DO
HIS/HER BEST WHEN HE/SHE DOESN’T FEEL LIKE IT.

1 Corinthians 9:25 (NIV) says Everyone who competes in the games goes into strict training. They do it to get a crown that will not last, but we do it to get a crown that will last forever.”

13. PEOPLE WHO FLY INTO A RAGE
ALWAYS MAKE A BAD LANDING.

Proverbs 19:11 (NIV) says A person’s wisdom yields patience; it is to one’s glory to overlook an offense.”

14. OBSTACLES ARE THOSE FRIGHTFUL THINGS
YOU SEE WHEN YOU TAKE YOUR EYES OFF THE GOAL.

Matthew 14:29-31 (NIV) says “‘Come,’ he said. Then Peter got down out of the boat, walked on the water and came toward Jesus. But when he saw the wind, he was afraid and, beginning to sink, cried out, ‘Lord, save me!’ Immediately Jesus reached out his hand and caught him. ‘You of little faith,’ he said, ‘why did you doubt?’”

15. THE PRICE OF GREATNESS IS RESPONSIBILITY.

Matthew 23:11 (NIV) says The greatest among you will be your servant.”

16. THE HEART HAS NO SECRET
OUR CONDUCT DOES NOT REVEAL.

Matthew 12:35 (NIV) saysA good man brings good things out of the good stored up in him, and an evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in him.”

17. TO KNOW THE WILL OF GOD IS THE GREATEST KNOWLEDGE,
TO FIND THE WILL OF GOD IS THE GREATEST DISCOVERY,
AND TO DO THE WILL OF GOD IS THE GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT.

John 12:26 (NIV) says Whoever serves me must follow me; and where I am, my servant also will be. My Father will honor the one who serves me.”

18. PEOPLE WITH TACT HAVE LESS TO RETRACT.

Proverbs 15:28 (NIV) says The heart of the righteous weighs its answers, but the mouth of the wicked gushes evil.”

19. LIFE IS NOT A PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED,
BUT A GIFT TO BE ENJOYED.

Psalm 118:24 (NIV) says The Lord has done it this very day; let us rejoice today and be glad.”

20. A LOT OF PEOPLE GET AHEAD
DURING THE TIME THAT OTHERS WASTE.

Proverbs 10:4 (NIV) says Lazy hands make for poverty, but diligent hands bring wealth.”

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