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Bible Food For Thought (Part 5).

Bible Food For Thought (Part 5).
NOTE:
This
is the f
ifth
and final post

in
a series of Guest Posts used with permission from Pastor Jerry
Johnson of
Beacon
Of Light Christian Center Church

in
Overland Park, Kansas
.
Questions
or Comments about these

“Bible Food For Thought” Posts,
please
call Pastor Johnson at
(816)
492-5916
.




41.
BLAME YOURSELF AS YOU WOULD BLAME OTHERS;


EXCUSE
OTHERS AS YOU WOULD EXCUSE YOURSELF.





Matthew
7:12 (NIV)
says So
in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for
this sums up the Law and the Prophets.”




42.
OTHERS CAN STOP YOU TEMPORARILY –


YOU
ARE THE ONLY ONE WHO CAN DO IT PERMANENTLY.





1
Corinthians 9:24 (NIV)
says Do
you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets
the prize? Run in such a way as to get the prize.”




43.
CONSIDER THE TURTLE, HE MAKES PROGRESS


ONLY
WHEN HE STICKS HIS NECK OUT.





Matthew
14:28-29 (NIV)
says
Lord, if it’s you,’ Peter replied, ‘tell me to come
to you on the water.’Come,’ he said. Then Peter got
down out of the boat, walked on the water and came toward Jesus.”




44.
A WINNER MAKES COMMITMENTS;


A
LOSER MAKES PROMISES.




Psalm
15:1-2 (NIV)
says Lord,
who may dwell in your sacred tent? Who may live on your holy
mountain? The one whose walk is blameless, who does what is
righteous, who speaks the truth from their heart.”




Psalm
15:4 (NIV)
says “Who despises a vile person but honors
those who fear the Lord; who keeps an oath even when it hurts, and
does not change their mind.”




45.
FAITH DOESN’T MAKE ANYTHING HAPPEN –


FAITH
RESTS ON SOMETHING THAT HAS HAPPENED.




Psalm
62:1 (NIV)
says
Truly
my soul finds rest in God; my salvation comes from him.”




46.
WHAT IS MORAL IS WHAT YOU FEEL GOOD ABOUT AFTER.




Matthew
5:8 (NIV
) says Blessed
are the pure in heart, for they will see God.”




47.
WHENEVER A MAN IS READ
Y
TO UNCOVER HIS SINS,


GOD
IS READ
Y
TO COVER THEM.





Proverbs
28:13 (NIV)
says Whoever
conceals their sins does not prosper, but the one who confesses and
renounces them finds mercy.”




48.
GOD NEVER ASKS ABOUT OUR ABILITY OR INABILITY,


JUST
OUR AVAILABILITY.




Isaiah
6:8 (NIV)
says
Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, ‘Whom shall I
send? And who will go for us?’ And I said, ‘Here am I. Send
me!’ “




49.
YOU CAN’T ACT LIKE A SKUNK


WITHOUT
SOMEONE GETTING WIND ABOUT IT.





Matthew
12:35 (NIV)
says
A
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.”




50.
GOD ALWAYS GIVES HIS BEST TO THOSE


WHO
LEAVE THE CHOICE
WITH
HIM.





Psalm
68:19 (NIV)
says Praise
be to the Lord, to God our Savior, who daily bears our burdens.”




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