Tag Archives: Meditation

Food For Thought 2/02/2023

They Dared Lose Home Dr. Truett of Texas was invited to a church that was raising $6,500 to dedicate a church building. After $3,500 had been promised, the offerings ceased. Then a plainly-dressed woman arose and spoke to her husband … Continue reading

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Reflecting With God 2/02/2023

Thinking, praying, reading, studying the Bible – when we do these things, we are reflecting on the Word of God. To reflect is to contemplate and/or consider, and God wants us to deeply reflect on His Word so that we … Continue reading

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Food For Thought 2/01/2023

Criswell Returns 30-Year Salary W. A. Criswell, pastor of the 18,000-member First Baptist Church of Dallas, Texas, gave back to the church $600,000, his salary accumulated over the past 30 years. Dr. Criswell told his congregation that when he entered … Continue reading

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Reflecting With God 2/01/2023

Thinking, praying, reading, studying the Bible – when we do these things, we are reflecting on the Word of God. To reflect is to contemplate and/or consider, and God wants us to deeply reflect on His Word so that we … Continue reading

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Food For Thought 1/31/2023

More Losses Than Giving The average American misplaces more money each year than the per-member contributions to a majority of U. S. church denominations, says President Arthur R. Mckay of McCormick Theological Seminary. Cash lost averages $75 per person annually, … Continue reading

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Reflecting With God 1/31/2023

Thinking, praying, reading, studying the Bible – when we do these things, we are reflecting on the Word of God. To reflect is to contemplate and/or consider, and God wants us to deeply reflect on His Word so that we … Continue reading

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Food For Thought 1/30/2023

Higher Income Means Lower Giving The Russell Sage Foundation several years ago published the results of a survey. In the United States, families with a net income of less than $3,000 a year gave more than 60% of all the … Continue reading

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Reflecting With God 1/30/2023

Thinking, praying, reading, studying the Bible – when we do these things, we are reflecting on the Word of God. To reflect is to contemplate and/or consider, and God wants us to deeply reflect on His Word so that we … Continue reading

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Food For Thought 1/27/2023

Total Giving Statistics And Average Individual Giving Annual religious contributions in 1970s were estimated at over $14 billion. That includes 9.5 billion from Protestants, 3.7 billion from Catholics, and 847 million from Jews. The total given to all charitable causes … Continue reading

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Reflecting With God 1/27/2023

Thinking, praying, reading, studying the Bible – when we do these things, we are reflecting on the Word of God. To reflect is to contemplate and/or consider, and God wants us to deeply reflect on His Word so that we … Continue reading

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Food For Thought 1/26/2023

Length of A Generation A generation is defined as a length of time it takes for a father to be succeeded by his child. It is popularly considered to be 33 years. A Bible generation is sometimes regarded as 70 … Continue reading

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Reflecting With God 1/26/2023

Thinking, praying, reading, studying the Bible – when we do these things, we are reflecting on the Word of God. To reflect is to contemplate and/or consider, and God wants us to deeply reflect on His Word so that we … Continue reading

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Food For Thought 1/25/2023

What Generation Did Christ Mean? What generation? Obviously, in context, the generation that would see the signs: chief among them the rebirth of Israel. A generation in the Bible is something like forty years. If this is a correct deduction, … Continue reading

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Reflecting With God 1/25/2023

Thinking, praying, reading, studying the Bible – when we do these things, we are reflecting on the Word of God. To reflect is to contemplate and/or consider, and God wants us to deeply reflect on His Word so that we … Continue reading

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Food For Thought 1/24/2023

The X Generation “Jesus said there would be a future generation with certain characteristics to indicate that the end is near. In other words, there is an “X generation” at some point in history where all the signs converge . … Continue reading

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Reflecting With God 1/24/2023

Thinking, praying, reading, studying the Bible – when we do these things, we are reflecting on the Word of God. To reflect is to contemplate and/or consider, and God wants us to deeply reflect on His Word so that we … Continue reading

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Food For Thought 1/23/2023

Death Row Gambling Refused Three bandits went to the electric chair in Illinois, but the singular thing was the grim scene before the execution. They were offered a chance to gamble to determine the order in which they would die: … Continue reading

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Reflecting With God 1/23/2023

Thinking, praying, reading, studying the Bible – when we do these things, we are reflecting on the Word of God. To reflect is to contemplate and/or consider, and God wants us to deeply reflect on His Word so that we … Continue reading

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Recovering The Opera House

Shortly after the Crosby Opera House was erected in Chicago about 1865, its owner, Uranus H. Crosby, realized it was a financial failure and conceived an ingenious scheme to save his investment. Announcing that the theater was to be raffled … Continue reading

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Reflecting With God 1/20/2023

Thinking, praying, reading, studying the Bible – when we do these things, we are reflecting on the Word of God. To reflect is to contemplate and/or consider, and God wants us to deeply reflect on His Word so that we … Continue reading

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