Today is March 21, 2018
Verse of the Day -- Psalm 77:11
Surely I will remember Thy wonders of old.
THOUGHT FOR THE DAY
History IS important.
BIBLE STUDY FOR THE DAY
Schools today are openly downplaying the importance of history. But God wants
us to remember the past so we don't make the same mistakes again and again. The often-repeated phrase "History repeats
itself" originally came from Ecclesiastes 1:9:
That which has been is that which will be, and that which has been done is that which will be done. So there is nothing
new under the sun.
By looking back, we make better decisions for the future.
. . . As for the former events, declare what they were, that
we may consider them and know their outcome. -Isaiah 41:22
course, without history, how would we "tell of all Thy wonders"?
I will give thanks to the LORD with all my heart;
I will tell of all Your wonders. -Psalm
QUESTION FOR THE DAY
In a previous GML, you explained what a cult is. I know a family that belongs to exactly what you describe is a cult.
They are definitely religious, but not true to Scripture. I have tried to speak the truth using the Bible to point out their
error, but they just twist God's Word. I am in desperate need of direction as I fear these family members may die without
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We commend your boldness in witnessing. Unfortunately, since "fools despise wisdom
and instruction" (Proverbs 1:7), it may be a while before any fruit is seen from God's efforts through
you. Realize what you are dealing with:
. . the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelieving, that they might not see the light of the gospel . . . -2 Corinthians
. . . our struggle is not against flesh and blood but against . . . spiritual
forces of wickedness in the heavenly places. -Ephesians 6:12
you believe God has laid this family on your heart, and it sounds like He may have, then you should take a long-term approach
to your continued witnessing to them.
Rather than looking for opportunities to tell them they
are wrong, look for ways to love and help them. Allow for God to work through you and be seen in everything you do. Pray for
them daily, or more often. Always be ready with a smile to help in any way you can.
for God, if it be His will, to open a door of opportunity (Colossians 4:3) to explain why you love them. Remember, they are
in the same condition you were in before you were saved.
at the same time for us as well, that God will open up to us a door for the word, so that we may speak forth the mystery of
Christ, for which I have also been imprisoned -Colossians 4:3
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Satan's Top Two Cults -James Walker
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