Thursday, June 7, 2018


Today’s Reading: Matthew 6

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The Church of the Beatitudes was built on the traditional location of Jesus’ Sermon On The Mount.

Key Verse: Matthew 6:33 (NKJV)

But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you.


Today’s blog title is from a popular Jamaican song. Perhaps “Be Joyful” would be better, as happiness depends on happenings. You may want to read again Matthew 6:25-33.

Joy depends on your faith that Jesus is present. The Apostle Paul, in Philippians 4:11, shared, “I have learned in whatsoever state I am, there to be content.” Being content has nothing to do with material possessions. Knowledge of God’s love and care is enough. Put God first. He’ll provide employment, business opportunities and Good Samaritans when in trouble. All things we really need will come our way. Trust God. He won’t fail you!


Lord God I pray for health, strength and ambition to do my part and to seek Your daily blessings. I am resolved to trust You for my every need. I ask these mercies in Jesus’ Name. Amen!


I was 20 years old. Taking a year off from my theological studies to help establish a new congregation seemed like a good idea. I had determined to spend full time in door-to-door evangelism, teaching God’s Word to children, helping needy people cut and pile wood for heat, and cooking for the coming winter, etc., but I had no regular income. One morning I put cornflakes in my bowl but had no money to buy milk. A couple of spoonfuls of dry cornflakes and I had a full-blown “pity party.” I recovered sufficiently to pray and felt I should walk to the Post Office. The clerk handed me one letter, and guess what? Someone blessed me with $5.00. Milk and even brown sugar sure tasted good on my cereal. Yes, later that year I worked in construction and even as a supply teacher in public school. Everything I truly needed was supplied. God is faithful. He never fails!

Written with love & prayer,



7 thoughts on “Thursday, June 7, 2018

  1. Hi Im just posting so i can see if any of my favorite “posting people” are still posting stuff. Blessings to you all.

  2. Thank You Jesus that You supply all my need; You are all I need; I surrender all to you and trust in you; I acknowledge you in all my ways for You direct my path. Blessed be the Name of the Lord, for ever and ever.

    Thank You for this blog; So good to hear David’s personal story; filled with a truth and a lesson. Thank you Reynold for faithfully providing a picture to go with this daily manna. Thank you Ron and Ann for your faithfulness to continue providing this daily manna !

    Have a wonderful day, be blessed!

  3. TY Anne and Irene for your prayer support yesterday! blessings to all
    pray that swimming goes well tonight, no bullies around ANYWHERE IN OR NEAR THE POOL!
    praying the Lord grants me a financial breakthrough SOON! need to clear debts, help family/friends/mission/do upgrades/then in prayer decide what to do…….
    Thank you everyone who prays for each other, this is so uplifting…in Jesus Name we Pray amen…..

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