Thought for the Day


A week-day daily 5-minute video reflection, applying a verse from the bible to life in lockdown today, brought to you by our elders, Ian, Simon and Chris with a few guests from time to time.


October
26 MonThe blessings of being forgivenPs. 32:1 Alasdair
23 FriThe help we need and the reason why1 Cor. 10:31, Heb. 4:16Simon
22 ThuFree from Covid restrictions2 Tim. 2:9Simon
21 WedEncouraging news about this morningLam. 3:22Simon
20 TueThe Steps of a Good ManPs. 37:23-24Chris
19 MonPray for our church leadersActs 21:20Jonathan
16 Fri So, is there anything which won’t ever fail you?Josh. 23:14Simon
15 ThuWhen your very heart fails you. What then?Ps. 73:26Simon
14 WedThrilling news for todayPs. 103:10Simon
13 TueDelight yourself in the LordPs. 37:4Chris
12 MonThanksgiving Ps. 100Alasdair
9 Fri Be a delight to God today.Prov. 15:8Simon
8 ThuSurvey the wondrous cross Rom. 5v8Simon
7 WedWords you can believe and build your life upon today.Ps. 119v160Simon
6 TueThe Lord who provides1 Kings 17Chris
5 MonLive today like it’s the last
p/w: swol#tftd
1 The. 5v2Jonathan
2 FriSomething to chew over (32 times!)Ps. 94 v 19Simon
1 ThuDeep delight in deep distress
Ps. 94 v 19Simon
September
30 WedCan we really know delight and comfort within anxiety?Ps. 94 v 19Simon
29 TueOpen our Eyes, Lord2 Kings 6Chris
28 MonThe Steadfast Love of the LordPs. 103v15-17Alasdair
25 FriMake space – but make room to encourageHeb. 10v25Simon
24 ThuFace coverings and uncovered faces2 Cor. 3v18
(Background: Ex. 34)
Simon
23 WedWash your handsJames 4v8Simon
22 TueHaggai’s two questionsChris
21 MonGod is faithful p/w: swol#tftd1 Sam. 2v2Jonathan
18 FriThe crowd that is good newsRev. 7v9Simon
17 ThuThe 6th hourMatt. 27v45Simon
16 WedThe LORD your God is a consuming fireDeut. 4v24Simon
15 TueA new yokeMatt. 11v29-30Chris
14 MonBut we see JesusHeb. 2v8-9Alasdair
11 FriThe Christmas they can’t cancel2 Cor. 8v9Simon
10 Thu Some humbled themselves2 Ch. 30v11Simon
9 Wed A sudden turn for the better2 Ch. 29v36Simon
8 Tue Where to find restMatt. 11v28Chris
7 Mon A prayer that prevailsLuke 22v32Simon
4 Fri The “wait” we can all enjoy1 Thes. 1v10, Tit. 2v13, Heb. 9v28 Simon
3 Thu An ambition for these Covid daysEph. 1v17Simon
2 Wed What the Shepshed fields remind us ofMatt. 9v37&38Simon
1 Tue The end and the beginningIs. 46v10Chris
August      
31 Mon Retirement?Neh. 8v25&26Ian
29 Sat I press onPhil. 3v12Ian
28 Fri Reasons to trust God, come what may!2 Sam. 15v26Simon
27 Thu Sing praises to God, sing praises!Ps. 47v6Simon
26 Wed Yes, Jesus’ blood covers the believer’s EVERY sin!1 John 1v7Simon
25 Tues My tears in his bottlePs. 56v8Ian
24 Mon I will praise His wordPs. 56v3&10Ian
22 Sat When I am afraid… I shall not be afraidPs. 56v3-4Ian
21 Fri How to avoid wedding shame!Matt. 22v1-14Simon
20 Thu Go on, boast!Jer. 9v24Simon
19 Wed Where is safe from the raging fire?1 Thes. 1v10Simon
18 Tue The King who lives foreverPs. 61v6-7Ian
17 Mon The shelter of Your wingsPs. 61v4Ian
15 Sat Lead me to the Rock that is higher than IPs. 61v2Ian
14 Fri Discovering that it was for youJohn 1v29Simon
13 Thu Sovereign Lord, reign in meLuke 19v14Simon
12 Wed Delight to tune your ears to this voiceLuke 9v35Simon
11 Tue When Jesus saw their faith…Mk. 5v2Ian
10 Mon Son, your sins are forgiven youMk. 2v5Ian
8 Sat Son, your sins are forgiven youMk. 2v5Ian
7 Fri Body Builders1 Thes. 5v11Simon
6 Thu Building a dwelling place that is fit for God1 Cor. 3v16Simon
5 Wed Remember you’re aliveRom. 6v11Simon
4 Tue Tested by fire1 Pet. 1v7Ian
3 Mon You who are kept by the power of God1 Pet. 1v5Ian
1 Sat The Lord will perfect that which concerns mePs. 138v8Ian
July
31 Fri Be careful where you plant your feet!1 Cor. 3v11Simon
30 Thu A necessary demolition work2 Cor. 10v4 Simon
29 Wed The time to be ground-breaking Hos. 10v12bSimon
28 Tue The Lord redeems the soul of his servantsPs. 34v22Ian
27 Mon Not one of his bones shall be brokenPs. 34v20Ian
25 Sat The Lord is near to the broken-hearted
Ps. 34v18Ian
24 Fri Be encouraged by what Jesus is doing right now1 Jn. 2v1Simon
23 Thu Where do the Father and Son make their home?Jn. 14v23Simon
22 Wed What’s your address?Ps. 90v1Simon
21 Tue Depart from evil and do good. Seek peace and pursue it Ps. 34v14Ian
20 Mon Oh, fear the Lord, you his saints!Ps. 34v9Ian
18 Sat Oh taste and see that the Lord is good Ps. 34v8Ian
17 Fri A sight to savour and stir.1 Jn. 3v2,3Simon
16 Thu It really doesn’t get any better than this!Mat. 13v16Simon
15 Wed When seeing is caring.Gen. 16v13Simon
14 Tue The Angel of the Lord…Ps. 34v7Ian
13 Mon This poor man cried out…Ps. 34v6Ian
11 Sat Those who look to him are radiantPs. 34v5Ian
10 Fri His desire is toward meSong. 7v10Simon
9 Thu The rebellion of joyHab. 3v18Simon
8 Wed The marvellous justice of God!1 Jn. 1v9Simon
7 Tue Oh magnify the Lord with me!Ps. 34v3Ian
6 Mon I will bless the Lord at all times… Ps. 34v1Ian
4 Sat The fruit of the Spirit – Self-control Gal. 5v22-23Ian
3 Fri Come on in!Jn. 19v19Simon
2 Thu Please, make sure you know HimActs 17v23Simon
1 Wed The loving EngraverIs. 49v16Simon
June
30 Tue The fruit of the Spirit – GentlenessGal. 5v22Ian
29 Mon The fruit of the Spirit – FaithfulnessGal. 5v22Ian
27 Sat The fruit of the Spirit – GoodnessGal. 5v22Ian
26 Fri Draw near to God and He will draw near to you Jas. 4v8Simon
25 Thu Close encounters of a Divine kind
Deu. 4v7, Ps.145v18 Simon
24 Wed Nearer than you thinkActs 17v27 & Is. 55v6Simon
23 TueThe fruit of the Spirit – KindnessGal. 5v22Ian
22 Mon The fruit of the Spirit – PatienceGal. 5v22Ian
20 Sat The fruit of the Spirit – Peace Gal. 5v22Ian
19 Fri The importance (and joy) of getting our priorities right Mt. 6v33Simon
18 Thu The beauty and the balance of a king’s 2 questions.1Ch. 29v5&14Simon
17 Wed Medicine for a bad dayMt. 12v20Simon
16 Tue The fruit of the Spirit – is joyGal. 5v22 Ian
15 Mon The fruit of the Spirit – is loveGal. 5v22Ian
13 Sat The fruit of the Spirit… against such there is no law. Gal.5v22-23 Ian
12 Fri Living in the bubble of 5 great promises!Is. 41v10Simon
11 Thu What a place to be!Ps. 31v15 Simon
10 Wed Soil in which I would really blossom
Jer. 32v3Simon
9 Tue Whoever calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved Joel 2v32Ian
8 Mon Forgive us our debts . . .Mt.6v12 Ian
6 Sat If the Son makes you free, you shall be free indeed. Jn. 8v36Ian
5 Fri Remembering those who have it tougher than we do. Mat. 5v44Simon
4 Thu Wishing you a very happy birth todayJn. 3v3&5Simon
3 Wed Do I really need God’s forgiveness, too?Mk. 2v5&10Simon
2 Tue Search me, O God! Ps. 139v23-24 Ian
1 Mon Do you hate what God hates?Ps. 139v19 Ian
May
30 Sat The precious thoughts of God. Ps. 139v17-18 Ian
29 Fri The ascension of Christ.Acts1v9-11Simon
28 Thu A blessing where you might not expect oneRev.14v13Simon
27 Wed Loving one another in practice.1Jn.3v18Simon
26 Tue All my days are written in Your book.
Ps.139v15-16Ian
25 Mon You are wonderfully made.Ps.139v13Ian
23 Sat Even the darkness is not dark to you. Ps.139v11-12 Ian
22 Fri Governing in the interests of whom? Eph.1v22 Simon
21 Thu Anxiety & thanksgiving Phil.4v6-7 Simon
20 Wed He is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all we ask or think. Eph.3v20 Simon
19 Tue God is everywhere. Ps.139v7-10 Ian
18 Mon You have hedged me behind and before. Ps.139v4-6 Ian
16 Sat Lord, you have searched me and known me. Ps.139v1-3 Ian
15 Fri He strengthened himself in the Lord his God. 1Sam.30v6 Simon
14 Th God is able to make all grace abound to you. 2Cor.9v8 Simon
13 Wed Christ formed in you. Gal.4v19 Simon
12 Tue Stay alert! Mk.13v37 Ian
11 Mon A great multitude clothed in white robes… Rev.7v9 Ian
9 Sat God who turned the rock into a pool of water… Ps.114v8 Ian
8 Fri If the Son makes you free… victory & surrender. Jn.8v36 Simon
7 Thu A sympathetic High Priest. Heb.4v15-16 Simon
6 Wed The very hairs of your head are all numbered. Matt.10v30 Simon
5 Tue The whole Creation groans… Rom.8v22 Ian
4 Mon The Lord is your Keeper. Ps.121v5 Ian
2 Sat For dust you are, and to dust you shall return Gen.3v19 Ian
1  Fri Go through the open door before it is shut! Matt.25v10 Simon
April      
30 Thu Open to us a door… Col.4v3 Simon
29 Wed Behold, I stand at the door and knock. Rev.3v20 Simon
28 Tue Nothing too small for God, nothing too big for God. Ps.147v3-4 Ian
27 Mon You are rich… Rev.2v9 Ian
25 Sat What has happened to me has really served to advance the gospel… Phil.1v12 Ian
24 Fri The Lord of hosts is with us Ps.46v7,11 Simon
23 Thu Let us not grow weary in doing good… we shall reap… Gal.6v9 Simon
22 Wed Put on the whole armour of God. Eph.6v11 Simon
21 Tue I set my rainbow in the cloud… Gen.9v13 Ian
20 Mon …and the Lord shut him in. Gen.7v16 Ian
18 Sat That we should not trust in ourselves but in God who raises the dead 2Cor.1v8-9 Ian
17 Fri To whom much is given, of them much will be expected Luke.12v24 Simon
16 Thu I love You, Lord Ps.18v1 Simon
15 Wed I will restore to you the years the locusts have eaten. Joel 2v25 Simon
14 Tue Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Rom.8v35-39 Ian
13 Mon Out of the depths… Ps.130v1-2 Ian
11 Sat Joseph…took courage and went… Mk.15v42-43 Ian
9 Thu The hour has come Mk.14v41 Simon
8 Wed She has done what she could Mk.14v8 Simon
7 Tue How long? Ps.90v13 Simon
6 Mon Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints. Ps.116v15 Ian
4 Sat I exhort prayer… for kings and all in authority 1Tim.2v1ff Ian
3 Fri When he has tested me I shall come forth as gold  Job 23v10   Simon
2 Thu We wish to see Jesus. Jn.12v21 Simon
1 Wed Don’t be a fool. Ps.14v1, etc Simon
March
31 Tue I live by faith in the Son of God Gal.2v20 Ian
30 Mon From that time Jesus began to show to His disciples that He must go… Mt.16v21 Ian
28 Sat Little children, keep yourselves from idols. 1Jn.5v21 Ian
27 Fri Knowing the times and knowing what we should do. 1Chr.12v32 Simon
26 Thu It is good to draw near to God. Ps.73v28 Simon
25  Wed Can anything good come out of…? Jn.1v46 Simon
24  Tue Fear not… Is.41v10 Ian
23  Mon Looking unto Jesus Heb.12v2  Ian
21  Sat It was good for me that I was afflicted Ps.119v71  Ian
20  Fri Whatsoever things are lovely…. Phil.4v8  Ian