Here’s a Thought

Jim Cantelon invites you to start your day with a brief thought from the scriptures. He’s hoping it will catalyze an appetite for daily bible reading. Like his weekly commentary “Cantelon’s Casual Commentary” it is down to earth, approachable, and inspiring.

Read Luke 15 & 16

Key Verse: Luke 16:31 “If they do not hear Moses and the prophets, neither will they be persuaded though one rise from the dead.” It’s amazing but true: there still are “Christians” who have a distinct prejudice against (if not and out-and-out hatred for) Jews. Three or four time s a year, I receive mail Continue reading…

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Read Luke 13 & 14

Key Verse: Luke 14:33 “…whoever of you does not forsake all he has cannot be Me disciple.” I don’t like those words in the key verse. Nor do I like these words: “If anyone comes to Me and does not hate his father and mother, his wife and children, his brothers and sisters — yes, Continue reading…

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Read Luke 12

Key Verse: Luke 12:1b “Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy.” Nobody likes a hypocrite. There’s something instinctive about this distaste — rather like our dislike for foul odours, snakes, and dishonest salesmen. We prefer people to be who they say they are. Regardless of the masks we ourselves may wear, we Continue reading…

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Read Luke 11

Key Verse: Luke 11:9 “And I say to you, ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.” Have you ever thought of prayer as a process? Usually we think of it only in terms of verbalizing: articulating a need. But if you Continue reading…

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