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Thursday, August 14, 2014

Greetings Bible Enthusiast!

last week, we have talked about turning to our Lord and Savior when things are going wrong, and to keep our eyes focused on Him when all is right. Paul challenges us even more in Philippians 4.

God Bless You!
Annie

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--TODAY'S NOT SO TRIVIAL TRIVIA QUESTION:

Q. Why did Elisha wish to bless the Shunammite woman?

Answer below.

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--DAILY BIBLE VERSE:

Philippians 4:11-13

I have learned in whatever state I am, to be content: I know how to be abased, and I know how to abound. Everywhere and in all things I have learned both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need.

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--TODAY'S BIT OF WISDOM/REFLECTION:

I am always content with what happens; for I know that what God chooses is better than what I chooses.

-Epicetus

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--FEATURED FUNNY:

A minister in a little church had been having trouble with the collections.

One Sunday he announced, "Now, before we pass the collection plate, I would like to request that the person who stole the chickens from Farmer Condill's hen house please refrain from giving any money to the Lord. The Lord doesn't want money from a thief!"

The collection plate was passed around, and for the first time in months everybody gave.

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--ANSWER TO TRIVIA QUESTION:

Q. Why did Elisha wish to bless the Shunammite woman?

A. Because she was concerned with the care for him.

2 Kings 4:8-13

Now it happened one day that Elisha went to Shunem, where there was a notable woman, and she persuaded him to eat some food. So it was, as often as he passed by, he would turn in there to eat some food. And she said to her husband, "Look now, I know that this is a holy man of God, who passes by us regularly. Please, let us make a small upper room on the wall; and let us put a bed for him there, and a table and a chair and a lampstand; so it will be, whenever he comes to us, he can turn in there."

And it happened one day that he came there, and he turned in to the upper room and lay down there....

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