Thought for the Day

Where do you find space for God in your daily routine?

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Where does God speak into your life?

In today’s 24/7 world finding space and time for God can be difficult.

Thoughts for the Day include both a prayer and an action for you to do at home. These are to help us to connect with God and grow in our faith.

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Think about what it means for you in your situation and pray about it.

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Thought for the Day – Monday 30th November

For the Son of Man is going to come in his Father’s glory with his angels, and then he will reward each person according to what they have done. “Truly I tell you, some who are standing here will not taste death before they see the Son of Man coming in his kingdom.” Matthew 16: […]

Thought for the Day – Sunday 29th November

What good will it be for someone to gain the whole world, yet forfeit their soul? Or what can anyone give in exchange for their soul? Matthew 16: 26 If someone would choose to follow Jesus it must be whole-hearted, and they must be prepared for hardship and suffering – perhaps even for death! They […]

Thought for the Day – Saturday 28th November

Then Jesus said to his disciples, “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me. For whoever wants to save their life will lose it, but whoever loses their life for me will find it. Matthew 16: 24 – 25 During World War 2, there was as […]

Thought for the Day – Friday 27th November

Peter took him aside and began to rebuke him. “Never, Lord!” he said. “This shall never happen to you!” Jesus turned and said to Peter, “Get behind me, Satan! You are a stumbling block to me; you do not have in mind the concerns of God, but merely human concerns.” Matthew 16: 22 – 23 […]

Thought for the Day – Thursday 26th November

Then he ordered his disciples not to tell anyone that he was the Messiah. From that time on Jesus began to explain to his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and suffer many things at the hands of the elders, the chief priests and the teachers of the law, and that he must be […]

Thought for the Day – Wednesday 25th November

I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven; whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven.” Matthew 16: 19 Keys are just an object, they are a piece of metal with a certain shape, and then a certain shape […]

Thought for the Day – Tuesday 24th November

Jesus replied, “Blessed are you, Simon son of Jonah, for this was not revealed to you by flesh and blood, but by my Father in heaven. And I tell you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of Hades will not overcome it. Matthew 16: 17 […]

Thought for the Day – Monday 23rd November

“But what about you?” he asked. “Who do you say I am?” Simon Peter answered, “You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God.” Matthew 16: 15 – 16 “But what about you?” He asked. “Who do you say that I am?” Simon Peter answered, “You are the Messiah, the Son of the living […]

Thought for the Day – Sunday 22nd November

When Jesus came to the region of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say the Son of Man is?” They replied, “Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, Jeremiah or one of the prophets.” Matthew 16: 13 – 14 Weren’t the disciples an interesting bunch? We tend to […]

Thought for the Day – Saturday 21st November

Don’t you remember the five loaves for the five thousand, and how many basketfuls you gathered? Or the seven loaves for the four thousand, and how many basketfuls you gathered? How is it you don’t understand that I was not talking to you about bread? But be on your guard against the yeast of the […]

Thought for the Day – Friday 20th November

When they went across the lake, the disciples forgot to take bread. “Be careful,” Jesus said to them. “Be on your guard against the yeast of the Pharisees and Sadducees.” They discussed this among themselves and said, “It is because we didn’t bring any bread.” Aware of their discussion, Jesus asked, “You of little faith, […]

Thought for the Day – Thursday 19th November

A wicked and adulterous generation looks for a sign, but none will be given it except the sign of Jonah.” Jesus then left them and went away. Matthew 16: 4 Jesus often told people to repent. The word for repentance Greek, Metanoia, literally means a change of mind. This is more than a change of […]

Thought for the Day – Wednesday 18th November

The Pharisees and Sadducees came to Jesus and tested him by asking him to show them a sign from heaven. He replied, “When evening comes, you say, ‘It will be fair weather, for the sky is red,’ and in the morning, ‘Today it will be stormy, for the sky is red and overcast.’ You know […]

Thought for the Day – Tuesday 17th November

They all ate and were satisfied. Afterward the disciples picked up seven basketfuls of broken pieces that were left over. The number of those who ate was four thousand men, besides women and children. After Jesus had sent the crowd away, he got into the boat and went to the vicinity of Magadan. Matthew 15: […]

Thought for the Day – Monday 16th November

He told the crowd to sit down on the ground. Then he took the seven loaves and the fish, and when he had given thanks, he broke them and gave them to the disciples, and they in turn to the people. Matthew 15: 35 – 36 This story of the feeding of the crowds, is […]

Thought for the Day – Sunday 15th November

His disciples answered, “Where could we get enough bread in this remote place to feed such a crowd?” “How many loaves do you have?” Jesus asked. “Seven,” they replied, “and a few small fish.” Matthew 15: 33 – 34 I love cooking competition shows. I am not a good cook, but I love when the […]

Thought for the Day – Saturday 14th November

Jesus called his disciples to him and said, “I have compassion for these people; they have already been with me three days and have nothing to eat. I do not want to send them away hungry, or they may collapse on the way.” Matthew 15: 32 The crowds who had been following Jesus had witnessed […]

Thought for the Day – Friday 13th November

Jesus left there and went along the Sea of Galilee. Then he went up on a mountainside and sat down. Great crowds came to him, bringing the lame, the blind, the crippled, the mute and many others, and laid them at his feet; and he healed them. The people were amazed when they saw the […]

Thought for the Day – Thursday 12th November

The woman came and knelt before him. “Lord, help me!” she said. He replied, “It is not right to take the children’s bread and toss it to the dogs.” “Yes it is, Lord,” she said. “Even the dogs eat the crumbs that fall from their master’s table.” Then Jesus said to her, “Woman, you have […]

Thought for the Day – Wednesday 11th November

Jesus did not answer a word. So his disciples came to him and urged him, “Send her away, for she keeps crying out after us.” He answered, “I was sent only to the lost sheep of Israel.” Matthew 15: 23 – 24 Many voices have been made silent over the years because they are people […]