Thought for the Day – 30 October 2016


Thought for the Day

Revelation 7:14; 14And I said unto him, Sir, thou knowest. And he said to me, These are they which came out of great tribulation, and have washed their robes, and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.”

A Christian Is Distinguished by:

The Body of Christ

1 Corinthians 12:27; 27Now ye are the body of Christ, and members in particular.” 

Saved By Hope

Romans 8:24; 24For we are saved by hope: but hope that is seen is not hope: for what a man seeth, why doth he yet hope for?” 

Redeemed Through His Blood

Ephesians 1:7;7In whom we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace;” 

 Washed From Our Sins In His Blood

Revelation 1:5; 5And from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, and the first begotten of the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth. Unto him that loved us, and washed us from our sins in his own blood,” 

A Saint

Philippians 1:1; 1Paul and Timotheus, the servants of Jesus Christ, to all the saints in Christ Jesus which are at Philippi, with the bishops and deacons:” 

Heir of God According To The Promise

Galatians 3:29; 29And if ye be Christ’s, then are ye Abraham’s seed, and heirs according to the promise.”

A Citizen Of The Household Of God

Ephesians 2:19; 19Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellow citizens with the saints, and of the household of God;” 

A Member of His  Flock

Acts 20:28; 28Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which he hath purchased with his own blood.” 

A New Creature

2 Corinthians 5:17; 17Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.” 


About Ephraim J. Stockwell

Ephraim J. Stockwell, Born 30 May 1926 in Howell, Michigan, USA; Grew up on a farm in Uniontown, Pennsylvania; Served in Army during WW2 in European Theater of Operations; College in West Virginia, majoring in Physics and Electronic Engineering; Employed by NASA Headquarters, Wash. D.C. as Head of Network Operations (Retired), Husband of Joan Morgan Stockwell, father of 3 sons; Jack, Mark and Rick; Family includes 17 grandchildren and 42 great-grandchildren.
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