Category Archives: Think About Such Things

January 23 – Think About Such Things – Whatever Is Praiseworthy

Read Philippians 4:8 I can hear my mom’s words echo in my mind. “You can’t keep the birds from flying around your head, but you can keep them from making a nest in your hair.” She was a wise, godly … Continue reading

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January 22 – Think About Such Things – Whatever Is Admirable

Read Philippians 4:8 I have always admired Bart Starr, the quarterback of the Green Bay Packers who won Super Bowl I and II. He was a gentleman and a Christian and I admired the way he lived his life. The … Continue reading

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January 21 – Think About Such Things – Whatever Is Lovely

Read Philippians 4:8 “Whatever is lovely—think about such things.” Glamor has been a goal of some women for years.  In older films, there often was a chorus line of beautiful women dressed in flowing gowns.  Their hair was all pulled … Continue reading

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January 20 – Think About Such Things – Whatever Is Pure

Read Philippians 4:8 To be pure. What do you think of? Water from a spring, an adolescent child, snow even? When researching “What does it mean to be pure?” to try and gain an understanding of the perspective of our … Continue reading

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January 19 – Think About Such Things – Whatever Is Right

Read Philippians 4:8 “It is never wrong to do the right thing.” This was the saying on one of my favorite bulletin boards at school. The message is clear – do the right thing. How do you always do the … Continue reading

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January 18 – Think About Such Things – Whatever Is Noble

Read Philippians 4:8 During my career as a high school basketball coach, I worked with some young men and young women who could confidently focus on the positive. They believed they were going to make the next shot. The successful … Continue reading

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January 17 – Think About Such Things – Whatever Is True

Read Philippians 4:4-9 Most Jesus followers I know have had opportunity to practice the invitation of verses 6 and 7 from today’s reading. Through grateful prayer, they have surrendered their anxiety to God in exchange for His unexplainable peace. Is … Continue reading

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