T. S. Candee

T. S. Candee works at Central Baptist Church as the Media Director. He is also being mentored for full-time Christian service

God Rewards

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That thine alms may be in secret: and thy Father which seeth in secret himself shall reward thee openly

God gives a father strength when he comforts his loved ones

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Blessed be God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies, and the God of all comfort

Faith’s Inseparable Companion

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But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.

God rejoices when he teaches his children to show mercy to others

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Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves

Here I Stand

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He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water

Saved by Faith

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For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God

Good for the Soul

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Who can understand his errors? Cleanse thou me from secret faults. Keep back thy servant also from presumptuous sins

God rejoices when he trusts the Lord and waits for the Lord’s answers

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Every word of God is pure: He is a shield unto them that put their trust in him.

Favor with God

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And the angel came in unto her, and said, Hail, thou that art highly favoured, the Lord is with thee: blessed art thou among women

A Great Work

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The wicked, through the pride of his countenance, will not seek after God: God is not in all his thoughts.

The Pleasures of Folly

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Then I saw that wisdom excelleth folly, as far as light excelleth darkness

God rejoices when he dedicates his children to the Lord

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For I will pour water upon him that is thirsty, And floods upon the dry ground: I will pour my spirit upon thy seed, And my blessing upon thine offspring

Loving the Unworthy

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If thine enemy be hungry, give him bread to eat; And if he be thirsty, give him water to drink

The Divine Cure for Fear

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Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.

Refute Arguments

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Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ

God rejoices when his family anticipates the Lord’s return

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Living with anticipation completely changes your view of the present; the least important things are stripped away, while you become laser-focused on what you deem most important. And when you live as if the Lord is coming back at any moment, your anticipation will help grow a deep, personal relationship with the Lord. Behold, I [...]

A Change of Heart

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Turn you at my reproof: Behold, I will pour out my spirit unto you, I will make known my words unto you

Humility Gives Wings to Prayer

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With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love

First-Name Basis

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And Moses said unto God, Who am I, that I should go unto Pharaoh, and that I should bring forth the children of Israel out of Egypt?

God’s love is with a father when he learns to trust in the Lord

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Every word of God is pure: He is a shield unto them that put their trust in him.

Established by God to Walk with God

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For thou hast delivered my soul from death: wilt not thou deliver my feet from falling, That I may walk before God in the light of the living?

Twin Enemies of Faith

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Cast not away therefore your confidence, which hath great recompence of reward

Perspective Check

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And the Lord said unto him, Who hath made man’s mouth? or who maketh the dumb, or deaf, or the seeing, or the blind?

God’s love is with a father when he forgives his children

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The Lord is merciful and gracious, Slow to anger, and plenteous in mercy. He will not always chide: Neither will he keep his anger for ever

Nothing Compares to Jesus

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Yea doubtless, and I count all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord

Humility

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For I say, through the grace given unto me, to every man that is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think

Send Roots Deep

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As ye have therefore received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk ye in him: Rooted and built up in him, and stablished in the faith, as ye have been taught, abounding therein with thanksgiving.

God’s love is with a father when he relies on the Lord to guide his children

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When thou goest, it shall lead thee; When thou sleepest, it shall keep thee; And when thou awakest, it shall talk with thee

Be Peculiar

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A king that sitteth in the throne of judgment Scattereth away all evil with his eyes. Who can say, I have made my heart clean, I am pure from my sin?

A Life of Good Report

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And these all, having obtained a good report through faith, received not the promise

Because of Who He Is

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O my God, incline thine ear, and hear; open thine eyes, and behold our desolations, and the city which is called by thy name

God’s love is with a father when he brings his problems to the lord

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For the eyes of the Lord are over the righteous, and his ears are open unto their prayers: but the face of the Lord is against them that do evil

Waiting for Blessings

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And Moses said unto the people, Remember this day, in which ye came out from Egypt, out of the house of bondage

Being Sure

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God, who at sundry times and in divers manners spake in time past unto the fathers by the prophets

The Brave Heart of Freedom

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And Moses said unto the people, Remember this day, in which ye came out from Egypt, out of the house of bondage

God comforts a father when he must discipline his loved ones

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My son, despise not the chastening of the Lord; Neither be weary of his correction: For whom the Lord loveth he correcteth; Even as a father the son in whom he delighteth.

Sharing With the Poor

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When thou beatest thine olive tree, thou shalt not go over the boughs again: it shall be for the stranger, for the fatherless, and for the widow.

Prayer that Gets Results

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For verily I say unto you, That whosoever shall say unto this mountain

Internal Renewal

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For which cause we faint not; but though our outward man perish

God comforts a father when his loved ones don’t understand him

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A soft answer turneth away wrath: But grievous words stir up anger

Today’s Thoughts – 27 January 2022

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For she said, I will go after my lovers, That give me my bread and my water, My wool and my flax, mine oil and my drink

God comforts a father when his loved ones are ill

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The Lord will strengthen him upon the bed of languishing: Thou wilt make all his bed in his sickness

Today’s Thoughts – 25 January 2022

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Plead with your mother, plead: For she is not my wife, neither am I her husband…

God keeps a father secure when his family faces enemies

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Be strong and of a good courage, fear not, nor be afraid of them: for the Lord thy God, he it is that doth go with thee; he will not fail thee, nor forsake thee

God keeps a father secure when worry and doubt threaten his well-being

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And the work of righteousness shall be peace; and the effect of righteousness quietness and assurance for ever

God keeps a father secure when he changes jobs

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Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink

God keeps a father secure when he puts the Lord first in his life

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My son, if thou wilt receive my words, and hide my commandments with thee

God challenges a father to be wise to be an example with his Christian believers

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Finally, be ye all of one mind, having compassion one of another, love as brethren, be pitiful, be courteous

Today’s Thoughts – 26 August 2021

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Say ye unto your brethren, Ammi; and to your sisters, Ruhamah

Today’s Thoughts – 19 August 2021

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The beginning of the word of the Lord by Hosea. And the Lord said to Hosea, Go

Today’s Thoughts – 17 August 2021

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The word of the Lord that came unto Hosea, the son of Beeri, in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah, and in the days of Jeroboam the son of Joash, king of Israel

God challenges a father to be wise with his finances

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As a father, you have been given the enormous responsibility of providing for your family, and how you handle your financial blessings is a direct reflection of your walk with the Lord. Along with providing for your family, God wants you to be a faithful and cheerful giver to the church. In 1 Timothy 6:10, [...]

Today’s Thoughts – 30 March 2021

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But watch thou in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an evangelist, make full proof of thy ministry

Today’s Thoughts – 29 March 2021

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I charge thee therefore before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, who shall judge the quick and the dead at his appearing and his kingdom

God challenges a father to share his faith with others

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And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.

God challenges a father to ask forgiveness of others

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Blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered.

Today’s Thoughts – 22 February 2021

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All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness

Today’s Thoughts – 5 February 2021

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But evil men and seducers shall wax worse and worse, deceiving, and being deceived

Today’s Thoughts – 4 February 2021

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But thou hast fully known my doctrine, manner of life, purpose, faith, longsuffering, charity, patience

Today’s Thoughts – 3 February 2021

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Now as Jannes and Jambres withstood Moses, so do these also resist the truth: men of corrupt minds, reprobate concerning the faith

Today’s Thoughts – 2 February 2021

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For of this sort are they which creep into houses, and lead captive silly women laden with sins, led away with divers lusts

Today’s Thoughts – 26 January 2021

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Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.

Today’s Thoughts – 25 January 2021

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Traitors, heady, highminded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God

Today’s Thoughts – 21 January 2021

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Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good

Today’s Thoughts – 20 January 2021

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For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy

Turn Away from the False – Their Characteristics

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At least eighteen different characteristics are listed here, and Paul probably could have listed more

Today’s Thoughts – 17 January 2021

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And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient

Today’s Thoughts – 14 January 2021

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If a man therefore purge himself from these, he shall be a vessel unto honour, sanctified, and meet for the master’s use, and prepared unto every good work

Today’s Thoughts – 12 January 2021

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Of these things put them in remembrance, charging them before the Lord that they strive not about words to no profit, but to the subverting of the hearers

Today’s Thoughts – 8 January 2021

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It is a faithful saying: For if we be dead with him, we shall also live with him

Today’s Thoughts – 5 January 2021

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The husbandman that laboureth must be first partaker of the fruits

Today’s Thoughts – 4 January 2021

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And if a man also strive for masteries, yet is he not crowned, except he strive lawfully

Today’s Thoughts – 11 December 2020

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Thou therefore endure hardness, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ

Today’s Thoughts – 8 December 2020

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Thou therefore, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus

Today’s Thoughts – 7 December 2020

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This thou knowest, that all they which are in Asia be turned away from me; of whom are Phygellus and Hermogenes

Today’s Thoughts – 6 December 2020

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Hold fast the form of sound words, which thou hast heard of me, in faith and love which is in Christ Jesus

Today’s Thoughts – 3 December 2020

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Be not thou therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner: but be thou partaker of the afflictions of the gospel according to the power of God

Today’s Thoughts – 2 December 2020

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Wherefore I put thee in remembrance that thou stir up the gift of God, which is in thee by the putting on of my hands

Today’s Thoughts – 30 November 2020

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Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not highminded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy

Today’s Thoughts – 25 November 2020

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But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness

Today’s Thoughts – 24 November 2020

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But godliness with contentment is great gain

Today’s Thoughts – 23 November 2020

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Let as many servants as are under the yoke count their own masters worthy of all honour, that the name of God and his doctrine be not blasphemed

God challenges a father to deal honestly with others

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Lie not one to another, seeing that ye have put off xthe old man with his deeds; And have put on the new man, which is renewed in knowledge after the image of him that created him

Today’s Thoughts – 9 November 2020

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And withal they learn to be idle, wandering about from house to house; and not only idle, but tattlers also and busybodies, speaking things which they ought not

God challenges a father to grow in his Christian walk

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Teach me thy way, O LORD; I will walk in thy truth: Unite my heart to fear thy name. I will praise thee, O Lord my God, with all my heart: And I will glorify thy name for evermore

Today’s Thoughts – 5 November 2020

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But if any provide not for his own, and specially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel

Today’s Thoughts – 3 November 2020

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Rebuke not an elder, but intreat him as a father; and the younger men as brethren

God listens to a father’s prayer when responsibilities overwhelm him

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For the mountains shall depart, And the hills be removed; But my kindness shall not depart from thee, Neither shall the covenant of my peace be removed, Saith the LORD that hath mercy on thee

Today’s Thoughts – 2 November 2020

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Meditate upon these things; give thyself wholly to them; that thy profiting may appear to all

Today’s Thoughts – 30 October 2020

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Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity

Today’s Thoughts – 29 October 2020

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Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils

Today’s Thoughts – 28 October 2020

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But if I tarry long, that thou mayest know how thou oughtest to behave thyself in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and ground of the truth

Today’s Thoughts – 26 October 2020

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And let these also first be proved; then let them use the office of a deacon, being found blameless

Today’s Thoughts – 21 October 2020

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One that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity

Today’s Thoughts – 19 October 2020

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In like manner also, that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with shamefacedness and sobriety

Today’s Thoughts – 18 October 2020

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I will therefore that men pray every where, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and doubting.

Today’s Thoughts – 17 October 2020

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But we know that the law is good, if a man use it lawfully

Today’s Thoughts – 16 October 2020

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For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus

Today’s Thoughts – 15 October 2020

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I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men

Today’s Thoughts – 14 October 2020

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Holding faith, and a good conscience; which some having put away concerning faith have made shipwreck

Today’s Thoughts – 13 October 2020

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And I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who hath enabled me, for that he counted me faithful, putting me into the ministry

Today’s Thoughts – 11 October 2020

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Desiring to be teachers of the law; understanding neither what they say, nor whereof they affirm.

Today’s Thoughts – 7 October 2020

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Jesus saith unto him, If I will that he tarry till I come, what is that to thee? follow thou me.

God listens to a father’s prayer when he confesses sin and seeks forgiveness

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Blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered.

Today’s Thoughts – 5 October 2020

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He saith to him again the second time, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me? He saith unto him, Yea, Lord; thou knowest that I love thee. He saith unto him, Feed my sheep.

God listens to a father’s prayer when he asks for guidance

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For we are not as many, which corrupt the word of God: but as of sincerity, but as of God, in the sight of God speak we in Christ.

Today’s Thoughts – 2 October 2020

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And he said unto them, Cast the net on the right side of the ship, and ye shall find. They cast therefore, and now they were not able to draw it for the multitude of fishes.

God listens to a father’s prayer when he asks for patience

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My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations

Today’s Thoughts – 1 October 2020

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But these are written, that ye might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing ye might have life through his name.

Today’s Thoughts – 30 September 2020

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And Thomas answered and said unto him, My Lord and my God.

Today’s Thoughts – 29 September 2020

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Then said Jesus to them again, Peace be unto you: as my Father hath sent me, even so send I you.

Today’s Thoughts – 28 September 2020

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Jesus saith unto her, Mary. She turned herself, and saith unto him, Rabboni; which is to say, Master.

Today’s Thoughts – 27 September 2020

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Then went in also that other disciple, which came first to the sepulchre, and he saw, and believed.

God listens to a father’s prayer when trials run rampant

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For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.

Today’s Thoughts – 25 September 2020

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The first day of the week cometh Mary Magdalene early, when it was yet dark, unto the sepulchre, and seeth the stone taken away from the sepulchre.

God fills a father with joy when he worships the Lord

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Give unto the LORD the glory due unto his name: Bring an offering, and come before him: Worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness.

Today’s Thoughts – 24 September 2020

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And after this Joseph of Arimathaea, being a disciple of Jesus, but secretly for fear of the Jews, besought Pilate that he might take away the body of Jesus: and Pilate gave him leave

God fills a father with joy when His children grow to love the Lord

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Train up a child in the way he should go: And when he is old, he will not depart from it.

Today’s Thoughts – 23 September 2020

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When Jesus therefore had received the vinegar, he said, It is finished: and he bowed his head, and gave up the ghost.

Today’s Thoughts – 22 September 2020

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And he bearing his cross went forth into a place called the place of a skull, which is called in the Hebrew Golgotha

Today’s Thoughts – 21 September 2020

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Then delivered he him therefore unto them to be crucified

Today’s Thoughts – 20 September 2020

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Then came Jesus forth, wearing the crown of thorns, and the purple robe. And Pilate saith unto them, Behold the man!

God fills a father with joy when He praises the Lord

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Let every thing that hath breath praise the LORD. Praise ye the LORD.

Today’s Thoughts – 18 September 2020

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Pilate therefore said unto him, Art thou a king then? Jesus answered, Thou sayest that I am a king…

Today’s Thoughts – 17 September 2020

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That the saying of Jesus might be fulfilled, which he spake, signifying what death he should die. – John 18:32

Today’s Thoughts – 16 September 2020

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Peter then denied again: and immediately the cock crew – John 18:27

Today’s Thoughts – 15 September 2020

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Then said Jesus unto Peter, Put up thy sword into the sheath: the cup which my Father hath given me, shall I not drink it? – John 18:11

Sunday Snippets – 14 September 2020

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Here are some Sunday Snippets the day after having church

Today’s Thoughts – 12 September 2020

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Then Simon Peter having a sword drew it, and smote the high priest’s servant, and cut off his right ear. The servant’s name was Malchus – John 18:10