Category Archives: encouragement

June 21st-“Just go right ahead and keep doing what you’re doing”

Isaiah 6: 9 He said, “Go, and tell this people: ‘Keep on listening, but do not perceive; Keep on looking, but do not understand.’ 10 “Render the hearts of this people insensitive,……..11 Then I said, “Lord, how long?” And He … Continue reading

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June 20th-How often do we act out in life as if we were rebellious “spiritual teenagers”?

Isaiah 3: 3 “An ox knows its owner, And a donkey its master’s manger, But Israel does not know, My people do not understand.” The Lord has given even simple creatures the power of knowledge, to know their master; to … Continue reading

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June 14th-We should find satisfaction in toil, it is a gift of God

Ecclesiastes 1: 12I know that there is nothing better for them than to rejoice and to do good in one’s lifetime; 13moreover, that every man who eats and drinks sees good in all his labor—it is the gift of God. … Continue reading

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June 5th-Throughout Job’s lamenting, and the criticism he hears from his friends, are interspersed these rays of hope

Job 17: 9 “Nevertheless the righteous will hold to his way, And he who has clean hands will grow stronger and stronger. Throughout Job’s lamenting, and the criticism he hears from his friends, are interspersed these rays of hope, as … Continue reading

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June 1st-When things are at their worst, God is at His best.

Job 5: 8 “But as for me, I would seek God, And I would place my cause before God; 9 Who does great and unsearchable things, Wonders without number. Job is getting words of wisdom from some friends, who may … Continue reading

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May 26th- As a splint or brace on an injured ankle allows us to relax against the support, so the Word becomes the support for our injured soul.

Nehemiah 8: 10Then he said to them, “Go, eat of the fat, drink of the sweet, and send portions to him who has nothing prepared; for this day is holy to our Lord. Do not be grieved, for the joy … Continue reading

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May 19th- for us, the question is “when was the last time I gave words of encouragement to my pastor?”

2 Chronicles 35: 2 He set the priests in their offices and encouraged them in the service of the house of the LORD. 3He also said to the Levites who taught all Israel and who were holy to the LORD, … Continue reading

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