Category Archives: Encouragement

A Testimony Of God’s Saving Grace

Psalm 40:1-3  “I waited patiently for the LORD; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry.  He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay and set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings.  And He hath put a new song in my mouth, even praise unto our God: many shall see it, and fear, and shall trust in the LORD.”   Forty four years ago, in July of 1976, that is exactly what the Lord did for me—–He … Continue reading

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“Love Never Fails” I Corinthians 13

Love Never Fails It was a busy 
morning, about 8:30, when an elderly gentleman in his 80’s arrived to have 
stitches removed from his thumb. He said he was in a hurry as he had an 
appointment at 9:00 am. … Continue reading

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Pressing Forward In The New Year

Philippians 3:13-14 “Forgetting those things which are behind….I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.”         A New Year.  A Fresh Start.  Paul tells us in the above verse … Continue reading

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A New Year, A New Purpose

Psalm 119:11 “Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against Thee.” Psalm 119:105  “Thy word is a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path.”   God’s Word is precious, and in this … Continue reading

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Who Is The Christ of Christmas?

Children in a third, fourth and fifth grade Sunday School class that I taught several years ago, found these Attributes of the Godhead on their own.  They come from various versions of the Bible.  Even though there are over 700 … Continue reading

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A Thankful Heart

Colossians 2:7b  “In everything give thanks.”          Today, I want to share with you a story that has proved to be an encouragement to me.  It is one of those stories, that once I heard it, I have … Continue reading

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Songs of Thanksgiving

The Bible has several special Songs of Thanksgiving (along with the many in Psalms.)  May your spirits will be uplifted as you share and identify with Moses, Hannah, David, and Mary as they give praise to our Great God.   … Continue reading

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Thankful To God

I Thessalonians 5:18  “In everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.”        The above Scripture verse is very convicting, because it reminds us to be thankful in “everything”, and that … Continue reading

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Anchor of the Soul

Hebrews 6:19a  “Which hope we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and steadfast.”         The dictionary defines an anchor as “a heavy implement usually of iron or steel, with hooks or flukes to grip the … Continue reading

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Underneath Are The Everlasting Arms

Deuteronomy 33:27 “The eternal God is thy Refuge, and underneath are the Everlasting Arms.”   I recently heard the following story and wanted to share it with you:   “There is no extremity beyond the power of God’s strength and … Continue reading

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Are You An Overcomer?

As Christian women, we have much to face to live a Christian life.  As wives, mothers, grandmothers and great grandmothers, much is required of us  and we are often overwhelmed in our daily lives. Every stage of our lives has its … Continue reading

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Sarah’s Handmaid, Hagar

“ I must leave” said Hagar in desperation to herself.  Expecting a child by her master Abraham, Hagar had wrongfully shown an open attitude of contempt toward her mistress, Sarah.  Thus the mistress-servant relationship has been broken and Hagar was treated … Continue reading

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The Cross of Jesus Christ

  Galatians 6:14 “God forbid that I should glory, save in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ.”   I saw one hanging on a tree in agony and blood  He cast His languid eyes on me As near His … Continue reading

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Living Victoriously

Colossians 3:1 “Set your affections on things above, not on things on the earth.”        When my mother was still living, I used to fly up to Washington State often to visit her.  On one of those flights, … Continue reading

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A Strong Tower

Proverbs 18:10  “The name of the Lord is a strong tower: the righteous runneth into it, and is safe.”         My dictionary describes the word tower as meaning: “a place or thing of security or defense; citadel; … Continue reading

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Guidance For Joy In Bible Study

Psalm 1:2  “But his delight is in the law of the Lord, And in His law he meditates day and night.”        My Thompson’s Chain Reference Bible was complied and edited by Frank Charles Thompson, D.D. PH D. … Continue reading

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Good Tidings of Great Joy

The story of Christmas is the story of Jesus Christ’s humiliation.  There are many verses in the Bible that express this and as we celebrate Christmas, the Incarnation of Jesus Christ (God in flesh), I want to share some of these verses … Continue reading

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Take Heed During This Christmas Season

Luke 12:15 “Take heed and beware of covetousness, for a man’s life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth.” This Christmas season as we focus on Jesus Christ and His amazing gift of laying aside His … Continue reading

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The Obedient Unnamed Mother

Psalm 37:25 “I have been young, and now am old, yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken, or his descendants begging bread.”          A cry for help!  A determined cry for help!  This mother in II … Continue reading

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