Category Archives: Encouragement

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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A Zeal For The Lord

II Corinthians 9:2 “Your zeal has stirred up most of them.”        Recently I heard the expression used about someone that they are “on fire for the Lord.” Pondering this thought and desiring a specific answer, I posted … Continue reading

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Taste and See

Psalm 34:8  “O taste and see that the Lord is good.“         We are a nation that loves to eat.  Drive down a major street of most any city and you will probably see ten or more places … Continue reading

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Come Like Children

Matthew 19:13 “Let the little children come to Me and do not hinder them, for to such belong the kingdom of heaven. And He laid His hands on them.”   Mark 10:13,14,16 “And they were bringing children to Him that … Continue reading

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Sharing the Beauty Of God’s Creation With My Mother

Ecclesiastes 11:7 “Truly the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun.”   I have a sweet memory to share with you today.  It’s one in which it is totally obvious that … Continue reading

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Life-Giving Sound

I Corinthians 14:7-8  “And even things without life giving sound whether pipe or harp except they give a distinction in the sounds, how shall it be known what is piped or harped?  For if the trumpet give an uncertain sound, … Continue reading

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Our Compassionate God

One morning my husband and I were sitting at our table by the kitchen window leisurely eating our breakfast, as we watched a wasp walking around on the screen.  From its appearance we could tell that the wasp was “trapped” between the … Continue reading

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The Old Tattered Bible

Psalms 37:4 – “Delight thyself also in the LORD; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.” I have so many many stories to tell of how God worked in my life over the years.  Here is one … Continue reading

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A Joyful Crying Christian

Psalm 56:8b  “Put thou my tears into thy bottle.”               A happy joyful Christian is also a crying Christian “for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better.”  Ecclesiastes 7:3b In order to … Continue reading

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A Father’s Day Letter From His Daughter

None of the cards in the stores ever seem to say the right things  So I thought I’d write one myself. There are many thing I realize I never say “Thank you” for. Sometimes we just assume parents know we are … Continue reading

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A Letter To A Father From His Son

For This I Am Proud of You    The Lord Jesus said we are to love the Lord our God with all of our heart, soul, strength, and mind. This I have seen with my childhood family on our knees … Continue reading

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Go And Make Disciples

    Matthew 28:19 ” Go therefore and make disciples of all nations…”   Early one cool fresh morning, I went out into the back yard and was greeted by some of God’s beautiful creation—the blooms of the elegant Easter … Continue reading

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The Resurrection of Jesus Christ

As we continue to celebrate with joy the resurrection of Jesus Christ each and every day, please enjoy the following song: Because He Lives God sent His son, they called Him Jesus He came to love, heal, and forgive. He … Continue reading

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“Open Thy Mouth Wide”

“Open thy mouth wide and I will fill it.” Psalm 81:10b As I watched these newly hatched baby birds, I smiled and thought of the verse quoted above.  That verse has always been such an encouragement to me in my … Continue reading

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Teach Them Diligently

Deuteronomy 6:6-9  “These words, which I am commanding you today, shall be on your heart.  You shall teach them diligently to your children and shall talk of them when you sit in your house and when you walk by the way … Continue reading

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Remembering God’s Blessings

“Remember His marvelous works that He hath done, His wonders and the judgements of His mouth.”I Chronicles 16:12          My husband had a witty elderly aunt and in her last years her memory started fading. After asking the same question three or … Continue reading

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Joy In Purpose

Psalm 5:3  “My voice shalt thou hear in the morning, O Lord, in the morning will I direct my prayer unto Thee and will look up.”        At night I am weary from the days work.  At night … Continue reading

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Dwell Together In Unity

Psalm 133  “Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!  It is like the precious oil upon the head, that ran down upon the beard, even Aaron’s beard:  that went down upon the … Continue reading

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Through the Flood

Isaiah 43:2  “When you pass through the waters. I will be with you; and through the rivers, they will not overflow you.”         Saturday, August 29, 2017, will be the 12th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.  I could … Continue reading

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