Category: Encouragement

Happy New Year!

It’s New Years again!  They gyms will be full of people working to get “back” into shape.  The diet books will be selling like crazy, and not just a few will decide to get more serious about their relationship with

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Don’t Worry Yourself to Death

What is it that you’ve been worrying about lately?  Have you been letting something you have no control over rob you of your joy?  Some people clearly have a better grasp on this than others, but I’d bet we all

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Is It Cold Out There?

How’s your relationship with the Lord these days?  Are you spending any time in prayer, or is that getting crowded out by life?  What about the scriptures?  Have you had any time for them?  Have you been out in the

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Walk in New Ways

Have you ever seen a person you know has been a Christian for quite some time, but still seem pretty much the same as they’ve always been?  How about you?  Are you pretty much the same person you always were? 

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Encouragement is an incredible thing! It can rejuvenate a tired body is a nanosecond. On some occasions, one simple word of encouragement can last an entire lifetime. Our heavenly Father knows how powerful it is and even commanded us to

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Fountain of Youth?

When I lived in Florida I learned a little bit about Ponce de Leon.  It seems he was searching for the “fountain of youth” and though he’d found a natural spring in that beautiful state (a bunch of really clear

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I’m Important?

How important are you in your school, sports team, or other group?  Are you one of those people who are immediately the most valuable player, or are you one who has to struggle for any recognition at all?  As sad

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It Hurts!

“But it hurts so bad!” Have you ever tried to comfort someone and had them cry those words on your shoulder?  Have you ever spoken those words in a tearful slobber?  I’ve done both, because life just isn’t fair at

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Please, Trust Me!

“Where were you when I laid the earth’s foundation?  Tell me, if you understand.  Who marked off its dimensions?  Surely you know!  Who stretched a measuring line across it?  On what were its footing set, or who laid its cornerstone–while

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Real Self Esteem

If I asked you to list all of your good qualities on a piece of paper right now, what would you write?  Think about it for a minute or two–grab a piece of paper and give it a shot!  Now,

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