WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT: WHEN ADVERSITY COMES

Posted on Jul 30, 2012 in WEEKLY WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT | 0 comments

When adversity enters into your business or home, the key is how you respond to it.  Often you may find yourself reacting in fear or anger and worry begins to take over in your mind, followed by doubt.  All of this can really play havoc with your mind.  I would encourage you to strive for a faith “can do” attitude that says, “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me,” Philippians 4:13 NKJV.  The best response is as the Psalmist...

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WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT: YEARN FOR HIS PRESENCE

Posted on Jul 23, 2012 in WEEKLY WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT | 0 comments

“Heed the sound of my cry for help, my king and my God.  For to you I pray. In the morning, O Lord, you will hear my voice; in the morning I will order my prayer to You and eagerly watch.” Psalm 5:2-3 NASB What has become the highest priority in your life?  There are those things, those circumstances that are forever competing for your attention.  You sit down with good intention to focus on His presence and the phone rings or you remember...

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WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT: WHAT’S IN YOUR HANDS?

Posted on Jul 16, 2012 in WEEKLY WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT | 0 comments

“And Jesus called His disciples to Him, and said, ‘I feel compassion for the people, because they have remained with Me now three days and have nothing to eat; and I do not want to send them away hungry, for they might faint on the way.’ The disciples said to Him, ‘Where would we get so many loaves in this desolate place to satisfy such a large crowd?’  And Jesus said to them, ‘How many loaves do you have?’  And they said, ‘Seven, and a few...

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WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT: LOVE NEVER QUITS

Posted on Jul 9, 2012 in WEEKLY WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT | 0 comments

“Love suffers long and is kind; love does not envy; love does not parade itself, is not puffed up; does not behave rudely, does not seek its own, is not provoked, thinks no evil; does not rejoice in iniquity, but rejoices in the truth; bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.  Love never fails. But whether there are prophecies, they will fail; whether there are tongues, they will cease; whether there is...

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WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT: FITTING INTO HIS PLAN

Posted on Jul 2, 2012 in WEEKLY WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT | 0 comments

“The mind of man plans his way, But the Lord directs his steps.”  (NASB) Proverbs 16:9 Perhaps you got up this morning and left your house with a plan but you needed the Lord to direct your steps.  But sometimes we struggle with that, don’t we?  When you say, “Direct my steps,” you are saying, “Lord, I want my plans to fit into your plans.  Lord, I have been trying to be more patient at work, but it...

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