WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT: WHERE YOU FIND JOY

Posted on Oct 29, 2012 in WEEKLY WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT | 0 comments

“Splendor and majesty are before Him; strength and joy are in His place.”  (NASB) 1 Chronicles 16:27   Many people reach the top in the success ladder of their career and yet they are still empty.  Or that dream they were pursuing has been fulfilled and they are still empty.  True authentic joy comes only as a result of living and walking in His presence. “You will make known to me the path of life; in your presence is...

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WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT: CELEBRATE THE VICTORIES

Posted on Oct 22, 2012 in WEEKLY WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT | 0 comments

“I will bless the Lord at al times.  His praise shall continually be in my mouth. . . This poor man cried and the Lord heard him and saved him out of all his troubles.”  (NASB) Psalm 34:1,6   Too often we focus on what we don’t have, the victory we’ve not gained or the habit we have not overcome and this eventually leads to a whole lot anxiety.  Instead, we need to celebrate the blessings we do have.  The victories we...

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WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT: WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO?

Posted on Oct 15, 2012 in WEEKLY WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT | 0 comments

“God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.” (NASB)  Psalm 46:1 Have you been going through some stuff lately?  Maybe you feel winded and tired.  We all have real hardships.  Sometimes we create our own challenges and then at other times things happen outside our control.  When they do, what are you going to do?  Go back and look at who you are as a child of God and what He has brought you through.  Look at what...

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WORD ENCOURAGEMENT: STOP FRETTING AND WORRYING

Posted on Oct 8, 2012 in WEEKLY WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT | 0 comments

“Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice!   Let your gentle spirit be known to all men.  The Lord is near.” (NASB) Philippians 4:4-5 “Don’t fret or worry.  Instead of worrying, pray.  Let petition and praises shape your worries into prayer, letting God know your concerns.  Before you know it, a sense of God’s wholeness, everything coming together for good, will come and settle you down.  It’s wonderful what...

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WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT: CHOICES WE MAKE

Posted on Oct 1, 2012 in WEEKLY WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT | 0 comments

Don’t push your way to the front; don’t sweet-talk your way to the top.  Put yourself aside, and help others get ahead.  Don’t be obsessed with getting your own advantage.  Forget yourself long enough to lend a helping hand.  (The Message) Philippians 2:3-4 Each day we make choices.  We can choose to live for ourselves or for others.  We can constantly be looking for the best seat and be jockeying ourselves into position and...

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