WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT: THE ROAD TO CONTENTMENT

Posted on Oct 31, 2011 in WEEKLY WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT | 0 comments

“O LORD, my heart is not proud, nor my eyes haughty; nor do I involve myself in great matters, or in things too difficult for me.  Surely I have composed and quieted my soul; like a weaned child rests against his mother, my soul is like a weaned child within me.”  (NASB)  Psalm 131:1-2 Do you ever feel like you just can’t feel peace in your mind?  Instead you feel unrest and a lack of contentment.  In Psalm 131:1-2, David is expressing his...

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WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT: PROTECT YOUR DREAMS

Posted on Oct 24, 2011 in WEEKLY WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT | 0 comments

“Catch the foxes for us, the little foxes that are ruining the vineyards, ? while our vineyards are in blossom.” (NASB) Song of Solomon 2:15 These little foxes come in all different ways trying to discourage you and even rob you of your dreams, your ideas.  Some of those foxes could be critical people telling you your ideas will never work.  Or it may be that you have become isolated and have shut yourself off from good counsel and...

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WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT: A FOCUSED LEADER

Posted on Oct 17, 2011 in WEEKLY WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT | 0 comments

“…but one thing I do; forgetting what lies behind and reaching forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.”  (NASB) Philippians 3:13b-14 Paul was a man of focus.  He was focused on the goal.  Great leadership is all about focus.   I heard it said, “Focused attention and energy is the most effective power sources for you business.”  There are ideas and thoughts you can spend...

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WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT: DILIGENCE & COURAGE FOR YOUR DREAMS

Posted on Oct 10, 2011 in WEEKLY WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT | 0 comments

It has been said, “He who labors diligently need never despair; for all things are accomplished by diligence and labor.”  Proverbs 13:4 (NKJV) says, “The soul of a lazy man desires, and has nothing;  but the soul of the diligent shall be made rich.”   And Proverbs 10:4 (NKJV)  further says, “He who has a slack hand becomes poor, but the hand of the diligent makes rich.” When faced with discouragement, struggles and disappointments in the midst...

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WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT: JESUS WEPT

Posted on Oct 3, 2011 in WEEKLY WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT | 0 comments

“Jesus wept.” NASB                                                                    John 11:35 This is the shortest verse in the Bible yet one of the most profound and applicable to our lives.  “Jesus Wept.”  The Free dictionary by Farlax defines “wept” as “to express emotion, such as grief or sadness, by shedding tears.” Jesus has emotion.  He has compassion.  He is moved with your needs.  He cares what you are going through, your struggles,...

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