Category: Encouragements

  • Stronger Faith

    What does it look like for us to have weak faith?  We have fear, anxiety, worry, uncertainty and doubts; we are double minded – sometimes believing and sometimes doubting.  We trust in our own wisdom and strength.  Does any of that sound like you?  What does it look like for us to have strong faith?  […]

  • The Ethiopian Eunuch

    Here is the story of Philip and the Ethiopian eunuch.  Acts 8:26-40 “Now an angel of the Lord spoke to Philip, saying, ‘Arise and go toward the south along the road which goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza.’ This is desert. So he arose and went. And behold, a man of Ethiopia, a eunuch of […]

  • Names of God

    In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus gave a model prayer.  Here is the beginning of that prayer.  Matthew 6:9 “In this manner, therefore, pray: Our Father in heaven, hallowed be Your name.” Jesus begins by addressing “Our Father in heaven.”  Then He says “Hallowed be Your name.”  He is basically saying that God’s name […]

  • Choose This Day

    Joshua was coming to the end of his life.  He had led Israel for many years and gained many victories in conquering the land of Canaan.  He called all the people together to admonish them.  Joshua 24:14-24 “’Now therefore, fear the Lord, serve Him in sincerity and in truth, and put away the gods which […]

  • God Commands Repentance

    The apostle Paul had traveled to Athens where he was waiting for Silas and Timothy to join him.  While waiting, he observed that the city was given over to idols. Certain philosophers encountered him and wanted to know what he had to say.  Acts 17:19-31 “And they took him and brought him to the Areopagus, […]

  • Death

    While Jesus was here on earth, He had to power to raise someone from the dead.  Luke 7:11-15 “Now it happened, the day after, that He went into a city called Nain; and many of His disciples went with Him, and a large crowd. And when He came near the gate of the city, behold, […]

  • We Ought To Obey God Rather Than Men

    One day, shortly after Jesus ascended into heaven, Peter and John went to the temple at the hour of prayer.  At the gate to the temple, they saw a man who had been lame from birth, asking for alms.  Acts 3:6-10 “Then Peter said, ‘Silver and gold I do not have, but what I do […]

  • Seeing God

    You and I believe in God. Every honest person should also believe in God because of the obvious intelligent design of what He has created.  Romans 1:19-20 “Because what may be known of God is manifest in them, for God has shown it to them. For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes […]

  • Things We Should Know

    The apostle Paul had a prayer for the Ephesians.  Ephesians 1:17-21 “That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Him, the eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that you may know what is the hope of His […]

  • Every Eye Will See Him

    Jesus was crucified and arose from the grave after three days.  He presented Himself to be alive by many infallible proofs, being seen by His disciples during forty days and speaking of the things pertaining to the kingdom of God. At the end of the forty days, He was taken up into heaven.  Acts 1:9-11 […]

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