Encouragement


14
May 2018
The Power of Friendship

“Do two walk together unless they have agreed to do so?” Amos 3:3 A C.E.O. once said to a group of entrepreneurs, “Take my advice. Hire the best person for the job and save yourself a lot of headache.” Paul puts it this way, “Do not be yoked together with unbelievers.” 2 Cor. 6:14. You cannot successfully partner with someone who does not share your vision, your belief, values, and your goals. This goes for business, marriage, and even friendships. It is said: “A wise man chooses his friends with care, but......

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07
May 2018
The Purpose of Waiting

“For the revelation awaits an appointed time; it speaks of the end and will not prove false. Though it linger, wait for it; it will certainly come and will not delay.” Habakkuk 2:3. Waiting is not always easy. God’s timing is not always ours. “Any time now, Lord,” could be the cry of your heart, but consider if a fetus cries, ‘I’m tired of the darkness’; or if a caterpillar cries, ‘I’m tired of this cocoon’ and with impatience get out of the safety of┬átheir development. It would cause premature delivery, permanent......

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23
Apr 2018
Hosanna in the highest

Hosanna in the highest “A very large crowd spread their cloaks on the road, while others cut branches from the trees and spread them on the road. The crowds that went ahead of Him and those that followed shouted, “Hosanna to the Son of David!” “Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!” “Hosanna in the highest!” Matt. 21:8-9. Jesus travelled on foot many miles in the dusty roads of Israel. Five days before His death, however, He rode on a donkey in a grand triumphant entry to Jerusalem.......

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16
Apr 2018
Your thoughts can create your reality

  “The Lord turned to him and said, “Go in the strength you have and save Israel out of Midian’s hand. Am I not sending you?” But Lord,” Gideon asked, “How can I save Israel? My clan is the weakest in Manasseh, and I am the least in my family.” The Lord answered, “I will be with you and you will strike down all the Midianites together.” Judges 6:14-16. Gideon suffered from poor self-image. The Bible talks about ‘strongholds’ in the mind. Strongholds are patterns of thinking that controls our imagination, attitudes,......

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09
Apr 2018
A time for self-discovery

“But those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.” Is. 40:31. There is strength, ability, creativity, and sustaining power that is waiting for discovery. Sometimes it takes challenging times to make you discover your resilience; dangerous moments for you to discover your inner strength; discouraging words that make you discover your faith; and frustrating moments that make you discover your inner peace....

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02
Apr 2018
The Gift of Friendship

“A man who has friends must show himself friendly, but there is a friend that sticks closer than a brother.” Prov. 18:24. Loneliness is everywhere. The greatest loneliness can be experienced in a crowd. Loneliness is not just being alone, but a feeling of disconnection, alienation, or separation. We all need friends. We all need support, encouragement, help, and meaningful interaction. To have great friends: 1) Become one. Instead of wishing for a friend, become one. Show yourself friendly. Give. Share. Help. Encourage. You have a friend because you are a friend.......

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05
Mar 2018
Purpose is Powerful

“Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his children, because he was the son of his old age: and he made him a coat of many colors. And when his brethren saw that their father loved him more than all his brethren, they hated him, and could not speak peaceably unto him.” Gen. 37:3-4. Joseph received a coat of many colors from his father. This coat had great significance. In old culture of the ancient time in Asia,Middle Eastern, such a coat was a symbol of distinction, honor, and exaltation to possible......

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26
Feb 2018
Anointed for Purpose

“Who says of Cyrus, ‘He is my shepherd and will accomplish all that I please; he will say of Jerusalem, Let it be rebuilt,” and of the temple, “Let its foundations be laid.” Is. 44:28. As you position yourself for greater influence and to be a solution to others, expect and believe for the seven-fold anointing of King Cyrus as found in Is. 45:1-3. God took a hold of his right hand and glorified him with: 1) Global influence. 2) Victory in warfare. 3) Multiple opportunities. 4) Open doors for new possibilities.......

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13
Feb 2018
God will make you attractive

“Nations will come to your light, and kings to the brightness of your dawn.” Is. 60:3. As the glory of the Lord rise upon you, you will become more attractive for His sake and yours. Christ in you is the hope for the world: “To them God willed to make known what are the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles: which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.” Col.1:27. This makes you valuable to God and to the world. You will attract people in need of His:......

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29
Jan 2018
Triple Blessing from God

“To Timothy my true son in the faith: Grace, mercy and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.” (1 Timothy 1:2) Paul expresses his love and commitment to Timothy, his true son in the faith. Faith in Jesus Christ is the foundation of Christianity and its believers are blessed with the grace, mercy and peace of God. Grace. Grace is favor, benevolence, kindness, and prosperity. It describes the approval of God for all those who place their trust in Him as God their Father and Christ Jesus their Savior.......

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