Category Archives: Encouraging Thoughts

Remember

 Therefore remember that formerly you, the Gentiles in the flesh, who are called “Uncircumcision” by the so-called “Circumcision,” which is performed in the flesh by human hands— remember that you were at that time separate from Christ, excluded from the … Continue reading

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Me First!

You have probably heard someone say, “Me first!”  Children often say these words or similar to show their desire to be first, have the most, or be recognized in some way.  I have often reminded children to let others go … Continue reading

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What to Do After Sinning?

This Easter Peter caught my attention.  At the Last Supper when Jesus was washing the disciples’ feet, Peter spoke up and said, “Lord, then wash not only my feet, but also my hands and my head.” (John 13:9)  Later at … Continue reading

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Prayer

Prayer is our means of communicating with God. The Lord’s Prayer is a good place to start learning how to pray.  The Lord’s Prayer is a pattern for us to use. Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy … Continue reading

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How to Handle the Day

Do not be grieved, for the joy of the Lord is your strength. Nehemiah 8:10 Blessed be the Lord, Because He has heard the voice of my supplication.  The Lord is my strength and my shield; My heart trusts in … Continue reading

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Fears

Fears are real.  We can fear so many things.  Fears are normal, but they should not be part of a Christian’s life.  Read the Gospels to see how often the words “Fear not” are used.  God does not want us … Continue reading

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Abounding in Love

And this I pray, that your love may abound still more and more in real knowledge and all discernment, so that you may approve the things that are excellent, in order to be sincere and blameless until the day of … Continue reading

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