Category Archives: Encouragement

Adopted By God

I John 3:1a  “Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us that we should be called the sons of God.”        Once a baby is born into this world, he/she is someone’s child, someone’s son … Continue reading

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What Does the Lord Require of Thee?

Micah 6:8  “He has told thee O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God?”         This is one … Continue reading

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God’s Protective Hand

Hebrews 13:2 “Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.” Today I have a very interesting story to relate to you.  It is one in which the events seemed most natural to me, but upon … Continue reading

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A Father’s Day Letter From His Daughter

In honor of Father’s Day, I am publishing a letter our daughter sent her father several years ago. May you be encouraged. None of the cards in the stores ever seem to say the right things  So I thought I’d … Continue reading

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A Letter To A Father From His Son

For This I Am Proud of You    The Lord Jesus said we are to love the Lord our God with all of our heart, soul, strength, and mind. This I have seen with my childhood family on our knees … Continue reading

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Encouraging Prayers and Poems

  Study Prayer Lord and Savior, True and Kind, Be the Master of my mind. Bless and guide and strengthen still, All the powers of thought and will. While I ply the scholars task. Jesus Christ be near, I ask. … Continue reading

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Stop and Pray

Ephesians 6:18 “With all prayer and petition, pray at all times in the Spirit, and with this in view, be on the alert with all perseverance and petition for all the saints.” ESV Much has been written on prayer and … Continue reading

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Our Compassionate God

One morning my husband and I were sitting at our table by the kitchen window, as we watched a wasp walking around on the screen.  From its appearance we could tell that the wasp was “trapped” between the screen and the window, … Continue reading

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God’s Sovereign Hand

Isaiah 30:18 “Therefore will the Lord wait that He may be gracious unto you…”   I’m a clock watcher. My daily schedule and activities are structured around a clock.  Depending on the time, I hurry through a task or take it … Continue reading

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Beneath The Cross Of Jesus

Thinking on Jesus Christ’s death on the cross often has me singing this beautiful hymn:  1. Beneath the cross of Jesus I fain would take my stand The shadow of a mighty Rock Within a weary land; A home within … Continue reading

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Spiritual Dryness

Isaiah 1:30  “For you will be like an oak whose leaf fades away or as a garden that has no water.”        Long periods without rain cause many problems.  The most obvious signs of the lack of water … Continue reading

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Godliness With Contentment

Haggai 1:6-7  “Ye have sown much, and bring in little; ye eat, but ye have not enough; ye drink, but ye are not filled with drink, ye clothe you, but there is none warm; and he that earneth wages earneth … Continue reading

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Milk Of The Word

I Peter 2:2 “….long for the pure milk of the Word…”       Our 3rd great-grandchild is a precious little one week old baby girl.  She lives less than three miles from us so we get to see her … Continue reading

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Keeping A Godly Home

Proverbs 31:27 “She looketh well to the ways of her household, and eateth not the bread of idleness.”      Keeping a Godly home with excellence as God’s Word requires of a Christian woman is work.  Self-discipline is one of … Continue reading

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Search The Scriptures

Ephesians 4:14  “So that we may no longer be children, tossed to and fro by the waves, and carried about with every wind of doctrine….”      Fall comes late in the South and over the past two months, the … Continue reading

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Commitment To Hiding God’s Word in My Heart

Psalm 119:11 “Thy word have I hid in mine heart that I might not sin against Thee.” Recently making a commitment to seriously memorize more Bible verses AND their references, I got out a small King James Version Bible. In … Continue reading

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Take Heed During This Christmas Season

Luke 12:15 “Take heed and beware of covetousness, for a man’s life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth.” This Christmas season as we focus on Jesus Christ and His amazing gift of laying aside His … Continue reading

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Songs of Thanksgiving

The Bible has several special Songs of Thanksgiving (along with the many in Psalms.)  May your spirits will be uplifted as you share and identify with Moses, Hannah, David, and Mary as they give praise to our Great God.   … Continue reading

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A Thankful Heart

Colossians 2:7b  “In everything give thanks.”          Today, I want to share with you a story that has proved to be an encouragement to me.  It is one of those stories, that once I heard it, I have … Continue reading

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