Category Archives: Encouragement

Quiet Rest in the Season of Peace

My people will abide in a peaceful habitation, in secure dwellings, and in quiet resting places. Isaiah 32:18 At the beginning of the week a friend called to wish me a Happy Thanksgiving and to encourage me with the above … Continue reading

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The Ever-Present Presence

“I am with you.” That is the thumbs up of the Ever-Present Presence. The God of the Universe, the Creator, the Sustainer of all, is the Father that is always with me. To know God and to know that He … Continue reading

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The Most Encouraging Words

I can’t think of anything more encouraging than Jesus’ promise to the disciples he had commissioned with his gospel: “And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.” Matthew 28:20 Today one of his disciples, a … Continue reading

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Don’t be let down by circumstances

A ship doesn’t sink because of the water that surrounds it but by the water that it lets in. Don’t let yourself sink because of things that surround you. I read this advice this morning, at a time in my … Continue reading

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My Hobby Lobby Story

I picked up a book at Hobby Lobby last time I was there, written by the founder and CEO David Green. If you live in the United States you probably know that Hobby Lobby is a crafts and arts store, … Continue reading

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The Check that Wouldn’t get Lost

You might remember what I wrote on May 20th before leaving on my trip to Sweden. Let me tell you a situation what worries a Sunday school teacher in Mexico. You might remember the story about the surprise they sent … Continue reading

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Why Worry When You Can Pray

If you worry, you’ll die. If you don’t worry, you’ll die. So, why worry? That’s a South African proverb. We often get into situations that make us worry. It seems like worry is always around the corner! But instead of … Continue reading

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