Archive for the ‘Encouragement’ Category
The sun has never gone out. Since Genesis Chapter 1, the sun has continuously shown bright. The sun has never taken a break. It’s never dimmed and of course it hasn’t burned out. Read the rest of this entry »
David Letterman has his “Top Ten.” Sesame Street loves to count to Ten. The metric system is based on the number ten. Even decalogue means among other things, “Ten!” What’s so magical about, “ten?” Here’s 10 reasons to call Satan a liar and have God’s Peace in your life at this time of year!
Here are 10 Scriptural references to the promise that God will never forsake or abandon you and me!
1 Deuteronomy 31:6
, Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the LORD your God goes with you; “He will never leave you nor forsake you.”
2 Deuteronomy 31:8, The LORD himself goes before you and will be with you; He will never leave you nor forsake you. “Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged.”
3 Joshua 1:5, No one will be able to stand up against you all the days of your life. “As I was with Moses, so I will be with you; I will never leave you nor forsake you.”
4 1Kings 8:57, “May the LORD our God be with us as he was with our fathers; may He never leave us nor forsake us.”
5 1Chronicles 28:20, David also said to Solomon his son, “Be strong and courageous, and do the work. “Do not be afraid or discouraged, for the LORD God, my God, is with you.He will not fail you or forsake you until all the work for the service of the temple of the LORD is finished.”
6 Psalms 37:28, For the LORD loves the just and will not forsake his faithful ones. “They will be protected forever, but the offspring of the wicked will be cut off;”
7 Psalms 94:14 “For the LORD will not reject his people; he will never forsake his inheritance.”
8 Isaiah 41:17 “The poor and needy search for water, but there is none; their tongues are parched with thirst. But I the LORD will answer them; I, the God of Israel, will not forsake them.”
9 Isaiah 42:16 “I will lead the blind by ways they have not known, along unfamiliar paths I will guide them; I will turn the darkness into light before them and make the rough places smooth. These are the things I will do; I will not forsake them.”
10 Hebrews 13:5 Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said, “Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.”
We may leave God, but He will never leave us. No matter how bleak the situation, no matter how empty the feeling comes, God will never leave you! His promises are true. His word is above all! We can move forward because, He goes before us. And if God be for us, who can be against us?There is none like Him, and He will not allow His word to return to Him void!
Motivation is rampant during this time of year. Football season is upon us once more. Next to Christmas, this is the most wonderful time of the year. For Jordan and I, last Sunday was termed “the first Sunday”, or the first Sunday of the football season. Read the rest of this entry »
Victory in any area of life requires a victorious mindset. Victory requires a stubborn attitude that refuses to give in to the temptation to give up, cave in and quit. Read the rest of this entry »
Our adversary, the devil seeks to devour us. That’s no secret. However, the word “as” in 1 Peter 5:8 is key to us knowing that our adversary is a cheap phony whose real power lies in fear, not strength. Read the rest of this entry »
Following our feelings in life is like riding on a train without the guidance of a track. Following our feelings in life can be equated to handing the driving responsibility over to a driver who cannot see. Read the rest of this entry »
Faith and the ability to remain undaunted by the circumstances of life requires a commitment of the will, the heart and of the mind. To be able to have an inward image of victory in Christ that looms larger than outward images of hopelessness and despair is the fuel that keeps the Christian on a steady course. Read the rest of this entry »
Orientation day in heaven will be a day like no other. Even though our first day of life here on earth was celebrated by our aunts, uncles, grandparents and great grandparents, none of us remember this blessed event. We celebrate our birthdays annually, but none of us are able to consciously recall that special day like those who were there to witness our arrival. Read the rest of this entry »