Posts Tagged ‘encourage’

Being There for Others

“Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn.” (Romans 12:15) Someone once said, “A real friend is one who comes in when the whole world goes out.” Wise words were never spoken so well. Often, we need someone with skin on to walk with us when our emotions are running the gambits. It…

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Praying Friends

“For this reason, since the day we heard about you, we have not stopped praying for you…” (Colossians1:9) Thank the Lord for friends who pray! There is no doubt about it: we don’t know who has been praying for us, unless they just happen to let it leak out. That’s what the apostle Paul was…

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The Lord Will Protect You

“The angel of the Lord encamps around those who fear him, and he delivers them.” – Psalm 34:7 In the world we live in, there are plenty of things to be afraid of. There are a million different circumstances and possibilities we could worry about. But I want to counter any of those worries you…

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A Word of Blessing

“May he give you the desire of your heart and make all your plans succeed. May we shout for joy over your victory and lift up our banners in the name of our God.” (Psalm 20:4-5) I can’t forget that moment when I opened up a short, encouraging card from a friend of mine and read…

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Taking the Time to Bless

“The elder, To my dear friend Gaius, whom I love in the truth. Dear friend, I pray that you may enjoy good health and that all may go well with you, even as your soul is getting along well. It gave me great joy when some believers came and testified about your faithfulness to the…

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