Thoughts of Encouragement

God Knows

To begin to depend solely on God, we must first admit and accept that we don’t know all the answers, but we know who does. 1 Yahweh, you have searched me, and you know me.2 You know my sitting down and my rising up.    You perceive my thoughts from afar.3 You search out my path and my lying …

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God’s Discipline

Hebrews 12: 4-11 To gain a deeper understanding of the loving nature of God’s discipline, try to remember your own childhood. Maybe you heard these familiar words from a parent or guardian: “This hurts me more than it hurts you.” Back then, you probably did not appreciate or even believe that sentiment. Nor did you …

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Is Your Spiritual Gift in Conflict With Others’?

Romans 12: 3-8 The church is filled with people who have different passions and interests. Christ designed His body to function this way by supplying various spiritual gifts by which His work is accomplished. Yet sometimes these differences can lead to misunderstandings because we each see through the lens of our own gifts. Exhortation is …

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How Music Changes Things

Music is a powerful thing, it changes things. Isn’t the hymn above beautiful? Music is a powerful thing.  It’s used in heaven around the throne and mentioned throughout Revelations.  The largest book of the Bible, Psalms was all originally set to music.  It stirs the emotions can strengthen the soul, blesses the spirit and has …

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How to Hear God?

One never fail secret to always hearing the voice of God. Psalm 81: 8-14 Does the heavenly Father still speak to His children? It’s a question that may be on your mind right now. We all have this need to know the Lord is still communicating with us. We crave the certainty that He hears …

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Be Still

This is perhaps the most difficult thing to do in life.  When we have troubles overshadowing us, chaos surrounding us, and it’s just a battle to face the day sometimes, but there is immense comfort for those who are able to fulfil this command to “Be still.”  Being still in the midst of all that …

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