The Gift of Encouragement

We are living in trying times with people facing all kinds of challenges and trials. Christians are not exempt in their struggles to get through each day. In Romans 12:6-8, encouragement is one particular gift someone may be blessed to have, and they are to use it to encourage others. Yet, that one gift can be applied … Read more

Cast Your Burdens On The Lord

I Peter 5:7 says to cast our cares on the Lord because He cares for us. Two Scripture verses invite us to do the same thing – to cast our burdens on the Lord. Psalm 55:22 reminds us again that we don’t have shoulder any burdens unless we choose to. I admit I’ve had to ask the … Read more

God Is Able

Years ago, a co-worker gave me a mug with the verse from 2 Corinthians 9:8 on the front. I treasure this mug as the gift reminds me that God is able, and He has proven time and time again that His Word is true. When you read 2 Corinthians 9:8, take notice of four key words that stand out: … Read more

Depend On God For Your Success

Proverbs 16:3 is one of my favorite Scripture verses. “Commit to the Lord whatever do you, and your plans will succeed.” How true it is. Yet; many people including myself can attest, when we try to do things on our own without ever consulting the Lord first, those plans often don’t succeed. A great amount of money, time, … Read more

Work As Unto The Lord

According to this Scripture verse, whatever work we do is to be done, heartily, as to the Lord and not to men  It goes on to say that from the Lord we will receive the reward of the inheritance, for we serve the Lord Christ. Whatever work we do for our Lord Jesus is never in vain. … Read more