• Encourage Someone Encourage Yourself

    Encourage Someone Encourage Yourself

      (right click to download) Encourage Others  1 Thessalonians 5:11 Therefore encourage one another and build up one another, just as you also are doing. (NASB95) Encourage – to fill with courage or new zeal; to lift up the low in spirit or despondent; to give strength and hope to overcome and endure Exhort – to make urgent appeal; to give advice; to strongly urge or advise Comfort – to give strength and hope; to give cheer; to ease grief or trouble Lift up – to raise up; to stand up when fallen; to raise to a higher standard; to bring up from lowness Build up – to restore brokenness; to add new hope or zeal; to provide additional good Strengthen and Remind We encourage each other by systematically and consistently reminding […]

     
  • The ‘RE’ Thread – Redeem – Part 3

    (Click here to search for all the posts in this series…) Revelation 21:1, 4 Now I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away. Also there was no more sea… And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes; there shall be no more death, nor sorrow, nor crying. There shall be no more pain, for the former things have passed away.” (NKJV) One day it hit me, “the Bible shows a consistent picture of us returning full circle to where we started – restoring all that God had always intended for us to be – and more.” Does this mean that man, or even Satan, somehow threw a wrench into God’s original […]

     
  • The ‘RE’ Thread – Return, Restore, Renew – Part 2

    (Click here to search for all the posts in this series…) Revelation 21:1, 4 Now I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away. Also there was no more sea… And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes; there shall be no more death, nor sorrow, nor crying. There shall be no more pain, for the former things have passed away.” (NKJV) There is a list of words starting with “re” that creates an unbreakable thread in Scripture, revealing God’s plan for mankind and creation. I want to start today with “return, restore, and renew” because they provide us a picture of God’s master scheme starting at with the first Adam and […]

     
  • The ‘RE’ Thread – Introduction – Part 1

    (Click here to search for all the posts in this series…) Revelation 21:1, 4 Now I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away. Also there was no more sea… And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes; there shall be no more death, nor sorrow, nor crying. There shall be no more pain, for the former things have passed away.” (NKJV) Okay, that’s one of the more mystical titles I’ve come up with, but it is completely appropriate and descriptive. There is a common theme, a thread, that runs through all of Scripture starting at the moment sin came into the world through the first Adam. It is common thread of […]

     
 
 
 
 

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