Tag Archives: Encouragement

Praying For Your Ephesians

The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective. Today we consider the prayer of the Apostle Paul for the church at Ephesus, a group of newer followers of Jesus. And we turn to our own prayer life to … Continue reading

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The Power of a Positive Word

God encourages us to bring healing with our words. This is wisdom in action. Do you build others up rather than cutting people down? I can tell you that if you are the one who makes people feel good, you’ll … Continue reading

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Shut Your Mouth

Being quiet when we want to talk is a force multiplier. Choosing carefully what to say with cautious and deliberate timing is an art. The training wheels of that wisdom, though, are conscious choices to simply keep our mouths shut. … Continue reading

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Tongue Taming

When used inappropriately, the tongue can set our lives on fire. One spark and we’re done. James says we should be to be quick to listen and slow to speak. Which makes me think of a story of Kobe Bryant … Continue reading

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Encourage!

Be pleasing to God as a full member of the Christian community helping others to follow Jesus. How? Be encouraging! Take some time to bless other people with encouraging words which will remind them of God’s love and spur them … Continue reading

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