“Encourage” means to put courage into. There are many ways to encourage those around you—a sincere word, a kind act, a show of compassion.
Do you need wisdom so you can become skilled at godly living? Then become a student of Proverbs. It can transform your way of thinking.
Do you spend regular times in prayer? When you turn to the Lord you’re being filled with His streams of living water.
In this section of the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus took on the hypocrites with both guns blazing! Drawing on common examples of showy righteousness, He instructed us on the importance of being people of quiet sincerity, seeking to glorify God rather than impress others.
How you respond to adversity reveals the strength of your character. How well do you run when life’s uphill climbs get longer and steeper?