“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.
But, you see, that’s what brings about the joy of gratitude...receiving what we don’t deserve. When that happens, humility replaces pride. A thankful spirit cancels out arrogance. Mercy flies in the face of resentment.
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.
When up against an intimidating enemy, the Bible reminds us that “the battle belongs to the Lord.” And while that’s certainly true, how do we replace our terror with triumph? Chuck Swindoll will answer that relevant question when he tells the familiar story of David and Goliath.
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?