Category Archives: Encouragement
2 Peter 5-9 (CEV) Do your best to improve your faith. You can do this by adding goodness, understanding, self-control, patience, devotion to God, concern for others, and love. If you keep growing in this way, it will show that … Continue reading
In those days John the Baptist came, preaching in the wilderness of Judea and saying, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near.” This is he who was spoken of through the prophet Isaiah: “A voice of one calling in … Continue reading
1 Corinthians 10:13 (NIV) No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide … Continue reading
In that day the Root of Jesse will stand as a banner for the peoples; the nations will rally to him, and his resting place will be glorious. Isaiah 11:10 (NIV) The wolf will live with the lamb, the leopard will … Continue reading
Father, we strive to be the people you want us to be. Help us to see where in our lives we lack self-control and guide us to correct it today. Amen.
A shoot will come up from the stump of Jesse; from his roots a Branch will bear fruit. The Spirit of the Lord will rest on him— the Spirit of wisdom and of understanding, the Spirit of counsel and of might, the Spirit … Continue reading
Titus 1:8 (NIV) Rather, he must be hospitable, one who loves what is good, who is self-controlled, upright, holy and disciplined.