Christian Encouragement

Jesus: Religion or Relationship?

Jesus: Religion or relationship? Written by Jorge Serbia January 31, 2014 Revelation 3:20--New International Version (NIV) 20 Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with that person, and they with me. Seventeen years Read More

Words of Encouragement from the Bible

encouragement from the bible The classic text on encouragement is Jeremiah 29:11, which states, "For I know the plans I have for you," declares the LORD, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future" (NIV).  Although this promise was made to the Israelite nation thousands of years ago, the principle Read More

Dealing with Bereavement as Christians

bereavement When we become Christians we are promised salvation and eternal life in heaven with Jesus. It is one of God’s greatest promises. As death is not the end we are encouraged neither to mourn nor grieve the death of someone close to us for too long, knowing that they have gone before us to Jesus. ‘For Read More

10 Encouraging Bible Verses for Hard Times

Sometimes, no matter how strong our faith is, life becomes too much to handle. We feel like we’re drowning in a whirlpool of despair. Whether it’s our relationships, our finances, our health or a combination of several issues, at times our problems seem insurmountable. ‘Where is God in all of this?’ Read More

Comfort from the Front Porch

“ . . . He who watches over you will not slumber.” Psalm 121:4 I can still hear the swing of the old screen porch at my grandparent’s house. I remember how the clap board floors would creak as my muddy sneakers ran inside. As a child I was always afraid of storms and though it was a half a mile Read More

10 Bible Verses About Encouragement

If you’re like me, you may often wonder, “Why can’t life just be easy?” If everything went according to plan, my life would be perfect and stress-free. I would get out of bed without pushing the snooze button five times. My boss would be pleased with my work. My children would always follow the Read More

Words of Affirmation: His Approval is All You Need

"For do I now persuade men or God?  Do I seek to please men?  If I yet pleased men I should not be the servant of Christ" (Galatians 1:10). Words of Affirmation There will always be someone’s validation we long for and there will always be someone that isn’t going to give it no matter how Read More

15 Bible Verses on God’s Comfort

1--The Steadfast Love of the LORD Never Ceases "The steadfast love of the LORD never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness" (Lamentations 3:22-23, ESV). 2--Even to Your Old Age "Even to your old age, I am He, And even to gray hairs Read More

15 Bible Verses of God’s Love

1--Love One Another "A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another" (John 13:34). 2--God So Loved The World "For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have Read More
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