Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 29, 2008
According to Hallmark, 90% of consumers want more choices in encouragement cards that will allow them to share support in unique ways for real life
Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 21, 2008
He traveled to every hamlet in Essex County. His passion was to start churches, encourage the saints and teach people the word of God. Cyrus Comstock was born in December 1765 and lived his life in the Champlain valley.
Cyrus was also an inventor. Are you familiar with the
Contributed by Sermon Central on May 11, 2011
A young couple, very much in love, were getting married in church. However, the bride was very nervous about the big occasion and so the preacher chose one verse that he felt would be a great encouragement to them. The verse was 1 John 4:18 which says: "There is no fear in love.
In August 1995, the church I pastored made the decision to do a major renovation on our thirty-five-year-old sanctuary. The first step was to put together a crew of people to do internal demolition. Around forty people showed up to take care of this task.
Dust was everywhere as we ripped up
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 9, 2008
According to Hallmark, 90% of consumers want more choices in encouragement cards that will allow them to share support in unique ways
Contributed by Tony Abram on Jul 6, 2008
ON THE ENEMY: BE ENCOURAGED
1. When the devil brings up your past, bring up his future.
2. The man who is fully surrendered to the Lord will never deliberately surrender to the Enemy.
3. When adversity is most ready to strike us, God is most ready to strengthen us.
4. The devil is an equal
Contributed by Richard Tow on Jul 17, 2017
After analyzing many surveys, J. C. Staehle found that the principle causes of unrest among workers, were the following:
1. Failure to give credit for suggestions.
2. Failure to correct grievances.
3. Failure to encourage.
4. Criticizing employees in front of other people.
5. Failure to ask
Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Mar 24, 2010
A MENTOR'S ENCOURAGEMENT
In my office hangs a tie and a pair of suspenders enclosed in a glass and wood case. Those mementos belonged to my academic advisor, mentor and friend from my days in seminary - the late Dr. Gary McGee. About half way through my program, I stood in his office tired, burned
Contributed by Paul Fritz on Aug 28, 2001
Story of Encouragement:
Several months ago when I was seated on the bus at the terminal and going home from work, a woman showed a kindness that up to now I cannot forget.
The bus was still not full. I sat on the third row, by the window, on the driver’s side. It was nearly six p.m. but the
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
William Arthur Ward once said:-
Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not
Contributed by Tim Hinrichs on Feb 23, 2012
In 1995 twin girls Kyrie and Brielle were born prematurely. Weighing only 2 pounds each, they were watched over very carefully each in their respective incubators. Kyrie began putting on weight immediately, but Brielle struggled--she cried and cried, leaving her gasping and blue
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 11, 2007
"If other do not encourage us, let us encourage ourselves in the Lord. How much He encouraged others On the stormy lake, and in the upper room. He spoke words of cheer to the
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 17, 2007
Encouragement changes history.
You may know the true story of Robert the Bruce King of Scotland.
Bruce and the Spider(Scotland)
HUNDREDS of years ago there was a king of Scotland and his name was Robert the Bruce. It was a good thing that he was both brave and wise, because the times in which he
Contributed by Richard Goble on Nov 24, 2007
“Encouraging” The New Members
“Bill and Sue” had recently moved into the city, and had been visiting our church for several weeks. They made friends quickly, and possessed a variety of gifts and talents that would enhance the ministries of our church. Within a short time they decided that God would
Contributed by Mark Eberly on Jul 20, 2008
There are signs that encourages people to wear seatbelts by asking the question, “What’s holding you back?” It implies that seatbelts are good things to hold you back during an accident. What is holding you back? God and God alone. Anything else will keep you from
Contributed by Steve Ely on Sep 30, 2008
Encourage Someone Today
Dante Bartiel Rossetti, the famous 19th-century poet and artist, was once approached by an elderly man. The old fellow had some sketches and drawings that he wanted Rossetti to look at and tell him if they were any good, or if they, at least, showed potential
Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 28, 2012
ENCOURAGEMENT FROM A FRIEND
There are times when you will be pushed out or pushed aside. You can be on the right road and still find yourself in a situation that is so severe that you cannot survive it on your own. Mark it down: You are not exempt from times of suffering, rejection, or
Contributed by Richard Tow on Apr 3, 2023
Mark Eklund was a student in Sister Helen’s nineth grade math class at St. Mary’s School in Morris, Minnesota. He was much less talkative than he had been years earlier in her third-grade class. One Friday Sister Helen sensed the class’s frustration with trying to learn “ne math.” So, she asked