encouragement: LOVE FOR EACH OTHER - 03/29/23 02:34 AM
LOVE FOR EACH OTHERJOHN 13:35 By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.”BARNES' NOTES That is, your love for each other shall be so decisive evidence that you are like the Saviour, that all people shall see and know it. … (2 comments)

encouragement: FEAR OF MAN WILL PROVE TO BE A SNARE - 03/17/23 11:17 AM
FEAR OF MAN WILL PROVE TO BE A SNAREPROVERBS 29:25 Fear of man will prove to be a snare, but whoever trusts in the LORD is kept safe.BENSON COMMENTARY Shall be preserved from all real evil, through God’s watchful providence over him. … (2 comments)

I WILL CONTEND WITH THOSE WHO CONTEND WITH YOU AND YOUR CHILDREN I WILL SAVEISAIAH 49:25 But this is what the LORD says: "Yes, captives will be taken from warriors, and plunder retrieved from the fierce; I will contend with those who contend with you, and your children I will save.ELLICOTT'S COMMENTARY Jehovah is the deliverer. … (1 comments)

encouragement: GOD WILL PROVIDE - 03/14/23 04:20 AM
GOD WILL PROVIDE   PSALM 37:19 In times of disaster they will not wither; in days of famine they will enjoy plenty.   MATTHEW HENRY'S COMMENTARY Let us not discompose ourselves at what we see in this world.   BARNES' NOTES Their needs shall be supplied. God will provide for them. … (2 comments)

encouragement: THE MORNING BEING THE TIME OF PRAYER - 03/04/23 02:19 AM
ISAIAH 33:2 ...Be our strength every morning, our salvation in time of distress.
GILL'S EXPOSITION ...the morning being the time of prayer; and also be their arm all the day long, to lean and depend upon, to support, protect, and defend them;

encouragement: GRACE AND PEACE TO YOU - 03/02/23 02:52 AM
GRACE AND PEACE TO YOU1 CORINTHIANS 1:3 Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.PROVERBS 14:14 MSG A mean person gets paid back in meanness, a gracious person in grace.GENEVA STUDY BIBLE He who forsakes God will be punished, and made weary of his sins, in which he delighted.DEFINITION of MEANNESS unkindness, spitefulness, or unfairness … (1 comments)

encouragement: RID YOURSELVES - 03/01/23 02:47 AM
RID YOURSELVESCOLOSSIANS 3:8 But now you must also rid yourselves of all such things as these: anger, rage, malice, slander, and filthy language from your lips.BENSON COMMENTARY but all railing and reproachful speeches against our fellow-creatures, and even speaking of the faults of absent persons, when not necessary for the caution of others, or when no good end is likely to be answered thereby.JAMIESON-FAUSSET-BROWN BIBLE COMMENTARY abusive language, foul language … (2 comments)

TOUCHED BY THE LIGHT SHE BECOMES LIGHT, AND IN HER TURN IS BIDDEN TO SHINEISAIAH 60:1 "Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the LORD rises upon you.ELLICOTT'S COMMENTARY The word comes that bids her rise to a new life, radiant with the glory of the Lord.MACLAREN'S EXPOSITIONS We see her thrown on the earth a mourning mother, a shackled captive. We hear her summoned once and again to awake, to arise, to shake herself from the dust, to loose the bands of her neck. These summonses are prophecies of the impending Messianic deliverance. … (3 comments)

encouragement: WISDOM - 02/23/23 02:14 AM
WISDOMPROVERBS 7:4 Say to wisdom, “You are my sister,” and to insight, “You are my relative.”MATTHEW HENRY'S COMMENTARY Thus we shall be kept from the fatal effects of our own passions, and the snares of Satan. Let God's word confirm our dread of sin, and resolutions against it.

encouragement: THE THINGS OF THE WORLD QUICKLY FADE AND DIE AWAY - 02/20/23 02:29 AM
THE THINGS OF THE WORLD QUICKLY FADE AND DIE AWAY1 JOHN 2:16 For everything in the world—the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life—comes not from the Father but from the world.MATTHEW HENRY'S COMMENTARY The things of the world quickly fade and die away; desire itself will ere long fail and cease, but holy affection is not like the lust that passes away. The love of God shall never fail.1 JOHN 2:17 The world and its desires pass away, but whoever does the will of God lives forever. … (1 comments)

encouragement: BUT I GIVE MYSELF UNTO PRAYER - 02/14/23 01:44 AM
BUT I GIVE MYSELF UNTO PRAYERPSALM 109:4 For my love they are my adversaries: but I give myself unto prayer.GILL'S EXPOSTION He did not return railing for railing, but committed himself in prayer to God, who judgeth righteously,PULPIT COMMENTARY The tenderness and kindness of the good towards wicked men does not soften them. Rather it provokes them to greater hostility.MATTHEW HENRY'S COMMENTARY David's enemies laughed at him for his devotion, but they could not laugh him out of it. … (3 comments)

encouragement: There is something to embrace this CHRISTmas - 12/24/22 12:16 AM
There is something to embrace this CHRISTmas.

encouragement: HIS NAME IS JESUS - 12/23/22 09:09 AM
His name is Jesus! He is the gift!JOHN 3:16 For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.PULPIT COMMENTARY The Divine love to the whole of humanity in its condition of supreme need. … (1 comments)

encouragement: GREAT RESULTS - 12/19/22 02:36 AM
GREAT RESULTSJOHN 12:32 And I, when I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all people to myself."PULPIT COMMENTARY Christ declared that the attraction of the cross would be mightier than all the fascination of the prince of this world. … (1 comments)

ALL THAT WE HAVE ACCOMPLISHED YOU HAVE DONE FOR USISAIAH 26:12 LORD, you establish peace for us; all that we have accomplished you have done for us.JAMIESON-FAUSSET-BROWN BIBLE COMMENTARY peace—God's favor, including all blessings, temporal and spiritual, opposed to their previous trials … (1 comments)

encouragement: GOD DOESN'T USE US, HE ANOINTS US - 11/28/22 01:47 AM
GOD DOESN'T USE US, HE ANOINTS USLUKE 4:18 The Spirit of the LORD is upon Me, Because He has anointed Me To preach the gospel to the poor; He has sent Me to heal the brokenhearted, To proclaim liberty to the captives And recovery of sight to the blind, To set at liberty those who are oppressed.GILL'S EXPOSITION And this unction he had. … (2 comments)

encouragement: SORROW AND GRIEF CAN BE A SICKBED - 11/13/22 04:17 AM
SORROW AND GRIEF CAN BE A SICKBEDPSALM 41:3 The LORD sustains them on their sickbed and restores them from their bed of illness.GENEVA STUDY BIBLE When for sorrow and grief of mind he calls himself on his bed. … (2 comments)

encouragement: AMBITION - 11/06/22 05:39 AM
AMBITION1 THESSALONIANS 4:11-12 and to make it your ambition to lead a quiet life: You should mind your own business and work with your hands, just as we told you, so that your daily life may win the respect of outsiders and so that you will not be dependent on anybody.MATTHEW HENRY'S COMMENTARY Satan is busy to trouble us; and we have in our hearts what disposes us to be unquiet; therefore let us study to be quiet. Those who are busy-bodies, meddling in other men's matters, have little quiet in their own minds, and cause great disturbances among their neighbours. … (1 comments)

encouragement: AND WITH THIS HE SHOULD BE CONTENT - 09/05/22 04:17 AM
AND WITH THIS HE SHOULD BE CONTENTECCLESIASTES 8:15 So I commend the enjoyment of life, because there is nothing better for a person under the sun than to eat and drink and be glad. Then joy will accompany them in their toil all the days of the life God has given them under the sun.GILL'S EXPOSITION Man's present life is under the sun, and is continued as long as it pleases God; though it is but short, rather to be counted by days than years, and is a laborious one; and all that he gets by his labour, enjoyed by him, … (2 comments)

encouragement: GODLINESS WITH CONTENTMENT - 09/04/22 04:36 AM
GODLINESS WITH CONTENTMENT1 TIMOTHY 6:6 But godliness with contentment is great gain.BENSON COMMENTARY For all other gain is perishing. … (1 comments)





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