Category: Encouragement

The Same?

There are a lot of ups and downs in a life, and the Christian life is no different.  I find a lot of young people have a serious misconception about this simple fact.  They somehow think that God is powerful

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Fear Is Not From God

What keeps Christians from sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ with others?   Is it that they’re just selfish?  Maybe they’re too busy?  Maybe they want to, but they don’t know how.  All of those things may be true, but I

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Control Freak!

Ever feel out of control–Like something inside of you has it’s hands on the switches that make you go?  I suspect that most folks have been driven to that point at one time or another, but unfortunately there are lots

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You’re GREAT!

  When I was in school, there always seemed to be a few really cool students.  Starved for attention, I always wished I could be like them.  It was like they were larger than life.  Since I was anything but

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Just For You!

  “You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.” Jeremiah 29:13 This Thought4Today is written specifically for YOU. Yes, specifically for YOU! You are the one who seeks to grow closer to the

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Where’s The Power?

If your Christian walk hasn’t been all you know it should be lately, maybe this scripture will help. Read through it once or twice and then ask yourself, “Does my life paint a picture of someone who’s been qualified to

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But God . . .

“Everything is against me!”  Genesis 42:36b Remember the Old Testament hero Joseph?  He was sold as a slave, thought dead by his father, framed for attempted rape, wrongly imprisoned, and through it all remained faithful to God.  Due in no

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New Beginnings!

  “Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past.   See, I am doing a new thing!”  Isaiah 43:18 Happy New Year!  Many of us are busy making (or breaking) New Years resolutions.   It’s a new year!  I don’t

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Depression?

Think for a minute… how many people do you know right now who are taking antidepressant drugs?  If you’re a teen, it may be a lot more than you think, and you probably could name several.  The statistics are clear. 

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Work for Who?

Have you ever felt the gentle urging of God, immediately followed by the obnoxious, “You can’t do that!” of Satan?  It took years for me to finally accept the fact that God could use a sinner like me to do

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