“Hating The Voice Of Truth”

“Then the king of Israel gathered the prophets together, about four hundred men, and said to them, “Shall I go against Ramoth-gilead to battle or shall I refrain?” And they said, “Go up, for the Lord will give it into the hand of the king.” But Jehoshaphat said, “Is there not yet a prophet of the Lord here that we may inquire of him?” The king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, “There is yet one man by whom we may inquire of the Lord, but I hate him, because he does not prophesy good concerning me, but evil. He is Micaiah son of Imlah” (1 Kings 22:6-8).

Message summary: Like many today, Ahab hated the voice of truth but that did not keep the prophet Micaiah from boldly speaking out the truth. May God raise up men and women like Micaiah today, who will faithfully speak the truth even to a world that doesn’t want to hear it and in so many cases even hates it.

Read entire message: https://www.dailyencouragement.net/archives/2021-06-24.htm

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“A Consideration Of Being Hot”

“Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor, serving the Lord” (Romans 12:11). “Do not put out the Spirit’s fire” (1 Thessalonians 5:19). “For this reason I remind you to fan into flame the gift of God, which is in you through the laying on of my hands, for God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control” (2 Timothy 1:6,7).

Message summary: The challenge in the spiritual life is to “keep your spiritual fervor”.

Read entire message here: https://www.dailyencouragement.net/archives/2021-06-22.htm

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“I Can Complain”

“And because of this I rejoice. Yes, and I will continue to rejoice” (Philippians 1:18). “Do everything without complaining” (Philippians 2:14). “Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!” (Philippians 4:4).

Message summary: Today we all have a major choice in our outlook, we can complain or choose to rejoice.

Read entire message here: https://www.dailyencouragement.net/archives/2021-06-23.htm

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“It’s Summer Time!”

“As long as the earth endures, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night will never cease”  (Genesis 8:22). “He made the moon to mark the seasons, and the sun knows when to go down” (Psalm 104:19).”He changes times and seasons” (Daniel 2:21).

Message summary: Following the flood God made a promise that we see remaining to this day and we will continue to do so “as long as the earth endures”. “Seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night will never cease”.

Read entire message here: https://www.dailyencouragement.net/archives/2021-06-21.htm

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“Wanting To Be A Good Dad”

“For you know that we dealt with each of you as a father deals with his own children, encouraging, comforting and urging you to live lives worthy of God, who calls you into His kingdom and glory” (1 Thessalonians 2:11,12).

Message summary: Fathers, what a powerful model is taught in our daily text. How are you at encouraging and comforting your children? Do you urge them to live lives worthy of God and show them by your own example? Both are a big part of your Scriptural mandate as a father. Let us be found faithful in the godly task before us! A high aspiration for fathers is being a good dad.

Read entire message: https://www.dailyencouragement.net/archives/2021-06-18.htm

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“A Lesson From A Polluted Fountain”

“Like a muddied spring or a polluted fountain is a righteous man who gives way before the wicked” (Proverbs 25:26). “Keep yourself pure” (1 Timothy 5:22). “All who have this hope in Him (Christ) purify themselves, just as He is pure” (1 John 3:3).

Message summary: So many are giving “way before the wicked”. All month long we have been subjected to a celebration of evil, with so many companies, stores, and technology clamoring to get in on the “woke” action. Far too many churches are not taking a strong stand and have ceased to make a faithful declaration of God’s standards regarding life, sexuality, gender distinctions and marriage. Walking a middle road is surely not what is needed but rather a clarion call to God’s standards.

Read entire message here: https://www.dailyencouragement.net/archives/2021-06-17.htm

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“A Lesson From A Good Neighbor”

“Better is a neighbor who is near than a brother far away” (Proverbs 27:10). “Each one helps his neighbor and says to his brother, ‘Be strong!'” (Isaiah 41:6).

Message summary: All over the world we want people to seek to be good neighbors and in doing so that would greatly contribute to peaceful towns and cities and states and nations and ultimately the world! Apart from our family it begins in our neighborhood. What kind of neighbor are you?

Read entire message here: https://www.dailyencouragement.net/archives/2021-06-16.htm

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“A Trustworthy Saying”

“Here is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance: Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners” (1 Timothy 1:15).

Message summary: Today we appeal to all reading this. Have you believed in Jesus Christ and accepted His generous provision for your salvation?

Read entire message: https://www.dailyencouragement.net/archives/2021-06-15.htm

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“The Peril Of Clinging To Worthless Idols”

Those who cling to worthless idols turn away from God’s love for them” (Jonah 2:8).

Message summary: Good works are an outflow of God’s amazing grace, not a replacement! Accept God’s generous grace today and proclaim with the Palmist, “But with You there is forgiveness” (Psalm 130:4).

Read entire message here: https://www.dailyencouragement.net/archives/2021-06-14.htm

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