“A Beautiful Story”

“Do not lose heart… For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all” (2 Corinthians 4:16,17). “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love Him, who have been called according to His purpose” (Romans 8:28).

Message summary: God works all things out for the ultimate good, although I believe in some cases much will be revealed or clarified on the other side.

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“God’s Word At Work”

“And we also thank God continually because, when you received the Word of God, which you heard from us, you accepted it not as the word of men, but as it actually is, the Word of God, which is at work in you who believe” (1 Thessalonians 2:13).

Message summary: Today we consider the energizing power of God’s Word at work!

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“A Vital Reminder”

“God is not unjust; He will not forget your work and the love you have shown Him as you have helped His people and continue to help them” (Hebrews 6:10). “Your labor in the Lord is not in vain” (1 Corinthians 15:58). “And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up” (Galatians 6:9).

Message summary: Sometimes God speaks to us through a Scripture verse in a most memorable way.

Read message here: https://www.dailyencouragement.net/archives/2020-10-07.htm

Note: Today’s message is a bit longer due to a stirred memory.

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“The Abundance Of Grace”

“For if, because of one man’s trespass, death reigned through that one man, much more will those who receive the abundance of grace and the free gift of righteousness reign in life through the one man Jesus Christ” (Romans 5:17).

Message summary: As we consider our restored relationship with God having accepted Christ’s provision we can be assured of and rejoice in His abundant safety factor of grace. It’s not just adequate, it’s abundant! Grace is greater than all our sin!

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“Architect and Builder”

“For he [Abraham] was looking for the city which has foundations, whose architect and builder is God” (Hebrews 11:10).

Message summary: Let us joyfully serve Jesus Christ today as we also direct our thoughts and affections on things above where our lives are hidden with Christ in God.

Read message here: https://www.dailyencouragement.net/archives/2020-10-05.htm

Note: Due to travel no audio prepared for this message. (Slow internet in hotel)

“Let Us Run With Endurance!”

“Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God” (Hebrews 12:1,2).

Message summary: Remember, we will all be judged by how we finish, not by how we start!

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“A Consideration Of Faith’s Commendation”

“Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see. This is what the ancients were commended for” (Hebrews 11:1,2).

Message summary: We are commended on the same basis of those in the Bible, our faith.

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“The Boasting That Is Acceptable”

“This is what the LORD says: ‘Let not the wise man boast of his wisdom or the strong man boast of his strength or the rich man boast of his riches, but let him who boasts boast about this: that he understands and knows Me, that I am the LORD, who exercises kindness, justice and righteousness on earth, for in these I delight,’ declares the LORD” (Jeremiah 9:23-24). “Therefore, as it is written: ‘Let the one who boasts boast in the Lord'” (1 Corinthians 1:31). “May I never boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ” (Galatians 6:14).

Message summary: Today, may God give us a growing understanding of His will so that we graciously make His will our own.

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“Man’s Foolishness”

For it is written: “I will destroy the wisdom of the wise; the intelligence of the intelligent I will frustrate” (1 Corinthians 1:19). “For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God” (1 Corinthians 3:19).

Message summary: Some things are just plain foolishness!

Read message here: https://www.dailyencouragement.net/archives/2020-09-29.htm

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