Encouraging Words

Encouraging Quotes

A collection of inspiring quotes and short writings by various writers.   Never try to explain God, until you have obeyed Him. The only bit of God we understand is the bit we have obeyed. ~ Oswald Chambers Lord, how excellent are Thy ways, and how devious and dark are the ways of man. Show…

Walking Worthy

by Joshua Scott I, therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you to walk worthy of the calling with which you were called, with all lowliness and gentleness, with longsuffering, bearing with one another in love, endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. — Ephesians 4:1-4 I think, for…

Faith

by A.W. Tozer Faith is the least self-regarding of the virtues. It is by its very nature scarcely conscious of its own existence. Like the eye which sees everything in front of it and never sees itself, faith is occupied with the Object upon which it rests and pays no attention to itself at all….

The Great Need for Discernment

by Zac Poonen Imagine that you were in Palestine over 1960 years ago and that you heard of the ministry of someone called “Jesus of Nazareth” who was healing the sick. Not having seen Him yourself, you are delighted when you come across a large crowd attending a healing meeting in Jerusalem, with someone called…

The Secret Of Spiritual Strength

by Andrew Murray We must remember that, although the Bible is very precious and reading it is very blessed and necessary, Bible reading and prayer, in themselves, are not fellowship with Jesus. What we need is to meet with Jesus every morning and to say, “Lord, here is a new day again, and I am…

If Thou but Suffer God to Guide Thee

      by George Neumark     If thou but suffer God to guide thee, And hope in Him thro’ all thy ways, He’ll give the strength, what-e’er betide thee, And bear thee thro the evil days; Who trust in God’s unchanging love Builds on the rock that naught can move. Obey, thou restless…

When Jesus Bled Alone

by Sandeep Poonen There are two separate times when Jesus suffered so greatly that he bled. One time was when others hit Him. But the other time was when nobody was within even a stone’s throw of Him. Jesus bled while on Calvary. And most Christians are well aware of this. But Jesus also bled…

Hast Thou No Scar?

by Amy Carmichael Hast thou no scar? No hidden scar on foot, or side, or hand; I hear thee sung as mighty in the land, I hear them hail thy bright ascendant star, Hast thou no scar? Hast thou no wound? Yet I was wounded for by the archers, spent, Leaned Me against a tree…

Implement Decisions Now

by K.P. Yohannan Take the actions and decisions you know are right and implement them in your life right now. Do not wait for some big revelation to appear to you in the night sky. Right now begin to sacrifice, pray, witness, repent, ask for forgiveness from others when you wrong them –whatever you know…

The Importance of Prayer and Meditation

by Felix Neff To those whose spiritual life has gradually become feeble and languishing, I say without hesitation that this evil arises from their neglect of prayer and meditation. They are content to know these things without practicing them. They speak of the grace of God, but they do seek it not. They know Jesus…