Archive for November, 2018

Strengthen and Encourage the Brethren 11/25/18

November 26, 2018

This week’s scripture is from John:

“The light shines in the darkness …

 “The true light that gives light to everyone was coming into the world.” (John 1:5a, 9)

Thank God that He is true and always keeps His promises, for He sent His Son into this dark world to be our light and our salvation. Long it was foretold that He would come. Now He is the light of the world and a lamp unto our feet. He has brought us into the light, and how blessed we are that His light can shine through us, for truth lives in the light and He lives in us. Hallelujah!  Thank you, Lord!

May the light of God’s blessings be yours this day and every day.

Strengthen and Encourage the Brethren 11/18/18

November 19, 2018

This week’s scripture is from Psalms:

Let [us] give thanks to the Lord for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for man…   (Psalm 107:8)

Let us come before the Lord with thankful hearts and praise Him who loves us with an everlasting love. Praise be to God for He provides for our every need and fills us with all good things. Thanks be to God for He never leaves us or forsakes us. Let us come before Him and bow down; let us count our blessings and praise Him for His holiness. Thanks be to God for His great gift in giving us His son Jesus Christ that we might know Him and the mercy of His grace. Praise be to God for He is good and all He does is good. Let us give thanks to the Lord. Thanks be to God for all He has done. Thanks be to God. Amen.

May you be blessed by the Lord as you praise Him with thanksgiving.

Strengthen and Encourage the Brethren 11/11/18

November 12, 2018

This week’s scripture is from Psalms:

“I will praise you forever for what you have done;
in your name I will hope, for your name is good.
I will praise you in the presence of your saints.”    
(Psalms 52:9)

Praise God, Praise God. In the midst of life’s ongoing trials and troubles, Praise God. For all He has done for us, Praise the Lord. It is so easy to be distracted by the difficulties we are facing that we can lose our focus on the One who is our strength and our ever-present help in times of trouble. Remember to call on Him and praise Him. Lift up your voice and praise the Lord, for He is good and all He does is good. Pray, praise, sing. Let His mercy and grace wash over you. Praise the Lord. Praise the Lord. Praise the Lord.

May the Lord fill your heart with hope and joy as you raise your voice to praise Him.

Strengthen and Encourage the Brethren 11/04/18

November 5, 2018

This week’s scripture is from Psalms:

“But the plans of the Lord stand firm forever,
the purposes of his heart through all generations.”
  (Psalm 33:11)

The generations come and the generations go; they plan and they strive to make their mark, but the plans of man are passing and his time is always short. Things go this way and that, back and then forth, up and then down, but God’s plans never waver; His timing is always perfect; everything happens at precisely the right time, in the right place, and in the right manner. His plans and His purposes are always fulfilled, and they never fail. Let us remember to always ask the Lord what His plans are for us before we make our own plans, for His plans will always be the best for us, because God’s plans come from God’s heart.

May the Lord bless you with a heart toward His heart.