He’s Coming Back

1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 is one of the key passages in the New Testament that speaks to the second coming of Christ. Check out what it says: 13 But we do not want you to be uninformed, brothers, about those who are asleep, that you may not grieve as others do who have no hope. 14 For since we believe that Jesus […]

A Biblical Framework for Encouragement: Church

The presence of the church in the world is intended to be a tremendous source of encouragement. It is for encouragement that we gather and it is encouragement that we are called to bring to the world. The book of Hebrews tells us that encouragement is an important means of safeguarding one another and developing perseverance […]

A Biblical Framework for Encouragement: Creator

Encouragement is an underestimated force in our lives. It has the power to redirect our steps, change our future, eclipse our past and fill our present with courage. Scripture calls us to the great work of infusing hope in others through encouragement. In the next four posts we will develop a biblical framework for thinking on and […]

Daily Encouragement

We have looked at daily bread, trouble, joy and mercy. These four things concern the vertical relationship between God and ourselves. This post focuses on the daily necessity of horizontal engagement. The writer of Hebrews points to yet another daily need. “But exhort one another every day, as long as it is called ‘today,’ that […]