Sharing Hope and Encouragement For Today's Christians

TODAY'S VERSE: “God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble."  Psalm 46:1

encouragement for today

"I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well." Psalms 139:14 I was traveling down memory lane the other day and thinking back on when my children were younger and the many memories I have of them growing up. I could tell you story after story of the good times; the fun times; and the not so fun times. But, one particular story comes to mind, involving my son when he was probably three or four years old. At that time of my career, I was required to wear a... Read more →

"Therefore they shall be as the morning cloud, and as the early dew that passeth away…." (Hosea 13:3a KJV) I don't know about you, but I'm glad that Spring is finally here. I am not a huge fan of cold weather and I always look forward to the warmer weather each year. I remember this past winter, there was a time when it seemingly rained for a week straight. It was foggy, misty, wet, and just down-right yucky. As gloomy as the weather was, I knew that it was only a matter of time until the fog would be "burned... Read more →

"…when troubles come your way, consider it an opportunity for great joy. For you know that when your faith is tested, your endurance has a chance to grow. So let it grow, for when your endurance is fully developed, you will be perfect and complete, needing nothing. " James 1:2-4 (NLT) Trials in life are not usually considered as an opportunity for great joy, but that is just what God tells us to consider it. This doesn't make any sense to our human logic, but through Christ it makes all the sense in the world. As difficult as it is... Read more →