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Encouraging Words Devotional

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A short 2-minute devotional message once a week to help you remember your worth in God.

A short 2-minute devotional message once a week to help you remember your worth in God.

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United States

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A short 2-minute devotional message once a week to help you remember your worth in God.

Language:

English

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949-582-5001


Episodes

Begin Today With Thankfulness

12/5/2022
Kathy Cawthon was battling cancer. After barely having energy to do the essentials for herself, one day, for the first time in many months, she felt physically strong enough to take on a few errands. She went to the post office to buy stamps.

Duration:00:01:59

Learn How To Work Through Tension

11/28/2022
Reach up for a moment and massage your neck and shoulder muscles. Feel any tension there? Most of us do. Tension seems to be a part of 21st century living.

Duration:00:01:59

How Do I Process Grief?

11/21/2022
When someone you love dies, you naturally grieve, because you care deeply for that person. You feel sadness that is so intense that you may wonder if life will ever again feel worth living.

Duration:00:01:59

What Does It Mean To Be Made New?

11/14/2022
Glenn Burris[i] tells that when he was seven years old, his dad bought him his first bicycle. It was a used bike, but Glenn didn't care. Glenn's dad was pastor of a small church, and both of his parents had to work to keep food on the table and the church doors open. Receiving the bike that he knew was given sacrificially is a meaningful memory that will always be with him. [i] Glenn Burris, Jr., Foursquare Online Weekly Prayer Guide: February 2, 2009.

Duration:00:01:59

Start Letting God Refine Your Life

11/7/2022
When a hijacked jetliner slammed into the Pentagon on 9-11, 2001, LTC Brian Birdwell was standing directly in its path. Because he had made a trip to the restroom, his life was miraculously spared. If he had been at his desk, he would have been killed instantly. Suddenly life was forever changed for Brian and his wife, Mel.

Duration:00:02:00

Does God Really Care About The Little Things?

10/31/2022
Sometimes God does big things for us and sometimes He does little things.

Duration:00:02:00

Learn How To Spend Eternity In Heaven

10/24/2022
Dave was dying—no doubt about it. His wife and daughters had been with him for several hours, talking to him and telling him how much they loved him. But Dave was not responding. So, when a pastor came to visit, they left Dave in his care long enough to grab a quick bite of lunch. He appeared to be sleeping. But when the Pastor gently touched him, Dave moved slightly, then said to the pastor, "I've got the keys to my new house." He died peacefully within the hour.

Duration:00:02:00

How To Quiet Your Heart

10/17/2022
One morning not too long ago, I started my day as usual with some time spent reading the Bible and talking to the Lord in prayer. But I was not at peace in my heart. It was one of those times when I felt agitated and pressured by all the work that needed to be done.

Duration:00:02:00

It Is Time To Seek Out God

10/10/2022
In her book The Alabaster Box[i], Ione Denton tells of looking out the front window of their home and seeing her five-year-old son Eric straddling his bicycle, his hands together in earnest prayer, head bowed. Then off he went. And, plunk, to the ground he fell. [i] Ione Denton, The Alabaster Box (Self-published 2004), p. 25.

Duration:00:02:00

Start Letting God Heal Your Past

10/3/2022
Rachel grew up in a terribly abusive home. Beatings, and burnings, threats, slave labor, family members sending her to men for sexual favors to repay their gambling debts—Rachel endured all these and more.

Duration:00:01:59

Taking Care of One Another

9/26/2022
Take a guess how many times the phrase "one another" appears in the Bible. You may be surprised to learn the answer is 448 times—at least, in the King James Version! Almost half of those, or 214 occurrences, are in the New Testament. For example, no less than 16 times in the New Testament we're told to "Love one another."

Duration:00:01:59

What Is The True Meaning Of Love?

9/19/2022
“What does love mean?” A group of professionals posed that question to a cluster of four-to-eight-year-olds. The answers they got were more profound than anyone anticipated.

Duration:00:01:59

Can God Help In Troubled Times?

9/12/2022
Pastor Jim Cymbala tells of the time when as a boy he was learning to swim at Coney Island. He had been told to stay in the shallow water but the undertow began to carry him out deeper and deeper. Salt water filled his nose, and he soon realized he was in serious trouble. Struggling to keep his head above water, he was gripped by panic. Then all at once he unexpectedly felt the arms of his dad underneath him, holding him up. He could relax in his father's arms, knowing he was safe.

Duration:00:01:59

Does God Really Love Me?

9/5/2022
Do you ever have difficulty believing that God really, truly loves you? Perhaps you are so aware of your own imperfections that you think, "Why would He love me? How could He?"

Duration:00:01:59

What Distracts You from Jesus?

8/29/2022
The story is found in the Bible in Luke chapter 10: As Jesus and the disciples continued on their way to Jerusalem, they came to a certain village where a woman named Martha welcomed him into her home. Her sister, Mary, sat at the Lord's feet, listening to what he taught. But Martha was distracted by the big dinner she was preparing. She came to Jesus and said, "Lord, doesn't it seem unfair to you that my sister just sits here while I do all the work? Tell her to come and help me." But...

Duration:00:01:59

The Power of Encouragement

8/22/2022
Helen, a junior high math teacher, could see one Friday that the lesson she was trying to teach was not going well. So, she asked the students to make a list of all the kids in the class and write the nicest thing they could think about each one. On the weekend, Helen took the lists and made each student a paper of all the nice things the class had said about him or her. On Monday, she passed out the lists to each student. The kids were surprised at how encouraging the remarks were.

Duration:00:01:59

Three Ways to Combat Aging

8/15/2022
When we were kids, we could hardly wait for birthdays to roll around. Parties with friends and family, presents, cake, ice cream—to children it's all so exciting. You've probably noticed, however, that the older you get, the faster birthdays seem to come around. And while they're still fun, we begin to see the effects of aging that birthdays bring to us.

Duration:00:01:58

How to Do the Will of God

8/8/2022
It's one thing to know what God's will is for you in a situation—that is, what He wants you to do. It's quite another thing to follow through and do His will. In one of his sermons, Bible teacher and author A. W. Tozer pointed out that we have a part to play in doing God's will.

Duration:00:01:58

When You Face a Situation Bigger Than You

8/1/2022
When God was giving instructions to Moses, He knew his people would sooner or later go to war against an enemy stronger than they were.

Duration:00:01:59

Understand God’s Love For You

7/25/2022
For years Dr. Margaret Brand served as a missionary eye surgeon in southern India. In the rural areas she would sometimes do a hundred cataract surgeries in a single day.

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