Ministering to Yourself

“My heart is breaking as I remember how it used to be.” Psalm 42:4, NLT The Psalms are a classic examples of self-encouragement. The writer sometimes gave into moments of depression and he would often write encouraging words to uplift his spirit. Today these have become verses or scriptures for us to study and emulate.Continue reading “Ministering to Yourself”

Testimony of the Scars

  At the crucifixion, Jesus suffered great injury. He was beaten, flogged, spat upon, and had a crown of thorns jammed into his brow. Then He was nailed to the cross through His feet and hands and then pierced in the side with a spear causing blood and water to flow from His body. HeContinue reading “Testimony of the Scars”

Making Pain Work for You, [Trials]

“Then they went back to Lystra, Iconium, and Antioch in Pisidia. 22They encouraged the followers and begged them to remain faithful. They told them, “We have to suffer a lot before we can get into God’s kingdom.” Acts 14:21-22, CEV Paul and Barnabas, together are perhaps the most gifted men ever to minister the Gospel.  TheyContinue reading “Making Pain Work for You, [Trials]”

The Toughness of Prayer

  “Pray as you can, not as you cannot.” -Dom John Chapman This is a Reprinted Article.  by Dom John Chapman Every so often I find something so sublime and so wonderful that all I want to do is make it available to a whole other audience.  This is so rewarding for me, to introduce toContinue reading “The Toughness of Prayer”