“Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your toil is not in vain in the Lord” (1 Corinthians 15:58). As believers today, we must renew that same spirit of determination and commitment to faithfulness, to constancy, to endurance—no matter how sombre the road or how grievous the cost.
Have you ever suffered alone? Who hasn’t, it’s devastating. We were created to share life with each other. Take a look around—who could use your friendship right now?
God gives us the ability to do good. True good deeds don’t come from an exchange mentality, when you give expecting something back. True good works are selfless.
Pop culture says physical beauty is everything for a woman. Parents, it’s up to you to model for your daughter what’s important in God’s sight. She needs you to demonstrate a woman’s true worth and value.
It’s been called “the common cold of the brain” because depression affects so many people. Even the great prophet Elijah wasn’t immune! Chuck Swindoll describes this dark season in Elijah’s life and God’s loving response.
“Encourage” means to put courage into. There are many ways to encourage those around you—a sincere word, a kind act, a show of compassion.