All Resources on Encouragement
In episode 298, Pastor John shares what encouraged him most in his pastoral ministry.
The author of Hebrews knows nothing of coasting Christianity.
We're wired to compare ourselves to others, so it's freeing to hear Jesus say, "Mind your own business and the work I have for you."
God's command to us to meet with and encourage each other is for our happiness.
John Piper mentions 3 ways that a student can encourage his or her mentor.
John Piper recalls three men who helped steady him with Scripture in his first years at Bethlehem.
The Power of Words and the Wonder of God, September 26-28
God goes the second (and third and fourth) mile for us to feel encouraged.
John Piper talks about how he is most encouraged by his people.
John Piper talks about how to keep from being dragged down by the shortcomings of others.
Christian fellowship cuts our burdens in half and doubles our joy.
How can I find and keep the strength I need to obey God's commands?
Obedience is not our way of getting God to do something. It is how we act when we trust that God is already working for us.
The freedom of God in the calling of sinners gives us hope. No one is too bad. No one is too hard. No one is too far gone. God is free.
When Jesus commits his mother to John's care, he is showing us how our needs will be met when we leave everything to follow him.
It seems that with this passage of Scripture, more than any other, to recite it is also to experience its reality. The psalm itself is green pasture, the psalm itself is still water, the psalm itself restores my soul.
I feel myself drawn with David not so much to love the green pastures but the good shepherd, not so much to love the lavish banquet but the bountiful host, and not so much to love the trip to Miami or the bungalow but to love the highway patrolman.