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Thanks, Solomon. Everybody needs this reminder.

“The heart of the godly thinks carefully before speaking” (Proverbs 15:28).
Nobody would close their eyes and then jump off a sinking ship toward a lifeboat being tossed to and fro by the waves. No, we’d have eyes wide open so as to make sure that we landed […]

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You can make a big difference in somebody’s life today.
Comfort them.
With words of encouragement.
Or deeds of assistance.
Or funds toward an overwhelming bill.
Pray with them.
Defend them.
A handwritten note can do wonders.
Just do something.
After all, others have comforted you during tough times.
You know how much […]

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Morning Devotion: Taking good aim

It’s almost August and a good time to hold ourselves accountable.
Do we make clear and repeated efforts to say and do encouraging things to each of our family members?
Are we known within our congregation as a person who seeks to encourage everybody? Or just a certain few that are our “peeps?”
If I […]

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Morning Devotion: Motivation

Your day will be more productive if you’ll make the decision to specifically encourage your family members and co-workers.
And if you think of ways to affirm the volunteer efforts of several members of your congregation — whether by text message, email or phone call — your day just might be a motivational […]

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Encouraging another church member is as easy as 1-2-3.
As in I Thessalonians 1:2-3.
If we’ll communicate the uplifting, purpose-focused words of this passage, I’m convinced that more of God’s power will flow through our lives with the Kingdom being strengthened as a result.
As you read the following, ask yourself how you would feel […]

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