Tag Archives: encouragement

The convicting / convincing work of the Holy Spirit.

Today post stems from a comment I made on a friends Face Book status a few moments ago. One of the problems I believe we have in the modern evangelical church today, is that we major on the Holy Spirit … Continue reading

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Message of encouragement

I received an email from a friend, in which he shared some wonderful answers to prayer. In his concluding paragraph he said. Thanks for praying so faithfully. Sometimes I get discouraged, lose faith, find myself fighting a losing battle. You … Continue reading

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He who is for me.

This morning I woke up with the praise of the lord in my heart and on my lips. Filled with Holy Spirit expectant hope and joy, I know today is a day of triumph, for my God has triumphed over … Continue reading

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New readers.

I would like to welcome 6 new readers to my blog. I’m always interested and surprised where my readership comes from and I would like to introduce them to you. The Better Man Project I love the theme. On a … Continue reading

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Spiritual Gifts: Empowerment

Yesterday I wrote about encouragement being a spiritual gift. Today I want to talk about the gift of empowerment. Again while this term is not specifically mentioned in Scripture as a spiritual gift, Scripture does indeed talk about it. Encouragement … Continue reading

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Encouragement: A spiritual gift.

Though its not specifically listed within the lists of spiritual gifts, I believe that the ability to encourage another is a spiritual gift. Perhaps its falls within the realm of prophecy, perhaps not. Certainly we are called to encourage each … Continue reading

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My prayer into the new year.

A regular prayer of mine over the last 5 years has been that the Lord would cause me to be an encourager. And over  that time I have been surprised how much I have been able to encourage others: even … Continue reading

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Who do you think you are?

My wife and I have been doing a 7 week marriage enrichment course and last night we we continued with the theme of “Who am I.” Within this context, last night we reflected on the issues of personal identity and … Continue reading

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The preacher and the sermon.

I received this email from someone who was at church yesterday. Craig: your passion is an amazing thing to see. I won’t say you were preaching this morning; cause you weren’t. You were reaching into your heart and sharing it … Continue reading

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Being an agent of hope in a pain filled world.

I recently preached on the subject of being an “Agent of hope in a pain filled world!” Be encouraged!

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