Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 22, 2008
He traveled to every hamlet in Essex County. His passion was to start churches, encourage the saints and teach people the word of God. Cyrus Comstock was born in December 1765 and lived his life in the Champlain valley.
Cyrus was also an inventor. Are you familiar with the
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 30, 2008
According to Hallmark, 90% of consumers want more choices in encouragement cards that will allow them to share support in unique ways for real life
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 10, 2008
According to Hallmark, 90% of consumers want more choices in encouragement cards that will allow them to share support in unique ways
In August 1995, the church I pastored made the decision to do a major renovation on our thirty-five-year-old sanctuary. The first step was to put together a crew of people to do internal demolition. Around forty people showed up to take care of this task.
Dust was everywhere as we ripped up
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 12, 2011
A young couple, very much in love, were getting married in church. However, the bride was very nervous about the big occasion and so the preacher chose one verse that he felt would be a great encouragement to them. The verse was 1 John 4:18 which says: "There is no fear in love.
Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Mar 25, 2010
A MENTOR'S ENCOURAGEMENT
In my office hangs a tie and a pair of suspenders enclosed in a glass and wood case. Those mementos belonged to my academic advisor, mentor and friend from my days in seminary - the late Dr. Gary McGee. About half way through my program, I stood in his office tired,
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
William Arthur Ward once said:-
Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not
Contributed by Richard Tow on Jul 18, 2017
After analyzing many surveys, J. C. Staehle found that the principle causes of unrest among workers, were the following:
1. Failure to give credit for suggestions.
2. Failure to correct grievances.
3. Failure to encourage.
4. Criticizing employees in front of other people.
5. Failure to ask
Contributed by Paul Fritz on Aug 29, 2001
Story of Encouragement:
Several months ago when I was seated on the bus at the terminal and going home from work, a woman showed a kindness that up to now I cannot forget.
The bus was still not full. I sat on the third row, by the window, on the driver’s side. It was nearly six p.m. but the
Contributed by Tim Hinrichs on Feb 23, 2012
In 1995 twin girls Kyrie and Brielle were born prematurely. Weighing only 2 pounds each, they were watched over very carefully each in their respective incubators. Kyrie began putting on weight immediately, but Brielle struggled--she cried and cried, leaving her gasping and
Contributed by Tony Abram on Jul 7, 2008
ON THE ENEMY: BE ENCOURAGED
1. When the devil brings up your past, bring up his future.
2. The man who is fully surrendered to the Lord will never deliberately surrender to the Enemy.
3. When adversity is most ready to strike us, God is most ready to strengthen us.
4. The devil is an equal
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
"If other do not encourage us, let us encourage ourselves in the Lord. How much He encouraged others On the stormy lake, and in the upper room. He spoke words of cheer to the
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
"Encouragement is perhaps one of the greatest gifts friends can ever give. An encouraging friend is a lifeline to steady a floundering heart, to bring sunshine to a cloudy day,
Contributed by Dru Ashwell on Dec 16, 2001
Do you know someone who has:
A song waiting to be sung?
Some art waiting to be hung?
A piece waiting to be played?
A scene waiting to be staged?
A tale waiting to be told?
A book waiting to be sold?
A rhyme waiting to be read?
A speech waiting to be said?
If you do, don’t let
Contributed by Jorge Acevedo on Feb 17, 2010
ENCOURAGEMENT CAN CHANGE A LIFE
Stuart Briscoe tells a story of something that happened to Howard Hendricks when he was in elementary school. Howard had come from a broken family and was a problem kid. During his first day in fifth grade the teacher said, 'Oh, Howard Hendricks. I've heard a lot
Contributed by Steve Ely on Oct 1, 2008
Encourage Someone Today
Dante Bartiel Rossetti, the famous 19th-century poet and artist, was once approached by an elderly man. The old fellow had some sketches and drawings that he wanted Rossetti to look at and tell him if they were any good, or if they, at least, showed potential
Contributed by Rick Crandall on Jul 16, 2008
*Discover the power of encouragement. God wants you to be encouraged, and He wants you to be an encourager to others.
*It was on March 23, 1945, during one of the last major offensives of WWII. General Dwight Eisenhower was walking near the Rhine River and fell into step beside a young
Contributed by Mark Eberly on Jul 21, 2008
There are signs that encourages people to wear seatbelts by asking the question, “What’s holding you back?” It implies that seatbelts are good things to hold you back during an accident. What is holding you back? God and God alone. Anything else will keep you from