Contributed by Glenn Pease on Apr 2, 2021
This word, paraklesis, is used 29 times in the New Testament.
What we learn from a study of this word is that an encouraged
Christian is a positive functioning member of the body, but that a
discouraged Christian is a malfunctioning member of the body.
Admiral Richard Byrd, the famous polar explorer, had
adventures of being lost and then found that are amazing. In his
book Alone, he tells of being alone for six months in his little shack
in 1934 living through a long Antartic winter. Every day he would
take a walk, but he would take a bundle of