Category Archives: Encouragement
Father, in our foolishness we have gone through the motions of Christian life. We know all the words, we go to church, and we even read our Bibles. Forgive us for not allowing you to embed yourself in our hearts … Continue reading
Ephesians 4:11-14 (ESV) And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, until we all attain to the unity of … Continue reading
True Christian maturity is not strength, ability and competency, but deep dependence on God in our weaknesses. – Travis Myers
Father, you are holy and glorious. We honor you with our minds made mature by the work of the Holy Spirit imparting wisdom to us. Amen.
Hebrews 5:12-14 (ESV) For though by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to teach you again the basic principles of the oracles of God. You need milk, not solid food, for everyone who lives on milk … Continue reading
Maturity in the Christian life is measured by only one test: how much closer to His character have we become? – Elyse Fitzpatrick
Father, the cry of our hearts is to be found worthy in your eyes. Help us to become more and more spiritually mature, striving to live our lives in your presence. Amen.
1 Corinthians 14:20 (ESV) Brothers, do not be children in your thinking. Be infants in evil, but in your thinking be mature.
Colossians 3:12 (ESV) Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience, bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven … Continue reading
Father, we know nothing of your mercy until we look only to you and stop comparing others to ourselves. Help us, Lord God, to turn our full attention to you and none other. Amen.