• Encouragement

    The words “to encourage” can properly translate the New Testament word that means “to call beside.” When we encourage, we are coming alongside someone else, cheering them on. We are offering comfort and motivation. When we encourage someone, they know they are not alone.

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  • Heroes of Faith

    The Jewish Christians to whom the Epistle to the Hebrews is addressed were demoralized and discouraged. Christianity had proven difficult for them. It was radical. It set aside centuries of tradition. It emphasized a new but troubling kind of spiritual freedom. In short, it incurred the wrath of the Jewish religious establishment.

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  • Rest for a While

    When the Twelve returned from their tour with Jesus (Mark 6: 7, 12, 30), their Master pulled them aside. He modeled a habit that many of us could stand to practice more—the habit of rest.

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