Out of the materialism and ruthlessness of Israel during the period of the judges, Hannah emerged as a woman of faith. From her home in the hills north of Jerusalem, she had traveled to Shiloh, the national place of worship. Her sadness of heart and persistence in prayer contrasted sharply with the prevalent corruption in
After becoming the Hollywood couple everyone loved to love, Roy and Dale Evans Rogers shared with their adoring public their excitement at becoming parents. Throngs of people waited impatiently to see the child blessed to have the “Queen of the West” and the “King of the Cowboys” as parents. Roy and Dale’s daughter, Robin Elizabeth
Lettie Cowman and her husband, Charles, were missionaries to Japan. Together, they founded the Oriental Missionary Society, with the goal of distributing Scripture in the hostile land. When Charles was ill, Lettie wrote a series of inspirational essays based on the encouragement they found in the Lord during this difficult time. The essays were published
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.