Encouragement Always Speaks Truth in Love - Alternative View - November 6
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- 2020 Nov 06
Encouragement Always Speaks Truth in Love
Scripture Reading: Galatians 6; Romans 12:3; James 5:19-20; James 2:13
Most of us, at one time or another, have had someone in our lives who encouraged us. Perhaps it was a parent, teacher, coach or pastor. There are few things in life as meaningful as a timely word of encouragement that builds us up and helps us through hard times.
Over my years of ministry, I have found that a voice of encouragement can be life-affirming, while a voice of discouragement can wield a mortal blow. People must always choose which voice they'll be.
As we encourage, we should always speak truth. Discouragement is so often built on a lie, driven by the wrong information. When we encourage people with the truth, we show them we truly care.
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