Thursday, January 2, 2014
Seek To Encourage
“Seek To Encourage”
By Zach Wood
This past Sunday, I had a message about how it’s good for us to consider the lessons we have learned through the years and in the past year as we look into a new year. It’s good for us to take some inventory of things we’ve done great and maybe other things we haven’t done so good and ask God to give us strength to be better servants for His Kingdom.
None of us have the intention of speaking discouragement to others. However, the enemy works in very sly ways to get us to be unloving in the ways we communicate with others. That’s the last thing any of us wants to do. It’s important for us to seek God all through the day asking Him to guide our words, especially through stressful and frustrating times. Those are the times when it’s easy to let words fly and say things we don’t mean and end up hurting others.
Seek to encourage your spouse.
Seek to encourage your kids.
Seek to encourage your co-workers.
Seek to encourage your friends.
Seek to encourage your extended family.
Who can you seek to encourage today and the days that follow from here?
As we embark this New Year, ask God for strength each day to be encouraging to others in any opportunity. May we all be encouraging through the words we share with others so they may see and come to know better the awesome God we serve!