Encouragement.

Favorite Quotes, Bible Verses, & Lyrics.

 

“It is no bad thing to be lost in a fog, all at sea.  When land comes into view again, you will appreciate it with a keenness that is denied to those who know nothing but the safety of the shore.”

 

“Give to Me the crushing weight of your circumstances, and come to Me in prayer.  When it is time to leave the garden, I will walk with you across the valley and straight to the cross–where your trials will be transformed into triumph.” 

–Your Savior and Your Victor

 

“Give me strength to wait for hope–to look through the window when there are no stars. Even when my joy is gone, give me the strength to stand victoriously in the darkest night and say ‘To my Heavenly Father, the sun still shines.’  I will have reached the point of greatest strength once I have learned to wait for hope.

 

“To persevere is to endure a hard thing for a long time, leaving the length of the trial totally in God’s hands.” 

 

“That is genuine faith–believing and declaring what God has said, stepping out on what appears to be thin air and finding solid rock beneath your feet.” 

 

“My eye is not on the dense fog but on the living God who controls every living circumstance of my life.”

 

“There is never a majestic mountain without a deep valley and there is no birth without pain.” 

 

“Who can estimate the great debt we owe to suffering and pain?  If not for them, we would have little capacity for many of the great virtues of the Christian life.  Where would our faith be if not for the trials that test it; or patience, without anything to endure or experience and tribulations to develop it?”

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