General Encouragement

General encouragement is that if you think you can, or if you think you can not, you are right!

How You Can Find General Encouragement?

When you need general encouragement in your life, where do you turn first? Do you go to a friend to talk with? Do you pray? What do you do? My suggestion is to stop and sit quietly and begin to ask God in prayer for whatever need you may have at this time. You can do this sitting right in front of your computer.

Once you pray and ask for God’s help, he will speak to you in some way or another. After doing this, I then suggest sharing your concerns with a Christian friend, pastor, or a least someone who cares enough to help point you to Jesus Christ. Without help from someone, it can be very hard to practice living out your faith because of the many temptations that there are in this world.

Do not give up on your Christian faith, but rather hold on to what God’s word says with all the general encouragement that is found in the Bible. Yes, some Christain advice can seem to be harsh, but bottom line, if it saves you from hell and a life of sin and heartache here on earth, I would think you would agree that being open to it would be wise! I am a sinner myself, and I would be inclined to hear someone speak to me in love rather than in condemnation and judgment over me. That is why when Pastor Ron and Sue Sauer counseled me, I was open to all their general encouragement and Christian advice that they shared with me. ~ Bill Greguska

 

General Encouragement From The Movies?

 

Related Pages of Encouragement

 

Written by a 90 year old columnist of the Plain Dealer, A local Newspaper, of Cleveland, Ohio.

 
“To celebrate growing older, I once wrote the 45 lessons life taught me. It is the most requested column I’ve ever written”. My odometer rolled over to 90, in August, so here is the popular column once more:
 
 
2. When in doubt, just take the next small step.
 
3. Life is too short – enjoy it.
 
4. Your job won’t take care of you when you are sick. Your friends and family will.
 
 
6. You don’t have to win every argument. Stay true to yourself.
 
 
8. It’s OK to get angry with God. He can take it!
 
9. Save for retirement, starting with your first paycheck.
 
10. When it comes to chocolate, resistance is futile.
 
11. Make peace with your past, so it won’t screw up the present.
 
12. It’s OK to let your children see you cry.
 
13. Don’t compare your life to others. You have no idea what their journey is all about.
 
14. If a relationship has to be a secret, you shouldn’t be in it!
 

More General Encouragement…

 
15. Everything can change in the blink of an eye, but don’t worry, God never blinks.
 
16. Take a deep breath. It calms the mind.
 
17. Get rid of anything that isn’t useful. Clutter weighs you down, in many ways.
 
18. Whatever doesn’t kill you really does make you stronger.
 
19. It’s never too late, to be happy. But it’s all up to you and no one else.
 
20. When it comes to going after what you love in life, don’t take no for an answer.
 
21. Burn the candles, use the nice sheets, wear the fancy lingerie. Don’t save it, for a special occasion.
Today is special!
 
22. Over prepare, then go with the flow.
 
23. Be eccentric now. Don’t wait for old age to wear purple.
 
 
25. No one is in charge of your happiness, but you.
 
26. Frame every so-called disaster, with these words, ‘In five years, will this matter?’
 
 
28. Forgive
 
29. What other people think of you, is none of your business!
 
30. Time heals almost everything. Give time time.
 

Here Is The Rest Of The General Encouragement…

 
31. However good or bad a situation is, it will change.
 
 
33. Believe in miracles.
 
34. God loves you, because of who God is, not because of anything you did or didn’t do.
 
35. Don’t audit life. Show up and make the most of it now.
 
36. Growing old beats the alternative of dying young.
 
 
38. All that truly matters, in the end, is that you loved.
 
39. Get outside every day. Miracles are waiting everywhere!
 
40. If we all throw our problems in a pile and saw everyone else’s, we’d grab ours back.
 
41. Envy is a waste of time. Accept what you already have, not what you need.
 
42. The best is yet to come…
 
43. No matter how you feel, get up, dress up and show up.
 
44. Yield.
 
 

 

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When you encourage others, you in the process are encouraged because you’re making a commitment and difference in that person’s life. Encouragement really does make a difference. Zig Ziglar

Joshua 1:9 Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.”