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It has been an incredible blessing to have Pastor Ron and Sue Sauer in my life for all these years since 2003. Their unwavering dedication and hard work truly exemplify their genuine care for others including myself. I will forever be grateful for the tireless effort they put into counseling both my ex-wife and me, striving to save our failing marriage. Despite their wise counsel and heartfelt encouragement, my ex-wife sadly remained unresponsive to their guidance.

It was during this difficult period of divorce that I found myself sinking into a deep state of depression. Yet, it was Pastor Ron and Sister Sue who saw beyond my despair and reminded me of the power within me to uplift others. Ron and Sue urged me to channel my pain into something positive by sharing the comfort I had received from God with those facing similar struggles. And so, in 2007, this website came to life as a result of their profound wisdom and guidance. I vividly recall the scripture that Pastor Ron and Sister Sue pointed me towards – 2 Corinthians 1:3-4 – which spoke directly to my heart: “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God.” In embracing these powerful words, I discovered new strength within myself – a strength fueled by love, compassion, empathy, and understanding – qualities instilled in me that I will be forever grateful for. ~ Bill Greguska

1 Peter 5: 7  Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.

 

 

Professor Ron Sauer’s Videos:

 


 

 

 

 


 

 

Dr. Ron Sauer’s Educational Background

PASTOR RON AND SUE SAUER NeedEncouragement.com

  • Professor of Bible, Moody Bible Institute
  • B.A., Mississippi College
  • Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary
  • Ph.D., University of Manchester, England

 

Dr. Ron Sauer’s Ministry Experiences

  • 32 years as a pastor
  • 40years as a professor
  • 50 years of marriage

 

 

 

 


 

 

24 Random Thoughts Of Encouragement From Sue Sauer

  1. People come and go.
  2. The devil is the accuser of the brother.
  3. Life has to progress.
  4. Keep an open your palm and let God decide what is best.
  5. The voice of the Shepherd is calm and loving.
  6. Nothing on earth is perfect.
  7. The only thing that lasts is God’s word.
  8. Only tell people what they need to hear.
  9. It is not always my fault. Sometimes others are guilty of impatience or are controlling.
  10. Do not be too hard on yourself.
  11. Remember, I am dealing with sinful human beings.
  12. Wheat and weeds will be sorted out later at harvest time.
  13. Mainly ask questions and listen.
  14. Help give suggestions and ideas.
  15. Stealth is important.
  16. I am yours, Lord, and some of these people in my life are yours too.
  17. What am I going to regret?
  18. I have not because I ask not.
  19. I have the Holy Spirit, and Satan can not get me.
  20. A glove has no will of its own. I need to cloth myself in righteousness.
  21. What comes to my mind? I need to pray about it.
  22. I need to use a whopper scooper to shovel hurtful things away from my heart.
  23. The Lord is my witness through the Holy Spirit.
  24. Christ does not look at our sin. Our sins are covered in His blood.

 

 


Professor Ron Sauer Talks On Divine Sovereignty, Human Injustice.


 

 

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About Pastor Ron and Sue Sauer!

May the God of hope fill you with the utmost joy and peace as you trust Him, so that you may flow over with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. Romans 15:13 NeedEncouragement.com

Created by Sue Sauer

I have known Ron and Sue Sauer since 2003, and during that time, I have witnessed the love of the Lord shining through both of them; Sister Sue, who is gifted in many areas, had a deep love and respect for the Lord and his passion for helping others. Sue is very wise concerning life and godliness and is excellent at giving wise counsel. She has been sharing Christ’s love with the young women at Moody Bible Institute, where her hubby Ron is a professor.

Sue is an excellent wife to her husband, Dr. and Pastor Ron Sauer, and a tremendous caregiver to Sue’s mother, who lived happily with them for 40 months until she suddenly went Home to Heaven in 2016.  After Sue’s mother passed away, Sue took a course to be a Nurse’s Assistant to help others as she helped her mother. ~ Bill Greguska

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Pastor Ron Sauer Talking About Quiet Time!


 

God Helps People. If They Are Willing To Be Helped, He Can Help You Too!

God does not give us what we can handle , God helps us handle what we are given. NeedEncouragement.com

Find real hope when you put your trust in God.

One of the best ways to find encouragement when frustrated or down is to encourage someone else. It may sound strange, but go ahead and try it. You will see for yourself that it works!

This website started in 2007 with help from Pastor Ron Sauer and his wife, Sue Sauer. (doing something to encourage others is a blessing to them and indirectly yourself). ~ Bill Greguska

 

 

 

 


 

God Has Blessed Sue Sauer!

Sister Sue Sauer is an excellent cook, homemaker, and outstanding piano teacher. However, her love for Jesus Christ and helping others in need is the most significant thing. 

Sue has been gifted with the ability to listen and form substantial biblical responses to those she counsels. They tried diligently to keep my marriage together as they advised my ex-wife and me for many months in person, on the phone, and via emails.

 

 


Dedicated To Helping Others For Christ’s Sake!

Pursue Peace! God Helps People If They Are Willing To Be Helped, He Can Help You Too!

Created by Sue Sauer

Without hesitation, Ron and Sue Sauer reflect on what it means to be Christians using their giftedness for the good of individuals at church, Moody, and whoever the Lord puts in their life. They have been a blessing to me in their counsel and his faithful teaching and preaching from Institute God’s Word. I kept asking them how to repay all they had done to guide me through my marriage storm and afterward. I distinctly remember them saying that I should comfort others with the comfort that I received from Christ. (1 Corinthians 1:3-4) That is how this ministry of NeedEncouragment.com began from them encouraging me. ~ Bill Greguska

 

 

 


 

Here Are Some Helpful Links:

Philippians 4:13 I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me! NeedEncouragement.com

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Ron and Sue Sauer And Their Walk With The Lord!

Galatians 5:22-23 Fruit of the Spirit! NeedEncouragement.com

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Sue Sauer ~ Fruit Of The Spirit

Sue’s husband, Ron Sauer, refers to her as Sweet Sue! If you knew Sue, you would understand why. She loves the Lord with all her heart and has committed her life to live for God. She has counseled others, such as the women at Moody Bible Institute, which she has done faithfully for many years. The young ladies come to her on a sign-up sheet and share their concerns with Sue to get some perspective from a woman who has some “mileage” in following Jesus Christ for their answers. She helped me in my life years ago when I was struggling very badly with my marriage, and even to this day, Ron and Sue Sauer tried diligently to keep my marriage together as they counseled my ex-wife and me at the time for many, many months in person, on the phone, and via emails.

 

 


Well Done, Good And Faithful Servant

Hebrews 15:20 NeedEncouragement.com

Created by Sue Sauer

Sue has gone far beyond what most people would consider enough help, and her efforts were not wasted. Sister Sue taught me that one of many things was to have an open palm with people and things. She said that if God takes an individual or something out of my life for His reasons, it will not hurt so poorly compared to if I held on very tightly. Ron and Sue Sauer are a strong team who works together very well. Ron has been an Interim pastor for almost 30 years in Naperville and a Moody Bible Institute professor. Sue, behind the scenes, Naperville has been a big help for Ron in general and with his Pastored congregations. They have been like a one-two punch to lead the churches he has been assigned to by God.

 

 

 


Counseling A Multitude Of Hurting People

Hebrews 11:27 NeedEncouragement.com

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Sue Sauer ~ By Faith Moses Forsook Egypt.

Both Pastor Ron and Sue have helped me personally to help me grow closer to the Lord ever since 2005. They have spent many hours trying to reconcile my struggling marriage with my wife, and then after my wife decided to end the marriage, Sue helped me get back on my feet during and after my depression. I remember asking them what I could do to repay them for all their help; finally, one day, I remember Sue telling me to repay them and encourage others with the love what I could do to repay them for all their help; finally, one day, I can remember Sue told me to repay them and encourage others with the love that I have received from Christ.

 

Ron And Sue Have Been An Inspiration  Sue Sauer ~ No Greater Joy!

3 John 4 NeedEncouragement.com

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That inspired me to start a 24-hour phone helpline with pre-recorded messages, and then in 2007, I began Needencouragement.com because of all the encouragement Ron and Sue gave me, so I could share some encouragement with others as they suggested.

 

Pastor Ron And Sue Sauer Reached Out To Their Family!

Ron and Sue Sauer also has taken time out of their lives to care for the needs of their 93-year-old mother. They also have two grown boys, Joe and Jeff, who have become men who love the Lord. She lives her life to please the Lord;  you can see how she lives.

Sue has also taught piano lessons for many years and is magnificent in the kitchen as a healthy food type person. She grew up as a military kid and was very proud of the Institute of her daddy. I have been blessed to call Sue my friend ever since 2003. 

 


Sue Sauer Talks About What To Consider Before Dating / Be Anxious!

Philippians 4:6-7 NeedEncouragement.com

Created by Sue Sauer

  • Like fishing, circle the worm on the hook for some time before taking a bite off the hook. (AMEN!! Don’t let yourself get emotionally involved with looks or words, but present all those things to the Lord for HIS evaluation first! Realize that your heart is in His hands, and don’t take your heart out of His hands.
  • Do not fall madly in love because you will get hurt. (PRECISELY!! The word “MADLY” is just what I talked about in #1)
  • Practice Open Palm a little more seriously (holding everyone and everything to God, not grasping onto it. (ABSOLUTELY!! But not just ‘a little’! Don’t let fear have anything to do with it unless it is the proper fear of God.)
  • Do not let the conversation go to marriage within the first 3 to 6 months? (AMEN!!! Six months is vastly better than 3, and a year is better than six months unless THE LORD makes it VERY, VERY understandable with many “signs and wonders” and advice. Become a keen observer of this person in many circumstances. You will know.)

 


 

More Wise Tips About Dating To Consider:

Hebrews 12:11 NeedEncouragement.com

Created by Sue Sauer

  • I don’t trust a man/woman with my heart until I KNOW I can trust him/her. (This KNOWING happens little by little, NOT all at once, unless you want weeds that are “here today and GONE tomorrow.” It takes a while to grow a tree with deep roots. Observe where this potential mate is rooted and how deeply. Keep learning how to guard your heart and wait on the Lord who strengthens your heart.”)
  • Keep my eyes open for red flags. (“Wide open,” please! And thank the Lord that He reveals them. If your heart is in His calm control, you can more clearly see and discuss these flags with Him and even with her to help her analyze and pray about where these are coming from and how to deal with them. Remember, the older a girl or guy gets [unless they are brought closer to the Lord, being changed by Him], the more hardwired to STAY like they have been, less open to change, which is necessary. For a marriage!! Mother says, “Just like the fan over your head! It has to be controlled by the button that will determine how fast or slow it goes.”)

 


 

You Do Not Have To Reinvent The Wheel!

Hebrews 13:21 NeedEncouragement.com

Created by Sue Sauer

  • Do not let a man/woman get on the same or near the same level as God is in your life. (triple amen!!! Mother looks at Daddy’s picture every night and says, “Goodnight, my dear Austin. You will always be just under the first love of my life!” Austin & Virginia had almost 66 years of marriage.)
  • Don’t assume a man/woman is wonderful. Be aware that the Lord is at hand and can point out what this person is like if you listen. Let them show you. 

 

 

 

 


 

Keep In Mind:

James 3:17 NeedEncouragement.com

Created by Sue Sauer

  • Guard my heart because it’s the Wellspring of my life. (This is well worth your deep meditation on this verse: take each word and meditate – let it become part of your thoughts’ bedrock!)
  • I may want a (man/woman) < particular spouse to share life with,> but I don’t need a woman to have a whole life. Allowing your thoughts to race ahead makes you vulnerable to trashing all your logical thoughts in the numbers we just covered! Prepare your heart! Make these more than a backpack you can throw off when your emotions take over!  Chew them and digest them, so they become nourishment for your very BE-ing —> the part of who you are by the Grace of God! Then you will be ready and able to enjoy a relationship with an eternal sister/brother for however long God wants you to walk alongside him/her. The time will benefit you both.)

 

 

 

 


Be Wise When You Are Dating

Jeremiah 15:16 NeedEncouragement.com

Created by Sue Sauer

A skilled person can hide the real self for SIX years!! A critical request to God, Who knows what’s in all hearts, is, “Please reveal enough information about each of us to the other to assess whether we’ll be good for each other in the long run.”

The bottom line is that I earnestly asked the Lord NOT to give me to a man who would quit halfway! I want a man who will Finish Well and hear the Lord’s “Well Done!” because I fully expect to Finish Well alongside such a man if He would provide him. And He has for 46 years!  

The Big Picture About Life And Dating:

But there’s never been a time I have not had to hold him and all I love in an “Open Palm” because life on this earth is temporary and not guaranteed. Only two things will last our relationship with God through Jesus Christ and anything good we have done in His strength through the Holy Spirit’s power. I think that about sums things up. ~ Sue Sauer.

Feelings People Have When Dating!

Jude 24-25 NeedEncouragement.com

Created by Sue Sauer

Puppy love is merely a beginner’s love; there is no foundation for it; it just springs up in the heart of the one who has it. It assumes a lot! Puppy love is overwhelmed with an impression. Be impressed but cautiously wait, realizing that anyone can look and sound good for a year! It’s after a year that cracks may be seen. Remember that a skilled person can hide the real self for SIX years!! 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Discerning Love

Joshua 24:15 NeedEncouragement.com

Created by Sue Sauer

That’s why we must have discerning love. Intelligent love is mature love, which has learned to wait and give God what is essential to know about their character and how they handled the wounds and disappointments of life, arguments, grudges, likes, dislikes, habits, etc. Puppy love feels nice for a while, but it does no one any favors! It sets you up for some big disappointments, that’s why I called it “weeds which spring up today and tomorrow it’s gone” (today means a short time, like a month or so). I think that about sums things up. ~ Sister Sue Sauer

 

 

 

 

 

 


Romans 15:13

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Sue Sauer ~ Power Of The Holy Spirit

  • Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional. ~ Anonymous
  • We cannot change the cards we are dealt with or how we play the hand. ~ Randy Pasch
  • Happiness is like a butterfly. The more you chase it, the more it eludes you. But if you turn your attention to other things, it comes and sits softly on your shoulder. ~ Henry David Thoreau
  • Too many people spend money they haven’t earned to buy things they don’t want and impress people they don’t like. ~ Will Rogers
  • Be more concerned with your character than your reputation because your character is what you are, while your reputation is what others think you are. ~ John Wooden
  • In the end, it’s not going to matter how many breaths you took, but how many moments took your breath away. ~ Shing Xiong
  • When in doubt, choose love. ~ Anonymous

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


More Good Quotes!

  • The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or touched – they must be felt with the heart. ~Helen Keller
  • Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean. ~ Maya Angelou
  • Don’t worry. Be happy. ~ anonymous
  • Be helpful. When you see a person without a smile, give them yours. ~ Zig Ziglar
  • When one door closes, another opens, but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one that has opened for us. ~Alexander Graham Bell
  • You cannot solve a problem with the same mind that created it. ~Albert Einstein
  • Whether you believe you can do a thing or not, you are right. ~Henry Ford
  • God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference. ~Reinhold Niebuhr

 

 

 


 

For More Encouraging Testimonies

Jude 24-25 NeedEncouragement.com

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  1. Ben Hersh

  2. Bill Greguska

  3. Brian Larson

  4. John Wegner

  5. Lisa Stackpole

  6. Lora Kesselhon

  7. Mike Hayden

  8. Mom’s Legacy

  9. Ray Jablonski

  10. Terri Mitchell

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Some Scriptures To Encourage You:

Ephesians 2:8-9 ESV 

For by grace, you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.

Romans 10:9 ESV

Because if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.

Titus 3:5 ESV 

He saved us, not because of works done by us in righteousness, but according to his own mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewal of the Holy Spirit,

Acts 4:12 ESV 

And there is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.”

John 14:6 ESV 

Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.

Ephesians 2:8 ESV

For by grace, you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God,

Matthew 7:21 ESV 

“Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven.

John 6:44 ESV 

No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draws him. And I will raise him up on the last day.

Acts 16:30-33 ESV 

Then he brought them out and said, “Sirs, what must I do to be saved?” And they said, “Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, you and your household.” And they spoke the word of the Lord to him and to all who were in his house. And he took them the same hour of the night and washed their wounds, and he was baptized at once, he and all his family.

Psalm 37:39 ESV 

The salvation of the righteous is from the Lord; he is their stronghold in the time of trouble.

John 3:16-18 ESV 

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him. Whoever believes in him is not condemned, but whoever does not believe is condemned already because he has not believed in the name of the only Son of God.

 


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