Proverbs 12:25 says “Anxiety in a man’s heart weighs him down, but a good word makes him glad.”
Have you ever found this statement to be true in your own life? I don’t think we realize as women how great an impact a “good word” can have on our fellow sisters in Christ. We don’t grasp how an encouraging word can change someone’s perspective, give them hope, and even calm anxiety.
December 9, 2019
It is all too possible to have one’s joy rooted in a sweet providence. A bitter providence is God’s way to wean us from a superficial joy in a sweet providence, so that we end up with a pure joy in the Lord himself, independent of circumstance. This quote has been on an index card not far from my nightstand for many years. I believe it’s from a message that C.J. Mahaney preached, but I’m…
October 17, 2018