My purpose is that they may be encouraged in heart and united in love, so that they may have the full riches of complete understanding, in order that they may know the mystery of God, namely, Christ, in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge
February/March, 2017, Volume 16 Issue 02
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Notes from Nancy
At one time or another, we could all use a friend like Barnabas, whose given name was Joseph. ...more
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Women in Christ Commentary: Encouraged in Heart
Discouragement, a deep seated feeling of hopelessness leading to giving up, is one of the strategies the devil tries to use to get us to give up on God and the grace he offers through Jesus. ...more
Bible Study Guide: Be Encouraged
How and why should we encourage one another? ...more
Abundance of the Heart: Raised Up
The very first thing this unnamed woman did after being raised up was to "serve them." ... more
Exhortation: Hanging in There
When we are going through our various trials, it is often hard to see beyond them. What is the difference between those who fall prey to discouragement and those who do not? ... more
If you haven't yet read Guidelines for Research Reading from the first issue (January 2002), we recommend reading these brief suggestions as an introduction to the book reviews. ...more