Monday, January 20, 2014

Words of Encouragement

1Thessalonians 5:11
Therefore encourage one another and build each other up just as in fact you are doing. 

I can't remember what day it was, but earlier this week my sweet friend sent me the most nicest text message. She wanted me to know that she could tell that I was growing spiritually and that the Holy Spirit had told her to encourage me. What she didn't know was that earlier in the week I had felt like a total failure to God because I had let my emotions get the best of me and depression and anxiety had entered in. I have struggled with these things in the past and I have been delivered but I still let my guard down some days even though I know that I shouldn't! My point to all of this is: my friend was obedient to the Holy Spirit when she was encouraging me. He knew just exactly what I needed to here at the exact time I needed it!! That got me to thinking....

Kind and encouraging words can make a difference in people! You never know what someone may be going through. We should all be quick to encourage one another daily!! This can turn a bad day into a good day! It can even put you, the encourager in a better mood to know that you have brightened someone's day!!

This devo was written by Maggi Sellers!! I hope everyone has an awesome Monday!!! Be sensitive to the Holy Spirit!! Encourage one another!!! We need each other!!! You can follow me on Insta and Twitter!!! 


  1. Ok, I'm not stupid! I didn't mean to say "most nicest"!!! I typed this at 6:00 am and was still a sleep!! So sorry for my. Bad grammar!!!

  2. Yay! The Holy Spirit always knows best!!!!! :) Love you! Have a great BLESSED week!!!!!

  3. What's wrong with the term most nicest! Works for me! Love you and love that you teach others how to be an encourager! Pamela Britt Malone