Offering encouragement and inspiration to enhance your joy on the good days and help you push through the rough days, Get Encouraged brings a positive outlook on life. Each episode dives into a Biblical principle, and how it can encourage and inspire the world today. Visitgetencouraged.blog for more.
Found in Psalm 37, this promise should bring us great encouragement as we trust the Lord with our lives. In this episode, we see how the Lord's promise to guide is not only for the great Bible heroes, but it is also for us. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://getencouraged.blog/2021/06/14/guiding-promise/
With so much hubbub around us, many folks long for peace, and they search for it in a number of places. As they search, peace seems to elude them, so they begin to ask if there really is true peace. We will answer that question in this episode. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://getencouraged.blog/2021/06/10/finding-true-peace/
Do I matter? This is a question a lot of folks ask in today's world. In so many situations, we are nothing more than a face in the crowd or a number on a file, so we begin to wonder if we matter. The Bible says we matter greatly, and in this episode, we'll dive into how valuable we are to the Lord. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://getencouraged.blog/2021/01/26/does-god-care-about-me/
It was out of Job's storm he gained a firm understanding of the Lord's goodness, and it can be out of life's storms that we experience the fullness of God's grace. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://getencouraged.blog/2021/01/17/out-of-the-storm/
We live in a super connected world, so waiting can be one of the most difficult parts of life. Yet, we are forced to wait at times, and the Bible offers encouragement. In this episode, we'll see how Isaiah encourages us as we wait. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://getencouraged.blog/2021/05/20/have-you-been-waiting/
Life's decisions and stresses can certainly put us under a great deal of pressure, and the Bible offers some key points to remember as we go through life's pressure cooker. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://getencouraged.blog/2020/11/15/pressure-cooker-of-life/
In hard times, it is easy to quit, but not quitting can bring a great reward. It did for one man whose friends persisted in the face of many obstacles. In this episode, we will meet this man and his friends and see how their example encourages us today. You can find more at getencouraged.blog.
Feelings of rejection and being failed by God can come amid hard times, yet the Bible offers encouragement to push through these feelings. This episode discusses how the Psalmist resolved these feelings in Psalm 77. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://getencouraged.blog/2021/05/13/feeling-rejected-heres-help/
A number of folks are finding their way through a fearful season right now, and the Bible offers encouragement for handling our fears. In this episode, we'll take a look at a Biblically suggested response to fear. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://getencouraged.blog/2021/01/14/are-you-afraid/
Where is God? Why is he not answering? Questions we all ask during times of suffering, and Isaiah offers 3 keys worth remembering during these times. This episode takes a look at the keys Isaiah offers in chapter 40. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://getencouraged.blog/2021/05/06/3-keys-to-remember-amid-suffering/
The Lord provides us with personal guidance. He does not stay at a distance hoping we find our way. Rather, he personally goes before us. He helps; he leads; he guides. This episode reminds us of this promise found in the Bible.
Another sleepless night as it seems the world's problems are waiting outside our window for an opportune time to pounce. Fear and anxiety keep us awake, and in this episode we are reminded of our security in the Lord. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://getencouraged.blog/2021/04/29/sleepless-nights-can-become-restful-ones/
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Song lyrics have a way of thrusting the hope of the Gospel message in front of us without us even realizing it. The lyrics grab our hearts and capture our minds, so we focus on our hope. The Father, My Son, and the Holy Ghost is one such song bringing us much hope. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://getencouraged.blog/2020/01/27/music-monday-the-father-my-son-and-the-holy-ghost/
All the Gospel writers tell us of a resurrection. Each takes a different angle, but they all come to the same climax: an empty tomb. Our hope rests in Jesus coming out of the tomb, but how do we know our hope is in the right place? In this episode, we discuss 4 reasons we can be sure the tomb is empty. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://getencouraged.blog/2021/04/26/4-reasons-the-tomb-is-empty/
A fishless night brought Peter and the other disciples face-to-face with a resurrected Jesus, and Peter illustrates why we can be confident when taking our mistakes and failures straight to the Lord. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://getencouraged.blog/2021/04/22/appearing-to-boost-our-confidence/
The Get Encouraged podcast brings a positive outlook on life. Each episode dives into a Biblical topic, and how it encourages and inspires the world today. Be sure to subscribe and interact with the podcast by leaving a voice message.
In today's uncertain world where negativity is swirling around us, it is hard to maintain a positive outlook. This episode brings 3 keys to help us stay positive even though negativity is all around us. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://getencouraged.blog/2021/04/19/3-keys-to-maintain-a-positive-attitude/
His lack of presence is his watermark in history, and many are glad he was absent. And this is for good reason. They relate to him. Who? How? Why? Check out this episode as we discuss doubt. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://getencouraged.blog/2021/04/15/appearing-to-the-doubter/
Jesus' greeting to us, "Peace be with you," is much more than him saying howdy. His greeting can bring us much comfort in these uncertain times. We'll see how in this episode. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://getencouraged.blog/2021/04/12/peace-in-uncertain-times/
Each of Jesus' post-resurrection appearances gives a reason why we can be grateful for the empty tomb. His appearance on the road to Emmaus shows we can trust the Lord when life is shattered. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://getencouraged.blog/2021/04/08/appearing-amid-lifes-shattered-pieces/
Jesus appeared to many folks in the days after his resurrection. Each appearance brought with it a reason we can be grateful for the empty tomb. The appearance to Mary Magdalene shows we do not have to be alone amid heartbreak. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://getencouraged.blog/2021/04/05/appearing-to-the-brokenhearted/
"My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?" This was the cry of Jesus from the cross, and it may be the cry of many throughout life. As the unbearable pressure of life crushes us, feelings of abandonment and loneliness appear, and we begin to wonder where the Lord has gone. The answer can be found on a hill. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://getencouraged.blog/2021/04/01/feeling-abandoned-and-lonely/
While Easter is a joyous season, it can also be a stressful season for Christians struggling with doubts and questions. This episode offers 3 keys to help overcome our doubts. This episode is also available as a blog post: http://getencouraged.blog/2020/02/11/3-keys-for-overcoming-doubt/