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But Daniel…

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It was my birthday two days ago and I’d like to thank everyone who reached out to me. WOW!!! I am overwhelmed by the show of love and truly feel underserving. I am immensely blessed to have you all celebrate the ‘Stupendous Grace’ of God and the gift of life with me. Thank you!!!

‘But Daniel purposed in his heart that he would  not defile himself with the portion of the king’s delicacies nor with the wine which he drank; therefore he requested of the chief of the eunuchs that he might not defile himself’ (Daniel 1:8)

I am sure we are mostly familiar with the above text, but let us look at how we can apply it into our lives...

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The Oil of Encouragement

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Let us encourage one another—and all the more as you see the Day approaching” – Hebrews 10:25 (NIV)

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I’ve been in some really down places in my life and cannot over emphasize the importance of encouragement. Honestly, I would have fallen flat on my face if I did not have family and friends willing to encourage me. However, my thought today is that the act of encouragement is far from passive, it is an active process. Little wonder the word says “A man who has friends must himself be friendly” (Proverbs 18:24). It’s called “taking the initiative.”  The text above encourages us to encourage one another and to do even more as we see the Day approaching. Do we really see the Day approaching? Are we encouraging one another?

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Encouragement is the ability to come alongside someone else and c...

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