Category Archives: 25 Encouraging Bible Verses – Topical

25 Encouraging Bible Verses for the Loss of a Pet

There is great debate amongst Bible scholars whether or not animals will go to heaven.  Questions arise whether or not animals and pets have a “spirit”, and whether or not animals have a “soul”.  The main question I was recently … Continue reading

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25 Encouraging Bible Verses for Women Who Struggle with Self-Worth

I was reading a book the other day that talked at length about “Impostor Syndrome” and it definitely rang a bell with me.  Impostor syndrome (also known as impostor phenomenon or fraud syndrome) is a term coined in 1978 by … Continue reading

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25 Encouraging Scripture Verses that Prove God IS IN CONTROL

I have been appalled by the violence that has rocked the country this past week.  Then there has been news of building tensions in the Middle East and along the Russian border.  Canadian servicemen being assembled on the frontlines.  An … Continue reading

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“God Will Never Give You More Than You Can Handle.” – Hogwash!!

Just today I saw one of those wonderfully spiritual memes with the caption: “God will never give you more than you can handle.”  It was posted by a well-meaning Facebook friend who meant to uplift and encourage someone who was obviously going through a … Continue reading

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25 Encouraging Bible Verses to Give You Hope

Does the world seem like it is spinning off its axis?  So many things seem so out of control.  People seem more and more stressed and depressed because they feel abandoned, alienated, misunderstood, uninspired, powerless, bleak about world events, and … Continue reading

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Primary Source

It’s interesting that my Pastor this morning in his sermon was talking about “primary sources” when I had just finished teaching that concept to my classes of Grade Six students in regards to their research projects on Ancient Athens.  I … Continue reading

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25 Encouraging Scripture Verses for Christmas

Today I remember my father-in-law, Charles Sr. who passed away a few years ago on this date.  When we visited the funeral home to discuss final arrangements for Dad, it was hard not to notice all the Christmas trees and … Continue reading

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A New Page, A New Ministry

The other day Journey Thoughts reached a new milestone: over 6 million hits!  To God be the Glory, Great Things He Has Done! For a long time now, I’ve seen and shared countless pictures and postings on my blog and … Continue reading

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25 Encouraging Bible Verses About Heaven

In 2003, I had the honour in my first year of seminary to take a class taught by T.W. Hunt.  Hunt was widely recognized in Christian circles as an authority on prayer and before his passing at the age of … Continue reading

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25 Encouraging Scripture Verses for Those Who are Single

In my church there are a large number of single adults, several widowers and many couples and families who are facing divorce or have gone through divorce.  I know many young adults who do not see marriage in their future … Continue reading

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