Linawati Santoso (East Java, Indonesia)
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The Lord said, “Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.” - Joshua 1:9 (NIV)
When my friend was asked to become a song leader in Christian fellowship, she asked me, “Sister, can I do this?” To encourage her, I said, “Yes, you can!” Despite her hesitations, she can now lead us well.
In today’s scripture reading, God encouraged Joshua. Several times God said to...
Just as God encourages me, I can encourage others.
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