Resources by Topic: Hope & Encouragement

Twists in Your Story

Twists in Your Story

The apostle Paul wrote masterpieces from a Roman prison. If he could do that, what could God do through you in the middle of your tough circumstances? Read or Listen →

Holiness and Happiness

Holiness and Happiness

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth: What comes to mind when I say “holiness”? Woman 1: “I would say a person who is holy is someone who does good things and who helps people.” Woman 2: “Umm, sour-faced.” Woman 3: “Someone who’s holy? Someone who’s always uptight.” Nancy: Did you know that according to the Bible holiness and happiness go together? In Psalm ...
He Gives Peace

He Gives Peace

In school we learned that every letter should end with a phrase like "Sincerely" or "Yours Truly." The apostle Paul ended his letters with "Grace and peace." Read or Listen →

The Priestly Blessing

The Priestly Blessing

According to the Bible, we are to ask for God’s face to shine on His people. Learn what this means as we study the priestly blessing in Numbers 6. Read or Listen →

A Candidate for Grace

A Candidate for Grace

Do you sometimes feel that you’ve made a mess of things? If you ever feel like you just can’t get it right, take heart, you’re a candidate for grace. Read or Listen →

Number Your Days

Number Your Days

It’s the information age. We have more access to sources of knowledge than any previous generation, but it takes wisdom to handle that information. Read or Listen →

Our Confidence

Our Confidence

Here's good news about adversity: It shows you what's in your heart. So when your finances, your patience, or your ability is being squeezed where do you focus? Read or Listen →

True Submission

True Submission

A lot of people just get by when using their computer because they don't really understand how the computer works. The same is true in marriage. Read or Listen →

True Change

True Change

Could you go thirty days without saying anything negative about your spouse? A lot of women have tried. Find out why and what they discovered. Read or Listen →

No Comparison

No Comparison

In a consumer-oriented society, we like to compare products and get the best value. But churches and pastors are not products! Read or Listen →

A Spacious Place

It was in the wake of an adoption gone wrong that I first found it. I dug into the Scriptures looking for hope while my world seemed to spin uncontrollably. Continue Reading …

God-Sized Desires

God isn't opposed to desire or pleasure. He created us with a huge capacity for both. For most of us, the problem with our desires is that they are too small. Too ordinary. Too halfhearted. Continue Reading …

Only A Little Strength

It’s not that I’m surprised by my “little strength and ability.” In fact, daily those truths flash like a neon sign in my mind. What’s surprising is that the Lord doesn’t see them as hindrances. Continue Reading …

Message 9: Truth About Circumstances

We no longer live in a Genesis 2 world—a perfect, sinless paradise. So how do we handle the difficult circumstances we experience in this broken world?

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth We no longer live in a Genesis 2 world—a perfect, sinless paradise. So how do we handle the difficult circumstances we experience in this broken world? Continue Reading