Although you likely haven't received a minute's training in medicine, you can offer to anyone the greatest power of healing available: that of encouragement. In this readable, practical book, David Jeremiah examines the heart of encouragement ... self-giving, genuine love ... and shows how you can eagerly and easily lift up those around you. An encouragement itself, The Joy of Encouragement is scriptural and uplifting, enabling you to bask in God's love while simultaneously giving it away. The world is about to be radically reshaped, one word at a time!
The Greatest Healing Agent Known to Mankind
What is loneliness but the echo of an unanswered cry for love? What is the wounded soul but one aching for hope? Although most people have not received a minutes training in medicine, everyone can offer anyone the greatest power of healing available: that of encouragement. In this readable, practical, and enjoyable book, popular pastor, author, and radio minister Dr. David Jeremiah examines the heart of encouragementself-giving, genuine loveand shows how we can eagerly, easily lift up those around us. An encouragement itself, The Joy of Encouragement is scriptural and uplifting, enabling you to bask in Gods love while simultaneously giving it away. The world is about to be radically reshaped…one word at a time.
What is loneliness but an unanswered cry for love?
Lift Up the Defeated
What is a wounded soul but one aching for hope?
Redirect a Life
You wield the power to heal the hurting. You hold the words to affirm the doubting. In this readable, practical, and enjoyable book, Dr. David Jeremiah examines the heart of self-giving, genuine loveand shows how you can easily, readily, and simply offer healing and life to those around you…to your family, friends, neighbors, and even perfect strangers.
Scriptural and uplifting, The Joy of Encouragement is an uplift in itself. Youll find yourself basking in Gods love while giving it away.
Change the world…one word at a time.
Praise for The Joy of Encouragement
"If you need a fresh start, a new beginning, a renewed hope, then this is the book for you."
Joseph Aldrich, former president, Multnomah Bible College
"Do any two elements of life go together more naturally than hope and encouragement? David Jeremiah offers both in The Joy of Encouragement. Highly recommended."
Bruce Wilkinson, bestselling author
"A compelling call for us to infect our despairing and discouraged world with hope and encouragement. This is a strategic book for those of us who want to be used as helpers and healers on behalf of Christ."
Joseph Stowell, senior teaching pastor, Harvest Bible Chapel and seventh president, Moody Bible Institute
DAVID JEREMIAH is the founder of Turning Point, an international ministry commit-ted to providing Christians with sound Bible teaching through radio and television, the Internet, live events, and resource materials and books. He is the author of more than forty books including Captured by Grace; Angels: Who They Are and How They HelpWhat the Bible Reveals; What in the World Is Going On? and The Prayer Matrix. Dr. Jeremiah is the senior pastor of Shadow Mountain Community Church in San Diego, California, where he resides with his wife, Donna. They have four grown children and numerous grandchildren.
From the Trade Paperback edition.