- Encouragement Stories
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  • Enduring Difficulty
  • Step Out of the Boat
  • Becoming a Person of Peace
  • BUS!
  • Dependence on our own Strength
  • In God We Trust
  • Are You Faithful?
  • Are You Obedient?
  • The Tendency To Give Up
  • Conviction vs. Compromise
  • Living the Abundant Life
  • Thank Goodness for Hope!
  • Are You a Selfish or Selfless Giver?
  • A Life of Sacrifice
  • In The Midst of Tragedy
  • The Pursuit of Money
  • Healing for a Broken Heart
  • Truth
  • Do You Have a Christ-like attitude?
  • Are You Bold?
  • What Is Your Purpose?
  • Resisting Temptation
  • The Way of the Wise
  • Becoming a Person of Excellence
  • Tis the Season
  • Preparing for Personal Revival
  • The Blame Game

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    The only survivor of a shipwreck washed up on a small, uninhabited island.  

    He prayed feverishly for God to rescue him, and everyday scanned the horizon

    for help, but none seemed forthcoming.
    Exhausted, he eventually managed to build a little hut out of driftwood to protect

    him from the elements, and to store his few possessions. 

    But one day, after scavenging for food, he arrived home to find his little hut in

    flames, the smoke rolling up to the sky. 

    The worst had happened; everything was lost. 

    He was stung with grief and anger.
    "God, how could You do this to me?!"  He cried.

    Early the next day however, he was awakened by the sound of a ship that was

    approaching the island. 

    It had come to rescue him. 

    "How did you know I was here?"  asked the weary man of his rescuers. 

    "We saw your smoke signal," they replied.

    Remember that your burning hut could just be the signal summoning God's


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