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Whoville: Who Ya Encouragin? – I Thessalonians 5:11

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Proverbs 18:21, I Thessalonians 5:11, Revelation 21:4, Romans 14:13, Hebrews 10:24-25

We all know the tiny little character of Cindy-Lou Who as she encourages the Grinch to come back to Whoville. Through her encouragement the Grinch’s heart is changed.  Words can create or destroy and they can be life-giving or life-taking.

The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit.
Proverbs 18:21 (NIV)

Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.
I Thessalonians 5:11 (NIV)

1. REFOCUS AND REFRAME

He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death’ or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.”
Revelation 21:4 (NIV)

2. PARTNER AND INSPIRE

Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.
I Thessalonians 5:11 (NIV)

3. BUILD AND REPAIR

Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.
I Thessalonians 5:11 (NIV)

Therefore let us stop passing judgment on one another. Instead, make up your mind not to put any stumbling block or obstacle in the way of a brother or sister.
Romans 14:13 (NIV)

And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, 25 not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another—and all the more as you see the Day approaching.
Hebrews 10:24-25 (NIV)

4. PERSIST AND PERSEVERE

Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.
I Thessalonians 5:11 (NIV)