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11 May Posted by in Encouragement Today | Comments

Encouragement Today

Encouragement Today

by Diane Musil ~ D.L. Moody, the Evangelist* – “The Power of the GOOD OLD GOSPEL” (Third message in series of three messages) The 19th century evangelist, D.L. Moody (1837-1899) founded Moody Bible Institute in Chicago in 1886. As a zealous preacher, he shared the Gospel to more than 100 million people during his lifetime in […]

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17 Feb Posted by in Encouragement Today | 1 comment

Deaf Lady Evangelist

Deaf Lady Evangelist

by Diane Musil ~ A DEAF LADY EVANGELIST, Fern Rolfe Nathan, 1918–2003.  “The Power of the Good Old Gospel”  Second in a series of three messages.* Fern Rolfe Nathan’s Common Deaf Childhood Experiences Fern, a legend in Assemblies of God Deaf ministry, was born on November 15, 1918, just five days after Armistice Day which […]

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13 Jan Posted by in Encouragement Today | 1 comment

Spreading the Gospel 300,000 miles

Spreading the Gospel 300,000 miles

by Diane Musil ~ Spreading the Gospel 300,000 Miles* During the Revolutionary War, Francis Asbury was the only Methodist minister to remain in America, and he rode on horseback a total of 300,000 miles.  He travelled from Maine to the Gulf of Mexico for 45 years spreading the Gospel. This unique preacher was born August […]

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24 Nov Posted by in Encouragement Today | Comments

GIVE THANKS

GIVE THANKS

by Diane Musil ~ We all have our “GIVE THANKS” List because we do have countless blessings.  But there is one GIFT that is greater than any other GIFT.  It is the one GIFT we need to focus on everyday. THE GIFT is JESUS CHRIST and Him alone! 2 Corinthians 9:15, “Thanks be to God for […]

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Pray for the Persecuted

Pray for the Persecuted

by Diane Musil ~ PERSECUTION . . . BUT YET “GIVE THANKS!” William Brewster, a leader of the Church of England was captured and imprisoned, later fleeing to Holland. Brewster then joined all the pilgrims who sailed to America. He was one of the original signers of the Mayflower Compact and was elected as an elder.  […]

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Jesus, Keep Me Near the Cross

Jesus, Keep Me Near the Cross

by Diane Musil ~ November 1998, I was at home in the living room kneeling on the floor in front of a chair in deep quiet time with the Lord.  When I opened my eyes, I noticed the hymn book on the chair seat, and it was opened to the song “Jesus, Keep Me Near […]

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Where do you turn?

Where do you turn?

by Diane Musil ~ Where do you turn when tragedy hits you unexpectedly? Tragedies…we could count them one by one. For example, your house burns down, or you are recently diagnosed with cancer. Cleland Boyd McAfee (1866-1944), a Presbyterian minister from Chicago, received tragic news. His brother and sister-in-law had lost both of their daughters […]

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01 Jul Posted by in Encouragement Today | 1 comment

Freedom Forever!

Freedom Forever!

by Diane Musil ~  Dear OUR Father in Heaven, As we celebrate our Nation’s birthday and the freedom we enjoy living in our great country, may we pause and remember the great cost paid through the years–hundreds of thousands of lives have been sacrificed–so that we can enjoy and embrace the privilege of living in […]

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31 Oct Posted by in Encouragement Today | Comments

Give Thanks

Give Thanks

by Diane Musil ~ We all have our “GIVE THANKS” List because we do have countless blessings.  But there is one GIFT that is greater than any other GIFT.  It is the one GIFT we need to focus on everyday. THE GIFT is JESUS CHRIST and Him alone! 2 Corinthians 9:15, “Thanks be to God for […]

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Encouragement Today

Encouragement Today

by Diane Musil ~ We all have our “GIVE THANKS” List because we do have countless blessings.  But there is one GIFT that is greater than any other GIFT.  It is the one GIFT we need to focus on everyday. THE GIFT is JESUS CHRIST and Him alone! 2 Corinthians 9:15, “Thanks be to God for […]

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