Are You Encouraged? Then Encourage Others!

Jun 16 2019
Pastor Richard Welsh
***Are you encouraged? Then encourage others!***

(2 Corinthians 1:3 NAB)
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and God of all encouragement,
歌林多後書 1章3節 (NCV)
我們主耶穌基督的父 神是應當稱頌的。他是滿有憐憫的父,賜各樣安慰的 神。

(2 Corinthians 1:4 NAB)
who encourages us in our every affliction, so that we may be able to encourage those who are in any affliction with the encouragement with which we ourselves are encouraged by God.
歌林多後書 1章4節 (NCV)
我們在一切患難中, 神都安慰我們,使我們能用他所賜的安慰,去安慰那些在各樣患難中的人。

(2 Corinthians 1:5 NAB)
For as Christ’s sufferings overflow to us, so through Christ does our encouragement also overflow.
歌林多後書 1章5節 (LZZ)

(2 Corinthians 1:6 NAB)
If we are afflicted, it is for your encouragement and salvation; if we are encouraged, it is for your encouragement, which enables you to endure the same sufferings that we suffer.
歌林多後書 1章6節 (NCV)

(2 Corinthians 1:7 NAB)
Our hope for you is firm, for we know that as you share in the sufferings, you also share in the encouragement.
歌林多後書 1章7節 (NCV)

*1. Peter is encouraged*

Mark 16:7 NLT
[7] Now go and tell his disciples, including Peter, that Jesus is going ahead of you to Galilee. You will see him there, just as he told you before he died."
馬可福音 16章7節 (CUV)

*2. Peter encourages others*

1. The Holy Spirit encourages

(John 14:16 NKJV)
And I will pray the Father, and He will give you another Helper, that He may abide with you forever
約翰福音 14章16節 (CUV)

2. Prophecy encourages

1 Corinthians 14:3 NLT
[3] But one who prophesies strengthens others, encourages them, and comforts them.
歌林多前書 14章3節 (CUV)

3. Scripture encourages

Romans 15:4 New American Standard Bible (NASB)
For whatever was written in earlier times was written for our instruction, so that through perseverance and the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.
羅馬書 15章4節 (CUV)

4. Church encourages

1 Timothy 4:13 NLT
[13] Until I get there, focus on reading the Scriptures to the church, encouraging the believers, and teaching them.
提摩太前書 4章13節 (CUV)