3 It gave me great joy when some believers came and testified about your faithfulness to the truth, telling how you continue to walk in it. 4 I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth. - 3 John 1:3-4
I love how your elder, John, encouraged his friend Gaius here. He told him about the good things other Christians were saying about him and he shared with Gaius how happy he had made John, by living an honest Christian life. Help me to be so lovingly bold to tell people how they make me happy to see them living out a healthy Christian life. Remind me when it's the right moment to speak up with praise and encouragement around everyone. Vacuum out of my heart and mouth the criticism that so easily flows. And make me an encouragement factory.
Pastor Don Patterson
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