A-1 - Encouraged by What You Read?

On today's Footsteps, TWR's Ann White tells the story of a Women of Hope listener in Libya.  This listener contacted our TWR Arabic team and said, "The Christian book, your Bible, loves us women more than our religious book."  What a testimony about the power of God's Word!  As she spends more time in the Bible, she will learn and experience more of the love and grace of her Heavenly Father.  For example, I encourage you to read Psalm 86, and then spend a few minutes dwelling on the loving character of God.

"Listen, LORD, and answer me,
for I am poor and needy.
Protect my life, for I am faithful.
You are my God; save Your servant who trusts in You.
Be gracious to me, Lord,
for I call to You all day long.
Bring joy to Your servant’s life,
because I turn to You, Lord.

"For You, Lord, are kind and ready to forgive,
rich in faithful love to all who call on You.
Lord, hear my prayer;
listen to my plea for mercy.
I call on You in the day of my distress,
for You will answer me.

"Lord, there is no one like You among the gods,
and there are no works like Yours.
All the nations You have made
will come and bow down before You, Lord,
and will honor Your name.
For You are great and perform wonders;
You alone are God.

"Teach me Your way, Yahweh,
and I will live by Your truth.
Give me an undivided mind to fear Your name.
I will praise You with all my heart, Lord my God,
and will honor Your name forever.
For Your faithful love for me is great,
and You deliver my life from the depths of Sheol.

"God, arrogant people have attacked me;
a gang of ruthless men seeks my life.
They have no regard for You.
But You, Lord, are a compassionate and gracious God,
slow to anger and rich in faithful love and truth.
Turn to me and be gracious to me.
Give Your strength to Your servant;
save the son of Your female servant.
Show me a sign of Your goodness;
my enemies will see and be put to shame
because You, LORD, have helped and comforted me."  (Psalm 86, HCSB)

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About The Author

Andy Napier

Andy Napier is the host and producer of TWR’s 2-minute daily feature called “Footsteps.” Previously, Andy served for 24 years with WMBW (Moody Radio Chattanooga, Tennessee) in several capacities including Program Director and Host of the Morning Program. Andy and his wife, Kathy, along with their two boys, Sam (13) and John Edward (10), made the move to North Carolina in October of 2013 to serve as missionaries with TWR.

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