(Encourage Yourself in the Lord)

1. WAKE UP!!
Decide to have a good day.
"Today is the day the Lord hath made;
let us rejoice and be glad in it"
Psalms 118:24

The best way to dress up is to put on a smile.
A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.
"The Lord does not look at the things man looks at.
Man looks at outward appearance;
but the Lord looks at the heart"
I Sam 16:7

3. SHUT UP!!
Say nice things and learn to listen.
God gave us two ears and one mouth,
so He must have meant for us to do twice
as much listening as talking.
"He who guards his lips guards his soul"
Proverbs 13:3.
"Gossip betrays confidence.
Avoid men who talk too much"
Proverbs 20:19
"Listen to advice, accept instruction and
in the end, you will be wise"
Proverbs 19:20

4. STAND UP!!...
For what you believe in. Stand for something
or you will fall for anything.
"Let us not be weary in doing good;
for at the proper time, we will reap a harvest
if we do not give up. Therefore, as we have
opportunity, let us do good..."
Galatians 6:9-10

5. LOOK UP!!...
To the Lord. "I can do everything through
Christ who strengthens me".
Philippians 4:13

For something higher. "Trust in the Lord with
all your heart, and lean not unto your own
understanding. In all your ways, acknowledge
Him, and He will direct your path".
Proverbs 3:5-6

7. LIFT UP!!...
Your Prayers. "Do not worry about anything;
Philippians 4:6

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