In life there are a lot of reasons why we feel the need for some encouragement.I mean often times we are faced with certain circumstances that calls for more than just experience and a drive to make it. If you are not sure about what to say on what occasion importantly in terms of biblical encouragement then take a few minutes to go through this short but insightful post.
Losing someone you love
Someone who has lost a loved one needs someone who can speak positively about the situation. They need to be told everything is okay and the person who has died will live forever in their memories. Be weary of overdoing it. It is important to say the right things all the time or else you will exacerbate the situation.
Let me emphasize and say that when you are trying to encourage someone who is grieving, you need to be skilful and very sensitive.
Someone new at work
Being in a new office can be overwhelming for most people. If you have a friend who has just started in a new job then you better think of a way to make him or her comfortable and at ease. If the friend enjoys a good laugh, just write him or her some Christian poem on encouragement if you are trying to help a Christian person about the first day at work.
Someone in a new country
Being in a new country can be so intimidating especially if you can not understand the local language. One of the predominant feelings are anxiety and being home sick. In fact a friend of mine fell into a major depression 2 weeks after moving into a new country. This person spent two months seriously ill due to depression.
Other people who need to be encouraged from time to time include, married couples, someone who is sick and probably in hospital and people locked up in prison. As you live through each day, always remember that someone needs you to share some few inspirational words.