A Touch of Encouragement

A Touch of Encouragement


Put it in the Pew

posted by Brandi Harkonen

If your heart is seeking God, Martha Williamson believes worship and fellowship alongside others in church is a great place to start looking.



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linda england

posted March 30, 2010 at 10:15 am


you know i have been struggling with this for years about church is the place to find god with worshipping with other believers i tried that some years back and i cannot believe the treatment and abuse that was done to me i dont understand how church people can use and abuse others can you comment on this your comment might enlighten me than k you



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maryann moon

posted March 30, 2010 at 12:32 pm


I don’t go often, dear Martha, but when I do it DOES FEEL WONDERFUL! THANK YOU! maryann moon



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Ramona Harrow

posted March 30, 2010 at 1:22 pm


I am a Missionary in St. Lucia although a US citizen.
I love your Spirit and how you have dedicated your life in serving God. You are one of my teachers.
I love the “Touch by An Angel Series” and truly grateful for my dvds. lol. Please pray for me and my family.
Blessings to you. Ramona



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Angie

posted March 30, 2010 at 6:44 pm


Hi Martha
I know this is Easter week and alot of Churche,s will be having alot of Service,s.
I love to go to Church, and when I am there you can feel him with you . Its a good
feeling Praising the LORD, he is are best friend, and if you dont have him in your life,
it would be a very sad time!!!!!!So I hope some people will take advantage this week and visit the Lord in a Church of there choice!!!!!! God Bless & Thank You for your insight
You give alot of people hope!!! Angie



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Capriccioso of Port Orchard WA

posted March 30, 2010 at 6:50 pm


Your comments about fellowship with one’s neighbors to discover where God is can help when one is seeking God. I was raised Roman Catholic, going to different parishes since my father was in U.S. Marine Corps, and we moved as a family, 8x, from my birth to 14 yrs. Even in an organized church, I learned the diversity of neighborhoods in fellowship. Having moved around western WA for about last 30 yrs., I’ve discovered diversed neighborhoods in fellowship. 25 yrs. ago, I discovered feeling fellowship in Lutheran churches. I took my young son to Lutheran and Catholic services, and I felt God’s presence determining our needs. I don’t make all Sundays to church, but have found attending different denomination services I’m reminded of God’s presence in diverse neighborhoods.



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Dale Porter

posted March 30, 2010 at 7:17 pm


I enjoyed this video on worshipping and fellowship with other believers. Great perspective. I have attended church all of my life but been a believer that Christ came to earth to die for my sins for only about 10 years. Thank you for encouraging others to attend church especially during this Easter season. But would you discuss in the future, your view on membership? I was ask from a babe in Christ what is so important about becoming a member of a local church and I just didn’t feel the Holy Spirit helping me to help him with the question. This gentlemen has been attending our local church for about 5 weeks (quite anointed young man and truly knows his Bible) so I directed him to speak with our Senior Pastor as soon as possible because I think that our Pastor will be able to handle his inquiry and concerns better than I can. Thanks again!!!



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Wil Lavender

posted March 30, 2010 at 7:41 pm


I have to agree with you. I just wish that I could find a church where the phrase come as you are were more so true then not. I can never forget I went to a church with a friend. It was a small gathering, I suppose this church was new. I was a guest and another person was as well. She came in as she was. The clothes that she had was no more then what you would wear when it came time for Easter. I thought what she had on was nice. But then as she walked in and worship with the rest of us people were very nice to her. It was after she left that people broke the rules or the unsaid rule of come as you are. I don’t understand how people love to go to church and worship God and tell the wonderful love about Jesus but yet scorn the people that do the best that they can but come to see and hear the wonderful news. I just wonder when people will realize that Jesus helped the most unlikely people too, not just the likely.



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reader

posted April 2, 2010 at 3:30 am


I tried to open up your blog and read but then my computer was so slow i didn’t want to waste time, i turned back and did some other chores… for a few second later, there it was! i read your readers sharings about their beliefs and thoughts…some thoughts captured me with so many wonderings..
What ever thoughts got posted in your blog, i appreciate them all for sharing, calms my mind, sort like giving me faith again! Each time going to church, i always pray for faith, because faith is what keeps me going…. god blesses me with faith when i feel lost, keeps me warm and church, church is the most place where i found true peace in my soul, myself and spirit…
God bless.
reader-



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Natalie

posted May 18, 2010 at 11:09 am


Please, please, please have these posts by Mercer removed…they are ridiculous and they “take away” from everything we have just heard you say…there are vulnerable people out here reading to whom these two posts would be such a road block to their accepting your beautiful, God-given message. Thank you so very much for paying attention to your listeners!! I thank God for your messages…you, my dear Martha, are an inspiration and one of the most beautiful women I have ever seen!! I pray the Lord keeps you healthy and writing and posting for a long, long time!! Blessings!!!



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