A spur: encouragement, prompt, propel, motivate. Also, a pointy goad that jabs and irritates.
Sometimes, we need to spur one another. It’s like encouragement, but it ain’t gentle encouragement. It’s a poke, a prod, a sting. And to what? Love and good works! Continuing the series One Another, Dr. Rob Pochek looks to the letter to the Hebrews to see how we spur one another in this way. It’s not a command, but a picture of life with one another that we strive towards. And, if we are honest, who here does not need a spur from time to time?