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  • Despair Or Repair Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jan 29, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,395 views

    Nehemiah's life is a lesson in leadership. Nehemiah did more than rebuild a wall; he helped restore a people from ruin and despair to new hope and a renewed walk with God.

    Nehemiah is an appropriate book to study as we get into a new year. It is the story of a new beginning. Nehemiah saw the heart-breaking plight of Jerusalem and determined to be part of the solution. His life is a lesson in leadership. Nehemiah did more than rebuild a wall; he helped restore a ...read more

  • Dealing With Despair

    Contributed by Kevin L. Jones on Jun 7, 2014
    based on 10 ratings
     | 21,392 views

    Looking at the proper response to despair.

    Dealing With Despair II Kings 4:1-7 During the Thirty Years' War in the 17th century, German pastor Paul Gerhardt and his family were forced to flee from their home.One night as they stayed in a small village inn, homeless and afraid, his wife broke down and cried openly in despair. To comfort ...read more

  • Dealing With Despair

    Contributed by Greg Cooper on Nov 5, 2001
    based on 78 ratings
     | 5,909 views

    WHEN YOUR LIFE IS FALLING APART, GOD IS THERE TO SEE US THROUGH.

    Title: Dealing with Despair Text I Samuel 30:1-6 Intro: We all have crisis in our lives. Times when we feel there is neither hope nor anywhere to turn for relief. Many of us feel that we are living in a perpetual state of crisis and that God himself has turned a deaf ear toward us. This ...read more

  • The Needs Of The Despairing

    Contributed by Dana Chau on Nov 19, 2002
    based on 37 ratings
     | 1,897 views

    Learn to encourage the despairing by understanding how to meet the four needs of the despairing

    If you’ve been with us for a while, you would know that on the third Sunday of each month, we study the Book of Job. We are on chapters 6 and 7 this morning. Chapters 1 and 2 of Job gave us the setting for the story. Job was a man who worshipped God and shunned evil. Job was wealthy, wise ...read more

  • A Chronicle Of Despair Series

    Contributed by Lynn Malone on Jul 25, 2016
     | 2,214 views

    Even godly people struggle with bouts of despair and depression. Take a look at Elijah's life and find biblical ways to deal with these issues.

    What a strange turn of events in the life of our hero we read in 1 Kings 19. Why would this man of God be so despondent that he hoped to die? Let’s recount the circumstances that brought Elijah to this point as we explore a chronicle of despair. First, Elijah had stood boldly before King Ahab ...read more

  • Mountain Of Despair Series

    Contributed by Grant Macdonald on Nov 23, 2011
     | 2,042 views

    Sometimes our own expectations get in the way of us enjoying God’s pleasure in us.

    Last week in our Mountain Moment series, we considered the "Mountain of Choice" as we looked at Elijah’s showdown on Mt. Carmel with the prophets of Baal. One man stood against the darkness of a nation. One man represented God when no one else would. When you look at Elijah’s encounter with the ...read more

  • The Answer To Despair

    Contributed by Ian Humphrey on Nov 3, 2015
     | 1,821 views

    The Answer to Despair

  • Overcoming Despair

    Contributed by Patrick O'loughlin on Oct 12, 2009
    based on 2 ratings
     | 3,604 views

    We all experience despair at times and God will help us to overcome it.

  • "A Mothers Despair"

    Contributed by Chris Carter on Apr 28, 2010
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,670 views

    A sermon for Mothers

    -We are told of the woman whose worth is far above rubies. Proverbs 31 is very descriptive of a good mother and wife. Some things laid out in that passage is that she is a caretaker of her house, by that I mean God has given her an instinct to provide for her children, nurture them, and protect ...read more

  • Gloom, Despair, And Agony On Me Series

    Contributed by Darrin Hunt on Aug 5, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,245 views

    What do you do when you have one of those days? Jesus' letter to Smyrna gives us great encouragement in suffering.

    How many of you remember the “Hee-Haw” Show in the 70’s-80’s? •How many would never admit to it if you did remember? “If it weren’t for bad luck, I’d have no luck at all. Gloom, despair, and agony on me”. Some of us have one of those days. ...read more

  • Delivered From Despair

    Contributed by Kevin L. Jones on Feb 2, 2014
    based on 24 ratings
     | 12,705 views

    A sermon examining the fact that God is our hope and our help.

    DELIVERED FROM DESPAIR II Corinthians 1:8-11 Soon after arriving in New Hebrides as a pioneer missionary, John G. Paton and his wife rejoiced in the arrival of a baby son into their family. But the joy was short-lived. Soon death took both his wife and child, and Dr. Paton had to dig their ...read more

  • 02 Losing Despair Series

    Contributed by Ralph Andrus on Jul 6, 2008
     | 1,248 views

    ❶ Tortured by Despair ❷ Tackling Despair 1. v. 2 - Enough is enough 2. v. 2 - Believe His Word 3. v. 1 - Live In the Spirit ❸ Trampling Despair

    People tell me they don’t watch the TV news. It’s so depressing.” That’s one of the things that causes so much despair. Most of the TV news is either bad or sad. You don’t hear much good stuff that lifts you up. - Oil prices doubled in a year - Thousands of lightning strikes in Northern ...read more

  • In The Midst Of Despair - A Child Is Born!

    Contributed by Thomas H on Feb 11, 2004
    based on 9 ratings
     | 2,378 views

    In the book of Isaiah, God has been prophesying judgement and destruction upon the nation of Israel. Then all of a sudden, this wonderful prophecy is given - a prophecy about a child who will deliver them from the darkness. As Christians we know this pr

    Isaiah 9:1-7 (8:23-6 Hebrew and Czech Bibles) (This message was preached shortly before Christmas, 2003, in a church in the Czech Republic, my wife Marcela’s native country. The message was translated into Czech.) In a week and a half’s time it will be Christmas. What does Christmas mean to ...read more

  • Hope Instead Of Despair

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Oct 15, 2012
     | 2,073 views

    A sermon on Amos 8:11-14 on how people run to things of this world instead of to the Bible to find meaning to their lives (Outline and material adapted from the book Existentialism: The Philosophy of Despair and the Quest for Hope, from chapter 3, The De

    HoHum: A. What would happen if a “miracle” had occurred where the hand that had written the Word had sponged out of our Bibles every syllable they contained, and thus reclaimed the most precious gift that Heaven had bestowed to mankind. Without the Word we would lapse into despair. ...read more

  • Hope On The Midst Of Despair Series

    Contributed by John Davis on Mar 11, 2002
    based on 34 ratings
     | 3,585 views

    A five message series on the resurrection with Small group study questions for five weeks.

    Hope in the Midst of Despair The Resurrection of Jesus Christ and Believers 1 Corinthians 15:1-58 (Part One - vs. 1-11) The resurrection of Jesus and the promise of the believer’s resurrection offer the ultimate hope in the midst of a world of despair. We are caught between two resurrections ...read more