Sermons
Free Sermons and Sermon Outlines for Preaching :

Sermons on Despair: showing 1-15 of 9,185

Scripture

Rating

Date

Denominations

  • Show more

Language

Sermon Type

Audience

Try PRO
Get Full Access — Free for 14 Days
Unlock premium sermon illustrations, preaching campaigns, and church media ... only with PRO
Get Started
  • The Needs Of The Despairing

    Contributed by Dana Chau on Nov 19, 2002
    based on 37 ratings
     | 1,889 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

  • Dealing With Despair

    Contributed by Greg Cooper on Nov 5, 2001
    based on 78 ratings
     | 5,875 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

  • Overcoming Despair

    Contributed by Patrick O'loughlin on Oct 12, 2009
    based on 2 ratings
     | 3,557 views

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

    Title: Overcoming Despair Text: Psalm 13:1-6 “How long, O LORD? Will you forget me forever? How long will you hide your face from me? 2 How long must I wrestle with my thoughts and every day have sorrow in my heart? How long will my enemy triumph over me? 3 Look on me and answer, O LORD my ...read more

  • Despair Or Repair Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jan 29, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,380 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
     | 21,261 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

  • Mountain Of Despair Series

    Contributed by Grant Macdonald on Nov 23, 2011
     | 2,026 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
     | 1,794 views

    The Answer to Despair

    Deuteronomy 33:26–29 The Answer to Despair Moses now faced death, and could say, “The eternal God is [my] refuge, And underneath are the everlasting arms …” I. The Everlasting Arms Belong to the God of Eternity - The eternal God is thy refuge, 1) The Eternal God is ...read more

  • A Chronicle Of Despair Series

    Contributed by Lynn Malone on Jul 25, 2016
     | 2,200 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

  • Hope In The Midst Of Despair

    Contributed by R. David Reynolds on Aug 23, 2004
    based on 91 ratings
     | 8,835 views

    This is a funeral message, sermon, or homily preached at the funeral of a young suicide victim whose commitment to Jesus was unknown. It is a message of grace and hope for his family who has many unanswered questions.

    HOPE IN THE MIDST OF DESPAIR! --a funeral sermon for a young suicide victim Romans 8:32, II Corinthians 6:2, II Corinthians 12:9, Romans 10:13, Genesis 18:25, Matthew 7:1-2, I Samuel 16:7 --by R. David Reynolds It is my understanding that every seventeen minutes a self inflicted death occurs ...read more

  • Out Of Despair...hope Series

    Contributed by Stephen Colaw on Nov 22, 2006
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,716 views

    Rather than shine light into the darkness, God brought light out of darkness, hope out of despair for Israel and will do so for us.

    Introduction: In America today, when most people think of Christmas, they think of images like these. (Show slides of Christmas images.) We have a very glamorous, glittery, plastic, cheery, bright image of Christmas here in America. It’s a holiday of parties, and gifts and shopping and ...read more

  • Hope In A World Of Despair

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Nov 3, 2004
    based on 345 ratings
     | 14,891 views

    1- A - all have sinned 2- B - Behold the Lamb of God 3- C - Come unto me

    INTRO.- We live in a stressful or stress-filled society. ILL.- A Tahoma, Washington newspaper carried the story of Tattoo the basset hound some time ago. Tattoo didn’t intend to go for an evening run, but when his owner shut the dog’s leash in the car door and took off for a drive – with ...read more

  • Responding To A World Of Despair

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Nov 3, 2004
    based on 334 ratings
     | 23,968 views

    1- Live your faith 2- Stand firm in your faith 3-Spread your faith

    INTRO.- ILL.- A grandmother overheard her 5-year-old granddaughter playing "wedding." The wedding vows went like this: "You have the right to remain silent, anything you say may be held against you, you have the right to have an attorney present. Now you may kiss the bride." ILL.- While ...read more

  • When Despair Descends Series

    Contributed by Steve Bond on Aug 16, 2007
    based on 28 ratings
     | 6,081 views

    The absence of hope is despair.

    Many years ago an S-4 submarine went down off the coast of Massachusetts. It sank with a full compliment of sailors aboard. The US Navy did everything possible to rescue the men trapped inside, including sending down deep divers. But time was not on their side and the air supply began to run out. ...read more

  • Hanging In There Through Despair Series

    Contributed by Bob Joyce on Sep 18, 2007
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,680 views

    Through the experience of Elijah after Jezebel’s threat and his subsequent despair we can learn some ways to hang in there.

    In a certain household the family cat brought a mouse into the house. The father was going to do away with it. The children were mortified that Papa would do such a thing. So he waited until they life the room. Then he saw a glass of water on a table and he dropped the mouse into the glass. Later, ...read more

  • Delivered From Despair

    Contributed by Kevin L. Jones on Feb 2, 2014
    based on 24 ratings
     | 12,332 views

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