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  • Discouragement

    Contributed by Hugh W. Davidson on Sep 25, 2010
    based on 2 ratings

    Dealing with the discouraging situations in life.

    When our two kids John and Caitlin who are now in their twenties were only about three and four Sally and I bought them a book and we used to read it to them almost every night. Now, I know you’re probably thinking it was a Bible and we did read that but this one was called, Alexander and the more

  • Discouragement

    Contributed by Jeffrey Cox on Sep 15, 2003
    based on 15 ratings

    Sometimes Christians become discouraged, or lose heart, because of any number of reasons. If untreated, this can cause you to just give up and fade back into where you came from: the world.

    . Sometimes Christians become discourages, or lose heart, because of any number of reasons. Some of these are listed below. If untreated, they can cause you to just give up and fade back into where you came from: the world. II. Reasons for being discouraged: A. REASON #1: Bad things are more

  • Discouragement

    Contributed by Lou Nicholes on Apr 12, 2005
    based on 7 ratings

    Physically, the demands of the ministry were sometimes almost more than Paul could bear (1:8;11:23 27). However, even more draining were the spiritual demands (7:5;11:28 29). He reflects on these experiences in this passage and tells why, though discoura

    THOUGHTS ABOUT THE PASSAGE: Larry Olsen describes a man lost in the desert: “He has been out of food and water for days. His lips are swollen, his tongue is swollen, he’s all beat up and bloody. Some of his bones are almost peeking through. He has been scraped and beat up by the cactus, sand and more

  • Discouraged Series

    Contributed by Maurice Mccarthy on Apr 23, 2012
    based on 6 ratings

    10 times their own people sought to discourage them. The need to fight discouragement, especially when its the "burden bearers," who are in trouble. The burden bearers are those who usually do the work.

    Dis-couraged Last week we preached on Handling dirty laundry. We said that one dictionary says that the name Sanballat means: sin has given life to. Sin will give life to condemnation, discouragement, alienation etc. The cure is twofold: Stop sinning, and 2. learn how to deal with your dirty more

  • Discouragement

    Contributed by Tom Feola on Jun 27, 2012

    How to overcome Discouragement

    Discouragement Discouragement, we all have times of it. It comes at some of the weirdest time and we have to all fight it. Some seem to get it more than others, yet it doesn’t make us more or less spiritual. It’s a battle and we see that people in the Bible fought it and the word more

  • Dealing With Discouragement

    Contributed by Clarence Clough on Mar 10, 2009

    Verse 12 of our text directs us to be followers of them who through faith and patience inherited the promises (them = those listed in Scripture in general and in the book of Hebrews in particular).

    DEALING WITH DISCOURAGEMENT Text: Heb. 6:9-20 Introduction: Discouragement--you know what the word means. We, each one of us, have had our battles with dicouragement. The Lord directs us to cast our cares on Him because He more

  • Handling Discouragements Series

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Nov 24, 2010
    based on 30 ratings

    Let’s look more closely at the entire passage & discover, first of all, the source of discouragement; secondly, the causes of discouragement; & finally, how to deal with discouragement when it comes our way. (Powerpoints available - #319)

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER RIDGE CHAPEL, KANSAS, OK (This is the fifth of a Leadership series featuring Nehemiah. Some ideas & illustrations in these messages were based on or benefited greatly from, to more

  • Overcoming Discouragement

    Contributed by Randy Bataanon on Sep 19, 2010
    based on 564 ratings

    All of us even the most gifted and strong men of God experienced discouragement from time to time. One of the the greatest leaders and motivators of all time taught us how to battle discouragement. Let us learn from his experience.

    OVERCOMING DISCOURAGEMENT Then the people of Judah said, "The work crews are worn out, and there is too much rubble. We can’t continue to rebuild the wall." Nehemiah 4:10 Yielding to discouragement had great prices to pay. • The 10 Israelite Spy got discouraged and the whole nation paid more

  • Overcoming Discouragement Series

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Feb 14, 2011
    based on 3 ratings

    We can be easily defeated by words or ridicule. Pray and focus on what God has called us to do. Overcome fatigue, frustrations and fears by asking God for help, getting reinforcements and remembering the great and awesome God.

    What we learn last week: • God uses anyone who is willing to offer themselves to serve. He looks for availability, not capability. • So you and I have a place in God’s church, and being a member of this Body, our contribution is valuable and vital. • Since we are more

  • Defeating Discouragement Series

    Contributed by Chip Monck on Feb 22, 2007
    based on 24 ratings

    Fifth in a series exploring how to grab hold of true freedom and victory in the Christian walk. This message explores the challenge of discouragement.

    (Extensive inspiration for this message, and this series taken from Francis Frangipane’s "This Day We Fight".) (Video Clip – Bob Lujano, from “Murderball” available at Bob Lujano. As he said, he contracted a very rare form of meningitis at age nine. Lost most of his arms, more

  • Overcoming Discouragement

    Contributed by Jason Freeman on Mar 19, 2006
    based on 198 ratings

    Overcoming Discouragement

  • Are You Discouraged?

    Contributed by Matthew Sickling on Apr 13, 2007
    based on 7 ratings

    This sermond takes a look at the spiritual condition of the two disciples of Christ who were on the road to Emmaus when they encountered Christ.

    Introduction: What a weekend it had been for the followers of Jesus. It seemed as if the bottom fell out of their lives. All of their hopes and dreams had seemed to vanish on Friday when Jesus had died on the cross. They were in a state of shock and fear. Everything had happened so fast. Early on more

  • Discouraged With Freckles

    Contributed by Philip Harrelson on Apr 30, 2007
    based on 6 ratings

    This message was to encourage those who get weary along the way to the Promised Land.

    Discouraged With Freckles Numbers 21:4 KJV And they journeyed from mount Hor by the way of the Red sea, to compass the land of Edom: and the soul of the people was much discouraged because of the way. Numbers 21:4 Amplified . . . and the people became impatient (depressed, much more

  • The Landmine Of Discouragement Series

    Contributed by Ken Pettigrew on Mar 23, 2007
    based on 13 ratings

    The power of encouragement in the daily life of the believer. When we are presented with a challenge, and everything we know has been taken from us, we must stand on faith and follow the direction of God, without the involvement of our emotions.

    The Landmine of Discouragement I Samuel 30:1-6 David was distressed for the people spake of stoning him. There have been plenty of times in our lives where we are discouraged. We get distressed for various reasons. Sometimes it is because we are under attack. Other times it is because more

  • Defeating Discouragement

    Contributed by on Jul 17, 2007
    based on 10 ratings

    We all get discouraged and feel like quitting – we lose our motivation, confidence and optimism. I have good news for you this morning: discouragement can be defeated!

    DEFEATING DISCOURAGEMENT JOKE: When our lawn mower broke and wouldn’t run, my wife kept hinting to me that I should get it fixed. But, somehow I always had something else to take care of first, the truck, the car, playing golf - always something more important to me. Finally she thought of a more