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  • Discouraged Series

    Contributed by Maurice Mccarthy on Apr 23, 2012
    based on 6 ratings
     | 5,679 views

    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 ...read more

  • Overcoming Discouragement

    Contributed by Dennis Nolan on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 311 ratings
     | 16,420 views

    Text 1 Samuel 30 v 6 David found strength in the Lord his God Having been a preacher now for well over half of my life it would be wonderful to stand before a congregation and say that one always preaches or lives life from the point of view of victory. That would however be untrue. The ...read more

  • Defeating Discouragement Series

    Contributed by Byron Harvey on Oct 11, 2001
    based on 139 ratings
     | 27,962 views

    This sermon was part of a series I preached on Nehemiah’s one holy passion, the glory of God.

    One Holy Passion Nehemiah 4 March 11, 2001 “Defeating Discouragement” “The Bible tells us to love our neighbors and to love our enemies,” said G.K. Chesterton, “probably because they are generally the same people!” In the case of the Jews rebuilding the wall of Jerusalem, this was ...read more

  • Banishing Discouragement Series

    Contributed by William Morris on Feb 7, 2003
    based on 175 ratings
     | 13,770 views

    This message deals with how the believer should deal with discoragement

    Sermon by: Dr. Todd Morris Text: Psalm 77 Title: Banishing Discouragement Date: December 1, 2002 Introduction: Discouragement is the common cold of emotions. Eventually it affects us all. Elijah, God’s iron man of the Old Testament became so discouraged that he sat down under a ...read more

  • Defeating Discouragement Series

    Contributed by Chip Monck on Feb 22, 2007
    based on 23 ratings
     | 6,424 views

    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 ScreenVue.com) Bob Lujano. As he said, he contracted a very rare form of meningitis at age nine. Lost most of his arms, ...read more

  • Overcoming Discouragement

    Contributed by Bryan Dill on Oct 26, 2006
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,536 views

    By looking at how Nehemiah was able to keep the Jews’ spirits high while they rebuilt the wall of Jerusalem, we can gain some insight into how we, too, can keep from getting discouraged.

    SCRIPTURE READING: Psalm 46:1-3, 10-11 Have you ever known someone that you would say was an “eternal optimist?” Did they ever drive you crazy? Did you ever think, “Man, can’t you be upset about anything?” There aren’t too many people that you could file under that category. But, in ...read more

  • Dealing With Discouragement

    Contributed by Tim Hbc on Apr 10, 2008
    based on 14 ratings
     | 10,013 views

    Discouragement and sometimes depression are a normal part of life for many of us. This sermon looks at what can stimulate our discouragement and how God deals with his discouraged child.

    Dealing with Discouragement, 1 Kings 19:1-18 One pastor talks about the time when he offered prayers for healing, especially for those who were emotionally hurting. He gave an invitation to come forward for prayer. One by one, then a few more, and before long two thirds of the congregation was ...read more

  • Overcoming Discouragement Series

    Contributed by Jeff Simms on May 21, 2003
    based on 54 ratings
     | 2,725 views

    A look at Elijah’s experience of discouragement and how he was led to renewal

    1 Kings 19:1-8;12-14 Purpose Statement: We need to return to the Bread of Life for renewal and encouragement. Background: Elijah runs for his life to the southern most city in Judah-Beersheba. Beersheba was named by Abraham (Gen 21:31) when his servants dug wells there and means “well of ...read more

  • Defeating Discouragement Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on May 21, 2003
    based on 415 ratings
     | 118,919 views

    Did you know that there is a plague sweeping the country today? It’s not the Beijing flu, or cancer, or even the common cold. This outbreak, however, can be just as deadly as the most dreaded disease known to man ­ it’s called the epidemic of discourage

    Defeating Discouragement Are you familiar with Murphy’s Law? The original “Murphy” was an engineer who conducted an experiment to test human acceleration tolerances. Unfortunately for him, he installed 16 motion sensors the wrong way, leading to the now famous quotation, “If anything can go ...read more

  • Dealing With Discouragement

    Contributed by James Buchanan on Sep 22, 2003
    based on 159 ratings
     | 15,386 views

    Looking at the life of Elijah, this sermons examines how we can overcome discouragement in our lives

    A little girl had been trying for months to learn the art of tying her shoes. She finally grasped the knack and was able to do it by herself. Her parents expected the child to be delighted, but were surprised by her disappointment. Her father asked why she was crying. She sobbed, "I just learned ...read more

  • Overcoming Discouragement

    Contributed by Jason Freeman on Mar 22, 2006
    based on 198 ratings
     | 10,468 views

    Overcoming Discouragement

    Between now and Easter we will be looking at the 10 most destructive giants in life. These 10 giants are issues we all face but if left unchecked can cause unnecessary damage and keep us from knowing and experiencing the fullness of God’s presence and purpose in our lives. Today we are going to ...read more

  • Dealing With Discouragement

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Apr 5, 2006
    based on 184 ratings
     | 12,754 views

    Worn out - Weighted down - Wasting away. This describes many Christians today. But Nehemiah shows how to keep battling and building for the cause! Link included to formatted text, handout, and PowerPoint Template.

    Dealing with Discouragement Nehemiah 4:7-10 Ill.—devil’s auction. He decided to sell all his tools. Lust had a high price on it, so did pride, arrogance, envy, bitterness. But one tool was off to the side and said ‘not for sale.’ It was the tool of discouragement! As the people of God ...read more

  • The Prison Of Discouragement

    Contributed by David Dewitt on May 18, 2004
    based on 65 ratings
     | 4,224 views

    The fact is that discouragement and faith cannot and will not mix we will either have one or the other but not both.

    The Prison of Discouragement Numbers13:26-14 May 16, 2004 Introduction The movie Toy Story has to be one of my favorite animated films. It’s a wonderful story about toys that come to life and have great adventures while no is watching. The two key characters are Woody a stuffed cowboy doll ...read more

  • Overcoming Discouragement

    Contributed by Randy Bataanon on Sep 19, 2010
    based on 563 ratings
     | 66,729 views

    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 ...read more

  • Handling Discouragements Series

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Nov 25, 2010
    based on 30 ratings
     | 16,628 views

    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 ...read more