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  • Discouraged Series

    Contributed by Maurice Mccarthy on Apr 23, 2012
    based on 6 ratings
     | 6,188 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.

  • Discouragement

    Contributed by Jeffrey Cox on Sep 15, 2003
    based on 15 ratings
     | 3,830 views

    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 ...read more

  • Discouragement

    Contributed by Lou Nicholes on Apr 12, 2005
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,617 views

    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 ...read more

  • Defeating Discouragement Series

    Contributed by Byron Harvey on Oct 10, 2001
    based on 139 ratings
     | 28,184 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

  • Overcoming Discouragement

    Contributed by Dennis Nolan on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 311 ratings
     | 16,717 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

  • Overcoming Discouragement

    Contributed by Jason Freeman on Mar 19, 2006
    based on 198 ratings
     | 10,735 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 4, 2006
    based on 184 ratings
     | 13,114 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

  • Defeating Discouragement Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on May 21, 2003
    based on 415 ratings
     | 119,703 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

  • Dealing With Discouragement

    Contributed by James Buchanan on Sep 21, 2003
    based on 159 ratings
     | 15,771 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

  • The Prison Of Discouragement

    Contributed by David Dewitt on May 16, 2004
    based on 65 ratings
     | 4,389 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

  • Defeating Discouragement Series

    Contributed by Chip Monck on Feb 22, 2007
    based on 24 ratings
     | 6,629 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 25, 2006
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,691 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

  • Encourager Or Discourager

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Oct 31, 2000
    based on 108 ratings
     | 2,822 views

    How do we encourage brothers and sisters in Christ

    The two men stood on the wharf, looking across the shimmering water, seeing their final destination only in their hearts. They were about to begin a journey that would not only change them, but would change the world. One was known throughout the church, the other, some people knew his name. He ...read more

  • Dealing With Discouragement

    Contributed by Tim Hbc on Apr 9, 2008
    based on 14 ratings
     | 10,232 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 19, 2003
    based on 54 ratings
     | 2,854 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