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  • Defeating Discouragement Series

    Contributed by Byron Harvey on Oct 10, 2001
    based on 139 ratings
     | 28,361 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
     | 16,846 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

  • Banishing Discouragement Series

    Contributed by William Morris on Feb 6, 2003
    based on 175 ratings
     | 14,111 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 Brian Bill on May 21, 2003
    based on 415 ratings
     | 120,112 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

  • Overcoming Discouragement Series

    Contributed by Jeff Simms on May 19, 2003
    based on 54 ratings
     | 2,922 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

  • Dealing With Discouragement

    Contributed by James Buchanan on Sep 21, 2003
    based on 159 ratings
     | 15,850 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
     | 4,464 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

  • Staying Focused In Discouragement Series

    Contributed by Timothy Peck on Mar 25, 2002
    based on 199 ratings
     | 54,715 views

    How to respond to discouragement when it feels like we’re spinning our wheels. Part of a giving campaign series.

    The last few years motivational posters have gotten popular. You know what I mean: those posters with a photograph followed by an inspirational saying underneath the picture. We have a few of them in the green room for our musicians on our worship team. Many of you probably have them hanging in ...read more

  • God's Slience In The Storm Of Discouragement Series

    Contributed by Ken Alford on Aug 17, 2001
    based on 113 ratings
     | 7,097 views

    SERVING GOD IN CATACLYSMIC OCCURRENCES IS NO SUBSTITUTE FOR COMMUNING WITH HIM ON A DAILY BASIS.

    June 10, 2001 -- AM GOD’S SLIENCE IN THE STORM OF DISCOURAGEMENT 1 Kings 19:11 INTRODUCTION: (1) The world does not care if I die; it only cares that I get out of the way if I cannot compete. (2) With God, dust can have a destiny and human frailty can be covered with eternal ...read more

  • How To Be An Encourager In Discouraging Situations 

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 115 ratings
     | 23,178 views

    How To Be An Encourager In Discouraging Situations

    How To Be An Encourager In Discouraging Situations Acts 11:22-26 Illustration:Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I will not forget you. William Arthur Ward. 1. Have you ever wondered how to ...read more

  • Being Positive In Days Of Discouragement Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Jul 19, 2001
    based on 153 ratings
     | 12,072 views

    Christians can be positive because God has an intense interest in us; He has given us a new birth; He has a purpose for our trials; and He has allowed us to live in a special time.

    Are the days we live in any more difficult than the days of the past? Maybe not. Of course, the level of comfort has significantly increased due to the many advances in technology. But have these improvements in technology actually helped society. The truth is, people still face the same problems ...read more

  • Faithful In The Midst Of Discouragement Series

    Contributed by Dale Harlow on Sep 5, 2002
    based on 84 ratings
     | 7,329 views

    Encouragement to stay faithful in the midst of trials and discouragement.

    A grandchild sitting on her grandfather’s lap listening to the Bible story of Noah’s Ark, asked "Were you in the Ark, grandpa?" He chuckled and replied, "Why, no I wasn’t." There was a pause, and the child looked up at him quizzically and asked, "Then why weren’t you drowned?" If that is ...read more

  • Why Should I Be Discouraged

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 7, 2003
    based on 63 ratings
     | 3,083 views

    Jesus refused to let people discourage, frustrate, or defeat Him because of their faulty perception of His worth. The Lord knew that His success was not determined by peoples’ estimate of His worth but focused on His heavenly Father’s overwhelming love, p

    1. Jesus refused to let people discourage, frustrate, or defeat Him because of their faulty perception of His worth. The Lord knew that His success was not determined by peoples’ estimate of His worth but focused on His heavenly Father’s overwhelming love, power, and advocacy for Him and His ...read more

  • What Discouragement Can Do! Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Aug 19, 2003
    based on 405 ratings
     | 29,924 views

    The Emmaus Road Experience can teach us three things that discouragement and frustration does in our lives.

    A Study of the Book of Luke Sermon #69 “What Discouragement Can Do!” Luke 24:13-33 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 ...read more

  • Never A Discouraging Word

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on Aug 3, 2004
    based on 121 ratings
     | 5,831 views

    Questions to ask yourself when you are tempted to criticize.

    According to the old western ballad, "Home on the Range", the range was a place, "where never is heard a discouraging word, and the skies are not cloudy all day." Fanciful thought. Never hearing a discouraging word would be pleasant. But that really wasn’t true in the old west and it’s ...read more