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  • Discouragement

    Contributed by Jeffrey Cox on Sep 15, 2003
    based on 15 ratings
     | 4,107 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
     | 1,743 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

  • Overcoming Discouragement

    Contributed by Dennis Nolan on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 311 ratings
     | 16,955 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

  • The Spirit Of Discouragement Series

    Contributed by Scott Gipson on Nov 15, 2000
    based on 85 ratings
     | 2,696 views

    How to fight the spirit of discouragement.

    THE DEVIL’S GOTTA DEADLINE! (A SPIRIT OF DISCOURAGEMENT) 2 COR 2:11 JEREMIAH 20:11-17 INTRODUCTION: LAST WEEK, BEGAN TO LOOK AT THE WRATH OF THE DEVIL AND WHAT IT MEANS TO GOD’S CHILDREN. A). REV 12:12 – “ THE DEVIL HAS A GREAT WRATH ...read more

  • Overcoming Discouragement Series

    Contributed by Robert Robb on Mar 15, 2001
    based on 117 ratings
     | 4,199 views

    Haggai encourages God’s people who have become discourged in God’s Work

    Studies in Haggai Study 6 Ch 2v 1-9 Introduction One of the greatest joys that a minister of the gospel can experience is to see his ministry bearing fruit in the lives of his people. To see for example men and women brought through the preaching of the Word to the point where they become ...read more

  • Encourager Or Discourager

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Oct 31, 2000
    based on 108 ratings
     | 2,999 views

    How do we encourage brothers and sisters in Christ

  • Defeating Discouragement Series

    Contributed by Byron Harvey on Oct 10, 2001
    based on 139 ratings
     | 28,506 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 Jay Patton on Jul 28, 2002
    based on 33 ratings
     | 3,449 views

    Through Nehemiah we learn the Godly way to overcome what could potentially become discouragement.

    Introduction: John Hus Illustration Background: Hard work is almost finished Purpose Statement: Being a Committed Christian Means… I. Never Letting Your Guard Down (v. 1, 8-9) A. The Work is all but finished 1. The enemies make a concession speech 2. They were appealing to his pride B. Never ...read more

  • Dealing With Discouragement

    Contributed by James Buchanan on Sep 21, 2003
    based on 159 ratings
     | 15,958 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

  • Defeating Discouragement Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on May 21, 2003
    based on 415 ratings
     | 120,350 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 Larry Elder on Jul 12, 2003
    based on 25 ratings
     | 2,540 views

    Discouragement is one of Satan’s most effective weapons epically against church leaders and people in authority

    Dealing with Discouragement Discouragement is one of Satan’s most effective weapons epically against church leaders and people in authority I) What is discouragement? Definition = to decrease courage; to be faint hearted; to lose hope; to be dismayed; the lace of desire to move forward ...read more

  • Overcoming Discouragement Series

    Contributed by Jeff Simms on May 19, 2003
    based on 54 ratings
     | 2,972 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

  • Discouraged And Depressed Series

    Contributed by Bradford Robinson on Jun 28, 2004
    based on 39 ratings
     | 6,649 views

    This sermon looks at how Elijah suffered from depression. It looks at the circumstances that made him more likely to suffer from depression and how God lifted him from that dark depression.

    Tell me if you can identify with this song. “Gloom, Despair, and agony on me. Deep dark depression and endless misery. If it weren’t for bad luck, I’d have no luck at all, Gloom, despair, and agony on me.” I know that there are times in my past where that could’ve been the theme song of my ...read more

  • Dealing With Discouragement Series

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Aug 31, 2004
    based on 9 ratings
     | 2,847 views

    Part 8 in Elijah series - how God deals with us when we get discouraged.

    1 Kings 19:1-9a – Dealing with Discouragement A man had a checkup and then went in to see his doctor to get the results. The doctor said he had bad news and worse news for him. Which did he want to hear first. The man was a pick shocked and said, “Well, give me the bad news first. The ...read more

  • Dealing With Discouragment

    Contributed by Dan Cale on May 18, 2004
    based on 33 ratings
     | 3,144 views

    This sermon draws from Moses’ Red Sea experience to find ways to deal with discouragment in our lives, marriages, and relationships.

    Dealing with Discouragement Exodus 14:1-14 Let me set the scene for you a little bit. Moses has lead Israel out of Egypt ¡V The plagues are behind them and they have basked in God¡¦s deliverance from Slavery. They have made their tedious way across the desert and have come to the shores of the ...read more