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  • Discouraged Series

    Contributed by Maurice Mccarthy on Apr 23, 2012
    based on 6 ratings
     | 6,422 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
     | 4,108 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
     | 1,744 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

  • The Prison Of Discouragement

    Contributed by David Dewitt on May 16, 2004
    based on 65 ratings
     | 4,496 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

  • Dealing With Discouragement

    Contributed by James Buchanan on Sep 21, 2003
    based on 159 ratings
     | 15,960 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

  • Banishing Discouragement Series

    Contributed by William Morris on Feb 6, 2003
    based on 175 ratings
     | 14,191 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

  • Dealing With Discouragement

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Apr 4, 2006
    based on 184 ratings
     | 13,346 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.

  • Defeating Discouragement Series

    Contributed by Chip Monck on Feb 22, 2007
    based on 24 ratings
     | 6,744 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 Dennis Nolan on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 311 ratings
     | 16,959 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

  • 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

    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

  • 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

  • The Spirit Of Discouragement

    Contributed by Chad Prather on Oct 5, 2002
    based on 58 ratings
     | 12,071 views

    The Jebusites were an Old Testament enemy of Israel and represent the spirit of discouragement

    Seven Nations Greater Than You (Part 7) Overcoming the Obstacles to Your Destiny The Jebusites - The Spirit of Discouragement Josh. 3:10; I Sam. 30:1-8 Jebusite - Heb. - “Trodden down.” They represent the spirit of discouragement. Over 17 million people are clinically depressed ...read more

  • Overcoming Discouragement

    Contributed by Jason Freeman on Mar 19, 2006
    based on 198 ratings
     | 10,874 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

  • Overcoming Discouragement

    Contributed by Bryan Dill on Oct 25, 2006
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,863 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

  • Handling Discouragements Series

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Nov 24, 2010
    based on 30 ratings
     | 17,144 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