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  • I Will Yet Praise You Series

    Contributed by David Flowers on Nov 13, 2006
    based on 4 ratings

    Part one of three-part series Emotions, this message deals with depression.

    “I Will Yet Praise You” Emotions, part 1 Psalm 42 Wildwind Community Church David Flowers November 12, 2006 Have you ever been depressed? The story is told of a businessman whose wife was experiencing depression. She began to mope around and be sad, lifeless—no light in her eyes—no spring in more

  • How Can I Be Happy?

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Mar 26, 2006
    based on 28 ratings

    Happiness blockers: 1. A demanding spirit that insists life should be good and easy. 2. A lack of play. 3. Basing your happiness on circumstances rather than trust.

    Singer and diva, Madonna, is one of the wealthiest people in show business and has openly flaunted her self-indulgent lifestyle. A couple of years ago she was asked in an interview if she was happy. Her response was: “I don’t even know anybody who is happy!” Not only was she not happy, but she more

  • Seeking A Love Affair With Jesus

    Contributed by Ian Johnson on Nov 15, 2005
    based on 14 ratings

    When people drink wine they become influenced by it in a bad way. We need the wine of God! Which is not wine in the natural but indeed the spirit of God.

    Deep Hunger for God is difficult to put into words, Even when we come to a place where we can express our heart before God, the words can take us by surprise. The Psalmist used beautiful words to reflect a heart response to God PSALM 42:1 As the deer pants for streams of water, so I long more

  • Thirsty For God

    Contributed by Bramwell Hayes on Feb 2, 2006
    based on 35 ratings

    Our desire should primarily be for the Holy Spirit Himself, not his gifts.

    Are you thirsty? Are you looking forward to your cup of tea after the meeting? When we are physically thirsty, our bodies need one thing – water. All our drinks, our tea, our coffee, our coca-cola, our orange juice, are basically just coloured and flavoured water. It is the water that our bodies more

  • How To Overcome Depression Or Discouragement

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Sep 16, 2006
    based on 17 ratings

    David wrote in Psalm 43 feelings of depression & discouragement, "Why are you in despair, O my soul? And why are you disturbed within me? Hope in God, for I shall again praise Him, The help of my countenance, and my God."

    How To Overcome Depression Or Discouragement by Paul Fritz Psalms 42:11-42:11 1. Depression (Feelings of dejection, sadness, apathy, inertia, difficulty in gaining energy or excitement, fatigue, pessimism, hopelessness, fear, attitudes of worthlessness, hopelessness, loss of interest, inability more

  • The Persistency Of True Faith Joy And Praise

    Contributed by George Barton on May 1, 2006
    based on 6 ratings

    Using Habakkuk 1 and 3 and Psalm 42 as texts, the sermon demonstrates that true faith persists in spite of unnumbered problems and apparently unanswered prayers.

    THE PERSISTENCY OF TRUE FAITH, JOY AND PRAISE REVISED 05-02-2006 This morning I want to talk about the persistency and growth of true faith, joy and praise. My sermon has two points: First, true faith, joy and praise persist and grow even when trials and troubles seem more

  • Put Your Hope In God Series

    Contributed by Timothy Darling on Jun 10, 2006
    based on 14 ratings

    We may find ourselves asking God where He is, but we must remind ourselves that God loves us and God is with us all day long.

    Put Your Hope in God Psalm 42 The writer of this psalm is a Korahite That means a few different things. He was a highly respected Levite who was part of a rich family tradition of music and worship. He was a man of status, deeply embedded in the tradition of Temple worship. It means that his more

  • Spiritual Drainers

    Contributed by Stephen Funderburk on Apr 4, 2006
    based on 18 ratings

    things that kill spiritual life

    Intro: years ago in Tallassee Alabama I went with the men of the church to the train tracks to unload a box car of lumber for the new church building. When I got home I was physically drained, I fell into bed that night. We all have known times of physical exhaustion. In the spiritual realm there more

  • Psalm 42

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Sep 2, 2001
    based on 114 ratings

    A psalm of despair with an antidote

    Psalm 42 This morning’s psalm is Psalm 42, which has been called a psalm of despair. But it is more than that. It does also contains the antidote. There is a lot in the psalm, but I would like to look at three aspects of it today: These aspects are: 1. Despair is disabling 2. Despair can lead more

  • Beating The Spiritual Blahs

    Contributed by Tim Bond on Jul 12, 2002
    based on 80 ratings

    Everyone faces times of spiritual difficulty and disillusionment. When we do, we need to realize that God is always faithful and will stay with us through even the toughest times.

    A couple of weeks ago my wife Pam and I had the chance to travel with the Jr. High/High School bands to NKU for a band festival. After the morning festival, the entire group went to Kings Island to spend the rest of the day. Now band festivals are okay, but for us, the big draw of the trip was the more

  • Depression

    Contributed by Jim Twamley on Mar 24, 2003
    based on 24 ratings

    Depression is one of the most common psychological problems, affecting nearly everyone through either personal experience or through depression in a family member. Each year over 17 million American adults experience a period of clinical depression.

    (Slide #1) Job 30:16-17 16 "And now my heart is broken. Depression haunts my days. 17 My weary nights are filled with pain as though something were relentlessly gnawing at my bones. NLT (Slide #2) Job 30:25-28 26 So I looked for good, but evil came instead. I waited for the light, but darkness more

  • Longing For The Lord Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Mar 19, 2003
    based on 129 ratings

    I want us to take a look at Psalm 42 in order to better understand the kind of depression that can hit us in the spiritual solar plexus.

    Longing for the Lord Last week we focused our attention on Psalm 32, and established the fact that our unconfessed sins can cause us physical problems. When we don’t confess we can experience distress. What we’ll learn this morning is that pain is not always a direct result of sin. Last Monday more

  • A Sense Of Presence

    Contributed by Keith Davis on May 4, 2003
    based on 44 ratings

    understanding the desire we should have for the presnese of God

    Title: A Sense of Absence Introduction: How did it feel to wake up this morning knowing that you lost a million dollars yesterday? How did you feel when your favorite hockey team lost last night? --Someone tell of their childhood and the things you had for a moment. --The Alabama song “Song more

  • Eulogy Elizabeth Williams

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Aug 10, 2004
    based on 30 ratings

    This sermon is for an outstanding Christian woman who died from cancer.

    Elizabeth Ann Williams September 15, 1949 –July 12, 2004 July 17th, 2004 When we think of Elizabeth Ann Williams, how can we not think of the goodness of God. For in Elizabeth God gave to us an incredible beautiful gift. The downside of receiving such a great a gift, is the more

  • The Presence Of God Or I'd Rather Have Jesus

    Contributed by Howard Mcglamery on Feb 1, 2003
    based on 119 ratings

    Why do we Pray? Why do we read our Bibles daily? Why do we Give? Why are we at the Church when the doors are open? Do we think that by doing these things that we are earning "points" with God? Are we trying to obligate God to bless us? Duty or Desire?

    The Presence Of God Illustration In 1943, a lady by the name of Rhea B. Miller wrote one of the greatest hymns ever written: I’D RATHER HAVE JESUS! This wonderful hymn so influenced one young man that it determined the direction of his entire life. This young man had grown up with devoted more