Tag Archives: discouragement

Help is only a prayer away

Sometimes it’s about admitting our inability to shoulder the burden alone. There will be times of troubles, trials, and temptations. We’ll be disappointed and distressed as we walk this journey called life. Maybe you’re plagued with an ongoing health issue, … Continue reading

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Keep your eyes on the prize!

“When you have no vision from God, no enthusiasm left in your life, and no one watching and encouraging you, it requires the grace of Almighty God to take the next step in your devotion to Him, in the reading … Continue reading

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Do not be afraid

  “As I was with Moses, so I will be with you; I will never leave you nor forsake you” — Joshua 1:5.  We need not be afraid because God tells us he will never leave or forsake us. When … Continue reading

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Prescription for Discouragement (Part III):

God knows when I’m tired and just want to roll over and sleep. He knows when I can’t pay one more bill or make a phone call to a friend of family member. We all need that critical refreshment and … Continue reading

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Prescription for discouragement (Part II)

Elijah declares in 1 Kings 19:4, “Enough of this, God! Take my life—I’m ready to join my ancestors in the grave!” Exhausted, he fell asleep under the lone broom bush.” What did God do? He sent an angel to wake … Continue reading

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Let me hold your hand

It was said of Jesus—“He will not fail nor be discouraged…,” (Isaiah 42:4). No one could say that about me—at least part of the time because I do fail and am discouraged. When I fail, it’s generally when I took … Continue reading

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Be strong

“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go” (Joshua 1:9). God encourages Joshua as a new generation of Israelites … Continue reading

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    “I have had enough, LORD,” he said…Then he lay down under the tree and fell asleep.” (1 Kings 19:4b, 5a) [God] provided a prescription for discouragement. He didn’t scold. Instead, because the Lord doesn’t confuse physical weariness with … Continue reading

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