Overcoming Discouragement - Be Dynamite for Jesus
Dr. Glenn Mollette
Discouragement is when you want to quit. You feel depressed, empty, and hopeless. Discouragement is the key device of the devil.
He is so wise to try to discourage you.
Do you remember the story of Job? Things were going great. He appeared before God and said let me discourage him and then you will see that Job is not so wonderful.
Satan attacked him. What happen to Job would discourage any of us.
He lost his wealth.
He lost his health.
He lost his family in death
He lost support from his wife.
His friends were skeptical of him. Surely he had committed some serious sin
to be experiencing the traumatic events in his life?
In the end he survived it. One of my favorite chapters in the bible is the last chapter of Job.
Read Job chapter 42. His life ended better than one would ever dream.
10 After Job had prayed for his friends, the LORD restored his fortunes and gave him twice as much as he had before. 11 All his brothers and sisters and everyone who had known him before came and ate with him in his house. They comforted and consoled him over all the trouble the LORD had brought on him, and each one gave him a piece of silver[a] and a gold ring.
12 The LORD blessed the latter part of Job's life more than the former part. He had fourteen thousand sheep, six thousand camels, a thousand yoke of oxen and a thousand donkeys. 13 And he also had seven sons and three daughters. 14 The first daughter he named Jemimah, the second Keziah and the third Keren-Happuch. 15 Nowhere in all the land were there found women as beautiful as Job's daughters, and their father granted them an inheritance along with their brothers.
16 After this, Job lived a hundred and forty years; he saw his children and their children to the fourth generation. 17 And so Job died, an old man and full of years.
Paul in Ephesians chapter 6 talks about the fiery darts of the devil. On every cor ...
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