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Cure Discouragement

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Discouragement is nothing new. Many of the great Bible characters became discouraged. Moses in the Sinai desert; Elijah when he heard Jezebel was searching for him to take his life; and David when his son Absalom rebelled against him. It is as old as the history of man.

There is often a cause for discouragement. It comes many times when we don’t get our way, when things don’t work out the way we want them to. Discouragement is the opposite of faith. It is Satan’s device to thwart the work of God in your life. Discouragement blinds our eyes to the mercy of God and makes us perceive only the unfavorable circumstances.

I have never met anyone who spent time in daily prayer, and in the study of the Word of God, and was strong in faith, who was ever discouraged for very long.

Prayer for the day

Lord, when I am discouraged, take away the blindness of my wavering faith. You are with me always. Forgive my ungrateful heart.

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18 Comments

  1. mariah says:

    I love BGEA ministries.you bless me so much

  2. Julie Allegra says:

    Thank you for these devotionals. Reading them and praying are such an important part of my day.

  3. Clement Cornelius says:

    This is a divine encouragement to every one of us since every one is prone to discouragement and the temptations of Satan to discourage the children of God

  4. Francisco Mazibila says:

    Thank you for the word of encouragement it was really helpful to me, and I will share with my colleagues in the devotional.

  5. B.Srinivadulu says:

    Praise God.

  6. Kathy Killebrew Poehl says:

    thank you for these wonderful devotions.

  7. diane/nj/usa says:

    LORD PLEASE HELP ME – special intentions in my heart – thank you – your child – diane/nj/usa

  8. Margaret Walding says:

    Love reading Rev. Graham’s devotionals. So meaningful and always encouraging. Straight from God’s Word to the heart. Bless you, Rev. Graham.