Posts tagged with ‘Discouragement’

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1/26/21 WE HAVE NOTHING TO FEAR, BECAUSE GOD IS IN CONTROL

by Barry Lovett

“I will set him in the safety for which he yearns.” Psalm 12:5. King David looked out at the world and was troubled.  While we, today may view society’s evils as much worse than anything before, David reminds us that evil is not a 21st century innovation.  When you are discouraged by all the bad news, cry out […]

5/29/19 TALKING TO YOURSELF CAN BE HELPFUL

by Barry Lovett

“Why are you cast down, O my soul…Hope in God, for I shall yet praise Him.” Psalm 42:5. The writer of Psalm 42 was talking to himself, but he wasn’t’ crazy. He talked to himself about the truth of God’s character and he was strengthened and encouraged. Whenever you are downhearted, tell yourself: God loves me, He […]

11/2/17 GOD’S TIMING IS ALWAYS BEST

by Barry Lovett

“Our soul waits for the Lord; He is our help and our shield.” Psalm 33:20. The Psalmist grew weary as he waited.  He felt abandoned, as if his enemies were gaining the upper hand. When we’re waiting for God to resolve a difficult situation or to answer often repeated prayers, it’s easy to get discouraged.  […]

6/23/16 TALKING TO YOURSELF CAN BE HELPFUL

by Barry Lovett

“Why are you cast down, O my soul?…Hope in God, for I shall yet praise Him.” Psalm 42:5. The writer of Psalm 42 was talking to himself but he wasn’t’ crazy. He talked to himself about the truth of God’s character and he was strengthened and encouraged.  Whenever you are downhearted, tell yourself: God loves […]