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1 Don McClain W. 65th St. church of Christ - 8/7/2005 1

2 Don McClain W. 65th St. church of Christ - 8/7/ Disappointment n 1: a feeling of dissatisfaction that results when your expectations are not realized; [syn: letdown] Frustration n 1: the feeling that accompanies an experience of being thwarted in attaining your goals [syn: defeat] Discouragement n 1: the feeling of despair in the face of obstacles [syn: disheartenment, dismay] WordNet (r) 2.0 WordNet (r) 2.0

3 Don McClain W. 65th St. church of Christ - 8/7/ Can be caused by many things: *Family Matters *Yielding to Temptation *Enemies *Friends *Perceived Failure  Sickness – (etc.)

4 Don McClain W. 65th St. church of Christ - 8/7/ Job – Job 1:20-22; 2:10 Moses – Ex. 17:4; Num. 16:1-4; 20:3-11 Elijah - 1 Kings 19:4-18 Judah – Ezra 4:1-5; Neh. 4:1-10 Peter – Mat. 26:69-75 ; Lk. 22:32; John 21:15-22 Paul – 2 Cor. 12:7-10; 2 Cor. 4:16-5:8

5 Don McClain W. 65th St. church of Christ - 8/7/ Gospel Preachers – Elders – Deacons & other workers Personal workers - - Bible class teachers – Anyone trying to live for the Lord -

6 Don McClain W. 65th St. church of Christ - 8/7/ Cor. 4:16-18 (NKJV) Therefore we do not lose heart. Even though our outward man is perishing, yet the inward man is being renewed day by day. [17] For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, is working for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory, [18] while we do not look at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen. For the things which are seen are temporary, but the things which are not seen are eternal. Therefore we do not lose heart. Even though our outward man is perishing, yet the inward man is being renewed day by day. [17] For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, is working for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory, [18] while we do not look at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen. For the things which are seen are temporary, but the things which are not seen are eternal.

7 Don McClain W. 65th St. church of Christ - 8/7/ Be A Christian – 2 Cor. 5:17 Be Diligent – 2 Tim. 2:15; 2 Pet. 1:5-10 Attend - Heb. 10:24,25; Acts 4:31; 12:12 Trust – 2 Tim 1:12; Phili 4:11-13; Eph. 6:16 Obedience - Serving – Phili 2:12-18 Focus – Phili 4:8; 3:12-16; Ecc. 7:8-10; On Jesus – Hebrews 12:1-4

8 Don McClain W. 65th St. church of Christ - 8/7/ Great people of faith had to deal with disappointments, frustrations, and discouragement. All of us will face disappointments – Frustrations, and discouragement We can use them to strengthen us – or we can allow them to destroy us... What about you?? Remember you are not alone, (1 Pet. 5:7) Get busy in service to the Lord!

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