In yesterday’s devotion, we learnt that rising above discouragement requires that you avoid defining your worth in life by your personality, people, position, possession, power and position.
Irrespective of your present situation, your loss, pains, challenges and disappointments; you can remain strong if you learn to draw courage from Christ.
How to Draw Courage from Christ when You’re Discouraged
Learning how to be still is one of the best cures for discouragement. Jesus gave this key to the disciples when He said, “Come ye yourselves apart into a desert place, and rest a while: for there were many coming and going, and they had no leisure so much as to eat” (Mark 6:31).
Learn to Quiet Your Internal Noise
Being still is quieting the internal noise going on inside you. Overcoming discouragement happens when you have victory over internal disturbance before external victory.
Let go off Yourself to a Quiet Place
The understanding and faithful response to this invitation will empower any believer who wants to live above discouragement.
The invitation is about coming to a place of rest in Christ. Come out of your worry, frustration, self pity, and the various thoughts overcrowding your heart into a separation with Christ.
Discouragement can never survive without an attachment
When Jesus invited His disciples into a desert, He was simply trying to disengage them from those attachments that won’t allow them to receive His rest.
Likewise, the cure for our discouragement is a deliberate disengagement from things that occupies or bothers our hearts in order to get alone with Jesus, so that discouragement can die a natural death.
Pray for Grace to disengage with those frustrating thoughts in order to experience a new rest in Christ!
“Overcoming discouragement happens when you have victory over internal disturbance”
“…Weep not; behold the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, has prevailed to open the book, and to loose the seven seals thereof” (Revelation 5:5)
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