Defeating Spiritual Discouragement part 2
2 Corinthians 4:7-18 “we have this treasure in jars of clay”
SEVEN TRUTHS to fight discouragement:
- Truth #1: By God’s mercy, I’m on His team!
- Truth #2: People won’t always accept what they hear.
- Truth #3: God can overcome their blindness.
- Truth #4: My suffering reveals God’s glory. 2 Corinthians 4:7
- Truth #5: When life gets hard and we’re facing our worst, the treasure inside us becomes more visible and more transferable. 2 Corinthians 4:10-12
- Truth #6: Resurrection hope comes from our resurrected savior. 2 Corinthians 4:13-15
- Truth #7: Our clay pots are breaking down; but the treasure inside is mine forever. 2 Corinthians 4:16-18
“What happens TO us is not just FOR us.”