COMBAT EMOTIONAL EXHAUSTION
Consider him who endured from sinners such hostility against himself, so that you may not grow weary or fainthearted.
Hebrews 12:3 (ESV)
THREE QUALITIES OF A LEADER
So God replied, “Because you have asked for wisdom in governing my people with justice… I will give you what you asked for! I will give you a wise and understanding heart such as no one else has had or ever will have!”
1 Kings 3:11–12 (NLT)
THE FOUNDATION OF FATHERHOOD
“And I will be your Father, and you will be my sons and daughters, says the Lord Almighty.”
2 Corinthians 6:18 (NLT)
TIRED OF CARRYING HEAVY BURDENS?
Then Jesus said, “Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest.”
Matthew 11:28 (NLT)
HOW TO MOVE PAST EXHAUSTION TO VICTORY
“Your servant has killed both the lion and the bear; and this uncircumcised Philistine will be like one of them, since he has taunted and defied the armies of the living God.” 1 Samuel 17:36 (AMP)
1 Samuel 17:36 (AMP)
WATCH YOUR WORDS!
Words can bring death or life! Talk too much, and you will eat everything you say.
Proverbs 18:21 (CEV)
ONE STEP AT A TIME
The Lord directs the steps of the godly. He delights in every detail of their lives.
Psalm 37:23 (NLT)
REMEMBER YOUR “WHY”
After looking things over I stood up and spoke to the nobles, officials, and everyone else: “Don’t be afraid of them. Put your minds on the Master, great and awesome, and then fight for your brothers, your sons, your daughters, your wives, and your homes.”
Nehemiah 4:14 (MSG)
WHAT’S WEARYING YOU?
They were trying to intimidate us into quitting. They thought, “They’ll give up; they’ll never finish it.” I prayed, “Give me strength.” Nehemiah 6:9 (MSG)
Nehemiah 6:9 (MSG)
ROOT CAUSES OF WEARINESS
And he told them a parable to the effect that they ought always to pray and not lose heart.
Luke 18:1 (ESV)
THE POWER OF PRAYING FOR OTHERS
The earnest (heartfelt, continued) prayer of a righteous man makes tremendous power available [dynamic in its working].
James 5:16 (AMPC)
HOW TO RECOGNIZE WEARINESS
Brothers and sisters, don’t ever grow weary in doing what is right.
2 Thessalonians 3:13 (TPT)
WEARINESS IS A CHOICE
[Eleazar] arose and struck down the Philistines until his hand was weary and clung to the sword.
2 Samuel 23:10 (AMPC)
THE PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE OF WEARINESS
“I will catch up with him while he is weary and discouraged. He and his troops will panic, and everyone will run away.”
2 Samuel 17:2 (NLT)
ONE CAUSE OF WEARINESS
So David and his men continued down the road, and Shimei kept pace with them on a nearby hillside, cursing and throwing stones and dirt at David.
2 Samuel 16:13 (NLT)
THE BATTLE IS TO MAKE YOU WEARY
He will speak words against the Most High [God] and wear down the saints of the Most High…
Daniel 7:25 (AMP)
A FORCE CALLED PASSION
And David danced before the Lord with all his might, wearing a priestly garment.
2 Samuel 6:14 (NLT)
ATTACK THE PROBLEM, NOT THE PERSON
“If a fellow believer hurts you go tell him—work it out between the two of you. If he listens, you’ve made a friend.”
Matthew 18:15 (MSG)
CHOOSE WHAT YOU WILL LOSE
Do not be deceived: “Bad company ruins good morals.”
1 Corinthians 15:33 (ESV)
YOUR POTENTIAL FOR GREATNESS
Now to Him who is able to do far more abundantly beyond all that we could ask or think, according to the power that works within us, to Him be the glory in the church and in Christ Jesus to all generations forever and ever. Amen.
Ephesians 3:20–21 (NASB)
GOD’S PROMISE OF STRENGTH
But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.
Isaiah 40:31 (ESV)