JULY 2, 2017
HOW NEHEMIAH CHANGED THE WORLD IN 52 DAYS--PART--III

SERMON TITLE: A WORLD CHANGER HAS TO DEFEAT DISCOURAGEMENT
SERMON THEME: HOW TO FACE OPPOSITION
SERMON TEXT: NEHEMIAH 4:1-3

 

INTRODUCTION:  WHENEVER YOU MOVE FORWARD FOR GOD YOUR ENEMY WANTS TO STOP YOU. 
I PETER 5:8-9

 

I) OPPOSITION AND DISCOURAGEMENT COMES FROM THE OUTSIDE
NEHEMIAH 4:1-3, JOHN 16:33, PSALM 27:14

WE DO NOT FACE OPPOSITION BECAUSE WE ARE DOING SOMETHING WRONG, WE FACE IT BECAUSE WE ARE DOING SOMETHING RIGHT.

 

A) YOU WILL FACE OBSTACLES

 

B) YOU WILL FACE CRITICISM

 

II) OPPOSITION AND DISCOURAGEMENT COMES FROM THE INSIDE
NEHEMIAH 4:4-10, ROMANS 12:2

 

III) HOW TO DEFEAT OPPOSITION AND DISCOURAGEMENT
NEHEMIAH 4:11-15, I JOHN 5:14, JOSHUA 1:9, ROMANS 8:31; 35-39 

A) REMEMBER THE LORD

 

B) FIGHT FOR YOUR CAUSE

 

CONCLUSION: CHRISTIANITY IS NOT A PLAYGROUND, SOMETIMES IT IS A BATTLEGROUND .