On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave Jenkins and Jason Meyer talk about identifying and rooting out discouragement in our lives and the place of God’s people in the local church helping to address discouragement in their lives, along with his book, Don’t Lose Heart: Gospel Hope for the Discouraged Soul (Baker, 2019).

What you’ll hear in this episode

  • How Christians can begin to spot the lies of discouragement.
  • How Christians can root out the lies of discouragement in their lives.
  • What Martyn-Lloyd-Jones can teach us about the topic of discouragement.
  • How discouragement is a form of identity theft.
  • How our expectations affect our being discouraged.
  • What Christians should do when they feel overwhelmed by life and the responsibilities of life, work, and family.
  • The role a right and biblical perspective of life in Christ has on Christians combatting discouragement.
  • How Christians in our local churches help one another confront discouragement in our lives.
  • What role encouragement has in combatting discouragement.
  • Help for those struggling mightily with Satan’s lies that they are worthless to God.
  • Advice to Pastors and ministry leaders struggling with discouragement.

About the Guest

Jason Meyer is pastor for preaching and vision at Bethlehem Baptist Church and associate professor of New Testament at Bethlehem College and Seminary. He daily thanks the Lord that he gets to be married to the love of his life, Cara. The Lord has blessed them with four children and they live in Roseville, Minnesota. Jason still can’t get over the fact that the Lord saved him. He believes that being a Christian is the most wonderful thing in the world.

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