human being. No matter who were are, rich or poor, educated or uneducated, man or woman, powerful politician or normal citizens, we have been discouraged before.
On the paper, write down \u201cCauses\u201d and \u201cCures\u201d on each column and ask them to brainstorm on what are the causes and cures of discouragement.
Next, move from the general causes and cures to personal sharing byasking if they can remember a time when they were discouraged and how they deal with it.
You canread the last paragraph of the introduction andexplain that we will look at three causes and cures of discouragement from the passage in Nehemiah.
Read the objectives of the lesson to the people as well.
Tell them that the causes and cures in the notes are not
exhaustive but what we can glean from the passage in Nehemiah.
You may look around and direct someone to share. You may also share something personal about projects that you have given up halfway.
Explain the second cause of discouragement is frustration. Paint a picture (in words) for them about the amount of rubble, debris, stones, burn-down gates that the people has to clear.
don\u2019t think there is a necessity to divide the cell into small groups.
Eg. Packing your room, bring out all the stuffs on the floor, but halfway through tired and leave it lying around overnight. Scolded by mum etc.
This action might not be possible to undo. Are you sure you want to continue?