How can I help others who are feeling discouraged? - Encouragement - TouchPoints

How can I help others who are feeling discouraged?

1 Samuel 23:16Jonathan went to find David and encouraged him to stay strong in his faith in God.

Acts 11:23When he arrived and saw this evidence of God’s blessing, he was filled with joy, and he encouraged the believers to stay true to the Lord.

Encourage them to stay close to God and not neglect their relationship with him.

2 Chronicles 32:8“He may have a great army, but they are merely men. We have the Lord our God to help us and to fight our battles for us!” Hezekiah’s words greatly encouraged the people.

Remind them what God can and wants to do for and through them. Encourage them with hope for the future.

Titus 1:9He must have a strong belief in the trustworthy message he was taught; then he will be able to encourage others with wholesome teaching.

Share God’s instruction and teaching with them, for it is good news!

Isaiah 35:3With this news, strengthen those who have tired hands, and encourage those who have weak knees.

Encourage them with hope for the future.

Psalm 69:20Their insults have broken my heart, and I am in despair. If only one person would show some pity; if only one would turn and comfort me.

Romans 12:15Be happy with those who are happy, and weep with those who weep.

Be kind and empathetic.

Proverbs 15:30A cheerful look brings joy to the heart; good news makes for good health.

Share a smile of encouragement.