“Remember how your words have guided and encouraged many in need. But now you feel discouraged when struck by trouble.” Job 4:3-5 CEV
Have you ever felt like this? The temptation is to withdraw, isolate. But that is exactly what the enemy wants you to do – Withdraw.
However, as a teacher, I can tell you the best way to learn is to teach. You do not need to have a topic mastered before you can teach others. Often in the classroom, a student will ask a question and I’ll explain. Another student will ask the same question, and my response is, “Ask student A, I just explained it to him.”
It is a spiritual principle that works in the classroom. Don’t allow your discouragement to cause you to withdraw. Instead:
If you are discouraged, encourage.
If you are sick, heal.
If you are in lack, give.
If you are fearful, teach others about the love of God.
Job is Old Testament. New Testament promises: “If you give to others, you will be given a full amount in return. It will be packed down, shaken together, and spilling over into your lap. The way you treat others is the way you will be treated.”
Luke 6:38 CEV