Preaching Outline on Encouragement – ​​Joshua 1:9

Published On: 12 de July de 2023Categories: preaching model

Biblical Text: “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous; do not be afraid or dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” (Joshua 1:9)


Life is full of challenges and difficult moments that can discourage us. As Christians, we are called to encourage one another and be a source of strength and courage in the face of adversity. In this preaching outline, we’re going to explore the importance of encouragement and how we can apply it in our daily lives.

Central Theme: The Power of Encouragement

I. Encouragement in the Scriptures

  • God as our source of encouragement (Psalm 18:32).
  • Jesus as our example of an encourager (John 16:33).
  • The Holy Spirit as our comforter (John 14:16).

II. The Need for Encouragement

  • Faith strengthening (Hebrews 10:24-25).
  • Combat discouragement (Proverbs 12:25).
  • Renewal of hope (Isaiah 40:31).

III. Encouragement Practices

  • Words of encouragement (Ephesians 4:29).
  • Sincere praise.
  • Verbal support in difficult times.
  • Remember the value and potential of people.

Sharing experiences (1 Thessalonians 5:11)

  • Encouraging testimonies.
  • Overcoming experiences.
  • Share God’s faithfulness.

Practical actions to help (Galatians 6:2)

  • Service to those in need.
  • Offer emotional support.
  • Be present in times of pain.

Prayer and intercession (James 5:16)

  • Pray for people in trouble.
  • Seek divine intervention.
  • Cry out for strength and cheer.


Encouragement is a powerful tool in the hands of Christians. When we practice encouragement, we strengthen each other and manifest God’s love in action. This preaching outline can be used in worship services, Bible study groups, and encouragement meetings, and is especially helpful in times of discouragement, uncertainty, or emotional turmoil.

May we be instruments in God’s hands, bringing encouragement to everyone around us, so that together we can face life’s challenges with faith and hope, knowing that the Lord is with us at all times.

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Written by : Ministério Veredas Do IDE

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