The Four Common Causes of Loneliness
“For I am already being poured out like a drink offering, and the time has come for my departure. I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith."
2 Timothy 4:6-8
"Do your best to come to me quickly." 2 Timothy 4:10-11, 20
"Be on your guard against him, because he strongly opposed our message. 2 Timothy 4:14-15
"At my first defense, no one came to my support." (2 Timothy 4:16)
The Four Simple Steps To Take To Cure Loneliness
- Utilize your time.
"Timothy, when you come, bring the cloak that I left with Carpus at Troas. Bring my scrolls, especially the parchments." 2 Timothy 4:13
- Minimize the hurt.
"May it not be held against them." 2 Timothy 4:16
- Recognize God's presence.
"The Lord stood at my side and gave me strength." 2 Timothy 4:17
- Emphasize other's needs.
" So....that through me the message might be fully proclaimed, and all the Gentiles might hear it." (2 Timothy 4:17)
Jesus Understands YOUR Loneliness
- He was tempted with every human emotion. Hebrews 4:15
- He faced EXTREME loneliness Himself. Matt 26:40, 26:56, 27:46
We can go the Extra mile when …
you understand that Jesus cares about us
understands when we are lonely!