"The major cause of discouragement is a temporary loss of perspective." —J. Francis Peak
Exodus 6:9 (NLT2) So Moses told the people of Israel what the LORD had said, but they refused to listen anymore. They had become too discouraged by the brutality of their slavery.
Today's Best Illustrations – Volume 5, (Carol Stream, IL: Christianity Today, 1997), WORDsearch CROSS e-book, Under: "DISCOURAGEMENT".