Summary: In this passage, Paul identified himself with the writer of Psalm 116. Paul, like the psalmist, had experienced the “terrors of the grave,” and God’s deliverance. “Death had its hands around [Paul’s] throat” (Ps. 116:3), and He knew that he could die.
Summary: The Valley is a reality but it is only temporary. We are called to go through the Valley, not to dwell, to stay in it. The Valley will make you or break you. Beloved let the valleys transform you into the image of Christ.
Summary: This is a funeral sermon for an elderly Christian lady that had ended up in bed for the past few months of her life. I have replaced the lady's name with "Our Loved One", and have removed many of the personal remarks on her life.
Summary: God uses trouble to teach His children precious lessons. They are intended to educate us. When their good work is done, a glorious recompense will come to us through them. There is a sweet joy and a real value in them. He does not regard them as difficult
Summary: By his resurrection, Jesus has turned the tables. Rather than be consumed with the present and the temporary, we are able to turn our attention to the hope and eternity. The change in perspective can tyurn our lives up-side-down, or right-side-up.
Summary: God's presence is all around us, renewing us inside and out. If we know this to be true, then our faith obligates that we speak about this wonderful reality, so that others might come to glorify God for God's abundant grace.
Summary: Why doesn’t God put His valuables in the most valuable looking containers?
You may think they you are not valuable enough for God to be able to use. You think have too many ‘chips’ and ‘cracks’ or past or present problems and failures. What is valuable