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  • Adversity

    Contributed by Jonathan White on Feb 5, 2022
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    We all face some type of adversity. I don’t want to compare adversity or determine who has it worse; but rather look to scripture to see what it says about adversity and how to better handle it.

    ADVERSITY INTRO: • We all have some type of adversity. • Last 2 years have been tough on everyone. • Although adversity differs from one person to the next, we all face it. • I don’t want to compare what adversity is worse than another. • Or who has the worst adversity. • I want us to look to ...read more

  • Why Adversity?

    Contributed by John White on Aug 6, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,279 views

    Exploring possible reasons God may allow adversities to come into our lives

    Why Adversity? I Peter 4:12-16 "Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened unto you: But rejoice, inasmuch as ye are partakers of Christ's sufferings; that, when his glory shall be revealed, ye may be glad also with ...read more

  • Handling Adversity

    Contributed by Chad Bolfa on Oct 29, 2010
     | 5,205 views

    Today from this passage of scripture I want us to see how Daniel handled adversity, so that when adversity comes into our lives, we will be able to handle it as well.

    Handling Adversity Am October 11th 2009 Daniel 2: 12-28 Introduction We began a six part series titled “Faith under Fire” last week we will be studying this topic from the book of Daniel, last week in part one we learned what four tests of our faith are: Isolation, ...read more

  • Wisdom In Adversity Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Sep 27, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,556 views

    A wise person is able to turn a bad day into a good day.

    [To receive a free sermon each week by email, please contact jonrmcleod@yahoo.com.] THE CROOKEDNESS OF LIFE Consider the work of God: who can make straight what he has made crooked? In the day of prosperity be joyful, and in the day of adversity consider: God has made the one as well as the ...read more

  • Dealing With Adversity Series

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Nov 24, 2010
    based on 16 ratings
     | 14,491 views

    As we look at the life & experiences of Nehemiah we find again & again that Nehemiah deals with problems & decisions that are very relevant to us today. (Powerpoints available - #321)

    MELVIN NEWLAND, MINISTER RIDGE CHAPEL, KANSAS, OK (This is the seventh of a Leadership series featuring Nehemiah. Some ideas & illustrations in these messages were based on or ...read more

  • The Merits Of Adversity

    Contributed by John Mccormack on Jun 20, 2014
     | 2,124 views

    ADVERSITY HAS MERIT.

    THE MERIT OF ADVERSITY OBSERVATION: DAVID IN PSALMS 22 PRAYS TO GOD IN HIS GREAT DISTRESS. HE FERVENTLY SEEKS ANSWERS. READ PSALMS 22: 22-24 INTERPRETATION: PSALMS 22:24 (NASB) FOR HE HAS NOT DESPISED NOR ABHORRED THE AFFLICTION OF THE AFFLICTED; NOR HAS HE HIDDEN HIS FACE FROM HIM; BUT ...read more

  • Surviving Adversity

    Contributed by Daren Mitchell on May 22, 2012
     | 3,999 views

    The story of Ruth teaches us about surrender, sovereignty and salvation. Jesus Christ is actually the main theme.

    Benjamin Franklin, who I don’t think ever professed a faith in Jesus, did have an appreciation for the Bible from a literary perspective. When he was the newly formed US government’s representative to France he indulged in a group of literary intellectuals. This group held no respect ...read more

  • Gospel Of Adversity !!!

    Contributed by Suresh Manoharan on Apr 16, 2014
     | 3,114 views

    With the Good Friday around the corner, Yours truly attempts to take a 360 degree view on the subject of Christ's and the Christian suffering

    GOSPEL OF ADVERSITY With many ears itching (2 Tim 4:3) to hear only the Gospel of Prosperity, now how many takers would be there for the Gospel of Adversity and the plain ...read more

  • The Prosperity Of Adversity

    Contributed by Samuel Fulkerson on Aug 23, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,865 views

    I am not here to tell you that you will be completely free from trouble or adversity. I am going to tell you that the Church has always been under adversity. And the Church is still the Church Because God is still God!

    II Cor. 6:1-10 Song of Sol. 2:9 “My beloved is like a roe or a young hart: behold, he standeth behind our wall, he looketh forth at the windows, shewing himself through the lattice.” If God can use: A bird to tell Noah that there is some dry land, A rooster to tell Peter that ...read more

  • Perseverance In Adversity Series

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Sep 3, 2001
    based on 37 ratings
     | 3,576 views

    Nehemiah persevered when the chips were down

    III: PERSEVERE IN ADVERSITY Neh. 2:10 & 19 & 20. Sanballat the Horite and Tobiah the Ammonite opposed him. Both non-Jews. Not part of the OT covenant. Jealousy and fear of the consequences. Nehemiah would become powerful. Note Nehemiah rebukes them, not by name calling but merely by ...read more

  • Understanding Adversity

    Contributed by Keith Peters on Jul 7, 2011
    based on 16 ratings
     | 10,638 views

    This message discusses principles that help us keep problems in perspective.

    Understanding Adversity Proverbs 24:10-12 Adversity: Tightness, affliction, tribulation or trouble Adversity can be our greatest motivation for growth, or our deadliest means of discouragement. The difference depends on our understanding of God’s purposes. It is inevitable that each ...read more

  • In The Midst Of Adversity

    Contributed by Gerald Steffy on Sep 10, 2009
    based on 7 ratings
     | 10,946 views

    A person that is in the midst of adversity learns that the Lord is working in their life for good even when there are adverse circumstances being faced.

    IN THE MIDST OF ADVERSITY Philippians 1:12-21 Proposition: A person that is in the midst of adversity learns that the Lord is working in their life for good even when there are adverse circumstances being faced. Objective: My purpose is to challenge people to realize that the Lord is ...read more

  • Facing Adversity

    Contributed by Thomas Cash on Apr 21, 2008
    based on 10 ratings
     | 6,995 views

    This re-write of "Dealing With Disappointment" was delivered during the April 8, 2008 chapel service at Johnson Bible College, Knoxville, TN. When facing trouble for Christ’s sake, count it all joy!

    Facing Adversity by Thomas Cash 2 Chronicles 36, Daniel 1, James 1 Introduction: He lived a life of dashed hopes and shattered dreams. His mother died when just a boy. He had to work in the fields to help his family. He only attended school sporadically, but read every book he could get his ...read more

  • Obedience In Adversity Series

    Contributed by Bobby Stults on Aug 6, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,320 views

    Bad things happen but we are still called to obedience even through the storms of life.

    Sermon Date: January 21, 2007 Sermon Text: Job 1:12-19 (NASB) 12 Then the LORD said to Satan, "Behold, all that he has is in your power, only do not put forth your hand on him." So Satan departed from the presence of the LORD. 13 Now on the day when his sons and his daughters were eating and ...read more

  • Responding To Adversity

    Contributed by Mike Turner on May 1, 2004
    based on 96 ratings
     | 18,891 views

    This sermons looks at Paul’s response to being in prison. How do we respond to adversity ?

    Responding To Adversity 2 Timothy 1:6-12 We may not be able to control much of the adversities that we encounter in life, but we may be able to control our response by putting into practice what Paul did. Being in the ministry for over 25 years now has allowed me to see people with all kinds ...read more