Just Announced: Philippians Sermon Series
Free Sermons and Sermon Outlines for Preaching :

Sermons on Adversity: showing 1-15 of 735





  • Show more


Sermon Type


Get Full Access — Free for 14 Days
Unlock premium sermon illustrations, preaching campaigns, and church media ... only with PRO
Get Started
  • Looking At Adversity

    Contributed by C.j. Moffett on Aug 12, 2003
    based on 98 ratings

    No one in their right mind enjoys pain and hardship, but do they hold a redeptive purpose?

    --Nietzche said, "Whatever doesn’t kill me only makes me stronger." --Illus: Kia Jurgenson was a student at a Christian University. A gifted high school basketball player (she was all state), she received a full-ride scholarship and started as a freshmen on the University team. During those ...read more

  • Responding To Adversity

    Contributed by Mike Turner on May 1, 2004
    based on 96 ratings

    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

  • Facing Adversities

    Contributed by Travis Moore on Feb 12, 2001
    based on 320 ratings

    Story of how the mule faced a tough situation

  • Students In The School Of Adversity

    Contributed by Daniel Olukoya on Feb 26, 2004
    based on 111 ratings

    God knows what you are passing through, and will not come late into your situation for He is a God of suddenlies, make up your mind not to be discouraged.

    Proverb 24:10 – “If thou faint in the day of adversity, thy strength in small” Let us consider the case of Daniel in the Bible. God has the power to prevent Daniel from being thrown into the lion’s den. While they were planning it, he was watching them. He could have asked them to fall down ...read more

  • Anchors During Adversity

    Contributed by Marty Hopkins on Oct 6, 2005
    based on 14 ratings

    What are you anchored to when your world turns upside down in the storms of life?

    “Anchors During Adversity” (Romans 5:1-11) Weds. Night I’m glad you’re here tonight. You know, one of the things that has always been kind of a mystery to me is why more people don’t come to church on Wednesday night. I know that some people get home late and can’t come and I know that ...read more

  • Finding Hope In Time Of Adversity

    Contributed by Ray Ellis on Mar 20, 2006
    based on 11 ratings

    During a time of adversity, pain and darkness, Job speaks words like jewels of diamonds and apples of gold. In the life of Job we can find hope.

    Finding Hope in times of Adversity Job 19:25-27 During a time of adversity, pain and darkness, Job speaks words like jewels of diamonds and apples of gold: “I know that my Redeemer lives, and that in the end he will stand upon the earth. And after my skin has been destroyed, yet in my flesh ...read more

  • Learn To Grow Through Adversity Series

    Contributed by Jim Mooney on Nov 1, 2000
    based on 298 ratings

    Reveals how we can grow through our adversities.

  • Prosperity Out Of Adversity

    Contributed by Rodelio Mallari on Dec 31, 2010
    based on 10 ratings

    Every man or woman God used greatly was first put through a test in preparation and training for the best plan God had for them. God can bring good out of evil for the person who loves Him and seeks to do His will. Life on earth will always be filled with

  • Anchored In The Midst Of Adversity

    Contributed by Dr. Phillip Paschal on Sep 27, 2002
    based on 160 ratings

    Christian stability

  • Learning Successful Obedience Through Adversity

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on May 15, 2004
    based on 51 ratings

    Christ showed us His formula for success. "The figure of the Crucified invalidates all thought which takes success for its standard." Dietrich Bonhoeffer Everyone who wants to make a success out of his or her life has to remain teachable. Jesus humbled H

    Learning Successful Obedience through Adversity Hebrews 5:8 - "Even though He was a Son. He learned obedience through the things He suffered." Illustration: The figure of the Crucified invalidates all thought which takes success for its standard. Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Everyone ...read more

  • How God Uses Adversity For Good

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Apr 3, 2003
    based on 59 ratings

    Paul teaches us that “experiences” may come into our life so God can smooth off the rough edges off of our character. The Lord is in the process of fashioning us more into the image of Jesus Christ. He is the potter and we are the clay.

    1. Have you considered all the blessings that are available to you when you hear the word, “No”. Most of us like to get what we want, but are frustrated when we hear somebody say, “No” to our requests. Instead of growing resentful, angry or disillusioned when you come up against denials of your ...read more

  • 4 Principles For Responding To Adversity Successfully Series

    Contributed by Larry Sarver on Aug 15, 2002
    based on 109 ratings

    A teaching message on genesis 26:12-34.

  • The Weapons Of Our Warfare Series

    Contributed by Frank Lay on Nov 15, 2004
    based on 76 ratings

    We learn from the story of Jehoshaphat just what our spiritual weapons are.

  • A Righteous Man - Job Chapter One Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Mar 5, 2007
    based on 88 ratings

    This is a study into Job chapter one.

    Jewels From Job Job – Chapter #1 1 There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job; and that man was blameless and upright, and one who feared God and shunned evil. And seven sons and three daughters were born to him. Job 1:1-2 (NKJV) FOUR CHARACTERISTICS OF A RIGHTEOUS ...read more

  • Rejoice In The Lord

    Contributed by Mike Turner on Nov 8, 2003
    based on 53 ratings

    Rejoice in the Lord ! Reminders of what the Lord has done for us !

    Rejoice In The Lord Text: Hab. 3:17-19 Habakkuk was a man of great faith. He had the right perspective on things. He knew what was most important. It is easy to have a big pep rally when everything is going right, but Hab describes a time when everything around him is desolate. There is ...read more