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  • Facing Adversities

    Contributed by Travis Moore on Feb 12, 2001
    based on 320 ratings
     | 2,290 views

    Story of how the mule faced a tough situation

    The mule in the well! A parable is told of a farmer who owned an old mule. The mule fell into the farmer’s well. The farmer heard the mule "braying", or whatever mules do when they fall into wells. After carefully assessing the situation, the farmer sympathized with the mule, but decided ...read more

  • Perseverance In Adversity Series

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Sep 3, 2001
    based on 37 ratings
     | 1,528 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

  • Christian Adversity

    Contributed by Orvel Barker on Aug 2, 2003
    based on 16 ratings
     | 1,978 views

    Adversity is to be expected in the life of a Christian, but how we handle adversity will determine it’s effect and outcome in our life.

    Intro: Paul’s main emphasis here seems to be that God has opened a door for effective ministry and that he has faced much opposition. Opposition was not new to Paul neither is it uncommon for any believer, for the Bible tells us that we have an adversary the devil, who goes about as a roaring ...read more

  • Looking At Adversity

    Contributed by C.j. Moffett on Aug 12, 2003
    based on 98 ratings
     | 5,401 views

    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
     | 15,717 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

  • Facing Adversity

    Contributed by Thomas Cash on Apr 21, 2008
    based on 10 ratings
     | 3,873 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 3 ratings
     | 2,762 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

  • In The Midst Of Adversity

    Contributed by Gerald Steffy on Sep 10, 2009
    based on 6 ratings
     | 5,148 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

  • Joseph: Faithful In Adversity Series

    Contributed by Stephen Fournier on Mar 14, 2001
    based on 64 ratings
     | 7,490 views

    Sermon on Joseph being faithful in adversity

    JOSEPH: FAITHFUL IN ADVERSITY GENESIS 37:12-36 03/14/96 There was once a golfer who was having a perfectly horrible day on the gold course. When he didn’t hook the ball he sliced it, and when he didn’t slice the ball he hooked it. On each hole things got worst and worst. Finally on the 11th ...read more

  • Learn To Grow Through Adversity Series

    Contributed by Jim Mooney on Nov 1, 2000
    based on 298 ratings
     | 11,499 views

    Reveals how we can grow through our adversities.

    Learn To Grow Through Adversity James 1:1-12 S02 God never intended for or made provision for us to stop in our spiritual growth. God's purpose for us is that we grow and become more like the Lord Jesus Christ in our daily lives. To reflect more of Him and less of us. Sometimes we become ...read more

  • Anchored In The Midst Of Adversity

    Contributed by Dr. Phillip Paschal on Sep 27, 2002
    based on 160 ratings
     | 28,040 views

    Christian stability

    ANCHORED IN THE MIDST OF ADVERSITY ACTS, 27:14,15,20, 29 INTRODUCTION:ADVERSITY COMES IN MANY SHAPE FORMS AND FASHIONS. THESE PERPLEXING PREDICAMENTS SHOW UP AT THE MOST INCONVENIENT TIMES, DISRUPTING OUR LIVES, AND THE FRUSTRATING THING IS THAT ADVERSITY DOES NOT NEED AN INVITATION. ONE MOMENT ...read more

  • Finding Good/God In Adversity Series

    Contributed by Tim Byrd on May 4, 2005
    based on 24 ratings
     | 3,615 views

    Part 9 in a series in Psam 119

    Finding Good in Adversity Part 9 Sermon Series: A Word about the Word Date: May 11, 2003 P.M. Service Place: Allendale Baptist Text: Psalm 119: 65-72 Introduction As I looked and studied this 9th section in the 119th chapter I am reminded of the story of a man that went through great ...read more

  • Students In The School Of Adversity

    Contributed by Daniel Olukoya on Feb 26, 2004
    based on 111 ratings
     | 18,630 views

    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

  • How To Overcome Adversity Series

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Aug 3, 2004
    based on 55 ratings
     | 8,568 views

    In this message we will meet a guy named Joseph who will teach us how to overocme adversity (faith factor - part 8)

    How To Overcome Adversity The Faith Factor – part 8 Dear brothers and sisters, whenever trouble comes your way, let it be an opportunity for joy. 3For when your faith is tested, your endurance has a chance to grow. 4So let it grow, for when your endurance is fully developed, you will be ...read more

  • Anchors During Adversity

    Contributed by Marty Hopkins on Oct 6, 2005
    based on 14 ratings
     | 4,046 views

    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