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  • Why Ask "Why?"

    Contributed by Christopher Roberts on Sep 15, 2003
    based on 35 ratings

    Jesus created a questioning community. We must ask questions in order to get better answers. If we settle for "pat" answers everyone loses.

    Please e-mail me with any comments or if you use any part of this at your church at I would love to hear about it. God Bless! - Chris We are all theologians. You don’t need to take a theology class at seminary to be a theologian. We all have beliefs about God. Even more

  • When The Lord Makes You Wonder

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Apr 16, 2016

    Sometimes the Lord is going to make us wonder, so... 1. Expect some mysteries. 2. Expect some miracles. 3. Exalt our Master.

    When the Lord Makes You Wonder Mark 7:24-37 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - April 10, 2016 *One of the most memorable things Jesus said on the cross is found in Matthew 27:46: "My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me?'' Well, we know and Jesus knew that He was suffering and more

  • Processing Trials Correctly

    Contributed by Pablo Catala on Jul 29, 2019

    Trusting in God

    “Therefore, having been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom also we have access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God. And not only that, but we also glory in tribulations, knowing that tribulation more

  • Serving God When Others Ask Why Series

    Contributed by Bobby Stults on Jul 29, 2013

    So often we find ourselves in a position where either WE or those around us are asking the 'why' question about what God is calling us to do... Hannah gives us a great example of one who is obedient, faithful and joyful even when others ask 'why'

    Sermon Brief Date Written: July 19, 2013 Date Preached: July 28, 2013 Where Preached: OPBC (AM) Sermon Details: Series Title: A Series in 1 Samuel Sermon Title: Praising God When Others Ask Why?! Sermon Text: 1 Sam 1:24-2:11 [HCSB] Introduction: In our passage of Scripture this more

  • Thank Him For The Bad Times

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Nov 20, 2011
    based on 57 ratings

    It’s easy to thank God when everything is going good. It’s not so easy to thank God when everything is going wrong. During these times it’s hard to be thankful. Yet the Bible clearly teaches that we are to be thankful for even the bad times.

    Thank Him for the Bad Times 1 Thessalonians 5:15-23 “In everything give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.” (5:18) We always find that is easy to thank God when everything is going good. It is not so easy to thank God when everything appears to be more

  • Whose Fault Is It?

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Jan 19, 2010
    based on 11 ratings

    Catastrophes happen. As Christians, we need to be careful when assessing the cause of tragedy. It is natural to ask, “Who or what is to blame when tragedy or disaster strikes?” Let us examine this issue.

    Whose Fault Is It? Luke 13:1-5; John 9:1-3 When catastrophes or tragedies strike quite often we become like the disciples in John 9 when they met a man blind from birth. Their immediate reaction was that it was the judgment of God upon either this man or his parents. When the devastating more

  • How To Get God's Help In The Hard Times

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Jul 11, 2018

    1. Call on the Lord (vs. 1-4). 2. Check our attitudes (vs. 5). 3. Commit ourselves to the Lord's care (vs. 6-7). 4. Confess our faith in God (vs. 8a). 5. Keep calling on the Lord (vs. 8-10). 6. Keep checking our attitudes (vs. 11).

    How to Get God's Help in the Hard Times Psalm 42:1-11 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - August 20, 2017 *The introduction to Psalm 42 says: "To the Chief Musician. A Contemplation of the Sons of Korah." The KJV says: "A Maschil for the Sons of Korah." Albert more

  • Why Me Lord?

    Contributed by Dr.w.samuel Legon on Jan 14, 2017
    based on 1 rating

    we often ask why this happen to us.

    WHY ME LORD? Have you ever ask yourself this question when your life derailed. (1) James 1: 2 My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations; 3 Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience. 4 But more

  • Some Ask, "Why Does God Allow Evil And Suffering In The World?"

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Dec 28, 2002
    based on 116 ratings

    God is so great that nothing happens without His permission, and in that permission His ultimate plan unfolds. In His plan He is able to use for good what man intends for evil. God is in control

    Illustration:As C.S. Lewis wrote, "The greatest evil is not done in those sordid ’dens of crime’ that Dickens loved to is conceived and...moved, seconded, carried, and clean, carpeted, warmed, and well-lighted offices, by quiet men with white collars and cut fingernails and more

  • Why?

    Contributed by Danny Thomas on Sep 11, 2001
    based on 84 ratings

    In this time of tragedy many of us are asking why. I hope this sermone will help.

    Why? Psalm 2:1-11 1. Why do the nations rage and the people plot a vain thing? a. This is the question that have been on most of our minds…Why? b. This world is groaning with the birth pains of the last days. Mark 13:7-8 7 "But when you hear of wars and rumors of wars, do not be more

  • Why? Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Nov 22, 2006
    based on 139 ratings

    This is a funeral sermon that points to Jesus - He too asked "Why?"

    Why? Today we are faced with a tragedy in our lives. We have felt disappointment and discouragement because we have come face to face with death - and we don’t like it. When these things happen we often ask the question, “Why?” Why has something like this happened? The problem is that we more

  • Why,why,why

    Contributed by Douglas Phillips on Aug 28, 2001
    based on 54 ratings

    Sometimes things happen in our lives that we have no answer for and we ask "Why,Why,Why?" Here the prophet knows the answer but asks "Why,Why,Why, won’t you listen?"

    WHY, WHY, WHY HABAKKUK 1:1 - HABAKKUK 1:11 Introduction: The great theological questions that have transcended through the ages are not only those that are recorded in theological textbooks, and discussed in seminary. Believe me, I wish they all could be. It would be easy to prepare when more

  • Why Me?

    Contributed by Joe La Rue on Mar 5, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    A consideration of the dangers of asking, "Why me?," and a presentation of how our focus should instead be on the fact that God is in control.

    Title: WHY ME? Text: Rom 8:28 Date Preached: March 6, 2011 COPYRIGHT © JOE LA RUE, 2011. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED ************************************************************************************* INTRODUCTION A. As most of you know, I’ve got a broken ankle. Let me briefly more

  • The Cross And Christ’s Submission To Suffering

    Contributed by David Scudder on Jan 18, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    Why did Jesus have to suffer? Or we could broaden out the question and ask: why does suffering exist at all?

    Purpose: To highlight the centrality of Christ’s suffering in human history. Aim: I want the listener to fervently worship Christ because of His willingness to suffer. INTRODUCTION: In our text we see Jesus leading His disciples away from the crowds to a place called Gethsemane which literally more

  • Mud In Your Eye

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Feb 8, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    In situations that at great trials, when we ask "Why Me?" we see that it is an opportunity for God to get the glory.

    MUD IN YOUR EYE JOHN 9:1-41 HERE IS THE SCENE: READ JOHN 9:35-41 35 Jesus heard that they had thrown him out, and when he found him, he said, "Do you believe in the Son of Man?" 36 "Who is he, sir?" the man asked. "Tell me so that I may believe in him." 37 Jesus said, "You have now seen him; more