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  • If We Could Really Turn Back The Hands Of Time

    Contributed by David Rigg on Nov 4, 2013
    based on 4 ratings

    This sermon is for the Sunday after we turn back our clocks one hour.

    If We Could Really Turn Back The Hands Of Time Philippians 3:12-15 12 Not that I have already attained, or am already perfected; but I press on, that I may lay hold of that for which Christ Jesus has also laid hold of me. 13Brethren, I do not count myself to have apprehended; but one thing I more

  • Thankful For The Good And The Bad Times

    Contributed by James Bryant on Apr 30, 2001
    based on 63 ratings

    Sometimes we should be most thankful in our sufferings for Christ.

    THANKFUL FOR THE GOOD AND THE BAD TIMES Colossians 3:15 (15) And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body; and be ye thankful. It’s that time of year again when most people give thanks for those things they have or have obtained. Have more

  • Bracing For The Bad Times

    Contributed by Keith Linkous on Aug 30, 2001
    based on 100 ratings

    How do we make it through difficulties? Not just troubles, but even tragedies? Jesus told us we would have trouble, but He also promised peace. This message discusses how that is possible.

    (This message was preached during a recent week where our family experienced the death of a close friend, and the death of a family members’ baby.) Any time tragedies and turmoils come to us, such as we have experienced this week, it sends us searching for answers. We begin to think, to more

  • Bad Times Are Coming For Christians

    Contributed by David Rigg on Jan 31, 2016
    based on 3 ratings

    Christianity is under attack. Things are going to get worse. This sermon deals with that fact.

    Bad Times Are Coming For Christians Matthew 10:16-25 16 "Behold, I send you out as sheep in the midst of wolves. Therefore be wise as serpents and harmless as doves. 17But beware of men, for they will deliver you up to councils and scourge you in their synagogues. 18You will be brought before 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

  • Growing Better In Bad Times

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Dec 1, 2018
    based on 2 ratings

    No doubt the young Samuel, like the Child Jesus, ‘became strong in spirit, filled with wisdom, and the grace of God was upon him’ (cf. Luke 2:40).

    GROWING BETTER IN BAD TIMES 1 Samuel 2:18-20; 1 Samuel 2:26 The children of Israel forsook the LORD, and the anger of the LORD was hot against Israel, and He visited them with temporal judgments (Judges 2:13-15). ‘Nevertheless,’ (O, precious word!) the LORD raised up judges, or ‘saviours’ to more

  • A God For All Times

    Contributed by James Powell on Dec 27, 2006
    based on 7 ratings

    God is there in for us in the Bad Times.

    Ps 46:1 God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Ps 46:2 Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea; Ps 46:3 Though the waters thereof roar and be troubled, though the mountains shake with the more

  • Bad Timing Can Cost You - Part I Series

    Contributed by Carl Willis on Mar 18, 2003
    based on 16 ratings

    Delayed obedience can be a costly mistake.

    Today we are going to begin a 2 part series entitled "Bad Timing Can Cost You." To begin let’s look at some examples of bad timing. (Play Ameritrade bad timing commercial). The first truth you and I need to grasp today is the fact that God’s directions are reliable. Look at the first part of more

  • Bad Timing Can Cost You - Part Ii Series

    Contributed by Carl Willis on Mar 18, 2003
    based on 5 ratings

    Delayed obedience can be a costly mistake.

    Today we are continuing with the 2nd part of our series entitled "Bad Timing Can Cost You." (Show the Amertrade Bad Timing commercial). Our background passage today comes from Luke chapter 9. Luke 9:59-60 (CEV) Jesus told someone else to come with him. But the man said, “Lord, let me wait more

  • Faith In Good Times And Bad

    Contributed by Rodney Johnson on Aug 28, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    Does your faith waver during bad times?

    Faith in Good Times and Bad Times Scripture: Job 1:7-12; Luke 10:1-3; 17-20 In the traditional marriage vows, we make the commitment that we will stay with our spouse in good times and bad, sickness and health and for richer or poorer. In other words we are to remain with the person that we more

  • Praise To Our God

    Contributed by Scott Terrell on Jun 26, 2006
    based on 3 ratings

    We need to praise God in the good and bad times inour lives.

    Praise To Our God Acts 16:16-31 During our time at Pigeon Forge one thing really stuck with me other than Bro. Farrell and I can really put the food down in an Italian restaurant, is something Jeremy Camp said during his concert. He was sharing his testimony more

  • Choosing The Painful Will Of God Series

    Contributed by John Oscar on Sep 10, 2018
    based on 1 rating

    How God uses the bad times to shape us into the image of Christ

    Choosing The Painful Will of God CCCAG September 9th, 2018 Today I’m going to cover a difficult topic. (Title) Scripture- John 12:23-36 Intro: Today’s message will have a lot of build up before we get to the meat of the scripture we are focusing on, but please bear with me because it’s more

  • Help Me Out Of This Valley

    Contributed by Chad Bolfa on Aug 22, 2010
    based on 6 ratings

    Bad times seem to hang around a lot longer than the good times, from this message we learn what the bible teaches us about bad times, and how we can face them.

    Help Me out of this Valley! Psalm 13:1-6 Introduction: Have you ever noticed how it seems that bad times seem to hang around a lot longer than the good times do? We have a saying I am sure you all have heard, “Time flies when you are having fun”. And I know from personal more

  • A Series Of Providential Events Series

    Contributed by Peter Loughman on Apr 24, 2009
    based on 16 ratings

    Is the hand of God with you during good times, or maybe, God has brought you to terrible times as well. Why would the hand of God leave us in difficult times?

    The right place at the right time. Coincidence? Happenstance? Good fortune? The wrong place at the wrong time. Bad luck? Fate? Accidental? When an amazing and wonderful thing happens in our life we say that the hand of God was certainly with us….does that mean that when something bad more

  • Why Should I Be Thankful

    Contributed by James Buchanan on Nov 25, 2003
    based on 64 ratings

    A one-shot sermon dealing with the question of why we should be thankful in the bad times of life.

    An atheist was taking a walk through the woods, admiring all that evolution had created. "What majestic trees! What powerful rivers! What beautiful animals!", he said to himself. As he was walking along the river, he heard a rustling in the bushes behind him. When he turned to see what the more