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  • How Do Christians Deal With Tragedy?

    Contributed by Jeff Francis on Sep 9, 2005
    based on 17 ratings
     | 3,954 views

    A message presented the Sunday after Hurricane Katrina, intended to encourage those troubled over the destruction and worried about loved ones and to challenge us to get to work helping the hurting lives we encounter every day.

    Sunday AM—9/4/05 SPECIAL MESSAGE: How Do Christians Deal With Tragedy? Felt Need Intro: This has been quite a week hasn’t it? We all woke up last Sunday with news that a category 5 hurricane was heading somewhere between New Orleans and Biloxi, MS. People were trying to evacuate and ...read more

  • The Crippled Prince

    Contributed by Mike Turner on Aug 21, 2003
    based on 37 ratings
     | 5,310 views

    This message deals with the tragedy, and triumph of Mephibosheth....the crippled prince !

    The Crippled Prince 2 Samuel 4:4, 2 Samuel 9:1-13 I. The Grief Suffered. Mephibosheth had royal blood flowing through his veins. He was the Grandson of Saul the King of Israel, and the son of the heir apparent Jonathan. He was born and being brought up in regal splendor at the palace. He ...read more

  • Unspeakable Tragedy

    Contributed by David Simpson on Feb 16, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,233 views

    A sermon in response to the school shooting in Florida on Feb 14, 2018. God is greater than any evil!

    February 18, 2018 David Simpson Lanier Christian Church Unspeakable Tragedy Matthew 2:13-18 The unthinkable happened again on Wednesday. Seventeen innocent children and teachers were murdered, others seriously injured. It is a senseless tragedy and makes us angry, as you can tell, by ...read more

  • When Tragedy Strikes Series

    Contributed by Edward Hardee on Oct 23, 2011
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,089 views

    How to deal with tragedy when it hits. Used these scriptures to explain the school shootings and what to do.

    Title: When Tragedy Strikes Theme: How to react when tragedy strikes. Text: Psalms 46 Link to worldwide school shootings http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0777958.html Introduction Please turn in your Bibles to Psalm 46. This song was written in the context of problems, stress, and ...read more

  • And Where Was God

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Sep 14, 2001
    based on 103 ratings
     | 1,830 views

    This sermon deals with tragedy of the terrorist attack at the World Trade Center, The Pentagon and the plane in PA. God works even in tragedies.

    And Where Was God 9/16/2001 Psalm 24 Hebrews 11:32-40 Three eleven year old students, Bernard Brown, Asia Cotton, and Rodney Dickens were the envy of many of their classmates. It’s one thing to go on a field trip, but to go on a field trip that takes you all the way across the ...read more

  • Someone's Trash, But God's Treasure

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on May 31, 2005
    based on 21 ratings
     | 2,593 views

    This is a Mother’s Day sermon.

    Series: Mother’s Day SOMEONE’S TRASH, BUT GOD’S TREASURE Genesis 21:14-20 Introduction: [Video Clip: “Bill Cosby Himself”] Before I had children this was funny, after I had children this was funny because it is true. There is nothing easy about being a parent and on this Mother’s ...read more

  • Wrong Questions, Right Answer

    Contributed by John Dickey on May 16, 2006
    based on 3 ratings
     | 838 views

    Jesus ends the whys and wherefores of our burdened hearts – not with explanations so much as with loving, perfect restoration – making all things right, maybe not here, but absolutely in heaven – a real place, a steadfast promise, a rock-solid guarantee f

    Wandering through the phenomenal collection of art in the Louvre museum you can get an odd sense of awe and futility. This former residence of Napoleon is just so packed full with mankind’s creative treasures, it numbs the mind. Crowds gather around the Mona Lisa while the rooms of renaissance ...read more

  • Victory!

    Contributed by Chris Talton on Oct 27, 2003
    based on 27 ratings
     | 8,375 views

    Tragedy can be turned into triumph.

    Sept. 21, 2003 Esther 9 “Victory!” INTRODUCTION A little town in Alabama turned a tragedy into a triumph. “The major livelihood of the town was raising cotton. One year, just as it appeared that there would be a bumper crop, the boll weevil invaded, devastated the crop, and ...read more

  • An Understanding Of The Will Of God

    Contributed by Douglas Phillips on Apr 22, 2017
     | 4,642 views

    IT’S DIFFICULT TO KNOW THE SOVEREIGN WILL OF GOD BECAUSE GOD'S WILL IS A WORK IN PROGRESS, AND THERE ARE SOME ASPECTS OF IT THAT WE MAY NOT KNOW RIGHT AWAY, AND MAY NOT KNOW COMPLETELY THIS SIDE OF HEAVEN.

    AN UNDERSTANDING OF THE WILL OF GOD PSALM 121 I WANT TO BEGIN TODAY BY SAYING THAT THIS IS A VERY DIFFICULT MESSAGE TO DELIVER TODAY. MESSAGES ON THE WILL OF GOD HAVE MANY DIFFERENT ROADS THAT THEY CAN TAKE, AND I WANT TO BE VERY CAREFUL AS TO WHICH ROADS WE GO DOWN TODAY. IT’S ALSO DIFFICULT ...read more

  • Remember And Be Thankful

    Contributed by Greg Buchner on Jan 17, 2005
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,504 views

    Even in the midst of all that is happening around us, we can remember what Christ has done for us and be thankful. (Remember our Baptism Service)

    “Remember and Be Thankful…” Matthew 3:13-17 (quotes taken from the NKJV unless noted) Wakelee Church ~ January 16, 2005 Theme: Even in the midst of all that is happening around us, we can remember what Christ has done for us and be thankful. Introduction – ...read more

  • Be Still And Know That I Am God

    Contributed by Aaron Kilbourn on Aug 26, 2008
    based on 7 ratings
     | 6,080 views

    There are people filled with turmoil and pain and only God can reveal to them what real peace is and that God is in control.

    Psalm 46 reads, “God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore, we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging. There is a river whose streams ...read more

  • Forgiveness Is Not Optionable

    Contributed by Kenneth Trent on Oct 9, 2006
    based on 3 ratings
     | 884 views

    We have all been impressed with the measure of forgiveness our Amish brethren in Nickel Mines, PA. have shown in the past week.

    FORGIVENESS IS NOT OPTIONABLE "For if you forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.”But if you do not forgive men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.” Matthew 6:14- 15 NKJV The only part of the Lord’s Prayer, or more accurately ...read more

  • Finding Comfort When Tragedy Strikes

    Contributed by Marty Baker on Sep 12, 2001
    based on 306 ratings
     | 25,948 views

    This sermon is designed to encourage people during a time of personal or national crisis.

    Finding Comfort When Tragedy Strikes September 12, 2001 / Dr. Marty Baker Stevens Creek Community Church / Augusta, GA www.stevenscreek.net Introduction: Confusion ..... Shock .... Despair...... Disbelief ...... permeated the nation yesterday as we watched the reports from the ...read more

  • The Cost Of Prayer

    Contributed by Philip Harrelson on Feb 15, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,881 views

    This is the third message in the series on prayer. This message speaks of the cost involved with praying.

    Luke 11:1 KJV And it came to pass, that, as he was praying in a certain place, when he ceased, one of his disciples said unto him, Lord, teach us to pray, as John also taught his disciples. Jeremiah 29:13 KJV And ye shall seek me, and find me, when ye shall search for me with all your ...read more

  • Finding Salvation Through Tribulation

    Contributed by Michael Murdock on Oct 21, 2002
    based on 23 ratings
     | 1,258 views

    This is a narrative style sermon of finding hope in life’s troubles.

    "Finding Salvation through Tribulation." Comfort: Good Choices in Troubled Times Ruth 1:1,2,11-13, 16-18, 20,21; 2:8-12; 4:8-10, 14-17 Introduction Today I want to share with you a story about three women and the choices they make. (Read Ruth 1:1,2) Forced to leave their home in ...read more