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  • "Disappointed With God"

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 15, 2002
    based on 77 ratings

    Dealing with despair...moving from fear to faith

    "Disappointed With God" Rev Dr Robert G Leroe We see quite a contrast between chapters 18 & 19! Elijah moves from exhilaration and intense excitement to dejection, discouragement and depression after his miraculous contest against the prophets of Baal. From his mountain top experience he more

  • Disappointment With God Series

    Contributed by Joel Smith on Dec 4, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Disappointments will come and we have the choice to let them bury us or buoy us.

    Christmas is a season not only of joy, but, if we’re honest, also of disappointment. Sometimes we’re disappointed with gifts. When Laura’s brother, Grayson, was in Middle School he received one such gift. To appreciate this you have to get the image in your mind of the entire family gathered more

  • Disappointments Are God's Best Appointments

    Contributed by Selvan John on Feb 3, 2008
    based on 16 ratings

    This sermon deals with Disappointments from the exemplary life of Simon Peter...Disappointments are God’s best appointments.

    I would like to draw your attention to the fact, that in life many times we are disappointed. There is a passage in the Bible in the book of Luke, chapter 5 verses 1 to 11, here we see Peter being disappointed, since toiling all night he had not caught even one fish. For a better understanding it more

  • Will We Be Blessed By God Or Be A Disappointment To God Series

    Contributed by David Elvery on Nov 27, 2005
    based on 7 ratings

    Looking at who God blesses and why

    Will we be blessed by God or be a disappointment to God? – Luke 6:17-26 Gladstone Baptist Church – 28/11/04 am "Most people who call themselves Christian would not follow Jesus if he returned today. His teachings were, after all, very radical - love your enemies, turn the other cheek, shelter more

  • Is God Fair?

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Aug 31, 2004
    based on 20 ratings

    – Life is not fair. God is. – Philip Yancey (Disappointment With God)

    I like the comment that I recently read which said, “If you tell a man that there are 568,678,934,341 stars in the universe, he’ll believe you. But if a sign says, “Fresh Paint,” he has to make a personal investigation.” Certain things in life create questions that move us to “personal more

  • The Dark Mile

    Contributed by Philip Harrelson on Nov 8, 2008

    There are times that life is filled with great disappointment but God sustains us.

    Psalms 139:7-12 KJV Whither shall I go from thy spirit? or whither shall I flee from thy presence? [8] If I ascend up into heaven, thou art there: if I make my bed in hell, behold, thou art there. [9] If I take the wings of the morning, and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea; [10] Even more

  • Walking When It Hurts

    Contributed by Clyde Grimes on Sep 13, 2002
    based on 98 ratings

    This sermon addresses the subject of dealing with the disappointments we face in life--in particular, our disappointments with God.

    Walking When It Hurts (Isaiah 40:27-31) I. An Age-old Problem A. Disappointment with God B. Conclusions and responses 1. God is not 2. God is, I’m the problem 3. God is and beyond my understanding II. An Ageless God A. Eternal Creator B. Infinite in power and knowledge C. Provider of more

  • Disappointment: Crop Failure Series

    Contributed by Peter Loughman on Jun 2, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    Jonah knows God, but he is unpracticed in God. This righteous man ends up disappointed with God. How did that come about?

    Here we are in chapter four of the book of Jonah, the end of the story, things haven’t turned out the way Jonah expected, have they? He has seen nothing but disappointment. He was told by God to go to a place he didn’t want to go to and deliver a message he didn’t want to deliver to a people who more

  • Doubting God Series

    Contributed by Greg Hanson on Feb 19, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    This message looks at five things that cause people to become disillusioned with God. Part 3 of a series inspired by Philip Yancey’s book "Disappointment with God."

    Is God real? Does He care? Is He even there? Is He there for me? All questions sincere people ask all the time. Why? Because they’ve experienced heartache. They’ve been disappointed. They’ve been disillusioned. What do I mean when I say disillusioned? I’m talking about you having certain more

  • #1assurance:god's Gift Series

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Jul 28, 2008
    based on 8 ratings

    We face trials, pain and disappointments --- God understands when fear tries to destroy FAITH. So God will give you REASSURANCE to trust Him!

    #1 REASSURANCE, GOD’S GIFT! WHEN FEAR TRIES TO HINDER, GOD WILL GIVE US REASSURANCE! By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. This is part #1 of a #2 part lesson. I. INTRODUCTION: A. Often times life throws us some strange twists that we never expected. Our hopes can seem so far more

  • When God's Doings Disappoint Us

    Contributed by Donnie Martin on Apr 11, 2003
    based on 100 ratings

    Responding in angry disappointment when God doesn’t perform in a given situation the way we anticipated, only reveals our lack of surrender, as well as our obvious rebellion.

    When God’s Doings Disappoint Us Text: Jonah 3: 10-4:1 Intro: If I were to tell you that people have disappointed me numerous times throughout my life, you wouldn’t likely be surprised. As a matter of fact, you could probably match me, account for account, with like incidents of more

  • When Prayer Goes Unanswered Series

    Contributed by Greg Hanson on Feb 19, 2007
    based on 7 ratings

    Why doesn’t God answer all our prayers? And when he doesn’t, what should our response be? Part 4 of a series inspired by Philip Yancey’s book "Disappointment with God."

    Back when I was a student at Bethany Bible College in Sussex, NB, I lived in one of the dormitories. They’ve since renovated the dorm, but when I was there we had two pay phones in the dorm… one on the second floor, and one on the third. The one on the third floor worked fine, but the one on the more

  • If God's So Good, Why Does Evil Exist? Series

    Contributed by Greg Hanson on Feb 19, 2007
    based on 17 ratings

    How do you reconcile the existence of evil with the existence of a good, all-powerful God? Part 5 of a series inspired by Philip Yancey’s book "Disappointment with God."

    If God’s so good, why does evil exist? Good question, and a question that theologians, philosophers, and even sceptics have dealt with for centuries. Several possible answers have been proposed, but each one seems to spark more questions. And we’re not going to be able to exhaustively answer that more

  • Why Do Bad Things Happen To Good People? Series

    Contributed by Greg Hanson on Feb 19, 2007
    based on 33 ratings

    Bad things can happen for a variety of reasons. This message examines those reasons and how we can respond. Part 2 of a series inspired by Philip Yancey’s book "Disappointment with God."

    I found these letters to God on a website this week. They are supposedly real letters written by real kids to God: Dear God, I didn’t think orange went with purple until I saw the sunset you made on Tuesday. That was cool! Signed, Eugene Dear God, Thank you for my baby brother, but more

  • Is God Unfair? Series

    Contributed by Greg Hanson on Feb 19, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    How do you respond to the unfairness of life? This message looks at seven possible responses. Part 1 of a series inspired by Philip Yancey’s book "Disappointment with God."

    Innocent children are dying of starvation in Third World countries. Four Canadian soldiers died when a bomb was dropped on them from the sky during a training exercise. Missionary Martin Burnham was held captive by terrorists for 376 days until he was killed in a rescue attempt. Two weeks ago, more