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  • Distressed But Not Defeated

    Contributed by James May on Sep 12, 2001
    based on 78 ratings
     | 2,852 views

    A sermon of encouragement to Christians and prayer for our country and those who lost loved ones in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

    Distressed But Undefeated! Victory Temple Wed., 9/12/01 – Day after the World Trade Center Attacks Our hearts are heavy on this day. Yesterday, September 11, 2001, the peace, safety and security of our nation were shattered when a group of terrorists attacked several important targets is ...read more

  • Troubled But Not Distressed

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Dec 14, 2003
    based on 83 ratings
     | 11,381 views

    Too many people fall in to the trap of feeling like they are a victim of their circumstances. John Leo, in the Dec. 8th, 2003 edition of US News and World Report writes: "Expert victimologists estimate that 91.2% of people in North America and Europe now

    Troubled but Not Distressed (2 Cor. 4:8-18) Paul reminds us that even though we may think we are at the end of our rope, we are never without hope. Paul faced all kinds of troubles, hardships and adversity for the sake of the Lord Jesus and His kingdom’s ministries. Regardless of the ...read more

  • Stress Or Distress

    Contributed by Sheldon Friesen on Jun 5, 2002
    based on 29 ratings
     | 3,286 views

    Not All Stress Is Bad

    Stress or Distress? We live in: The age of the half-read page And the quick hash and the mad dash. The bright night and the nerves tight, The plan hop, the brief stop, The brain strain and the heart pain. The cat naps till the spring snaps, And the fun’s done. 2CO 4:7 But we have ...read more

  • Great Distress Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Sep 23, 2002
    based on 56 ratings
     | 2,975 views

    This is the 22nd sermon in the series "The End". This sermon is about the 7 bowl judgments of the Tribulation.

    Sunday Evening September 22, 2002 Bel Aire Baptist Church Series: “The End” [#22] GREAT DISTRESS Revelation 16 Introduction: Matthew 24:21 1. The great distress that Jesus was talking about was the judgments of the last half of the Tribulation. 2. During this 42 months, God ...read more

  • The Faith Of One In Distress

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Jun 18, 2001
    based on 80 ratings
     | 6,231 views

    Overcoming hardships and distress in life by putting our trust in an unchanging God.

    This psalm was written by a Jew who lived during the time of exile. Those were difficult times for the people of Israel - they were scattered away from their homeland. And as he looked at his nation, the psalmist could not see any hope of an end to the hardship his people was going ...read more

  • When Your Distress Is Discipline Series

    Contributed by Rick Duncan on Dec 3, 2002
    based on 24 ratings
     | 3,496 views

    It serves us well to go to God and ask Him, “What’s the reason I’m facing this particular problem?” If you are spiritually sensitive, you’ll find that sometimes, God has engineered the problem you are facing to correct you – to discipline you – to get yo

    Have you ever wondered, “What’s the point of problems? Why do I find myself in mess after mess after mess?” God uses troubles… … to protect us. Maybe you’re headed in a wrong direction or find yourself in a place you shouldn’t be in. God will arrange some trouble to come to remove us ...read more

  • Glimpse Of The Future Distress

    Contributed by Jose Cabajar on Dec 29, 2004
    based on 26 ratings
     | 1,453 views

    Periodic catastrophes are now gaining an inevitable position and authority in touching man’s conscience and awareness concerning the uncertain future of mankind and its abused habitat which is the planet earth.

    Periodic catastrophes are now gaining an inevitable position and authority in touching man’s conscience and awareness concerning the uncertain future of mankind and its abused habitat which is the planet earth. The unpleasant and heart-moving sights we see around us today undeniably ...read more

  • Distress Delayed Delight Series

    Contributed by Mack Armstrong on Dec 2, 2007
     | 1,176 views

    Joseph, of the New Testament, encountered a new life when he and Mary became engaged. Little did he realize just what lay ahead for him when he started out on a "simple" journey of marriage.

    MATTHEW 1:18-25 DISTRESS DELAYED DELIGHT I. DREAD: A. Disappointing. B. Delays. C. Damages. II. DREAMS: A. Disturbing. B. Dignified. C. Detailed. III. DELIGHTS: A. Dutiful. B. Danced. C. Designated. This is the first of five special Christmas sermons ...read more

  • Loving God Through Deep Distress

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on May 14, 2008
    based on 13 ratings
     | 5,834 views

    God brings distress to us and us through distress that we might know his strength and salvation.

    Scripture Introduction The second grade teacher showed a magnet to her class and illustrated its uses. The next day she gave a quiz with this question: “My full name has six letters. The first one is M. I pick up things. What am I?” Half of the students wrote, “Magnet.” The other half answered: ...read more

  • Encourage Yourself

    Contributed by Daniel Olukoya on Apr 22, 2010
    based on 34 ratings
     | 16,059 views

    Discouragement is a terrible disease and a very powerful weapon in the hand of the enemy of our soul. Consider this illustration. Something went bad for a lady and she became so sad that she cried herself to sleep. As she slept, she saw a vision where she

    1 Samuel 30: 1-8 says, “And it came to pass, when David and his men were come to Ziklag on the third day, that the Amalekites had invaded the south, and Ziklag, and smitten Ziklag, and burned it with fire. And had taken the women captives, that were therein: they slew not any, either great or ...read more

  • Hanging On When You Feel Like Letting Go

    Contributed by John Knight on Jul 25, 2003
    based on 22 ratings
     | 2,918 views

    A holiday word of encouragement to the distressed.

    Hanging On When You Feel Like Letting Go December 1, 2002 Isaiah 64:1-9 1. Excitement Holidays-family, friends, shopping, vacation, TV specials, parades, lights A. Can be fun, but also fearful -Reunion of contentious family -drunk relative who embarrasses themselves, ...read more

  • Hope Remembers Series

    Contributed by Jeremy Houck on Jan 29, 2005
    based on 173 ratings
     | 63,428 views

    Our hope grows in times of distress

    Now I have not seen to many millenniums’ come and go, as a matter of fact I can only think of one but to be totally honest I don’t know how successful we have been so far. It all started with that Y2K bug and all of end times talk. But there were no nationwide blackouts, no financial freezes, ...read more

  • Encourage Yourself In The Lord

    Contributed by Jim Mooney on Jan 9, 2001
    based on 196 ratings
     | 84,396 views

    In moments of distress you can encourage yourself in the Lord.

    Encourage Yourself In The Lord 1 Samuel 30:6-8 6 And David was greatly distressed; for the people spake of stoning him, because the soul of all the people was grieved, every man for his sons and for his daughters: but David encouraged himself in the LORD his God. 7 And David said to Abiathar ...read more

  • A Drop Forged Faith

    Contributed by Kevin Higgins on Dec 28, 2003
    based on 34 ratings
     | 5,084 views

    God’s plan for dealing with times of distress.

    Psalm 4:1-8 A Drop Forged Faith Woodlawn Baptist Church December 28, 2003 Introduction If you’ve paid much attention to your tools, you’ll notice a stamp on some of them that says they are drop forged. What’s the big deal with being drop forged? Did you ever wonder? When something has been ...read more

  • Is The World Out Of Control?

    Contributed by Don Hawks on Aug 10, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,388 views

    I need not be afraid though all hell should break loose. Why? Because “God’s Spirit doesn’t make cowards out of us. The Spirit gives us power, love, and self-control” (2 Timothy 1:7, CEV).

    In today’s gospel reading Jesus says to a frightened group of friends: “Take heart, it is I; do not be afraid." It’s from the story of Jesus walking on water. Some people have interpreted the story as giving us a lesson about needing to take risks in life. One preacher made that the topic of his ...read more