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  • Responding To Adversity

    Contributed by Mike Turner on May 1, 2004
    based on 96 ratings

    This sermons looks at Paul’s response to being in prison. How do we respond to adversity ?

    Responding To Adversity 2 Timothy 1:6-12 We may not be able to control much of the adversities that we encounter in life, but we may be able to control our response by putting into practice what Paul did. Being in the ministry for over 25 years now has allowed me to see people with all kinds more

  • Carrots, Eggs, Or Coffee: Responding To Adversity

    Contributed by Rian Adams on Nov 17, 2019
    based on 1 rating

    This sermon focuses on what Jesus told the disciples they should do when the destruction of the temple would occur. It's a practical and applicable look at ways to endure difficulties.

    Carrots, Eggs, and Coffee: Responding to Adversity I’m a sucker for those cheesy “There’s good news/bad news” jokes. I heard one this week that I’m compelled to pass along… An art gallery owner said to a local artist, “I have some good news and some bad news.” The artist asked, “What’s the good more

  • How Do I Respond To Adversity?

    Contributed by Chad Bolfa on Aug 31, 2010

    Paul in his message to Timothy shows us how he responds to adversity.

    How Do I Respond to Adversity? 2 Timothy 1:6-12 Introduction We may not be able to control much of the adversities that we encounter in life, but we may be able to control our response by putting into practice what Paul did. Being the pastor of this church for over 4 years now has allowed me more

  • 4 Principles For Responding To Adversity Successfully Series

    Contributed by Larry Sarver on Aug 15, 2002
    based on 109 ratings

    A teaching message on genesis 26:12-34.

    Genesis Series #51 June 23, 2002 Title: 4 Principles for Responding to Adversity Successfully Email: <> Website: Welcome to New life in Christ. Today we continue with message #51 in our verse-by-verse study of more

  • Bailout: Dive Or Thrive? Series

    Contributed by Charles Wallis on Sep 25, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    How we respond to adversity and difficulty will make a great difference on the outcome.

    BAILOUT: We will Dive or Thrive? September 21, 2008 Acts 4:23-5:16 Have you had a bad day, week, month, life? You know you’re having a bad day when… What do you do when everything seems to falls apart? Do you “take a dive” or Thrive? We can handle adversity, difficulty in the same way more

  • A Study Of Psalm 7 Series

    Contributed by T.j. Conwell on Oct 12, 2017

    How we respond to adversity demonstrates a great testimony for the world to see. Do we run to our God for shelter and comfort … or do we try to wage war ourselves?

    A Study of Psalm 7 Psalm 7 Introduction - Psalms broken into 5 books, covered an extensive time period - Gathered together as songs of praise & words of encouragement/warning - We are studying book 1, Psalm 1-41 … then will move to something else - There are psalms of wisdom, royal more

  • Prescription For Happiness Sermon V: Be Merciful Series

    Contributed by Charles Cunningham on Dec 23, 2019

    A fact of human nature is that it's no necessarily what happens to us that matters as much as it is how we respond to adversity. Jesus taught that a merciful attitude is a sure way to experience contentment in this life.

    PRESCRIPTION FOR HAPPINESS The Beatitudes – Matthew 5:1-12 Everybody I know wants to be happy. However, it appears to me that some folks may not understand what true more

  • Handling Adversity

    Contributed by Chad Bolfa on Oct 29, 2010

    Today from this passage of scripture I want us to see how Daniel handled adversity, so that when adversity comes into our lives, we will be able to handle it as well.

    Handling Adversity Am October 11th 2009 Daniel 2: 12-28 Introduction We began a six part series titled “Faith under Fire” last week we will be studying this topic from the book of Daniel, last week in part one we learned what four tests of our faith are: Isolation, more

  • The Character Of A Great Man Of God

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Aug 16, 2010
    based on 14 ratings

    This message looks at the character of Joseph as a man of God, a man of Godly character, and a man of Godly action.

    THE CHARACTER OF A GREAT MAN OF GOD Genesis 50:19-20 ~ Romans 8:28-29 Genesis 50:19-20 (NIV) 19 But Joseph said to them, "Don’t be afraid. Am I in the place of God? 20 You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good to accomplish what is now being done, the saving of many lives. more

  • You Are God's Masterpiece, His Signature Work

    Contributed by Nate Herbst on Jan 11, 2009
    based on 14 ratings

    Just like a Picasso is easily recognized as a Picasso because of the characteristics of the artist in his work so we too, as we allow Him to develop us as He desires will bear the noticeable characteristics of God Himself to all who see us.

    God’s Signature Work Eph. 2:10 - “For we are God’s masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so that we can do the good things he planned for us long ago.” The Author: Heb.12:2 - “Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith...” Some turns in the story are more

  • Obstacle To The Truth Series

    Contributed by Tim White on Feb 19, 2009
    based on 5 ratings

    The Leaders of the Jews stumble when they viewed Jesus. The allowed their Pride, Physicality and Prejudices to stand in the way. We must guard not to do the same thing.

    Obstacles to Christ For Previous sermon notes, please email John 7:31-36 31 And many of the people believed in Him, and said, “When the Christ comes, will He do more signs than these which this Man has done?” 32 The Pharisees heard the crowd murmuring these things more

  • Overcoming The Problem Of Anger Series

    Contributed by Dan Proctor on May 16, 2013
    based on 1 rating

    Though we will struggle with the feeling of anger as long as we live, it is how we deal with it that determines its effect on us. No matter how subtle or severe our anger may be, we can take biblical steps to overcome it and experience God’s peace.

    Overcoming The Problem Of Anger Introduction: 1. Of all of our emotions, anger is perhaps the strongest and most potentially destructive. It is many times referred to as “wrath” in the Bible. 2. Proverbs 27:4 teaches us that anger can be cruel and more

  • Love Reaffirmed

    Contributed by Charles Mallory on Apr 14, 2013

    Jesus desires our love above all else. Can we leave the past behind and reaffirm our love to Christ?

    I was reading in the book, “Streams in the Desert” which stated that one of life’s greatest paradoxes is knowing that the only person who is truly at rest is the one who had achieved it by working through the struggles of conflict, mistakes and regret. The book went on to note that: “The person more

  • 3 Questions About Testing? Series

    Contributed by Wade Martin Hughes, Sr on Jul 19, 2002
    based on 47 ratings

    We teach that the testing process is part of daily living.

    THREE QUESTIONS ABOUT TESTING By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. TEXT: James 1: 2 My brethren, COUNT IT ALL JOY when you fall into many tests and trials. 3. Knowing that the trying of your faith works PATIENCE. Proverbs 24:10 If thou faint in the day of adversity, thy strength more

  • Is God Just?

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Aug 21, 2002
    based on 66 ratings

    There is a difference between how the world responds to life’s darker moments and how God’s best servants react. It is the difference between desiring and deserving.

    OPENING: A magician working a cruise ship had recently purchased a parrot to be part of his act. However, the bird was not only clever but also annoying. It was constantly telling the audience how the magician accomplished each trick. For example, the bird would say to the audience, "He has the more