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  • He Suffered Under Pontius Pilate Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Jul 15, 2004
    based on 21 ratings

    This sermon examines the suffering of Jesus Christ under Pontius Pilate.

    He Suffered Under Pontius Pilate Introduction As we continue our series in The Apostles’ Creed I would like to examine today what it means that Jesus suffered under Pontius Pilate. Please listen as I recite the Apostles’ Creed: I believe in God the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth. I more

  • Hope In Suffering

    Contributed by Hiram Withers on Nov 21, 2018

    Psalm 130 does not give us insight as to why we suffer, it gives us the reality that we will suffer, it is not a matter of if but when we suffer. It gives us insight into how we respond to suffering makes an incredible difference in how we live our lives.

    We have pointed out in our ascent to grow closer to God we will face persecution and that will and does cause suffering, but that suffering is a direct result of the decision we have made to follow Christ. We have been warned that it will happen, and we are comforted in the fact that in the end the more

  • His Joy In Suffering For Them Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Sep 9, 2018

    Paul suffered persecution, hardship and imprisonment for the sake of the Gospel of Jesus Christ and the congregations which were under his spiritual care in Asia Minor, Greece and Rome.

    7/12/18 Tom Lowe Title: IIIA1? His Joy in Suffering for Them? (Colossians 1:24) • “Special Notes” and “Scripture” follow associated verses. • NIV Bible is used throughout unless noted otherwise. Colossians 1:24 (NIV) (Text) 1:24: Now I rejoice in what I am suffering for you, and I fill up in my more

  • Deciding To Suffer?

    Contributed by Steve Moore on Oct 1, 2004
    based on 53 ratings

    A look at the difficult area of suffering and how the Christian can begin to gain understanding of its purpose.

    INTRODUCTION These verses are one of the all-time best passages in scripture concerning how we live & work within the work place. Submission to the grueling boss for the sake of Jesus. There’s a great 3 point sermon in here concerning Christianity in the work place. But, instead, we are going more

  • Three Types Of Suffering Series

    Contributed by Brad Beaman on Feb 19, 2022

    Suffering for righteous sake has a long tradition, Jeremiah, Amos, Daniel, Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego, Jesus, Steven, Paul, Silas and Peter. Don't be surprised when you are suffering for Christ.

    Are you surprised when you see religious programming on television and you hear someone say that if you have enough faith you will have health, wealth and prosperity? Peter would have been surprised. His message to Christians is don’t be surprised when you experience painful suffering. I hope more

  • Job The Righteous Sufferer Series

    Contributed by Glenn Pease on Mar 11, 2021

    All of us will experience suffering, but few if any will have to go the route of Job. His severe experience can help all of us make our less severe journey smoother.

    One of the first impressions I gained at the Baptist General Conference annual meeting in Green Bay was that Christians are perpetually suffering. Every day we were reminded of leaders in our conference who are fighting with cancer. Just in our small denomination there are hundreds who have more

  • I Don't Know? Why Me?

    Contributed by Wade Martin Hughes, Sr on Oct 27, 2003
    based on 48 ratings

    We may not have all the answers for a quick fix? People often want to fix all people’s problems with quick answers of little solution, we look at suffering by pondering Job.

    I DON’T KNOW? WHY ME? By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. This is a two part lesson on suffering and how easy it is to misunderstand suffering and cause even more suffering. Life has many Big Questions -- with Little Answers -- Have you ever notice, few real questions, ever get real more

  • God Is In Control

    Contributed by Joel Sanabria on Jun 29, 2005
    based on 14 ratings

    Learning to let go of situations in life you can’t handle and how to let God take control!

    Why me, God…why am I going through this? Have you ever thought, whispered, or screamed that question? Have you ever thought that God was against you personally? At one time or another, everyone does, even people in the Bible. That is not surprising. What is surprising is God’s answer to their more

  • Suffering

    Contributed by Gary Taber on Jul 9, 2010

    Why do we suffer?

    Why Suffer? Why is there so much suffering? Why do we suffer? Why have I suffered? Is there purpose for suffering? What do you feel when you hear about someone suffering? Does it matter who it is? What do you do when you are in the midst of very traumatic times? Where is God when this more

  • Suffering

    Contributed by David Moore on Jul 20, 2004
    based on 7 ratings

    Theology of Suffering

    The problem of pain, it has been called. There are some people who refuse to believe in Jesus, who refuse to believe in God because of the problem of pain, or maybe a better word is “suffering”. The thought goes, if there is God, and He is good, then how can there be suffering? How can a good God more

  • Christ's Redemptive Sufferings Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Jan 18, 2014
    based on 6 ratings

    Christians are called to follow Christ's example in suffering even while doing what is right. Christ Himself suffered unjustly & left us an example of how to suffer & that good can be brought about through suffering.

    1 PETER 2: 21-25 [Renewing Hope Series] THE EXAMPLE OF CHRIST'S REDEMPTIVE SUFFERINGS [Luke 24:25-27; 44-47 / Matthew 5:9-12] In Peter 2:21-25 God redirects the attention of suffering Christians to the sufferings of Christ. By looking to Jesus the Christian who suffers unjustly receives more

  • True Passion - Suffering For Jesus

    Contributed by Tim Gibson on Mar 29, 2001
    based on 61 ratings

    This sermon looks at the nature of true passion for Jesus which involves suffering. The doctrine of suffering is covered with the teaching of the Apostle Peter on suffering being referred to.

    (1) INTRODUCTION: The word used for ’suffer’used here in the Greek is ’pascho’ which is where we get the word ’passion’ from. Indeed, Christ’s suffering is often called ’The Passion’. We must ’arm ourselves with the same mind’ - that is a mind that joyfully endures suffering for the sake of God’s more

  • Ephesians 3 What Did Paul Suffer For?

    Contributed by Jonathan Newlon on May 14, 2020
    based on 1 rating

    Paul suffered selflessly over the course of his ministry. Let's see how he suffered, what he suffered for, and ask ourselves if we are willing to do the same.

    Jonathan Newlon Uniontown Church of Christ 15 May 2020 What did Paul suffer for? Introduction In Ephesians 3, Paul mentions his suffering for the Lord, but more importantly, why he was willing to undergo that suffering. He was suffering for the sake of the Gospel. Over his ministry, he was beaten, more

  • Cross Purposes 2: Suffering For Us Series

    Contributed by Vic Folkert on Dec 13, 2019

    On the cross, 1) Christ joined in our suffering, 2) Christ bore the results of our sin, 3) Christ gives us hope when we suffer

    CROSS PURPOSES 2: SUFFERING FOR US Suffering is a fact of life. People get sick, and die. Some endure constant pain or loss of abilities. Some feel the ache of loneliness or loss. Some are bullied, abused, abandoned, or enslaved. The world is a place of suffering. War, disease, natural disasters, more

  • Pearls Of Joy In The Ocean Of Pain: Three Reasons For Rejoicing In Suffering Series

    Contributed by David Taylor on Feb 5, 2014

    Living as a Church in a Foreign Land Pearls of Joy in the Ocean of Pain: Three Reasons for Rejoicing in Suffering

    Living as a Church in a Foreign Land Pearls of Joy in the Ocean of Pain: Three Reasons for Rejoicing in Suffering 1 Peter 4:12-19 David Taylor We are in our last mini-series in 1 Peter, “Living as a Church in a Foreign Land,” where Peter tells us how to live life of discipleship more