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  • The Value Of Suffering

    Contributed by Carl Allen on Sep 23, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,414 views

    Everyone goes through struggles in life’s journey and everyone has an option on how to view that struggle. We can take it as a time to wreck us or as a time to look to the Word of God and lean on God to pull us through.

    Value of Suffering Psalm 22:1-31 Intro The background of Psalm 22 is some event or series of events in David’s life when he went through much opposition and physical abuse. While suffering on the cross, Jesus quoted part of the first verse. He may have quoted all of it but was so weak the ...read more

  • The Measure Of A Man Series

    Contributed by Jimmy Chapman on Sep 25, 2008
    based on 9 ratings
     | 9,043 views

    the measure of man as viewed in the light of his suffering

    THE MEASURE OF A MAN Acts 21:27-40 In looking at this passage tonight, I was more prone to call it the measure of the man than I was to say this is the arrest of Paul. It is the arrest of Paul, but it is the measure of the man who is seen in the midst of the circumstance that interests me. I ...read more

  • Gloom, Despair, And Agony On Me Series

    Contributed by Darrin Hunt on Aug 5, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,912 views

    What do you do when you have one of those days? Jesus' letter to Smyrna gives us great encouragement in suffering.

    How many of you remember the “Hee-Haw” Show in the 70’s-80’s? •How many would never admit to it if you did remember? “If it weren’t for bad luck, I’d have no luck at all. Gloom, despair, and agony on me”. Some of us have one of those days. ...read more

  • Slow Computers And Waiting Series

    Contributed by Michael Karpf on Oct 6, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,779 views

    We must be patient in everything as we anticipate Christ's return if we want to be mature.

    SLOW COMPUTERS AND WAITING James 5:7-12 There are certain things in life I cannot live without. My computer is one of them. And of course I need to have internet access. Because what’s the first thing I do when I get up? Check my email and see if I have any messages. Especially with ...read more

  • Wisdom In Adversity Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Sep 27, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,605 views

    A wise person is able to turn a bad day into a good day.

    [To receive a free sermon each week by email, please contact jonrmcleod@yahoo.com.] THE CROOKEDNESS OF LIFE Consider the work of God: who can make straight what he has made crooked? In the day of prosperity be joyful, and in the day of adversity consider: God has made the one as well as the ...read more

  • I'm Still Standing

    Contributed by Timothy Brown on Feb 7, 2010
    based on 18 ratings
     | 59,938 views

    This is a sermon of encouragement to those who already experience suffering and even those who will experience suffering.

    Text: 2 Corinthians 4:7-10, 16-18 Title: I’m Still Standing Introduction: “Out of all the things I been through, I still have joy.” I have been hurt, but I’m still standing. I’ve been misunderstood, but I’m still standing. The devil has tried to knock me ...read more

  • Thanks For The Suffering

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Feb 22, 2010
     | 2,777 views

    This message looks at the though of "being thankful in the midst of suffering".

    THANKS FOR THE SUFFERING 1 Peter 4:12-19 Dear friends, do not be surprised at the painful trial you are suffering, as though something strange were happening to you. 13 But rejoice that you participate in the sufferings of Christ, so that you may be overjoyed when his glory is revealed. 14 If you ...read more

  • The Abiding Presence

    Contributed by Roger Spaugh on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 81 ratings
     | 8,445 views

    Encouragement for those suffering from loss of loved ones, or loss of a dream.

    Mankind has struggled with many things. Probably the most difficult of these is adversity. Every since Adam and Eve were cast from the garden, mankind has faced adversity. It has come in many different ways and in many different forms. But regardless of the method, the struggle is just as real. It ...read more

  • Suffering

    Contributed by Kelly Benton on Jun 30, 2016
    based on 5 ratings
     | 9,879 views

    To share that the road to greatness always passes through suffering.

    A man found a cocoon of the emperor moth and took it home to watch it emerge. One day a small opening appeared, and for several hours the moth struggled but couldn't seem to force its body past a certain point. Deciding something was wrong, the man took scissors and snipped the remaining bit of ...read more

  • "I Don’t Have That Kind Of Time”

    Contributed by Gerald Roberts on Sep 19, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,982 views

    Paul is unconcerned about his horrific situation, but his concerned is more about the spreading of the gospel.

    In an interview for Clarity magazine, writer Anne Lamott tells of an incident that helped her. One day, Anne visited her friend Pammy who was going through chemotherapy. Anne pointed to the dress she herself was wearing and asked Pammy if it made her look fat. Pammy looked at her and said, "Annie, ...read more

  • Living Through Suffering Series

    Contributed by D Marion Clark on Aug 16, 2012
     | 3,796 views

    We look now at a passage, which is startling in both its sobering and exalted view of Christian suffering.

    Introduction We look now at a passage, which is startling in both its sobering and exalted view of Christian suffering. Recall once more the context of the letter. The Christians of the scattered churches in northern Asia Minor are facing trials placed on them by their neighbors. Some form of ...read more

  • Job As A Man Of God

    Contributed by Carl Palatino on Apr 30, 2013
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,879 views

    In times of suffering there is a man of God that we could consider as part of our encouragement to press on and face the trials and suffering.

    JOB AS A MAN OF GOD Introduction: The book of Job has no concrete evidence that Job wrote it while it is possible that may Job written it. Job means “hated” or “the much persecuted.” Perhaps “Job” was a nickname his friends gave him during his ...read more

  • God Will Shake Your Jailhouse

    Contributed by James Lowe on Feb 22, 2013
    based on 10 ratings
     | 13,564 views

    A sermon abput victory in spite of the circumstances

    God will Shake your Jailhouse Acts 16:19-26 19. And when her masters saw that the hope of their gains was gone, they caught Paul and Silas, and drew them into the marketplace unto the rulers, 20. And brought them to the magistrates, saying, These men, being Jews, do exceedingly trouble our ...read more

  • Why Do Good People Suffer? Job 1

    Contributed by Ellick Wu on Mar 30, 2013
     | 4,931 views

    In view of many church members ’personal problems happened in a short period of time, this sermon is trying to find some insights for encouragement in answering the question “Why Do Good Righteous People Suffer?”

    1.0 Introduction: I think this will be a year of trial for our church. There are bad news everywhere! Our Children Ministry has been hard hit! Julie is off because of surgery, Pastor Byron has cancer, Alan So’s mother passed away and leaving for HK, Gladys has back and shoulder pain, ...read more

  • Why Does God Allow Suffering?

    Contributed by Steve Keeler on May 9, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,874 views

    Why does God allow suffering Christians suffer while the lost thrive

    Why does God allow suffering? By Steve Keeler Scripture Job 1:8-22; "The Lord said to Satan, 'Have you considered My servant Job? For there is no one like him on the earth, a blameless and upright man, fearing God and turning away from evil.' Then Satan answered the Lord, 'Does Job fear God ...read more