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  • The Measure Of A Man Series

    Contributed by Jimmy Chapman on Sep 25, 2008
    based on 9 ratings
     | 8,168 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

  • The Value Of Suffering

    Contributed by Carl Allen on Sep 23, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,870 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 Abiding Presence

    Contributed by Roger Spaugh on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 81 ratings
     | 7,138 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 Series

    Contributed by Ed Taylor on Jan 29, 2009
     | 3,381 views

    Any suffering for Christ’s sake is a small price to pay for the gracious benefits received because of that suffering.

    1. Because it hurts so much and is so tough, there is the thought throughout the church today that: • ‘WE SHOULDN’T HAVE TO SUFFER’. • We’re Christians. We live in the United States. • We’re should be immune to suffering. We’re blessed! IT’S TRUE: we do live in an incredible time in ...read more

  • Satan's War Against God's Followers Series

    Contributed by David Scudder on Mar 8, 2009
     | 2,270 views

    The American church has been mostly exempt from persecution for more than 200 years. Could it be that we too have become lazy along the way? The fifth seal talks about those who have died for the Lord rather than live for the world. If you were given th

    Revelation 6:9-11; 12:10-17 Purpose: To describe how and why martyrs die. Aim: I want the listener to accept persecution as a privilege. INTRODUCTION: The early church suffered much persecution. But from the death of Severus in 211 until the reign of Decius in 240, about 30 years, the church ...read more

  • Saved From What?

    Contributed by Curt Cizek on Mar 9, 2009
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,265 views

    Paul gives us a couple of shocking truths that greatly impact our lives. He tells us from what we are saved and what to do when we are suffering. Absolutely shocking but totally life-changing!

    -We talk in the Christian church, especially the protestant church, about salvation -However, I don’t think that we really know what we are talking about sometimes -Salvation means that we were in danger -What was the cause of our danger? -Or maybe better yet, from what did Jesus save us? ...read more

  • Hold On Just A Little While Longer Series

    Contributed by A. David Hart on May 22, 2008
    based on 6 ratings
     | 37,151 views

    To get the church to understand that if we are to share in His glory, then we should be willing to share in His suffering

    HOLD ON JUST A LITTLE WHILE LONGER Romans 8:18-24 My brothers and sisters as we go through life, we discover that it is full of ups and downs. It appears that for every step we take forward, we would take three backwards. And the more we try the more ...read more

  • How Should We Live Series

    Contributed by Terry Cavanaugh on May 9, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,720 views

    In this message Philippians 1:1-10 is used to help us come to define our lives by what really counts and brings lasting joy. Our walk with Jesus, our prayer life, and our focus on others.

    How many of you would like to live a more joyful life? Would you like to discover how to be content with what ever life dishes out? If you answered yes, this series of Bible teaching is for you. This morning we begin a new series on how to live the joy-filled lives. There is no one who ...read more

  • A Thing Of Horror Or Of Hope

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Sep 27, 2008
     | 796 views

    We must remain faithful, as Christ is faithful, and allow even our sufferings to be united to His.

    Celebration of St. Jerome September 30, 2008 There’s an unintentional irony in the use of these readings from Job and Psalm 88 on the memorial of St. Jerome. Job, sitting on his compost heap scratching his boils, is longing for death, to go down into the depths of the earth. The psalmist, ...read more

  • Will I Get Through This? Series

    Contributed by Mark Nichols on Sep 27, 2008
     | 4,965 views

    A lot of times when we go through difficult times or we are going through the valley, we wonder to ourselves: Will I get through this? Our problem can seem big!

    TEXT: Habakkuk 3 TITLE: Will I get through this? SERIES: Questions we Ask God! TOPIC: Suffering OCCASION: Burnside Christian Church, September 21, 2008 PROP.: A lot of times when we go through difficult times or we are going through the valley, we wonder to ourselves: Will I get through ...read more

  • The Crown Of Life

    Contributed by David Moore on Aug 27, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,876 views

    To show how the crown of life is awarded to believers who endure hardship for the cause of Christ.

    The Crown of Life Text: James 1:12 Introduction: Last Sunday evening we considered together the matter of faithfulness and the possibility of winning the incorruptible crown. But there is one aspect of faithfulness, that we did not touch on last week, which I want to consider tonight, and ...read more

  • "Kleenex"

    Contributed by Ken Harris on Oct 12, 2008
    based on 9 ratings
     | 5,306 views

    The purpose of this sermon is to motivate the hearers to affirm to others that God will ultimately triumphs over death, and sorrow, and WIPE all TEARS away from the face of our lives.

    12 October 2008 U.S. Army Chaplain (MAJ) Ken Harris West Fort Hood Chapel Killeen, TX BIG IDEA: To motivate the hearers to affirm to others that God will ultimately triumphs over death, and sorrow, and WIPE all TEARS away from the face of our lives. REFERENCES: Leviticus 23:42-43 ...read more

  • The Cross And The Joy Of Suffering

    Contributed by David Scudder on Jan 31, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,711 views

    Last week we focused on the depths of Christ's suffering on the Cross. Today we are going to explore the suffering that you and I face and the connection there is between our suffering and our joy.

    Purpose: To describe all the benefits that suffering can produce. Aim: I want the listener to view suffering as a gift from God. INTRODUCTION: Last week we focused on the depths of Christ's suffering on the Cross. Today we are going to explore the suffering that you and I face and the ...read more

  • Thanks For The Suffering

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Feb 22, 2010
     | 2,127 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

  • Why Do Good People Suffer? Job 1

    Contributed by Ellick Wu on Mar 30, 2013
     | 3,965 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