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  • The Measure Of A Man Series

    Contributed by Jimmy Chapman on Sep 25, 2008
    based on 9 ratings
     | 6,567 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
     | 1,206 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
     | 4,889 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

  • How Living With Integrity Increases Our Hope

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on Nov 16, 2008
    based on 6 ratings
     | 3,908 views

    How living with integrity increases our hope.

    We’re in the series "From Hurt to Hope." We’ve been learning more about how to experience the hope that God offers – even when the deck is stacked against us. We’ve been covering the Apostle Peter’s first letter, which was written to Christ followers of the First Century being brutally ...read more

  • Saved From What?

    Contributed by Curt Cizek on Mar 9, 2009
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,464 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

  • "Kleenex"

    Contributed by Ken Harris on Oct 12, 2008
    based on 9 ratings
     | 3,726 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

  • I'm Still Standing

    Contributed by Timothy Brown on Feb 7, 2010
    based on 18 ratings
     | 39,417 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

  • Smyrna - The Suffering Church Series

    Contributed by David Moore on Aug 29, 2008
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,833 views

    This sermon presents the church at Smyrna as the suffering church, and show God’s purpose in suffering.

    Smyrna - The Suffering Church Text: Revelation 2:8-11. Introduction: In our first study of the seven churches we examined the church at Ephesus, the fallen church, this morning, we leave Ephesus behind and travel forty miles North up the coast of modern Turkey where we come to the ancient ...read more

  • Esmirna, The Fearful Church

    Contributed by Mayor Gerardo Balmori on Apr 2, 2011
    based on 13 ratings
     | 2,872 views

    The Church of Esmirna lived in a time of tremendous pursuit and suffering. God gave them a message of fortitude that helps us today to keep on covering the career in spite of the present difficulties.

  • From "Ow!” To "Ooh!”; "Arrgh!” To "Aaah!” Groaning Will Give Way To Glory

    Contributed by Daniel Habben on Jul 7, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,160 views

    The life of a Christian is often hot to handle that we may be tempted to even pack it in. But the Apostle Paul urges us not to do so for our groaning will give way to glory.

    I have a loonie here that I want to give away. Who wants it? Before I give it to you I want to burn off some of the germs that are on this coin. (Hold coin in candle flame with a pair of pliers for a couple of seconds.) Done. Go ahead. Take the coin. Did your fingers get burned? No? That’s good. I ...read more

  • Experiencing Joy In The Midst Of Suffering Series

    Contributed by Joe La Rue on Aug 7, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 4,430 views

    An examination of how the Christian can experience joy, even in the midst of suffering, by suffering with the right focus.

    Title: Experiencing Joy in the Midst of Suffering: Series: The Joy of the Christian Life (Sermon # 4) Text: Phil 1:14-26 Date Preached: Aug 10, 2008 COPYRIGHT © Joe La Rue, 2008 (All Rights Reserved) Introduction A. If there’s one thing that rings true about suffering, ...read more

  • It's A Good Hurt

    Contributed by Brian Matherlee on Sep 4, 2008
     | 1,111 views

    A message on the good that can come from suffering.

    IT’S A GOOD HURT 2 Corinthians 1:3-11 Wednesday, August 27, 2008 Pastor Brian Matherlee I recall a “Far Side” cartoon that has a cowboy filled with arrows and he says to his partner, “It hurts Clem….but it’s a good hurt.” What good can come from suffering? 1. God is the Father of ...read more

  • Called To Suffer Series

    Contributed by Gary Stebbins on Sep 2, 2008
     | 905 views

    Jesus presents a clear description of what it is followers are to be like internally and how they are to live outwardly in the Sermon on the Mount

    Continue series on SOTM- Mtt 5-7- Called to Suffer. SOTM begins w/beatitudes-last time-looked at 1st four Lets review the beatitudes (slide for each one) Clarify something I said about the 3rd beatitude- Blessed are the gentle, for they shall inherit the earth. V5 Talked about- individually, ...read more

  • What Is Our Mission?

    Contributed by Timothy Craver on Sep 2, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,402 views

    Looks at how Jesus was faithful to His mission and how we are to do the same.

    Let me pose a hypothetical situation to you this morning: Let’s say I was to make an offer to you. I would offer to give you two free plane tickets to anywhere in the world. Would you take it? Well, there’s one catch – what if I didn’t tell you where you were going before you got on the plane? ...read more

  • The Crown Of Life

    Contributed by David Moore on Aug 27, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,377 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