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  • Pit To The Palace Series

    Contributed by Anthony Zibolski on Aug 17, 2017
     | 5,405 views

    A series on the life application lessons we can learn from Joseph.

    Life of Joseph Series; Trials Genesis chapter 37 Introduction- This morning we start a series called the life of Joseph. Most people know little about Joseph, they don’t know how many different things happened to him, both good and bad and how and why he became the person who saves a ...read more

  • When Trials Become Triumphs

    Contributed by Michael Cariño on Sep 6, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,712 views

    When life hits you hard, don’t let it knock you down.

    When Trials Become Triumphs When Jason Lester was 12 years old, he was hit by a car and suffered a paralyzed arm. Decades later, he’d be a world-class endurance sports champion. Today, he can swim faster, ride further and run incredible distances as an Ironman and Ultraman, and he does it all ...read more

  • Accidents Happen

    Contributed by Chris Cuthbertson on Oct 16, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,889 views

    God knows all about pain. He experienced the pain of the cross so that we could have the ultimate victory over pain, sickness, suffering, and death. God can bring good, even out of suffering. God will be victorious in the end.

    Accidents Luke 13: 1 – 9; Acts 27 The phone rings in the middle of the night. A child is late coming home. Someone comes up to you and says, “I think you better sit down.” Someone comes into the store in which you’re shopping and have your hands full of merchandise and says, “We’ve got to go ...read more

  • How To Face Trials? James 5:7-11

    Contributed by Shine Thomas on Feb 17, 2018
     | 4,865 views

    Are you going through a trial? Read this sermon how to face trials and the purpose of trials and have a divine perspective on facing trials.

    Full sermon series on James: http://www.cityharvestagchurch.org/category/sermons-and-sermon-series/james/ See this sermon in YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=76MZHMFacWY A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials. Lucius Annaeus Seneca All of us ...read more

  • Promises You Can Count On

    Contributed by Richard Crow on Sep 15, 2001
    based on 117 ratings
     | 11,760 views

    Even in the midst of trials and difficult circumstances, God keeps His promises. His promise of assurance, experiences of life, and a wonderful plan for believers is important to all of us in our Christian growth.

    Promises You Can Count On Romans 8:28-31 Sept 17, 2001 (After World Trade Center Collapsed) God uses trials and sufferings in our lives to help us grow and mature as Christians If we can grasp that truth, we will face the trials of our life with a whole new outlook Romans 8:28-31 meets ...read more

  • Control Your Stress Series

    Contributed by Curry Pikkaart on Aug 11, 2015
     | 3,115 views

    How do you respond , what do you do when tribulation, trials, or difficult times attach themselves to your life? Do you tribulate or rejoice?

    “Living a Joy-full Life: Control Your Stress” Phil. 4:1-9 I love the old story about a devout servant who was agonizing excessively over a certain experience when she was asked by her mistress, “Why do you agonize so long and so deeply over your misfortune? After all, ...read more

  • The Power Of Prayer

    Contributed by Terry Hensley on Jan 24, 2002
    based on 102 ratings
     | 8,484 views

    Prayer is our intimate communion with God.

    The Power of Prayer Text: James 5:13-20. Today, we’ll learn how to properly use our tongue and that is to pray! When it comes to trials and difficult times, we often tend to throw in the towel before we throw up our prayers. Prayer is ...read more

  • Amid Beauty, Dangers Abound.

    Contributed by Clarence Semonious on Mar 22, 2011
     | 1,322 views

    A word picture of the lessons for the 3rd Sunday in Lent.

    A sermon for the 3rd Sunday in lent – March 27, 2011. By Clarence Semonious, Pastor Prince of Peace Lutheran - AFLC Kernville, CA 93238 Amid Beauty, Dangers Abound. (Unless otherwise noted, all scripture is from the ESV.) Exodus 17:1–7. Romans 5:1–8. John ...read more

  • Encourage Yourself In The Lord.

    Contributed by Fleming Dunbar on Feb 15, 2010
    based on 5 ratings
     | 5,461 views

    Tribulations are sent into our lives for very good reasons. Lord Jesus is the one who truly understands our suffering and our response is to trust him in all situations

    Encourage yourself in the Lord. Joshua 1:9 Sometimes preachers give the idea that when you become a Christian life will be a bed of roses from then on. But Jesus said something very different to his disciples. He warned them very clearly, ‘In the world you will have ...read more

  • God Wants Me To Be A Model Of His Character Series

    Contributed by Patrick O'loughlin on May 29, 2006
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,194 views

    God wants every believer to be a model of His character. This sermon addresses why.

    Text: 1 Timothy 4:1-16 Title: God wants me to be a model of His Character (The purpose of discipleship) Intro: 5 Goals for every believer series.God wants me to be a model of His character. V12 “Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers ...read more

  • How To Run The Race Pt. Iii Series

    Contributed by Eric Peloquin on Dec 1, 2006
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,544 views

    This is the third in a series focusing on the need for God’s people to learn the importance of bearing up under opposition and trials so that God’s Kingdom might be established in us and in the world.

    How To Run The Race (Pt. III) Sermon – August 7th 2005 I have already mentioned the fact that we are going to face trials, times of testing etc. However for most people we want to be delivered from the circumstances that we are in. the difficulty can be in trying to discern what God might ...read more

  • Take A Chance On Me

    Contributed by Catherine Davis on Sep 10, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,498 views

    God is always there with us, even when we suffer.

    Scripture: Job 1:1 Title: Take a Chance on Me Theme: Tests. Did Job really pass? NO. The story of Job isn’t about whether he passed the tests or not, but how he suffered. We all go through tests. God is always there with us with grace. I grew up listening to this song and when I read ...read more

  • Stay Where You Are

    Contributed by Daniel Austin on Feb 27, 2010
     | 2,685 views

    When we are faced with trials and troubles we must stay where we are, faithful and obedient, loving and being loved.

    Stay Where You Are 04/20/08 AM Reading: Psalm 46:1-11 Introduction Over the past couple of meetings in our Wednesday night bible study we reviewed the account found in the book of Numbers (chapters 13, 14) of a lost generation, an entire generation that failed to enter the Promised Land. As ...read more

  • Where Is God When We Need Him?

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on Nov 28, 2004
    based on 108 ratings
     | 7,534 views

    God answers this question Himself.

    The story of how God worked with and through Gideon is one of the most remarkable in scripture. Yet often overlooked is the honest way Gideon questioned God and God’s encouraging response to him. "But sir", Gideon replied, "if the LORD is with us, why has all this happened to us? Where are ...read more

  • His Presence Brings Perspective

    Contributed by Hiram Claudio on Mar 2, 2006
    based on 44 ratings
     | 4,255 views

    Even in the fire, the presence of God was more overwheleming than a fire that had already killed 2 guards.

    His Presence Brings Perspective (Daniel 3 – NKJV) This chapter opens with: • The king making an image of gold (90 feet tall and 9 feet wide) • King sent word, when the music is heard, everyone is to bow to it • Not just bow to it … “fall down and worship” – verse 5 • If you don’t – ...read more