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  • How To Deal With Trouble

    Contributed by Bobby Stults on Aug 21, 2013
     | 7,008 views

    James lets believers know that trouble, trial and difficulty are part of life that cannot be avoided, but that as believers we CAN deal with the trouble, trial and difficulty that comes our way...

    A Study of the Letter of James James 1:1 August 21, 2013 Last week we learned a little about the background and history of the book of James. During this past week I asked you to read the ENTIRE book of James once every day… how many did that? Tonight we are going to begin our study ...read more

  • The God Of My Refuge Is Here

    Contributed by Stephen Smarowsky on Oct 10, 2008
    based on 21 ratings
     | 11,375 views

    Let us look at several principles of getting help in times of our personal troubles.

    The God of My Refuge is Here: Psalm 91 Introduction: Everyone from one time to another will face troubles in their life. Someone once said, “You’re either in a trial, just came out of one, or you’re about to enter into one.” As morbid as that sounds, I believe that there is some truth in this ...read more

  • Trial Of Faith

    Contributed by Jeff Pearce on Nov 9, 2008
    based on 5 ratings
     | 12,592 views

    LEARNING FROM TRIALS WE FACE.

    TRIAL OF FAITH 1 PETER 1:6-7 INTRO: WHY DO WE HAVE TRIALS? 1: WHAT IS A TRIAL? A) TEST, OR PAINFUL EXPERIENCE, AN INSATNCE OR HARDSHIP; ESPECIALLY ONE THAT TESTS SOMEBODYS ABILITY TO ENDURE. B) TO ENDURE, TO BE FOUND UNTO PRAISE AND HONOUR AND GLORY C) TRIALS ARE THE METHOD OF ...read more

  • "Yay, My Life Stinks!" Series

    Contributed by Ryan Akers on Nov 13, 2008
     | 4,028 views

    Part 3 of our Fracture Series looks at how God uses trials to build our faith.

    Fracture Part 3- Yay, My Life Stinks! Pastor Ryan Akers Dear brothers and sisters, when troubles come your way, consider it an opportunity for great joy. For you know that when your faith is tested, your endurance has a chance to grow. So let it grow, for when your endurance is fully ...read more

  • Get Off Your Ash

    Contributed by Steve Ely on Oct 1, 2008
    based on 10 ratings
     | 7,046 views

    Marked by pain. Residue of rejection. Disfigured by depression. Ashy! There comes a day when it is time to Get Off Your Ash.

    "Get Off Your Ash" I. Introduction They call for you. You hear your name and week after week, month after month you strap on the armor and go out to do battle. You walk out and worship, do drama, witness, serve, work and labor. But you do so while you are wounded, mortally wounded. You ...read more

  • Dealing With Failure

    Contributed by Larry Finley on Sep 15, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,735 views

    Failure never needs to be final

    DEALING WITH FAILURE 9/14/08 Exodus 2:15-25 1. REQUIRES A TIME OF EXTRICATION – Moses Fled A. Cut your Losses! 1. Moses could have stayed – would have died 2. Could have tried to start a rebellion of slaves B. Or as Kris Kristoferson says ‘know when to fold em” 1. Can’t do much ...read more

  • Trial By Fire

    Contributed by Jeff Pearce on Sep 23, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,769 views

    BUILDING THINGS THAT WILL PASS THE TEST OF FIRE.

    SEPTEMBER 28, 2008 1 COR 3:9-15 TRIAL BY FIRE 1: WE WORK FOR GOD A) GOD’S HUSBANDRY- YOU ARE GOD’S FIELD B) GOD GIVES THE INCREASE C) APPLYING GOD TO OUR FIELD CAUSES IT TO GROW AND PRODUCE FRUIT 2: GOD’S BUILDING A) WE ARE GOD’S BUILDING B) WE ARE TO BUILD ONLY ON THE ...read more

  • "How To Weather The Storm”

    Contributed by Nakia Smith on May 9, 2008
    based on 5 ratings
     | 13,040 views

    Everyone goes through trials and tribulations; however, those who remain steadfast in God’s Word have the advantage of patiently enduring knowing that God gives them victory every time.

  • When Trials Come, We Remember Our Good & Great Shepherd – Part 1 Series

    Contributed by Ed Taylor on Dec 22, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,862 views

    Every single circumstance that comes to us is first sifted through the hand of the One who loves us.

  • When Trials Come, We Remember Our Good & Great Shepherd – Part 2 Series

    Contributed by Ed Taylor on Dec 22, 2008
     | 3,645 views

    Every single circumstance that comes to us is first sifted through the hand of the One who loves us.

  • Life Of Joseph; Integrity Series

    Contributed by Anthony Zibolski on Aug 17, 2017
     | 6,976 views

    Life lesson of Joseph by his integrity in the face of trials and difficulty

    Life of Joseph; Integrity Genesis chapter 39:6-23 Introduction- We began last week a series on the life of Joseph. There are a lot of life lesson told in 13 chapters of Scripture on his life. Last week, we saw that dreamers are persecuted. “Here comes the dreamer” is not a ...read more

  • Choose Life Through Jesus.

    Contributed by Ronnie Miller on May 31, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,129 views

    People set goals for themselves and when they achieve those goals there is a moment of great satisfaction but pretty soon the reality of life sets in and back t....vanity of vanities; all is vanity

    Choose Life through Jesus. Ecclesiastes 3:9 What profit hath he that worketh in that wherein he laboureth? 10 I have seen the travail, which God hath given to the sons of men to be exercised in it. 11 He hath made every thing beautiful in his time: also he hath set the world in their heart, so ...read more

  • Storms Of Life

    Contributed by Tyler Hopkins on Aug 31, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 9,206 views

    I talk about how Jesus is with us through our storms and what we need to do in our storms.

    I want to open this sermon with the scripture from Mark 4:35-41,"35 As evening came, Jesus said to his disciples, “Let’s cross to the other side of the lake.” 36 So they took Jesus in the boat and started out, leaving the crowds behind (although other boats followed). 37 But soon ...read more

  • David's Cave - Five Keys To Victory 3 Of 4 Series

    Contributed by Troy Campbell on Apr 5, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 14,849 views

    David went into a cave as a discouraged man but learned so many things while in there that he came out completely victorious.

    Title: How To Behave In A Cave – 4 “David’s Cave – Five Keys to Victory – 3” Text: I Samuel 22:1 A few weeks ago we started a series on “How to Behave in a Cave.” This series is meant to give you hope to know that you are coming out of ...read more

  • Jesus And The Storms Of Life (Short Version)

    Contributed by Chuck Sligh on Aug 25, 2013
     | 5,550 views

    Where do you go when you face a storm in your life. Go to Jesus, and trust in him. A shorter version of a sermon by the same title, this sermon looks a trials through the experience of the disciples who experienced a storm on the Sea of Galilee.

    Jesus And The Storms Of Life (Short version) Chuck Sligh August 25, 2013 TEXT: Matthew 14:22-33 – “And straightway Jesus constrained his disciples to get into a ship, and to go before him unto the other side, while he sent the multitudes away. 23 And when he had sent the multitudes ...read more