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  • How To Deal With Trouble

    Contributed by Bobby Stults on Aug 21, 2013
     | 3,603 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

  • "How To Weather The Storm”

    Contributed by Nakia Smith on May 9, 2008
    based on 5 ratings
     | 10,088 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.

    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. (Isaiah 40:31) Weather- to undergo or endure the action of the elements A. Know what to do when the ...read more

  • Trial By Fire

    Contributed by Jeff Pearce on Sep 23, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,788 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

  • Get Off Your Ash

    Contributed by Steve Ely on Oct 1, 2008
    based on 10 ratings
     | 4,946 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
     | 1,948 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

  • The God Of My Refuge Is Here

    Contributed by Stephen Smarowsky on Oct 10, 2008
    based on 21 ratings
     | 8,838 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

  • "Yay, My Life Stinks!" Series

    Contributed by Ryan Akers on Nov 13, 2008
     | 2,675 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

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

    Contributed by Ed Taylor on Dec 22, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,803 views

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

    1. Well, the most common question I ask, & I hear in the midst of trials is WHY! -- Why this? Now? Me? Why him? WHY LORD?!!?! • But I’ve noticed that God doesn’t always answer that question. • He doesn’t always reveal the WHY, or explain the details. • He simply calls us to trust… cling… hold on ...read more

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

    Contributed by Ed Taylor on Dec 22, 2008
     | 2,165 views

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

    1. Paul has taught us to ‘glory in our tribulations’ & James said: James 1:2-3 (NKJV) 2 My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, 3 knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. 2. We have a serious problem with that don’t we? • It definitely doesn’t make a ...read more

  • Trial Of Faith

    Contributed by Jeff Pearce on Nov 9, 2008
    based on 5 ratings
     | 8,370 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

  • A Geat Sermon Of Hope And Encouragement In Times Of Pain And Trouble.

    Contributed by Shine Thomas on Feb 7, 2017
     | 26,043 views

    In this world of pain and hurts, where is God ? What is God doing when a believer is going through pain, trouble, and hurt in life? A powerful encouragement sermon that can be preached for the troubled.

    Introduction: There is lot of suffering and pain in this world that we are living in. Maybe you have been diagnosed with sickness or you lost your job or a loved one passed away or your prayers are taking a long time to be answered. Despite doing your best, your condition is the same. On one ...read more

  • Life Of Joseph; Integrity Series

    Contributed by Anthony Zibolski on Aug 17, 2017
     | 4,449 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

  • The Purposes Of Storms

    Contributed by David Wilson on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 344 ratings
     | 21,314 views

    Those storms in our lives don’t always come from our sin-- in fact, following Christ will lead us directly into the eye of the storm.

    1. ALL PROBLEMS IN LIFE ARE NOT RELATED TO SIN! The Jews believed strongly that if something bad happened to someone, they had done some sort of sin. If a person was stricken with an illness it reflected on some sort of sin. If he suffered financial loss, it was sin-related.. If his children ...read more

  • Following Christ Solo Series

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on May 12, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,545 views

    Encouraging singles, widows, and Christ followers without believing spouses to successfully face the difficult task of following Christ solo.

    We’re in the series "No Perfect Families Allowed" and we’re gleaning valuable real to life, hope-inspiring principles for family encouragement from the recorded biographies of Bible families. Last week we established our theme verse for this series.. Romans 5:20b (Amplified Bible) Where sin ...read more

  • From Sadness To Singing Series

    Contributed by Tim Patrick on May 22, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,617 views

    Discover how God can change sadness into singing when you face trials.

    Have you ever been sad to the point that it showed on your face? All of us have faced sadness. All of us have been discouraged. All of us have experienced down times. The important thing is that we find strength to pull us out of those dark moments. God will give strength to change sadness into ...read more