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  • The Trials Of Life Series

    Contributed by Michael Deutsch on Aug 11, 2001
    based on 84 ratings

    How we handle lifes difficulties determines the type of Christian character we demostrate to others.

    First Baptist Church August 5, 2001 James 1:1-8, 12 I’m going to start out with a trick question, who wrote the book of James? I probably made you second guess yourself, but James is the author. For the next few weeks more

  • The Trials Of Life

    Contributed by Laurence Hill on May 29, 2001
    based on 44 ratings

    This sermon deals with trials that come because of sin and others that God allows to bring us up to a higher level with him.

    The Trials Of Life What is a Trial? The dictionary definition for ’trials and tribulations’ is ’irritations and troubles’. It defines a trial as a ’troublesome or irritating person or thing that one must endure.’ TRIAL — a temptation or an adversity, the enduring of which proves the more

  • The Trials Of Life. Series

    Contributed by Darrin Fish on Dec 8, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    How to deal with the trials of life.

    So far we have looked at the people and the messengers. • We have seen how they have changed and how Paul and his traveling companions have bonded with the Thessalonians • But we have to keep in mind that has been a while since they have been together • The Thessalonians have been living among more

  • Facing The Trials Of Life

    Contributed by David Seeley on Jan 15, 2005
    based on 14 ratings

    Learn to understand the meaning of trials and understand that God is at work in spite of your circumstances. He requires simple trust in Him.

    The Christian Attitude toward Trials and Temptations Text: James 1:1-16 I. Count it joy when trials come your way. This is not possible until one realizes that God is in control and has a purpose for each circumstance that we face. The sinner has nothing to be joyful about when difficulties more

  • Trials Of Life - A Blessing

    Contributed by Selvan John on Sep 22, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    Trials are common but these trials are surely a blessing for them that love God. Do you love God, do you see trials in life a blessing? Check it out...

    Trials of Life – a Blessing Over the last few days I was frustrated over many things due to various reasons on all fronts especially on the ministerial end because the genuine people do not go any far but those false prophets and those who take people on a magic spell get the popularity. Looking more

  • Trials Are Life - Giving And Life - Changing

    Contributed by Gregory Mc Donald on Oct 16, 2002
    based on 108 ratings

    James is calling us to a new way of thinking in times of trials. Consider it pure joy, because the Lord is there every step of the way

    TRIALS “ARE” LIFE-GIVING AND LIFE CHANGING JAMES 1:2-4 Pastor Greg Mc Donald How many here have ever seen a golf ball...or held one in your hand? Probably all of you. Well, did you know that when they first manufactured golf balls, they made them smooth. But later on it was discovered more

  • Discover God During The Trials Of Life Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Sep 21, 2006
    based on 3 ratings

    In openness and yieldness, we find God even in the puzzling events of our lives--the times of trouble and tribulation

    Psalm 22:1-5, 15-21 “Discover God During the Trials of Life”+ INTRODUCTION King David was a man of God. He was once described as a “man after God’s own heart.” King David did not lead a charmed life, however, even though he was a king and had a personal relationship with God. He had more

  • How To Withstand Trials

    Contributed by Jeff Seaman on Apr 25, 2001
    based on 94 ratings

    How to handle the trials of life

    HOW TO WITHSTAND TRIALS Part 1 Matt 5:48 James 1:2-12 Pastor Jeff Seaman Introduction A pastor once asked his congregation, “Does anyone here Know any perfect people?” A short man stood up and shouted, “Yes, my wife’s first husband” This man had learned from experience how hard it is more

  • Don't Just Survive,thrive

    Contributed by Stephen Funderburk on Apr 5, 2006
    based on 11 ratings

    surviving the trials of life

    Intro: Illustration:Traits characteristic of the stress-prone: 1. Plans day unrealistically 2. First to arrive, last to leave 3. Always in a hurry 4. Makes no plan for relaxation 5. Feels guilty about doing anything other than work 6. Sees unforeseen problem as a setback or disaster 7. Is more

  • When Christians Face Battles

    Contributed by Stephen Funderburk on Apr 5, 2006
    based on 42 ratings

    how to face the trials of life

    Intro: as we look around our world today we see a world in the midst of battles and struggles. Christians face the same battles that those do in the world, it truly rains on the just and the unjust. But as Christians we face our battles not from a worldly perspective but a Godly one. The Bible is more

  • Finding God's Presence Through The Storms/Trials Of Life Series

    Contributed by Mike Hullah on Oct 31, 2003
    based on 106 ratings

    Third in the series. The trials and storms of life are meant to bring us into a greater awareness of Gods Presence.

    The Presence Driven Church Finding Gods Presence through the Storms/Trials of Life Peter one of the disciples experienced many trials and temptations as a follower of Jesus as a result of this personal experience he was used to pen first and second Peter. In 1 Peter he gives three reasons for more

  • Why Christians Face Trials

    Contributed by Stephen Funderburk on Oct 12, 2006
    based on 17 ratings

    lessons learned in the midst of the trials of life

    Intro: over the last few months with Lauri facing cancer surgery and chemo treatments, I have thought a lot about the reasons God allows His people to go through trials in their lives. The Bible is filled with people of God facing trials, so it is very clear that just because you serve God you are more

  • James - Dealing With Trials Series

    Contributed by Edward Hardee on Nov 14, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    To show how to deal with trials in life

    Title: James - Dealing with Trials Theme: To show how to deal with trials. Text: James 1:1-4,12 James 1:1 ¶ James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes which are scattered abroad, greeting. 2 ¶ My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations; 3 more

  • Enduring Trials

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Sep 12, 2001
    based on 18 ratings

    How do we endure trials of life?

    INTRODUCTION What we are to do 1-7 (dedicated, hardworking, obedient) Why we are to do it. 8-13 How we are to do it 14-26. The diamond cannot be polished without friction, nor the man perfected without trials- Chinese proverb. SERMON REMEMBER JESUS! 1. Verse 8 2. OUR FOCUS READ 2 more

  • Places Where Christians Stand-Continued

    Contributed by Stephen Funderburk on Jul 30, 2006
    based on 6 ratings

    places Christians stand in facing the trials of life

    Intro: our key verse for this series is Ephesians 6:13-having done all, to stand. The whole point about being a Christian is standing up one more time than we fall down. We fall, we have all failed, but when all is said and done, we¡¦re still standing. Places Where Christians more