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  • Why Do We Suffer?

    Contributed by Mark Aarssen on Dec 3, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    Why do we suffer? Why do bad things happen to good people? Why do are bodies give out on us only after we learn to appreciate what they are capable of? Why do we contract illness in our old age isn’t growing old enough to have to live through without a

    Why do we suffer? John Chapter 9:1-11 Bill Wilson, co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous Jonathan Winters, comedian Boris Yeltsin, former President, Russia Judy Garland, singer, actress Charles Dickens, writer Noel Coward, composer Rosemary Clooney, singer Robert Burns, more

  • Why Do We Suffer?

    Contributed by Pastor Michael Church on Nov 25, 2006
    based on 6 ratings

    This sermon is simple yet profound, for the glory of God.If you have ever wonder why in the world is this happening to me? God has the answer.

    Why do we Suffer? Pastor Michael Church 10-25-06 Introduction- All these words and other describe Suffering- sickness, bereavement, disappointment, heartaches, troubles, tears, sorrows, trails, difficulties, pain, woe, and misery When we go through a time of suffering, if you want to see more

  • What Is Suffering All About, And Can We Gain From It.

    Contributed by Gordon Mcculloch on Mar 24, 2019
    based on 1 rating

    Why do bad things happen to good people? Why should we suffer; and what are we mean to do about it.

    This sermon was delivered Gordon McCulloch to the congregation at Holy Trinity in Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland on the 24th March 2019; Holy Trinity is a Scottish Episcopal Church in the Dioceses of Glasgow and Dumfries. Exodus 3:1-15 1 Corinthians 10:1-13 Luke 13:1-9 Psalm 63:1-8 “Please join me more

  • Suffering

    Contributed by Gary Taber on Jul 10, 2010

    Why do we suffer?

    Why Suffer? Why is there so much suffering? Why do we suffer? Why have I suffered? Is there purpose for suffering? What do you feel when you hear about someone suffering? Does it matter who it is? What do you do when you are in the midst of very traumatic times? Where is God when this more

  • Blessed Are Those Who Are Persecuted Because Of Righteousness Series

    Contributed by Scott Kircher on Mar 28, 2010
    based on 9 ratings

    Why do we suffer because of Righteousness?

    Blessed are those who are persecuted because of Righteousness Matthew 5:10-12 10 Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 11 "Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because more

  • The Problem Of Suffering

    Contributed by Ken Mckinley on Jan 28, 2006
    based on 11 ratings

    Why do we suffer? What is the cause of suffering?

  • Reasons For Suffering

    Contributed by Israel Volau on Jan 4, 2001
    based on 130 ratings

    A lot of people have asked "Why do we suffer" and I have tried to answer this question through this sermon.

    Israel Volau Crossroads Full Gospel Woodland, CA August 18, 2000 REASONS FOR SUFFERING TEXT: ROM. 8:28 “FOR I KNOW THAT ALL THINGS WORK TOGETHER TO THEM THAT LOVE GOD, WHO ARE THE CALLED ACCORDING TO HIS PURPOSE” ALL THINGS: a. the good and the bad b. the favorable and the more

  • Why God, Why?

    Contributed by Francis Camacho on Jul 3, 2002
    based on 12 ratings

    Making sense of our sufferings and pains

    Why God? Why? Making sense of our sufferings Romans 5:3-10 Romans 5:3-10 3 Not only this, but we also rejoice in sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, 4 and endurance, character, and character, hope. 5 And hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured more

  • Three Christian Emblems (Or The Three Phases Of The Christian Life)

    Contributed by Rodelio Mallari on Dec 12, 2010
    based on 6 ratings

    Make your choice…Christ offers you His yoke, His cross, His crown. The devil can give you wealth, pleasure, and a curse. If you choose the crown, you must content yourself to submit to the cross and the yoke which are all linked to each other. So what do

    Intro: Briefly discuss religious and national symbols. Explain the Christian flag. Instead of just one main symbol—the cross, I propose three, and these are: the YOKE, CROSS and CROWN. Let us examine each of these word pictures and learn some insightful lessons from their spiritual meanings. more

  • Where's The River If It Doesn't Rain?

    Contributed by Gaither Bailey on Feb 28, 2013
    based on 3 ratings

    Sermon for the 3rd Sunday in Lent, Year C, 2013

    Luke 13: 1 – 9 / Where’s The River If It Doesn’t Rain? Intro: I recently received an email containing several interesting questions: 1) why does the executioner rub alcohol on the arm of a person about to receive a lethal injection? 2) Why do we call the time of day when more

  • Repent Or Perish

    Contributed by Gaither Bailey on Mar 8, 2007
    based on 24 ratings

    Instead of asking why God doesn’t something about the suffering and tragedy in the world, we should ask ourselves the same question.

    Luke 13: 1 – 9 Repent or Perish Intro: I want to share with you some questions about which I’ve been thinking: 1) why does the executioner rub alcohol on the arm of a person about to receive a lethal injection? 2) Why do we call the time of day when traffic moves the slowest “rush hour?” more

  • Smyrna: Persecuted Church Series

    Contributed by Ed Wood on May 31, 2007
    based on 15 ratings

    Seven Letters to Seven Churches (2nd in series).

    SMYRNA: PERSECUTED CHURCH Revelation 2:8-11 INTRO: The church at Smyrna was a church under pressure, a suffering church, a church under tremendous persecution. The word Smyrna is translated elsewhere at MYRRH. The kings gave to the infant Jesus gold, frankincense and myrrh. Myrrh was a more

  • Out Of The Whirlwind

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Oct 24, 2006
    based on 5 ratings

    We all want to know why we suffer.

    Then the LORD answered Job out of the whirlwind: "Who is this that darkens counsel by words without knowledge? Gird up your loins like a man, I will question you, and you shall declare to me. Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth? Tell me, if you have understanding. Who more

  • The Chosen Vessels Series

    Contributed by Dev Prasad Cruz on Dec 1, 2012

    Jesus took all our pains & sufferings to the cross, then what are we complaining about instead of thanking? - Especially since He also showed us how we bore the pain without taking even the analgesic (the vinegar & gall wine) offered?

    “Yet to all who received him, to those who believed in his name he gave the right to become children of God” (John 1:12) - ‘If we are the children of God, then why do we suffer?’ retorted a friend of mine who is a staunch believer too. Here is a reflection that more

  • Smyrna: The Persecuted Church Series

    Contributed by Carl Allen on Oct 23, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    The letter to the church of Smyrna gives us hope when persecution and suffering come our way.

    Smyrna: Persecuted Church Revelation 2:8-11 Intro As we continue our look at the seven churches in the book of Revelation tonight, I want us to take a look at the church of Smyrna. The church at Smyrna was a church under pressure, a suffering church, a church under tremendous persecution. more