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  • Out Of The Whirlwind

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Oct 24, 2006
    based on 5 ratings
     | 4,498 views

    We all want to know why we suffer.

  • Why Must We Suffer?

    Contributed by David Taylor on Apr 18, 2003
    based on 88 ratings
     | 5,984 views

    Instruction on the handling of suffering falls short because it leaves us with the resounding question of why, and it is in this sermon we see four reasons that Paul gave on why we suffer.

    CBS News anchor Dan Rather admits he was always fascinated by the sport of boxing, even though he was never good at it. “In boxing you’re on your own; there’s no place to hide,” he says. “At the end of the match only one boxer has his hand up. That’s it. He has no one to credit or to blame except ...read more

  • Is God Still In Control? Series

    Contributed by William Huegel on Jan 27, 2006
    based on 11 ratings
     | 9,666 views

    Don’t you ever wonder why we suffer? Is God still in control, and if He is, what is the purpose and the meaning of all this? Can’t God control the winds anymore like he did on the Sea of Galilee, or is this some kind of judgment--if so, what are we to l

  • Hope In Suffering

    Contributed by Hiram Withers on Nov 22, 2018
     | 181 views

    Psalm 130 does not give us insight as to why we suffer, it gives us the reality that we will suffer, it is not a matter of if but when we suffer. It gives us insight into how we respond to suffering makes an incredible difference in how we live our lives.

    We have pointed out in our ascent to grow closer to God we will face persecution and that will and does cause suffering, but that suffering is a direct result of the decision we have made to follow Christ. We have been warned that it will happen, and we are comforted in the fact that in the end the ...read more

  • Setbacks Or Springboards?

    Contributed by David Aswat on Aug 1, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 1,503 views

    To show that your sufferings are not merely Setbacks, but Springboards to knowing God.

    I. INTRODUCTION PROP.: Our Sufferings are not merely Setbacks, they are Springboards to knowing God T/SENT.: By looking at Four[4] reasons why we SUFFER, we will see that our suffering is not merely Setbacks, but Springboards to Knowing God II.IT LEADS TO REDEMPTION [Job 42:7-9] - ...read more

  • The Perils Of Vain Philosophy

    Contributed by R. Escoanyelin Ortiz on Nov 25, 2011
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,364 views

    PHILOSOPHY IS NOT CHRISTIAN

    "SEE TO IT THAT NO ONE CARRIES YOU OFF AS SPOIL OR MAKES YOU YOURSELVES CAPTIVES BY HIS SO CALLED PHILOSOPHY...." (COLOSSIANS 2:8 AMPLIFIED BIBLE). THIS IS THE ONLY PLACE IN THE BIBLE WHERE THE WORD PHILOSOPHY IS USED. WHAT IS PHILOSOPHY? PHILO MEANS LOVE AND SOPHY MEANS KNOWLEDGE. THUS, ...read more

  • Where Is God When You Have To Suffer? Series

    Contributed by Gerry Cheney on Jul 22, 2014
     | 2,341 views

    What do you say to someone one who is suffering? How do we respond to the cry if God is real and loving, why does he allow so much pain and evil into our world? This message seeks to help answer those questions.

    Where is God When You Have to Suffer? Part 3: Being God Centered Introduction: A couple of weeks ago, we started this series on ...read more

  • Job: One Man's Tragedy Series

    Contributed by James Dunn on Mar 9, 2005
    based on 26 ratings
     | 3,956 views

    Life is full of suffering. In this fallen world, marred by sin and plagued by Satan, suffering is par for the course. How we respond to our suffering says so much about us. In this message, Pastor Dunn helps us look at one man who faced one tragedy after

    One Man’s Tragedy Job 1:1-22 Intro: Life is full of suffering. In this fallen world, marred by sin and plagued by Satan, suffering is par for the course. The effects of the curse are everywhere. But how we respond to our suffering says a lot about us. Many people hide or mask their ...read more

  • All Things Work Together For Good

    Contributed by Glenn Hamel on Nov 13, 2004
    based on 34 ratings
     | 25,220 views

    This message is about accepting the bad things in life and looking for what God wants us to learn. We will benifit in the end if we keep our eyes upon Jesus.

    All Things Work Together for Good Romans 8:28 28 And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. NIV I. Remark on this statement this verse A. All things 1. Ofcourse we all know that the good things that happen ...read more

  • The Glory Of God In Suffering Series

    Contributed by Tyler Edwards on Apr 24, 2009
    based on 8 ratings
     | 4,043 views

    Why do bad things happen to good people?

    Glory of God Series June 1st, 2008 Glory of God in Suffering How are you doing? Bunch of liars. Now I am sure that for some of you that is true. Life is good and you are happy. By some of you are liars. When someone asks you at church: “How are you?” You know the proper Christian answer ...read more

  • Life Interrupted!!! Series

    Contributed by Neal Gracey on Mar 10, 2007
    based on 78 ratings
     | 7,525 views

    "Why Do Bad Things Happen To Good People?"

    When Tragedy Occurs (Why do bad things happen to good people?) By R. Neal Gracey - assisted by commentaries and expositors JOB 1:1-19 12 years ago a singer named Kurt Cobain took his own life. Before Kurt killed himself with a shotgun, he was filled with bitterness and anger. Why? He ...read more

  • Why Do I Suffer?

    Contributed by Jon Mackinney on May 9, 2003
    based on 6 ratings
     | 740 views

    Suffering is a part of the Christian life no one really enjoys. In the book of 1st Peter, the apostle explains to us why suffering is a part of our life, and God’s purpose in it.

    Passage: 1Peter 1:1-9 Intro: number of months, been intrigued with the topic of suffering. 1. few things produce more frustration, few things produce such amazing growth in Christlikeness 2. my journey towards understanding has involved a few of you, class on Job 3. that class served to ...read more

  • A Good Suffering

    Contributed by Michael Lane on Nov 5, 2001
    based on 35 ratings
     | 1,070 views

    Suffering is walking in the light of Christ.

    Title: A Good Suffering Scriptures used: Phil 4:13, Acts 9:1-6, 11-16, Phil 1:29, 1 Cor 4:10, 12-14, Matt 28:20, 2 Tim 1:8,9, Matt 5:10 Bible Reference: Holy Bible KJV A Good suffering. What do we mean by that? a good suffering. Should we rejoice in the suffering of another? Should we ...read more

  • Being A Christian Can Be Painful! Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Aug 25, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 2,231 views

    We should invest ourselves in the Lord, even while suffering.

    Being A Christian Can Be Painful! (I Peter 4:12-19) 1. C. S. Lewis once remarked that “God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks to us in our conscience, but shouts in our pain; it is His megaphone to rouse a deaf world.” Today’s sermon is about suffering, trials, and stressful ...read more

  • You Are A Divine Masterpiece

    Contributed by Daniel Habben on Nov 4, 2012
     | 1,909 views

    You Are A Divine Masterpiece 1) Formed in love; 2) Reformed by grace

    What’s the most impressive sculpture you’ve seen? The city of St. Albert owns a number of expensive sculptures that are on display behind city hall. They’re nice but I am partial to the pottery of Japan. Three hours north of Tokyo is a pottery town called Mashiko which as a boy I ...read more