Sermons

Summary: What are you doing here? How long will you stay here after the brook goes dry? Will we learn problems have purpose?

  Study Tools

WHAT ARE YOU DOING HERE? PROBLEMS HAVE PURPOSE!

By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr Kyfingers@aol.com

A LESSON FROM MY DAD.

I was in the 8th grade and my Dad and I were traveling in East Tennessee.

My Dad asked me a question: WHAT IS THE HARDEST WORD IN THE WORLD TO SAY?

I knew this one --- ANTIDISESTABLISHMENTARAN!

I even knew what it mean. It means against the establish of a church.

My Dad said that is not it.

So I heard from the movie: SUPERCALIFRAGILISTICEXBEALIDOIOUS.

I was wrong again. I gave it my best shot.

Ok, what is the hardest word to say?

MY DAD SAID: NO! No was the hardest to say word in the English language!

I probably never understood that day, but today I KNOW NO IS OFTEN HARD TO SAY.

I have found my Dad's lesson to be very true...

LIFE IS MORE THAN A DESTINATION --- REAL LIFE IS ABOUT THE JOURNEY.

LEARN THE LESSON... PROBLEMS HAVE PURPOSE ---

We become the PRODUCT of our menial daily choices.

Life is 10% what happens TO YOU!

But know this fact: LIFE IS 90% OF HOW YOU HANDLE WHAT HAPPENS TO YOU.

The same thing that makes one person throw up their and quit ---

WILL CAUSE ANOTHER PERSON TO RISE TO GREATNESS...

WHAT DO YOU DO WHEN YOUR JOURNEY TAKES SOME STRANGE TWIST, AND I CAN

NOT UNDERSTAND, AND GOD DOES NOT EXPLAIN THIS MESS TO ME?

ASK JOB IF HE LEARNED THE LESSON... PROBLEMS HAVE PURPOSE---

Job was a blessed man. He had a wonderful family, 7 sons, 3 daughters...

In one day TERRIBLE STUFF happens...

Bad news comes...

1. The Sabeans come, enemy wins --- The swords destroys.

While he was talking more bad news...

2. Fire comes and kills his sheep.

While he was talking more bad news...

3. Chaldeans take all the camels...

While he was talking more bad news...

4. A terrible STORM kills the children.

While he was talking more bad news...

Job 1:20 Then Job arose, and rent his mantle, and shaved his head, and fell down upon the ground,

and worshipped, 21 And said, Naked came I out of my mother's womb, and naked shall I return thither:

the LORD gave, and the LORD hath taken away; blessed be the name of the LORD.

JOB WAS SICKER THAN EVER BEFORE... THERE WERE BOILS, SORES, PUSS RUNNING

FROM HIS HEAD TO HIS TOES... QUIT JOB?

JOB'S WIFE VERBALIZES HEART BREAK --- JUST QUIT, GIVE UP, GIVE IN...

Job 2:9 Then said his wife unto him, Dost thou still retain thine integrity? curse God, and die.

WHILE JOB COULD NOT UNDERSTAND THE NEGATIVE, JOB WORSHIPPED GOD...

Three friends come and sit 7 days without saying a word...

His friends never helped his situation... JOB STAYED COMMITTED TO GOD.

JOB MAKES A CLEAR DECLARATION BY FAITH. THE LESSON... PROBLEMS HAVE PURPOSE.

Job 19:25 For I know that my redeemer liveth, and that he shall stand at the latter day upon the

earth: 26 And though after my skin worms destroy this body, yet in my flesh shall I see God:

God challenged JOB, answer my question and I will answer yours?

Job had HOPE through HOLELESS situations.

The ANSWER was found in PRAYER...

Job 42:10 And the LORD turned the captivity of Job, when he prayed for his friends: also the LORD

gave Job twice as much as he had before.


Browse All Media

Related Media


Den Of Lions
SermonCentral
PowerPoint Template
Life Storms
SermonCentral
PowerPoint Template
Talk about it...

Nobody has commented yet. Be the first!

Join the discussion