Nathan Sehi • Sermon • • 1,701 views
Peter challenges believes to rejoice in the Hope of Christ despite suffering in this life. He makes an appeal to the temporal nature of suffering as compared to eternal salvation. Further, he demonstrates that suffering has purpose in purifying our faith and bringing glory, honor, and praise to God. Thus, even in the midst of horrible suffering we can rejoice in the hope of our God.
Natural Evangelism: Words of Encouragement
The church is to rejoice in the salvation brought about by Jesus Christ’s faithful life and death, and by the power of his resurrection. Even in adversity, believers know the joy of Jesus Christ.
Choosing to go on the offensive by rejoicing in the midst of hardship is the single greatest defense from the things that make us turn away from God. TRANS - We all face difficulties, hardships, and trials. When that happens, Scripture tells us how to respond. Some hide, some fight, some run, some pretend…
Bishop R.A. Nichols THD • Sermon • • 92 views
Rejoice with those who rejoice, and weep with those who weep. To everything there is a season, A time for every purpose under heaven: A time to be born, And a time to die; A time to plant, And a time to pluck what is planted; A time to kill, And a time to heal; A time to break down, And a time to build…
What would it be like to live in a world where you didn’t have God’s presence with you? When we talk about the presence of God we have to explain what aspect of his presence that we are talking about. For God is all-present, called omnipresence. For our children today - That means God is everywhere.…
Give God What He Wants!
16 Rejoice always, 17 pray without ceasing, 18 in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. Introduction: God Wants You To Be I. Cheerful 16 Rejoice always, 4 Rejoice in the Lord always. Again I will say, rejoice! 11 But let all those rejoice who put their trust in…
Book of Philippians
Make the Choice to Rejoice It’s simple, but it’s not easy. Have you ever heard that saying? We’re going to look at something this morning that is extremely simple to understand. But out of this world difficult to do. What is it? Let’s look… We’ll start in verse 1 of chapter 4... 1 Therefore, my beloved…
Easter Story While driving to church on Easter Sunday a few years ago, I told my children the Easter story. “This is the day we celebrate Jesus’ coming back to life,” I explained. Right away, my son, Kevin, three, piped up from the backseat, “Will he be in church today?” —Peggy Key, Portage, Michigan…
There are a lot of conversations going on in our culture right now about the idea of justice. The word justice is a hot button issue at the moment. Unfortunately, it is becoming a divisive issue in our country. People on both sides of the issue are crying out for justice. There is a wide spectrum of…
Book of Philippians
Pastor Bart Leger • Sermon • • 17 views
Rejoicing in the Lord is a choice we must make, not a feeling. Our joy must be in the Lord, not in our circumstances. This message gives three actions we must make to keep making the choice to rejoice.
It's Gettin Hot In Here
Rashad Cunningham • Sermon • • 14 views
We are not Convinced of... His Covenant - Rejoice Always REJOICE - to be in a state of happiness and well being, to have joy Be Joyful Always Imperative - Command - He is not asking you to rejoice, he is telling you to rejoice Define Joy? ALWAYS - ALL THE TIME Your JOY should not be linked to your outward…
The Parables of Jesus
Mark Borrett • Sermon • • 13 views
Scripture Reading “Or what woman, having ten silver coins, if she loses one coin, does not light a lamp, sweep the house, and search carefully until she finds it? And when she has found it, she calls her friends and neighbors together, saying, ‘Rejoice with me, for I have found the piece which I lost!’…
Landon Rowell • Sermon • • 10 views
Introduction Greetings... One of the greatest travesties in the kingdom of Christ is the lack of joy and rejoicing that goes on. God has made it clear that those whom follow Him should be “rejoicing always.” 16 Rejoice always, 4 Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice. I’m convinced that…
1 Oh come, let us sing to the Lord ! Let us shout joyfully to the Rock of our salvation. 2 Let us come before His presence with thanksgiving; Let us shout joyfully to Him with psalms. 3 For the Lord is the great God, And the great King above all gods. 4 Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city…
Psalms for the Summer
Mitch King • Sermon • • 6 views
We can give thanks to God for His steadfast love ( ) The Psalmist and the situation are unknown, but the author was well acquainted with the LORD over a length of time. Some think that Moses is a likely candidate for writing this psalm as some of the language and experiences of the wilderness fit nicely…
Not From Around Here: The Complicated Life of a Sojourner
Alan Mairson wrote an article for National Geographic about beekeepers who raise and transport bees for a living. He told the story of Jeff and Christine Anderson and how their daughter overcame an allergy to bee stings. To build up her immunity, doctors administered a series of injections to Rachel…