I am sure we all know that life is full of crises and crossroads. The decision you make during a crisis or crossroads will determine your future. As someone who made many wrong choices in life, I appreciate those smart kids and adults who have the endurance to stay in the right course when confronted with a crisis or crossroads. In Luke 21:5-19, Jesus revealed a set of spiritual principles to endure crises. Let's take a look ...
Proverbs: Real Wisdom for Real Life
Introduction If someone had come to me five years ago and told me that someday millionaire real-estate mogul and reality TV host Donald Trump would be calling for all Americans to pray to God for our country, I would have gently taken them by the hand and led them to a psych ward before they had a chance…
Russell Jeffares • Vintage Grace Church • Sermon • • 514 views • 59:29
Introduction Main Idea : Suffering and affliction are going to happen. It is how we respond to it that is important. Are you growing bitter? or are you growing better? Illustration : Confession. You guys might not think the same about me after this, but you need to know. I sometime like chick flicks.…
In Trials And Persecution
Jon Denney • Mt. Zion Baptist Church • Sermon • • 421 views • 55:59
"We find ourselves in an intense pressure-filled time when we are still in reaction mode. What we need is a checklist. Something that will tell us what to do." This morning Pastor Jon shares with us God's checklist in time of calamity. This service includes music and announcements. Please join us on Sunday March 22nd in worshiping online together. Lyrics to each song are attached.
Help for the Troubled Soul John 14:1-6 Introduction: Mention the Shooting in Parkland, Florida. 17 senseless deaths most of them teenagers. 14 others wounded. Mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters, family, teachers, coaches, school admin, fellow students, and others waking up today with the realization…
Rev. Harold A. Winter • Sermon • • 286 views
Dearly loved people of God, Disasters: natural and human are part of our history and make a mark on our lives. They’ve shaped our view of the world. On Aug. 14, there was a massive landslide in Sierre Leone, killing nearly 500 people. My colleague, allowed me to use his pictures (4 slides). In BC, they…
Jared Horton • Sermon • • 258 views • 46:40
God understands our pain Psalm 46:1 God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Jesus wept. God is near, even when we don’t feel it Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam and the mountains…
Paul Hawkins • Sermon • • 238 views
When Everything Falls Apart! The Bible is relevant to today – God’s Word is eternal, it speaks just as much to us in the 21st Century as in Habakkuk’s day. But the world today is different – there were no medical laboratory scientists in Habakkuk’s day, nor AA mechanics or cable factories. To appreciate…
Kerry G. Brown • Sermon • • 150 views
Comfort in Crisis 1 The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. 2 He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: He leadeth me beside the still waters. 3 He restoreth my soul: He leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. 4 Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death,…
Cameron Jungels • Eastside Baptist Church • Sermon • • 127 views
Disorder, Deprivation, Disruption, and Death are our common lot in this fallen world, but none of these distressing circumstances falls outside the guiding providence of God.
Pastor F Andrew Dixon • Pastor F. Andrew Dixon • Sermon • • 60 views
A majority of people allow themselves to be bombarded with dreadful news all through the day, unaware of its adverse influence on them. All of us may have been familiar with score boards for games, but sadly today we have a score board on the number of people who are affected by the virus, and the number of deaths that happen daily. Like Rahab if we place our trust in the Lord, He is most certainly able to keep us safe and secure in the midst of all the calamities that surround us.
Introduction: Headlines about the Corona Virus. We may not be affected by the corona virus, but we have our own calamities. Sickness: our own or family members. Uncertainty: the stock market is dropping, we have a national election this year. Before this a top story is that climate change is going to…
The Book of Joel
Pastor Randy Bradley • Randy Bradley • Sermon • • 37 views • 23:26
When things go from bad to worse sometimes all we can do is cry out to God. We need to know that is enough. He is still God, He is still in Heaven. Even when crying out to God does not feel like enough, it is!
Matthew LaMaster • Sermon • • 36 views
Big Idea Tension: What does Moses do in the crisis of water and the attack of the Amalekites at Rephidim? Resolution: He appeals to God through prayer. Resolution: To pray. Exegetical Idea: In the crisis of water and the attack of the Amalekites at Rephidim, Moses appeals to God through prayer. Theological…
Habakkuk writes: Habakkuk 3:17–19 (ESV) Though the fig tree should not blossom, nor fruit be on the vines, the produce of the olive fail and the fields yield no food, the flock be cut off from the fold and there be no herd in the stalls, yet I will rejoice in the Lord ; I will take joy in the God of…