Nathan Sehi • Sermon • • 79 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.
The Bible Doesn't Say That
Rev. Buford Edwards II • Sermon • • 40 views
The idea that God will not give us more than WE can hadle is a lie. It leads us to think that we are self-reliant. God gives us more than we can handle on our own, but through Him we can do all things and handle anything!
Standing Firm & Staying Faithful In God's Sovereignty -- An Exposition of Daniel
Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego display a stalwart faith that stood the test and they remained faithful by trusting God would do what He knew was best.
The Power of Vision
Francis Foulkes: “The duties of the pastor (literally ‘shepherd’) are to feed the flock with spiritual food and to see that they are protected from spiritual danger.” When I became the pastor of our church (1, 664 days ago), one of the most important goals in my life was to prayerfully identify God’s…
Fred Ayers • Sermon • • 25 views
Believers ought to expect to suffer as an inevitable part of their calling. To believe is not to evade suffering; it is to face it with new confidence and hope. Rightly approached, suffering develops the character of believers, equips them for more effective service, draws believers closer to Jesus Christ and prepares them for eternal life.