Sermons on Suffering
Learn from the Psalmist how to fight for hope.
God has a purpose for every obstacle and every frustration and every pain and every affliction that comes into our lives.
All affliction is designed to make us worthy of the kingdom of God.
You will not be asked to live tomorrow on today's strength. The mercy to carry you through this hour is given in this hour.
Knowing that God's discipline is for our good helps us press on in faith.
The Great King keeps his finest wine in the cellar of affliction.
Jesus, the Son of God, is alive today, and stands ready to serve you as your advocate with God the Father.
Let your light so shine before lost and needy people outside the camp, not just in the ease and comfort of your church and your home.
Authenticity and depth in worship characterize those who suffer with Christ by bearing the burdens of others.
The Great Commission will not be completed without suffering.
God is not an ER doctor who only repairs our hurts; he is a master surgeon who plans our hurts in order that he might do us greater good.
Afflictions do not merely precede glory; they help produce the glory.
We come to know Christ better when we share his sufferings.
The preciousness of spiritual power is that it is finally in God's control, not ours.
Both thieves wanted to be saved from death. But O how differently they sought their salvation.
The suffering love of Christ for sinners is seen in the suffering love of his people for sinners.