Sermons on Suffering
Luke 1:46-56 — Mary’s “Magnificat” finds God’s faithfulness as a source of joy in the midst of the burdens of this world.
Joel 2:18-27; Acts 3:18-21 — Bring your sorrow and turn freshly to The Lord, who will restore the years that the locusts have taken.
Joel 2:1-17; Matthew 4:8-10 — We continue to face struggles and sin; lament, repentance, and worship lead us to HOPE!
Joel 1:13-20; Matthew 4:5-7 — We lament suffering and loss and consider how we might repent to renew our trust in the Lord.
John 18-19 — The betrayal, arrest, mocking, beating, and crucifixion of Jesus was not failure on his part, but faithfulness and the working out of God’s redemptive plan.
Jeremiah 29:5-6 — Even in great loss and upheaval God has not turned away, but still calls and purposes humanity for worship and service.
Jeremiah 29:1-4 — Though we may have experienced loss, God has not turned away from us, but comes to us with purpose.
Psalm 77 – How long, O Lord? Psalm 116 – We love the Lord because He inclines His ear to us.
Psalm 33 — A Hebrew song equips us for hope in the Lord.
Psalm 33 – Worship helps the struggler perceive and experience God’s help and hope.