Sermons on Suffering (Page 3)

One Book: Job

Job: The Power of Perspective Have you ever wondered why bad things happen to good people? Most of us have encountered or know others who have encountered seasons of struggle in life that tempted us to wonder, “Where is God in all of this?” Though we may not say it outwardly, inwardly we wonder, “How can a […]

One Book: Numbers

Numbers: The Dangers of Disbelief To some people, a book called “Numbers” might sound pretty boring. But in the Hebrew language, the book of Numbers in the Bible is actually called “In the Wilderness.” Why? Because it serves as a sort of travel log of the Israelites’ (39-year) journey from Mt. Sinai through the wilderness to the […]

Dear Church, Hang In There.

Revelation 2:8-11 Join Pastor Kyle Brenneman as we continue our journey through Revelation 2 & 3, the seven letters that Jesus wrote (through John) to seven churches of the late first century and to churches of today, by extension. Today’s stop: the church at Smyrna. We will see that Jesus commends this church for their perseverance through suffering and […]

What Color is Dis-Stress?

Philippians 1:12-18 Have you ever faced undesirable circumstances in your life and wondered what God was doing? At some point, all of us face trials or suffering — we live in a fallen world full of fallen people. In Philippians 1, we find the Apostle Paul facing undesirable circumstances in Rome—both from the government and from fellow […]

Anti-Venom

Acts 28:1-10 Anybody else terrified of snakes? Acts 28:1-10 records an encounter the apostle Paul had with a viper on the shore of Malta and how God used him to heal countless people on that island. Join Pastor Marc Goodwin as he gives us hope as followers of Jesus as we face pain, suffering, and death […]

Frustration or Fruitfulness?

Acts 25:1-12 Life doesn’t always pan out the way we think it should – the way we want it to. Often our hopes and plans are tripped up with unexpected and undesired delays and disappointments. There are those comparatively minor delays and disappointments that most of us have encountered along the way: the traffic jam […]