Sermons on Suffering (Page 4)

When Good Intentions Go South

Acts 21:15-36 Have you ever made the hard decision to do the right thing, only to have the results “go south”? You’re faced with a decision: you could do what you would actually prefer, maybe what would be easiest for you personally. Or, you could sacrifice your personal preferences, your time, your resources (or whatever) […]

Jesus Breaks In

Acts 9:32-43 Is it okay for a Christian to be a pessimist, to “expect misfortune or the worst outcome in any circumstance”? (Webster’s unabridged dictionary). Where does pessimism come from, anyway? We could easily assume that a person becomes a pessimist because bad things have repeatedly happened to him or her. But there are plenty […]