Sermons on Encouragement in Trials (Page 6)
Encouragement in Trials (self-explanatory)
“Weights and the World” Weights are not necessarily sins. 12 Therefore we also, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which so easily ensnares us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us,— Heb. 12:1
Realize that all people are valuable and lovable in God’s eyes, even with all their faults, and that He wants you to live at peace with everyone as much as possible.
Satan is a brilliant, deceitful adversary. Satan opposed the prophets of old. Satan even was able to limit some works of the apostles.
If Good, Why the Punishment? Audio Only
Presumptuous – “over-stepping proper bounds; taking liberties” (Webster) Practically speaking: “I know what God said, but I think, I believe, I feel, I want, I will…”
God gave humankind free will to choose between good and evil. God also requires that we say “No” to some things.
We live in the most prosperous nation in the history of the planet, and yet we are a lonely people living in isolation in a crowd. Even in this era of social media, loneliness is one of American’s most commonly reported anxieties.