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Habakkuk's Doubts

Have you ever known anyone who was afflicted with doubt? What kind of person was it? Where did they come from?

PURPOSE: To help listeners appreciate that doubt arises when what we believe about God and know about life do not seem to match.

Have you ever known anyone who was afflicted with doubt? What kind of person was it? Where did they come from?

Faith--choosing God's Side Even In Difficult Times (part 2)

One of the important questions a thoughtful preacher has to answer in a sermon is "So what?" How does this work?

PURPOSE: To help listeners understand that living by faith means living in confidence in a specific word from God.

One of the important questions a thoughtful preacher has to answer in a sermon is "So what?" How does this work?

What It Means To Have A Faith That Stands Strong In Times Of Adversity (part 2)

Hebrews 11:4 tells about a man named Abel who lived in the ancient world as close to creation as you could get. His mother was Eve and his father was Adam. Hebrews 11:4 says

PURPOSE: To help listeners realize that faith isn't merely a confession of propositions but a fundamental stance in life.

Hebrews 11:4 tells about a man named Abel who lived in the ancient world as close to creation as you could get. His mother was Eve and his father was Adam. Hebrews 11:4 says of him, "By faith Abel offered to God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, through which he obtained witness that he was righteous, God testifying of his gifts; and through it he being dead still speaks."

How Faith Confronts Jealousy Head On

In the Genesis account of Cain and Abel, Cain's response to not being affirmed by God was to kill his brother whom God had accepted.

Why? Have you ever known someone who is eaten up with envy?

PURPOSE: To help listeners face envy and learn to overcome it.

In the Genesis account of Cain and Abel, Cain's response to not being affirmed by God was to kill his brother whom God had accepted.

The Life Of Faith And What Is Uncovered During Times Of Testing

During times of testing, our faith is revealed for what it truly is.

A Practical Look At Hardship

Often our faith is tested through the “daily-ness” of life. There is something about coming through adversity that makes us strong. Examine the value of a faith tested by trials.

Profound Guidance On Perservering Through Trials

All of us face trials in our lives. Today Haddon, Alice and Mart share some profound guidance on making it through those tough times.

Haddon Gives Solid Counsel Of Those Hanging On By Their Last Thread

There are days when the weight of the world seems to be placed solely on your shoulders. Days when there’s no relief in sight. And you wonder how you’ll ever take just one more step. Sound familiar?

Trying To Make Sense Of The Hardships You’re Facing?

Is anything too hard for God to do? The obvious answer is no, but if that’s the case, why doesn’t He use His power to heal all cancer, bring peace among nations, and protect us from pain and suffering? Let's tackle these difficult questions.

How To Look For God In The Midst Of Painful Trials

Just like gold is refined in a fire, our faith is refined through testing. Perhaps you’re going through a difficult time right now . . . a testing of your faith.

Going Through A Hard Time?

Whether it’s the death of a loved one, deep financial loss, or a wayward child, trials afflict us all at one time or another. God doesn’t remove the pain from difficult circumstances, but His grace does sustain us through them.

How God Uses True Stories To Communicate Deep Lessons On Life

A well-written story has us sitting on the edge of our seat. We connect with the main characters, are gripped by the trials they face, and sigh in relief when all ends well.

 

Let’s Examine What It Takes To Live A Life Of Faith

The Christian life isn’t a spectator sport . . . viewed from the grandstands. It’s an active life . . . played on the field of God’s choosing. But the game of life has a way of delivering joy in victory . . . and agony in defeat. Going through a tough situation right now?

Explore Some Of God's Promises That Can Help Us During Times Of Pain And Suffering

When you’re going through a tough time, are there particular Bible verses that come to your rescue? Promises from Scripture that carry you through the darkness?

 

The Christian Faith Is Based On One Central Truth

The central truth that is echoed throughout the Old and New Testaments in the Bible and the profound effect this common theme has on our faith and how we live our lives.