Theology of Suffering

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The Value of Suffering

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Listen to this message. Scripture: Ephesians 5:25-27 1 Corinthians 1:9 Hebrews 4:14-16 2 Corinthians 4:7-18   Suffering prepares us to be the bride of Christ.  On our own, we are a messy and dirty bride.  Suffering is used by God to purify and transform us. Suffering allows us to comfort others who are suffering. Suffering […]

Suffering – Part 1

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Listen to this message.   Scripture: Deuteronomy 8:1-20   In this life, suffering will be part of your life.  While it always seems to be a surprise when it happens, it shouldn’t be a surprise that it happens. Some common words/ideas in Deuteronomy 8: Obey: Obedience is an integral part of our relationship with God. […]

A Man After God’s Own Heart… (pt. 3 of 3)

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Download the MP3. A Man After God’s Own Heart… A Theology of Suffering (pt. 3 of 3) Scripture for today’s sermon: Matthew 5:10-16, 6:25-34 Recap: •Suffering is an essential part of the Christian life. •Nothing Satan does is outside the rule of God. •Suffering allows us to know God more fully. •Suffering can awaken us […]

a man after God’s own heart… (pt. 2 of 3)

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Corinthians Acts Colossians Matthew Psalms Download the MP3. a man after God’s own heart… a theology of suffering (pt. 2 of 3) Scripture for today’s sermon: Mark 8:36 For the Christian, all suffering is suffering with Christ and for Christ •Doesn’t Satan cause us to suffer? Mark 8:36 Luke 13:16 1 Peter 5:8-9 1 Peter […]

a man after God’s own heart… (pt 1 of 3)

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Download the MP3. a man after God’s own heart… a theology of suffering (pt. 1 of 3) Scripture for today’s sermon: 1 Samuel David’s “Wonderful” Life! •Annointed king by Samuel (16:13) •Killed Goliath and saved Israel (17:49-51) •Fought successfully alongside King Saul (18:5-7) What happened to “Wonderful”? •Hated by King Saul (18:9) •Saul tries to […]