God-Centered Suffering

Fiery trials make golden Christians.

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A sermon preached on 1 Peter 4:12-19.

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The Suffering Example of Stephen

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Called to the Contrary

Christian, may we all seek to think, act, and lay our confidence in the ways the Lord has revealed himself for us and that we might live our calling to the contrary.

A sermon preached on 01-03-18

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1 Peter 3:8-12.

Called to the Contrary

On Palm Sunday of 2017, Christians in Egypt were attacked during their church service by two bombings and another separate attack on a bus full of men, women, and children. 

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Suffering and the Son

The suffering of Jesus in the gospel was designed to save us from eternal suffering.

A sermon preached on 11-30-17

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Read 1 Peter 2:18-25.

 The Purpose of Suffering: God’s Glory

What is God’s purpose in suffering?  What does it do?  This is one of those questions that we may be able to grasp the answer for and intellectually understand it, but to actually see it or live it, is another thing.  In 2015, ISIS members were heavily attacking and threatening Christians spread all throughout the Middle East.

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