Sermons on Adversity

Growing in Endurance

Series: Make Every Effort (2 Peter) — Week 9. Text: 2 Peter 1:5-7. Discover 18 ways not to respond to adversity… The meaning of endurance… 6 ways you need to endure… 5 ways to cultivate endurance… And much more! Resources: Discussion Guide Sermon Manuscript

What to Expect When You Give Your Life to Christ — Part 2

Last Sunday we learned that unmet expectations lead to disappointment, and then to conflict. This is true for your relationships with people, and it is true for your relationship with God. If you expect what God has not promised, then you will be disappointed and rebel against God when He lets you down. In this sermon we conclude this two-part study on five things that we can expect from the Christian life. Resources: Sermon Manuscript Worship Guide

What to Expect When You Give Your Life to Christ — Part 1

Unmet expectations lead to disappointment, and then to conflict. This is true for your relationships with people, and it is true for your relationship with God. If you expect what God has not promised, then you will be disappointed and rebel against God when He lets you down. Over the next two weeks we’re going to look at 5 things you can expect when you give your life to Christ. Worship Guide Sermon Manuscript

The Truth About Trials

When you understand what the Bible says about trials, then you will look at problems in an entirely different way. Resources: Worship Guide Sermon Manuscript Discussion Guide

Helping the Persecuted

It’s hard to believe, but we are living in a time when helping the persecuted isn’t merely about sending our money overseas.  Christians are now facing persecution in our own country.  What should we do when someone in our church faces persecution?  How should we react?  This sermon will provide the insight and inspiration we need to prepare ourselves for what seems like the inevitable.
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