Sermons on Suffering

Sermons on Suffering

Falsely Accused – Psalm 4

Sermon Outline   False Accusations are horrible to live through Prayer our only hope in adversity John Calvin’s teaching on Psalm 4 Answer Me/hear me when I call, O God is my righteousness (Ps 4:1) God’s previous deliverances (Ps 4:1b) Next the Psalmist turns his attention to his accusers (Ps 4:2-5) Next, the Psalmist warns the accusing crowds with 4 commands V.4…

Remember Jesus Christ (2Tim 2:8-13)

Sermon Outline   Nostalgia isn’t helpful The Gospel is our strength in Times of Need Biblical Remembering isn’t nostalgia (2Tim 2:8) Biblical Remembering is Centered on Jesus the Christ First, we must recognize that Jesus is the Christ (2Tim 2:8) Second, we must remember the death of Jesus (Is 53, 1Pet 1:19, 2Cor 5:21) Third, we must remember the resurrection. (Heb…

The Sacrifice of the Son (Genesis 22:1-18)

  Sermon Outline Abraham’s past and future with God (Gen 12:1, 22:2) After these things…(Gen 22:1) …God tested Abraham… (Gen 22:1) The Call to Sacrifice (Gen 22:2) Fast Obedience (Gen 22:3) The Sin Problem (Gen 22:13) All of us have sin experiences like this in our life Sacrifices were instituted for sin. Abraham wasn’t perfect either. The Christ Tie  Communion…

27 The Walk to Emmaus

  Sermon Outline   Mt 27-28, Mk 16, Lk 24, Jn 19-21 I.              Walking to Emmaus (Lk 24:13-14) II.             A Stranger joins the conversation (Lk 24:15-17) III.           The beginning of the instruction (Lk 24:25-27) a.    Jesus makes three very important statements after calling the brothers foolish.…

Psalm 55 Reasons for Lament

  Sermon Outline Introduction (Ps 55:0) God feels far away (Ps 55:1-2) Reasons for David’s suffering (Ps 55:3-5, 9-14, 20-21) First: Wicked bring Trouble and harbor a grudge (Ps 55:3, Gen 27:41, 50:4) Second: Fear of death (Ps 55:4-5, 2Sam 15) Third: Violent city full of oppression and fraud (Ps 55:9b-11) Fourth: Betrayed by a friend (Ps 55:12-14, 20-21) Not…

To whom will you turn? (2Kings 1)

Sermon Outline   We all face unpredictable futures and times of crisis. To who will you turn in the struggles of life? Ahaziah’s injury (2Ki 1:2) Who was Ahaziah? What happened to him? A Snapshot of his heart Ahaziah’s sin Rejected the God of Israel (2Ki 1:7-8, 1:3, 6, 16) Inquiring of a false god Ekron was a Philistine city on the southern shore of Israel and the…

Why, O Lord? (Lessons in Suffering)

Why, O Lord? (Lessons in Suffering) Ps 22:1-5, Romans 5:3-5, James 1:2-4   J. Todd Billings, Rejoicing in Lament The Bible is full of people asking God Why? And How long? A Difficult Pregnancy ( 25:22) When the pursuit of freedom brings more suffering (Ex 5:22-23) When food & water are lacking? (Num 11:11-12, 20:4) Joshua asks God why the nation was defeated in a…