Sermons on Suffering

Sermons on Suffering

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…