Sermons on Suffering

Sermons on Suffering

When Providence is Painful

Matthew 2:16-23 16 Then Herod, when he saw that he had been tricked by the wise men, became furious, and he sent and killed all the male children in Bethlehem and in all that region who were two years old or under, according to the time that he had ascertained from the wise men.17 Then was fulfilled what was spoken by the prophet Jeremiah: 18 “A voice was heard in Ramah,    weeping and loud lamentation,Rachel weeping for her children;    she refused to be comforted, because…

How to Survive in Spiritual Wilderness

A Psalm of David, when he was in the wilderness of Judah. Psalm 63  A Psalm of David, when he was in the wilderness of Judah 1 O God, you are my God; earnestly I seek you;    my soul thirsts for you;my flesh faints for you,    as in a dry and weary land where there is no water.2 So I have looked upon you in the sanctuary,    beholding your power and glory.3 Because your steadfast love is better than life,    my lips will praise you.4 So I will bless you as long as…

Pentecost Part 2: Sending, Suffering, and Sovereignty

Acts 9:15,16  15 But the Lord said to him, “Go, for he is a chosen instrument of mine to carry my name before the Gentiles and kings and the children of Israel. 16 For I will show him how much he must suffer for the sake of my name.”