It is foolish to enter a situation unprepared. Many engage in the spiritual equivalent of trekking into the desert without adequate supplies. Paul wakes Timothy to the truth of his surroundings, instructing him to remember the calendar and prepare for difficulty.
Ever face a decision with no seemingly good outcomes? David’s life teaches us to face difficulty wisely. Notice the steps he takes to proceed. NOTE: Due to technical difficulties, the embedded video ends abruptly. The audio contains the full sermon.
Our series in 1 Thessalonians continues. Life is often lived by taking the materials one is given and making the best of it. When difficulty or unexpected events arise, what happens to your life? Can you survive? These are the events that challenge our core beliefs. Should they change? Can they withstand trials? Paul reminds […]
We all like to think about the future but we all need to live in the present! Often the present gives us what we call a “reality check” that can be quite harsh. We look at a reality check given to the followers of Jesus as they thought about the great future ahead of them. […]
Missionary Jim Wright, serving with Baptist World Misisons, speaks today on the reasons for trials and difficulties in the Christian life. As we look at life from God’s perspective, we find that He is wise, loving, and merciful – even in difficult times. After the sermon, a field report video can be viewed.
Memory is a wonderful thing. It can be jogged and triggered and even shared. But even when we share an experience we may not have the same memory of it. The psalmist tells us there are several important items to remember when we think about our experiences. Discover those items with us this morning!
Difficult days and trying situations are often referred to as “being in the valley.” Valleys can be beautiful places. In today’s message we look at three different types of valleys and find just how beautiful these in between spaces really are!
Churches have disagreed and divided over serious issues, as well as over issues that seemed serious but were trivial. What happens when we disagree? How do we determine what matters? Paul discusses this with the Roman church, and we get to listen in on the conversation!
Paul turns his discussion from the realm of theory and possibility into the bright light of reality. As he describes what the Romans now have, please notice that all who have walked the Pathway of Hope have exactly the same possessions!