Sermons on Trials & Testings
The Temptation of Christ: Waging the War
Luke 4:1-13 Sunday Service / Jesus waged war against the Devil, resisting temptation by trusting in the Word of God and establishing His credentials as the Messiah, the faithful Israelite, the second Adam.
James 1:12-16 Sunday Service / God allows trials in our lives to test our faith for endurance. Those same trials that God means to prove our faith can also be used as a temptation to sin. James provides a way of escape from allowing trials to take us captive to temptation and sin.
Who Is God in the Midst of My Trial?
Psalm 28 Midweek Service / Help from Psalm 28 in the midst of trials. God allows trials to draw us closer to him, to sanctify us, and for His glory.
Keep Them from the Evil, Part 1
John 17:14-16 Sunday Service / Since Jesus passionately prays for our protection, we ought to take seriously our need for protection until we reach glory as we travel on our dangerous journey through this world.
The Doctrine of Complaining
Gospel Progress: In Spite of Pressure
Philippians 1:12-14 Sunday Service / The gospel will progress no matter what, even in the midst of hard circumstances.
Common To Man: Encouragement Not To Yield To Temptation
1 Cor 10:13 Midweek Service / Knowing that implications of temptation being common to man gives encouragement to fight temptation.
The Final Exam
Genesis 44 Midweek Service
The Purpose of Life’s Trials for Believers
James 1:2-12, the purpose of trials
A Struggle With God
A devotional on the 73rd Psalm
From Pit to Prince
Genesis 41 Midweek Service