For a Christian, is church OPTIONAL? In other words, do you really NEED the church? Why or why not? Spoiler alert: you do need the church. According to Scripture, the church is not optional, but essential. Click to learn why.
Category Archives: Depression
Your suffering is NOT forever. There are BETTER DAYS ahead. How do we know? Well consider God’s servant, Job. Yes, Job cried a lot of tears. Yes, Job hurt. But in time, all those tears and pains were wiped away. Join us for the final encouraging chapter in our short study of Job.
Job was HURTING and CONFUSED. He asked God a lot of questions – and that was OK. But what’s NOT OK is questioning God’s wisdom, as if God is doing the wrong thing. Well, in Job 28, God responded to Job. Click to learn more.
Friends should COMFORT us, right? Friends should ENCOURAGE us! But what happens when our friends accuse us or make us feel worse? In Job 3, that’s just what Job’s friends did. They made him feel worse. Join us for this sermon as we consider Job’s response.
WHY did something terrible happen to you? WHY are you hurting? WHY is life going the way it is going, if a GOOD GOD is in charge? These are timeless questions – in fact, they were the very questions that Job asked centuries ago. But are there answers? Click to be encouraged.
Job was GOOD. Job was RIGHTEOUS. And yet, Job suffered HORRIBLY. What is the Book of Job all about? Why did God permit this godly man to go through so many trials? And what does this mean for us? Click to learn more in this intro to our new series.
HOW LONG, O LORD? That was the cry of the prophets. That was the cry of the apostles. That was the cry of the martyrs. How long? When we see injustice or suffering, it offends our sense of right and wrong. And so we wonder WHEN IT WILL END. Click to learn more.
Have you ever been angry with God?
In Jonah 4, the prophet was angry at God. He couldn’t believe what God had done. It didn’t seem good or fair. And he insisted that his own anger was right and appropriate! Click to hear God’s gracious response.
Alone. Scared. Anxious. Is that you? Have you felt that way?
No one has ever felt as alone as Jonah – sitting by himself in the belly of the beast. But the prophet wasn’t really alone, and this wasn’t the end of the line. Click to listen and be encouraged.
Are you depressed? Are you beaten down? Do you wonder where God is in the middle of your hurts? Then here’s some encouragement: God is near, and He cares.
In Psalm 139, we see that although we travel through some dark valleys, we’re never alone. God is with us and has ordained good on our horizon. Click for more.