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: Healing
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 asked God for a “sign?” Sometimes life gets cloudy, and we want God to show us a sign. Perhaps we want Him to demonstrate His presence (or His plan) to us. How does God respond? Click to learn more in this sermon from Matthew 12.
Jesus was crucified between two thieves. And at first, both MOCKED Him. Then one stopped mocking.
“Lord, remember me when you come into your kingdom,” this thief said. And Christ’s response was, “truly, this day, you will be with Me in paradise.” Click to be encouraged about the future that awaits after death.
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.