It Gets Worse Before It Gets Better, Ex 5:9

It Gets Worse Before It Gets Better Ex 5:9 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO When Moses and Aaron approached Pharaoh about letting Israel go, the Jews were undoubtedly excited about the prospect of getting out from under their bondage. They were happy God heard their cry, Ex 2:23-25.  They worshipped God when...

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Let Them Rejoice, Ps 5:11

VIDEO RECORDING OF THIS SERMON AUDIO RECORDING OF THIS SERMON In Ps 5:11, David wrote, “But let all those that put their trust in thee rejoice: let them ever shout for joy, because thou defendest them: let them also that love thy name be joyful in thee.”   This Psalm...

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When Your Spirit is Overwhelmed, Ps 142:1-7

In Ps 142:3, David wrote, “my spirit was overwhelmed within me.”  In Ps 142:6, he said, “I am brought very low.”  A fair number of good people whom I know are overwhelmed right now.  There seems to be an oppressive spirit attempting to discourage and defeat good men and women. ...

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Benefits of Life’s Difficulties, Ps 18:1-6

Have you ever noticed that when most people encounter something challenging they fold?  We are a generation of moral and spiritual weaklings. Trouble usually elicits complaints from us.  People whine and fuss when things are tough.  Life’s difficulties don’t go away just because you don’t like them.  What we need...

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Reaction to Trials, Ps 18:6

Reaction to Trials Ps. 18:6 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO When you go through trouble, your reaction to trials should follow a Biblical pattern.  Otherwise, it is way too easy to get in the flesh and really mess up.  So, pattern your reaction to trials after the following: Cry out to God...

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The Lord and Our Heart, Prov 21:2

The Lord: Ponders our heart Prov 21:2 – Ponder is to view with deliberation.  “Every way of a man is right in his own eyes.”  A man looks at his way and says, “I’m doing the right thing.”  Yet the Lord doesn’t look at what he’s doing but why he’s...

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The Lord Trieth The Righteous, Ps 11:5

According to Ps 11:5, “the Lord trieth the righteous.  To try is to put to test or trial; to prove.   When you go through something difficult in your life that puts you to the test, it’s helpful to remember that it isn’t necessarily something that an enemy is doing...

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Written to Strangers, 1 Pet 1:1-9

Peter wrote to “strangers” in Asia.  Paul couldn’t go there [Acts 16:6-7] but Peter did.  Some of these people might have heard Peter preach in Acts 2.  See Acts 2:9. He calls them “strangers” because when we get saved, we are “a peculiar people,” [1 Pet 2:9], “which were not...

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Man is Born Unto Trouble Job 5:7

Man is Born Unto Trouble Job 5:7 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Job 5:7 says that man is born unto trouble as the sparks fly upward.  You are not getting through this life without trouble.  And the sooner you realize this, the better.  Man is born unto trouble.  Man has trouble with:...

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Your Faith Groweth Exceedingly II Thess. 1:3

Your Faith Groweth Exceedingly II Thess. 1:3 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Your faith, from the time you are saved until the time you die, should grow.  In this text, the faith of the Thessalonians grew exceedingly.  How does faith grow exceedingly? It starts with faith in Christ – 2 Tim 3:15;...

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