Tag: suffering

A Normal Christian Life

In recognition of the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church, this sermon was given based on 2 Timothy 3:12, “All who desire to live godly in Christ Jesus will suffer persecution.” The message emphasizes the fact that suffering for the name of Christ was a normal expectation for first century Christians and for…

He’s Been There, Done That

This sermon is based on Hebrews 12:2-3 and explores the reasons why Christians are urged to keep their focus on Jesus while going through life. We receive encouragement by remembering three main things about Jesus: what He went through, who He is, and He is always with us. To read excerpts of this sermon, click…

Afflictions of the Righteous

This sermon concerns the topic of suffering and why it is experienced by righteous and godly people. It addresses the “myth” that is sometimes expressed implying that godly people should not experience tragedy, adversity or suffering. To read excerpts of this sermon, click here.