Ruth 1 Outline

Advent Week 1 – My Redeemer Lives: A Painful Providence – 12-3-17 INTRO: Holiday season is often a time of…. Pain / Suffering / Grief / Loneliness PROVIDENCE: “To provide” – God directs all things toward His purpose—God is preserving and governing all things RUTH - MY REDEEMER LIVES Advent – the Coming of Jesus… … Continue reading Ruth 1 Outline

Privilege to Suffer

Suffering is never on our to-do list. We don’t leave our homes in the morning saying, “I really hope I suffer today.” We are not looking for opportunities to suffer. We run from suffering and when we undergo suffering, it is painful and we usually appreciate when it ends. Paul writes of the privilege of … Continue reading Privilege to Suffer

Very Glad

Suffering is not fun, hence the reason it is called suffering. Suffering is when you are undergoing pain or hardship. It’s surely not fun. But Peter tells us to “be very glad.” Throughout the Bible we read that we should rejoice in our suffering. When we are insulted because of the name of Jesus, we … Continue reading Very Glad