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WEEPING WHILE WAITING FOR JOY
Every Christian will face suffering at some point. How will you turn to Jesus in times of trouble?
This introductory sermon to the Suffering series gives us some background for what we’ll be working with for the next few weeks.
- Pain is real
- Do not pretend
- Do not minimize it
- Do not give up
- Where is God?
- He suffers with you
- He will not forsake you
- We is your hope
- Joy comes in the morning
1I will exalt you, Lord, for you lifted me out of the depths and did not let my enemies gloat over me.
2Lord my God, I called to you for help, and you healed me.
3You, Lord, brought me up from the realm of the dead; you spared me from going down to the pit.
4Sing the praises of the Lord, you his faithful people; praise his holy name.
5For his anger lasts only a moment, but his favor lasts a lifetime; weeping may stay for the night, but rejoicing comes in the morning.
6When I felt secure, I said, “I will never be shaken.”
7Lord, when you favored me, you made my royal mountain stand firm; but when you hid your face, I was dismayed.
8To you, Lord, I called; to the Lord I cried for mercy:
9“What is gained if I am silenced, if I go down to the pit? Will the dust praise you? Will it proclaim your faithfulness?
10Hear, Lord, and be merciful to me; Lord, be my help.”
11You turned my wailing into dancing; you removed my sackcloth and clothed me with joy,
12that my heart may sing your praises and not be silent. Lord my God, I will praise you forever.
Today a new sermon series begins @fbcbelton Pray for fruit!
— Matt Hollingsworth (@rmattholl) May 4, 2014