Traditional Service

Blessed Assurance
Step by Step
There is a Savior
Hide Away in the Love of Jesus (Choir)
He Hideth My Soul
His Strength is Perfect
All That I Need

Contemporary Service

Forever Reign
Beautiful Things
10,000 Reasons
Our God


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.

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Sermon Outline

  • 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

Andy Davis - May 4, 2014

Weeping While Waiting for Joy

More From "Suffering"

Weeping While Waiting for JoyMay 4, 2014Listen
God Has a Purpose in Our SufferingMay 11, 2014Listen
The Christian in the Middle of SufferingMay 18, 2014Listen
Suffering: Why Me?May 25, 2014Listen
How Can I Make It?Jun 1, 2014Listen
The Faces of SufferingJun 22, 2014Listen
Crying Out in SufferingJun 29, 2014Listen
Just Get Through It or Learn From ItJul 13, 2014Listen
Lord God AlmightyJul 20, 2014Listen
Suffering Because of ChristAug 3, 2014Listen

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Psalm 30:1-12

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.



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