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Sermons on Trials

“God Is the Eternal King” Psalm 10:1-18

An Expositional Sermon Psalm 10:1-18 “God Is the Eternal King” Theme/Big Idea: God won’t let suffering and injustice last forever. Aim/Appropriation/Application: Go to God with your difficulties, and put your hope in His eternal rule when trials come. Outline: (1) God’s People Take Their Questions to God (Psalm 10:1) (2) God’s People Take Their Complaints to God (Psalm 10:2-11)…

“God Is Our Trust” Psalm 4:1-8

An Expositional Sermon Psalm 4:1-8 “God Is Our Trust” Theme/Big Idea: The joy and peace of God’s people is rooted in God, not their circumstances. Aim/Appropriation/Application: Have God as the only source of your joy and peace in the face of the temptation to believe that these things come from men. Outline: (1) God Is the Source…

“Continue in the Bible” 2 Timothy 3:10-15

An Expositional Sermon 2 Timothy 3:10-15 “Continue in the Bible” Theme/Big Idea: The gospel is sufficient for the past, present and future. Aim/Appropriation/Application: Pray that God would strengthen us to know this trustworthy guide of the sacred writings that are able to make us wise unto salvation. Outline: Introduction: The Difficulty of Stagecoach Travel In Iowa in the 1800’s 1.…

“Discipleship – God Disciples Us” Mark 3:13-14

A Topical Sermon “Discipleship – God Disciples Us” Outline: (1) How Did We Get to Where We Are? 1. God made us to know and be with Him, but we fell in sin and deserve His wrath 2. God calls and atonement must be made; God’s wrath must be propitiated 3. God became incarnate so that…

“A More Powerful Kingdom” Daniel 1:1-12:13 (Overview)

An Expositional Sermon Daniel 1:1-12:13 Old Testament Overview Sermon “A More Powerful Kingdom” Big Idea/Theme: God’s kingdom is a more powerful kingdom than the kingdoms of this world. Application/Aim: Repent and believe in the Son of Man, and in the face of the raging of the nations that we see in this fallen world, don’t lose hope…

“What Is Man?” Daniel 6:1-28

Theme: Man is a reflection, under authority, powerless, and made to worship God.
Aim: Trust in the only God who is able to save us from the trials in this world and His eternal wrath that we deserve for our sin.
What is man?
(1) Man Is A Reflection (Daniel 6:1-9)
(2) Man Is Under Authority (Daniel 6:10-15)
(3) Man Is Powerless (Daniel 6:16-23)
(4) Man Is Made to Worship God (Daniel 6:24-28)

“Saved from Fire” Daniel 3:8-30

Theme: Only God can save us from fire.
Aim: Put your hope in Christ alone for salvation from the threats of this world, but also in the face of God’s eternal wrath.
(1) Ratted Out & Facing Rage (Daniel 3:8-15)
(2) Response: Faith (Daniel 3:16-18)
(3) God Saves (Daniel 3:19-25)
(4) There is No Other God (Daniel 3:26-30)

“God’s People Go to Egypt” Genesis 42:1-50:26

Theme: The book of beginnings comes to an end, but God’s promise remains forever.
Aim: Know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose. Remind yourself of this promise when trials come.
(1) Spiritual Famine (Genesis 42:1-29)
(2) Testing & Reconciliation (Genesis 43:1-45:28)
(3) God Does Not Forget His Promise (Genesis 46:1-47:31)
(4) Looking for God’s Promises (Genesis 48:1-49:33)
(5) Forgiveness & All Things for Good (Genesis 50:1-26)

“Suffering, God’s Kindness & Hope” Ruth 1:1-22

Theme: In the midst of sin and suffering, God is kind in His providence to draw His people to Himself with good news.
Aim: Trust in the good news of God’s provision of salvation through the living water and bread of life, Jesus Christ
(1) Suffering (Ruth 1:1-5)
(2) God’s Providential Kindness (Ruth 1:6-18)
(3) Hope (Ruth 1:19-22)