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God's Glory in Our Suffering, Part 4 of 4 (Nothing Else...09/10/14
The trials of Job would make many of us give up. Ten of his children were killed and his wife said "curse God and die." But Job persisted until he could say to God, "I had heard of You, but now my eyes have seen you."
God's Glory in Our Suffering, Part 3 of 4 (Nothing Else Matters)
Believers know that God has a purpose in their suffering, a purpose we cannot fathom while in the deep valley. We must realize that the ultimate good of God's glory far outweighs the pain we encounter along the way.
God's Glory in Our Suffering, Part 2 of 4 (Nothing Else Matters)
Suffering teaches lessons that an easy life can never teach. Job's terrible trials brought him face to face with God. Today we take a look at the life of the Apostle Paul, a man with a God-given thorn in the flesh.
God's Glory in Our Suffering, Part 1 of 4 (Nothing Else Matters)
Sooner or later, we all experience suffering. But believers have the promise that suffering for the sake of Jesus will be rewarded. Nothing else matters but the glory of God, especially when we are in pain.
God's Glory in Our Sexuality, Part 4 of 4 (Nothing Else Matters)
Corinth was a moral cesspool, its pagan temple filled with prostitutes. The church there was plagued with sexual sins, including incest. As a result, we have very clear teaching on how a Christian should live sexually so as to glorify God.
God's Glory in Our Sexuality, Part 3 of 4 (Nothing Else Matters)
One way for believers to handle the temptation of sex outside of marriage is to realize that God sees all. God Himself is a witness to all that believers do since they are indwelt by the Holy Spirit.
God's Glory in Our Sexuality, Part 2 of 4 (Nothing Else Matters)
Sex creates very deep bonds between people. It joins them metaphysically, whether married or not. For believers, that joining affects their relationships with Christ.
God's Glory in Our Sexuality, Part 1 of 4 (Nothing Else Matters)
First Corinthians was written to a church with serious moral issues. Today we will go there to see our sexuality through the prism of the glory of God.
God's Glory in Our Lifestyle, Part 4 of 4 (Nothing Else Matters)
Accepting a job beneath your qualifications is humbling. At some point, any job beats no job. With God's glory as your focus, we can let Him orchestrate your promotions as well as demotions.
God's Glory in Our Lifestyle, Part 3 of 4 (Nothing Else Matters)
The money you make at your job will come and go. But the imprint you leave on your co-workers will last far beyond your lifetime. We must make the glory of God our focus for all of life.
God's Glory in Our Lifestyle, Part 2 of 4 (Nothing Else Matters)
Work gives life a sense of direction and allows us to provide for our families. Work is one part of life needing an objective toward which to move. Today we will discuss five principles on how the glory of God can help us make sense of every area of...
God's Glory in Our Lifestyle, Part 1 of 4 (Nothing Else Matters)
With unemployment rising, many take jobs beneath their skill levels. As we learn to do with less, the American lifestyle is becoming an endangered species. When we focus on the glory of God it helps us weather economic storms.
God's Glory in Our Witness, Part 4 of 4 (Nothing Else Matters)
Paul likens believers to clay pots that contain a treasure; that treasure is the glory of God. That treasure gives us the strength to endure tough times, and even suffering for the gospel.
God's Glory in Our Witness, Part 3 of 4 (Nothing Else Matters)
"The light of the gospel of the glory of Christ" - that's what Paul says the devil blinds people from seeing. This message discusses more on why God's glory in redemption is indeed "Amazing Grace."
God's Glory in Our Witness, Part 2 of 4 (Nothing Else Matters)
In the ages past, God designed a plan of redemption for a mankind He knew would rebel against Him. That intricate plan was worked out over thousands of years, culminating in the sacrifice of Jesus on a Roman cross.
God's Glory in Our Witness, Part 1 of 4 (Nothing Else Matters)
God desires and deserves our adoration. This desire is at the core of God's plan of redemption which He designed long ago. Bringing many sons and daughters to glory was His intention, even though He knew mankind would fall in the Garden of Eden.
God's Glory in Our Church, Part 3 of 3 (Nothing Else Matters)
The presence of God can be very strong in a local church. The Holy Spirit can move mightily in a gathering of God's people, and that is why believers should not forsake the assembling of themselves together.
God's Glory in Our Church, Part 2 of 3 (Nothing Else Matters)
With Jesus as its cornerstone, the church has a rock-solid foundation. As believers, we are part of that building, since we are called "living stones" by the Apostle Peter. This message will describe our part in that divine structure.
God's Glory in Our Church, Part 1 of 3 (Nothing Else Matters)
Believers attend church to meet God and to glorify Him. We gather to express to God His worth to us. That's what the word "worship" is all about.
God's Glory in Our Worship, Part 4 of 4 (Nothing Else Matters)
Believers running the race of life need a sharp focus on that race. Having that focus clears out a lot of life's cobwebs. If our objective is the glory of God, our daily decisions get easier, our time is better used, and our joy is greatly increased.
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