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A Triumphant People in Troubled Times (12 of 12)
Series: Dynamic Truths For Difficult Times
I Peter 5:5-11
I want you to take God's Word and turn to I Peter 5:5 as we talk about "A Triumphant People In Troubled Times." A triumphant people in troubled times because we are living in troubled times. This past week the hearts of the business world almost stopped with the things that transpired on Wall Street. Living in difficult times economically, difficult times domestically, difficult times as far as foreign policy is concerned with all of the trouble in the Persian Gulf and all the things that are happening around our world. It is difficult sometimes to comprehend, as we sit in a beautiful worship center like this on Sunday morning in West Texas, that there are people wearing the uniform of our country that are defending our honor and defending our freedom. And we need to be grateful for that and pray for those who are defending us and those who are standing for us in other places in the world.
These are troubled times for some of you, there is trouble in your marriage, trouble in your job, difficulty in your home, trouble in your own personal life, but God says we can be triumphant people in troubled times. Peter wrote to a people who were going through troubled times and look at what he said in this passage.
1 Peter 5:5-11 "Likewise, ye younger, submit yourselves unto the elder. Yea, all of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility: for God resisteth the proud, and giveth grace to the humble. Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time: casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you. Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour: whom resist stedfast in the faith, knowing that the same afflictions are accomplished in your brethren that are in the world. But the God of all grace, who h ...
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