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Paul The Apostle: Greatly Used - Greatly Stressed (5 of 7)
Series: Beyond The Glory
Dr. Larry Osborne
Acts 9:1-31 and Romans 8:35-37
Paul: Spirituality Personified
Acts 7:59 - 8:3/ Acts 9:1-31/ Acts 13:9
Romans 8:28/ Philippians 4:13/ Galatians 5:22-23
BEYOND THE GLORY:
Bad Days and Dog Days
1 Corinthians 16:8-9/ Romans 7:15-25/ 2 Corinthians 7:5-7/ 2 Corinthians 12:7-10/ Acts 16:6-10
His open doors always came with many adversaries.
He struggled with temptation - and didn't always win.
He was stressed out and depressed - until good news came.
He struggled with pride - and paid a painful price to beat it.
He had a hard time figuring out what God wanted him to do.
The churches he planted were all messed up.
Beyond the Clichés
The Truth About A Great Walk With God
Romans 8:35-39/ Hebrews 10:35-37/ 2 Corinthians 4:17-18
1. Some days it's tough.
2. When it's tough, suck it up.
3. When you struggle - you don't have to fake it.
4. Remember, you'll get through it.
Food for Thought
(Questions and Scriptures for further study)
1. Two truths that helped Paul deal with all the difficulties he faced were
1) Christ's love for him; and 2) ...
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