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What To Do When Life Caves In (6 of 13)
Series: When We Ask What?
Dr. Stan Coffey
I. Fear Makes Us Skeptical
Ii. Fear Makes Us Selfish
Iii. Fear Makes Us Stubborn
Iv. Fear Makes Us Short-Sighted
We want to pause to acknowledge you as our God, not only our creator but our savior. We thank you Father that we can come to you today in the name of Jesus and come into your very throne room and come into your very presence and Lord we do lift up our petitions to you. We ask for healing for Dorothy and we pray for others who are ill and Lord those that we may not know about but together we join our faith and lift up our common requests to you this morning. We ask Lord that you would encourage the hearts of our people through the lesson today. Father may it encourage us to be strong in our faith and firm in our faith and to stand on the foundation of your word. Lord we will give you the praise for we ask it in Jesus' precious name. Amen.
Alright today we are going to ask the question, "What to do when life caves in?" I want you to turn to Exodus Chapter 14. In Exodus Chapter 14 you have one of the most famous stories in the Bible and that story is the story of Moses and the children of Israel as they come to the Red Sea.
They thought they had it made, they thought that everything was before them, a bright future, and you remember just when they thought they had it made, it all caved in on them. All their hope, all their dreams, all their aspirations and their plans for a promised land seemed to go down in nothing because if they looked about them the impossible circumstances and their dreams have caved in.
Now all of us know what it is when our dreams and our life seems to cave in. Sometimes all at the same time, our plans go wrong, our health goes wrong, our hopes go wrong, and we seem to have difficulty. It is sort of like when the light bulbs begin to go out in the house; it just seems all of them begin to g ...
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