The Goodness of God
by Mark Baker
Ask any Christian if they believe that God is good and they would certainly say, well of course. But believing that He is good is not the only requirement in pleasing Him. The Word we just read goes on to say, we must also believe that He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him. This sounds like an admonishment to me....
The Goodness And Severity Of God
by Jesse Hendley
Anyone who understands the Book of Romans will certainly understand the Bible. Anyone who does not will certainly go amiss on God's Plan. We learn the great truth of GOD'S RIGHTEOUSNESS. We learn that the person who puts his faith in Christ has his sin question settled, and that there is no condemnation...
Ruth - The Study of God's Goodness
by Zach Terry
The word ''husband'' is of Anglo-Saxon origin and means ''band of the house'' or ''house band.'' He is intended to be one who holds things together. But, a simple observing of the recent media outlets would seem to tell you that we aren't doing a very good job. It seems like every time you turn on the television you are...
God's Goodness Is For Me (1 of 3)
by Frank Damazio
I believe this series will touch every person's heart and bring encouragement and strength. This I know: God is for me! This truth is immovable. It is who God is and how God feels about you. Other people may forget you, ignore you, even work against you; but God is for you! If God has a calendar, your birthday is circled...
The Fury of God's Goodness (1 of 3)
by Kerry Shook
So Joseph comes walking up. He's oblivious to the fact his brothers have been plotting to kill him. He's completely blindsided by their betrayal. Have you ever been blindsided by betrayal? Someone you trusted. A close friend...
Trusting God's Goodness When Life Is Bad
by Fenton Moorhead
And so as we live our lives, we can get caught up in this, and we then become more and more concerned about the things that are not great, and we miss the opportunities that God has for us. It's easy to trust God when life is the good life, when there is clear sailing, when the fish are biting, when the stock market is soaring...
God's Greatest Proof Of His Goodness: Salvation
by Johnny Hunt
The subject before us is so wonderfully contextualized in that it magnifies the fact that God does not tempt with evil, directly or indirectly, but gives good and perfect gifts. The gift of salvation is indeed the proof of God's goodness...
Triumph Over Trouble (11 of 20)
by Stan Coffey
I spoke Sunday morning on the Greatest Promise in the Bible which is Romans 8:1 that "There is no condemnation to them that are in Christ Jesus." What a wonderful promise it is to know that those who are in Christ Jesus will never be condemned and will never be brought before God to be judged and that God from this moment holds...
God Is Good All the Time! (4 of 8)
by Roger Thomas
Why do bad things happen to good people? Philosophers have debated that question for centuries. But it's not the big philosophical problems that trouble most of us. It's the ones closer to home. It's like what they say about surgery. Do you know the difference between major surgery and minor surgery?...
Experiencing God in Suffering
by Joe Alain
God uses a variety of spiritual disciplines and experiences to grow us spiritually. One way that we grow spiritually and become conformed into the likeness of Christ is as we read, study, and apply God's Word. Another very powerful way that we mature in Christ is through our experiences of suffering...
How God Redeems Our Suffering (4 of 4)
by Steve Jones
What do I mean by the word ''redeem'' in the title of this message? Redeem can be take in one of two ways. First, ''to buy back'' as when you redeem a coupon at the store the store is buying it back from you. Or you redeem something at the pawn shop - you're buying it back. The second...
Does Everything Happen For A Reason? (1 of 5)
by Larry Osborne
WHEN BAD STUFF HAPPENS: - The Good News: Everything happens for a reason. - The Bad News: It's not always the reason we hoped for! ALWAYS READ THE LARGE PRINT! Romans 8:28/ John 14:15/ Romans 1:6-7; 1 Timothy 6:12-14 and 2 Timothy 1:9 - The Promise: It says, "In all things God works for good" - NOT "all things are good!"
From Pain to Purpose (3 of 3)
by Kerry Shook
‘‘Moreover we know that to those who love God, who are called according
to His plan, everything that happens fits into a pattern for good.’’
Romans 8:28 (Ph) 1. RELEASE MY RESENTMENT ‘‘Jesus said, ‘Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing.’’’ Luke 23:34 (NIV)
Peace In The Midst Of Perplexity
by Donald Cantrell
I - The Encouraging Reassurance (we know) ''Confidence of my perplexity'' A) Timely Truths of this Text - His Promise B) Triumphant Testers of this Text - His Participants C) Tender Targets of this Text - His People II - The Expansive Realm (all things) ''Confinement of my Perplexity'' A) The Deepest Depth of Despair
His Sovereignty...Our Security (25 of 42)
by Rick Ferguson
Introduction: I want to begin today's message by putting a word picture in your minds... "Hotdogs!"... (Get it?) Let's do even better than that... "Ballpark Hotdogs!" - Can you see one in your mind? - Can you kind of taste one in your mouth? (We're kind of like Pavlov's dogs. If you have the picture in your minds, you'll start salivating.)
God Works All Things Together For Good
by Adrian Rogers
Romans has been called the constitution of Christianity. And every chapter in that wonderful book of Romans is a power-packed chapter. But there's no chapter in that book like the 8th chapter of Romans. I want you to turn to Romans chapter 8 and look with me tonight "at a familiar verse, but one that our hearts can rejoice
God Is For Us (26 of 49)
by Jerry Watts
Don Moen is a name which is well known among modern day musicians. He has written some of the most beloved and sung songs of our time. As a writer/producer/publisher, he and the team at Integrity Music developed and released Worship projects for choirs. One of those was entitled, "God for Us". Did you realize that
How to Face Life's Problems (2 of 2)
by Ernest Easley
Now with your Bible open to Romans 8 … we're picking up where we left off last time together learning how to face life's problems .. and not only how to face life's problems .. but how to face life's problems positively!
Did you know that you can face life's problems positively? Well … you can and that's what Paul's talking about
"Groans" and "All Things for Good?" and "Be Like Christ" (21 of 47)
by Chris Walls
I. The Groans of the Creation (v.19-21) A. Its expectation 1. The Lord's return Jesus told us we should always be eagerly expecting His return 2. The Manifestations of the Sons of God. The resurrection of the believers body. B. The Groaning Groaning because creation is no the way it should be Why? Because of sin and suffering
God's Answer to the Christian's Why (11 of 26)
by Zach Terry
OPENING ILLUSTRATION: Being a Father means knowing more, caring more and having to say from time to time - just trust me. I remember when I first became a dad. I had the bright idea that I was going to do a few things different than my dad did. I was going to create the perfect family environment to where it was always ok to ask