Jeff Maness – June 27th, 2021 What most of us want in our suffering is resolution. We want answers, healing, restoration, or removal of our problem. But while we want resolution, what we really need is to release some things in order to continue seeking God.
Sermon Tag: pain
When God Disappears Week 1: Remember
Jeff Maness – June 6th, 2021 It’s easy for us to believe that the burdens and blessings in life are somehow tied to the way we live. That if I’m good, I deserve good, so if something bad happens, it must be something I did. But in our suffering, we need to remember that neither...
Why I Struggle to Believe in God Week 5: Pain and Suffering
Jeff Maness – October 18, 2020 How can you believe in God when there is so much evil, pain, and suffering in the world? That’s a question we all have to wrestle with, even if we believe. Pain and suffering will always exist, so we’ve got to know what our options are in dealing with...
Week 3 – Fences: What Did Jesus Pray For Us?
Jeff Maness – Did you know, Jesus already prayed for us? On the night that Jesus was arrested and led to the cross, He took time out of His own pain to pray for us when we go through it. In our presence and in our pain, Jesus is present and He already prayed.
John Wilson God’s timing often requires us to wait. Whatever we’re waiting for–comfort in our sorrows, freedom from sin, restored relationships, hope–what should we do while we wait?
Week 5 – Walk This Way: Suffering
Jeff Maness Suffering might be inevitable, but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible to overcome. Jesus, in His suffering, offered to us the ultimate example of how to respond. In fact, it’s my response to suffering that is much more important than my protection from it.
Week 1: Deeper