Sermons tagged with ‘suffering’

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The Hero we Need


We know that Jeremiah had been given a tough task.  Having to declare the coming destruction of Judah did not make him that popular and we have seen that this has taken its toll on him. Well in this encounter we look at today we see the broken Jeremiah pour out his heart to God […]

Why do the Wicked Prosper?


Suffering injustice is one of the most burning pains that we can face in life.  We feel oppressed, we feel betrayed, we feel like there is nothing we can do… So often we can think that we aren’t supposed to complain about the injustices we suffer… that having faith means putting on a brave face. […]

Christmas isn’t Merry for Everyone


It is supposed to be a happy time of year for food, family and fun, but you only have to look around our country and the world to realise that a simply holiday doesn’t change the brokenness and hurt we can face – in fact Christmas can often magnify this pain!  As we start our […]

Hope in Suffering


Many of us, when confronted with suffering in our own lives or the lives of those close to us have struggled with the question of why?  Why do we suffer?  Why does God allow it? Now while this is a vital and very personal wrestle I want to suggest that it is not the most […]

Good Friday: They never told you He chose suffering


We all suffer… and when we go through the most intense times of trial and pain we can very easily feel alone.  We push people away, we dive into depression and we feel that there is no one who understands us and no one who can help us.  This feeling we are alone also extends […]