Sermons on suffering

Sermons on suffering

Unfiltered Questions

We all experience loss of various kinds – lost car keys, lost jobs, lost loved ones. It’s challenging to rise above it when we know it is coming or when we are in its midst. How can our hearts find peace when we are on the precipice or in the aftermath of loss? Jesus gave his disciples some helpful direction in John 13:31-14:14.

Primal Prayer

Prayer can be intimidating. We don’t want to get it wrong when we’re talking to the King of the Universe. But what if the best prayers are the ones we pray from the heart, in the moment, unfiltered? *Christ’s Church is a strategic partner of Grace Chapel in Lexington, MA and features the teaching of Pastor Bryan Wilkerson and the Grace Chapel Teaching Team.

The Secret of Happiness

Life is full of interruptions, frustrations and disappointments. Sometimes it doesn’t feel like God cares about our happiness on this earth. But that’s not the case at all. How can we rise above the brokenness around us and experience the joy that God invites us to have? We will explore that in James 1:2-4.

Hope Has Its Reasons

Christmas is the season for Hope. But why? *Christ’s Church is a strategic partner of Grace Chapel in Lexington, MA and features the teaching of Pastor Bryan Wilkerson and the Grace Chapel Teaching Team.

Your Greatest Weakness

We’ve all got them – weaknesses. We just don’t like to admit them, and we’d rather not have to deal with them. But what if your greatest weakness could become your greatest strength? *Christ’s Church is a strategic partner of Grace Chapel in Lexington, MA and features the teaching of Pastor Bryan Wilkerson and the Grace Chapel Teaching Team.

Unbreakable Comfort

Pastor John Nuxoll. 2 Corinthians 1:3-11 Suffering is an unavoidable human problem. It comes to all of us. So how can we cope and help others to do the same? How can we find unbroken life in the midst of a very broken world? At the start of Paul’s letter 2 Corinthians Paul begins a lengthy praise to God that will show us how.

Jars of Clay

Human beings should come with sign saying: FRAGILE! We are easily broken. But what if that break-ability could actually become a force for good in our lives and the world? 2 Corinthians 4:5-15 *Christ’s Church is a strategic partner of Grace Chapel in Lexington, MA and features the teaching of Pastor Bryan Wilkerson and the Grace Chapel Teaching Team.

A Protest Song

Why does God allow evil and suffering, and how do we rise above it? *Christ’s Church is a strategic partner of Grace Chapel in Lexington, MA and features the teaching of Pastor Bryan Wilkerson and the Grace Chapel Teaching Team.

Who Do You Think You Are?

How do we deal with all the corruption that we find throughout our world and the corruption within our hearts? The prophet Micah helps us understand what’s broken and how to live in response. *Christ’s Church is a strategic partner of Grace Chapel in Lexington, MA and features the teaching of Pastor Bryan Wilkerson and the Grace Chapel Teaching Team.

Peace in the Moments

Even if times are tough, we can experience moments of consolation when, informed by God’s word, we are being attentive to what God is doing. *Christ’s Church is a strategic partner of Grace Chapel in Lexington, MA and features the teaching of Pastor Bryan Wilkerson and the Grace Chapel Teaching Team.

Christmas Eve 2017 – Peace in the Darkness

2017 was a dark year for many, and the shepherds who discovered baby Jesus were going through their own dark time as well. God gives us a way to find peace in these times–to rise above our circumstances and experience the well-being he wants for us even when nothing else around us is well.

Peace in the Imperfect

We all face those imperfect, less-than-ideal, frustrating setbacks that seem to be random and unexplainable. We know that they will come, but it still surprises us when they do. God gives us a way to find peace through perspective in moments like these as he taught Mary after she was forced to lay baby Jesus where animals rested.