Sermons on Adversity

Sermons on Adversity

Light the Candle

“Look, the days are coming, said the Lord, when I will fulfill the good word that I spoke concerning the house of Israel and the house of Judah. In those days and at that time I will make a righteous shoot flourish for David, and he shall do justice and righteousness in the land. In those days Judah shall be rescued and Jerusalem shall dwell secure, and this is what he shall be called: The-Lord-Is-Our-Righteousness.” Jeremiah 33:14-18 Yesterday my daughter…

Hope

‘For surely I know the plans I have for you, says the Lord, plans for your welfare and not for harm, to give you a future with hope.” The strength with which one handles adversity and copes with losses is born out of a nurtured faith. It does not come to those who look for it only when they need it. It does not come to those who disregard the disciplines that open our lives to the kind of faith…