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Praise the God who Strengthens Our Faith


 

Praise The God who Strengthens our Faith

1 Peter 1:4-5

Pastor Darren Smith

United Christian Church

2851 Sevier Road

Marietta – NY 13110

315-636-9960

www.mariettachurchg.org

 

March 18th, 2018

 

1 Peter 1:6

 

 

Pastor Darren Smith

Introduction: Praise the God who

strengthens our faith

1 Peter 1:6 (NIV) : In all this you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while you may have had to suffer grief in all kinds of trials.

1 Peter 1:6 (NKJV): In this you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while, if need be, you have been grieved by various trials,

 

Open Thoughts : Through faith in God and his purposes, we can experience a glorious mystery: true joy even amidst trials.

 

 

[A] The Paradox within Trials  

 

Joy and Grief

 

J. O. Y.

 

 

[B] The Particulars of Trials

 

Trials are difficult

 

Trials are temporary

 

Trials are diverse

 

Trials are purposeful

 

 

[C] The Purpose of Trials

 

To Prove

 

To Persevere

 

To Purify / Sanctify

 

To Praise

 

 

 [D] The Pathway through trials

 

F.A.I.T.H.

 

Eyes on the prize

Focus on Jesus


O Come, let us worship and bow down: let us kneel before the Lord our maker.

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