Christians Hurt Me

Christians Hurt Me

Question:  How should we respond when someone says that they don’t want to come to church because a Christian has hurt them? The two statements I’ve heard most often from those who will not attend church are, “I don’t trust Christians, I’ve been hurt by too many of...
The Promise of Pain (Part 5 of 5)

The Promise of Pain (Part 5 of 5)

Romans 8:18 (KJV) “For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us.” Last week we discussed… As I experienced “life” in the “light” of Scripture, I’ve learned that Pain produces … PRUNING...
The Promise of Pain (Part 4 of 5)

The Promise of Pain (Part 4 of 5)

Romans 8:18 (KJV) “For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us.” Last week we discussed… As I experienced “life” in the “light” of Scripture, I’ve learned that Pain produces … PRUNING...
The Promise of Pain (Part 3 of 5)

The Promise of Pain (Part 3 of 5)

Romans 8:18 (KJV) “For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us.” Last week we discussed… There is a human myth promulgated to the masses – “Happiness = the absence of pain!”  Nothing...
The Promise of Pain (Part 2 of 5)

The Promise of Pain (Part 2 of 5)

Romans 8:18 (KJV) “For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us.” Last week we ended with … There is always a “Promise” in the “Pain” God ordains and/or allows… Psalm 30:5 (KJV) “For...