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The Gospel of Suffering

Christ Crucified

There is a Gospel of Prosperity is unbalanced when there is no recognition of the role of suffering in God’s plan for our lives.  Even Jesus, though having never sinned, was made perfect through suffering.  If he was perfected by suffering, can we expect any less for ourselves?

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How God Uses Failure in Our Lives

Sermons Of Love Podcast

Audio takes a few seconds to load. How God Uses Failure in Our Lives Sermon by Jefferis Kent Peterson, July 21, 2019 Note:  God does not cause us to fail; He uses our failures to expose what is already in us. A Man Called Peter:   a brash, impulsive, bold a fisherman with gnarled hands who worked hard for a living; muscular from hauling in large wet nets with fish; a tough hide from baking in the sun. Peter’s mindset:  he was looking for an earthly kingdom with a David-like leader who would kick out the Romans. Everyone believed the Messiah would establish an earthly reign and restore the fortunes of Israel to its former glory. No one had a concept of a spiritual kingdom after death and resurrection. God’s blessings were material on this earth. So, the idea that Jesus might die before he established this kingdom on earth was unacceptable! Peter was so sure of this that he was not afraid of correcting Jesus’ mistaken understanding of his mission: “From that time Jesus began to show his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and suffer many things from the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, … Read more

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