This Week In The Word

Key Thoughts and Key Scriptures to Energize Your Life

Why Does a Good God Allow Suffering? – Part 4

August 9, 2020

John 11:1-49 and 2 Corinthians 1:3-4 As we continue to think about suffering, I know that some who are listening to this are desperate to make sense of the extreme trials you’re dealing with. You…

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Why Does a Good God Allow Suffering? – Part 3

July 26, 2020

Daniel 3:17-25 and Hebrews 13:5-6 In the late 1800s there was a Christian minister living in England. His name was Charles Spurgeon; but he was such a gifted speaker that he came to be known…

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Why Does a Good God Allow Suffering? – Part 2

July 12, 2020

Jeremiah 29:11-13 We mentioned last time that suffering is something that unites us – it is common to mankind – and yet its causes are often very different. I want to talk about those causes…

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Why Does a Good God Allow Suffering? – Part 1

June 28, 2020

John 14:20, John 16:33 and Romans 8:28 No matter where or when I teach, I am almost always asked this one question: “Why does a good God allow suffering?” It has no easy answer; and…

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Final Words

June 14, 2020

John19:28-30 and Luke 23:46 The sky grew dark. All of creation seemed to hold its breath, waiting in anticipation – sensing something significant was about to happen. John tells us in John 19 that Jesus…

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Remembered by the Forgotten

May 31, 2020

John 19:26-27 and Matthew 27:46 Excruciating pain washed over Jesus as He hung on the cross. Every breath took great effort and yet even then Jesus’ incredible love and His compassion never failed. As He…

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Today You Will Be With Me

May 17, 2020

Luke 23:43 Jesus struggled to breathe as He hung on the cross. Each breath was labored and yet He forced Himself to speak seven times. The first words out of His mouth were a prayer…

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Father Forgive Them

May 3, 2020

Matthew 27:32-43 and Luke 23:34 Jesus, was handed over to die, though He had done no wrong. He was mercilessly flogged and as His blood trickled down onto the dusty earth beneath His feet, He…

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Small Things Matter

April 19, 2020

Galatians 6:9-10 I was thinking about the Easter Season the other day when a childhood memory flooded into my mind. I grew up in a non-Christian family, but my parents did send me to Sunday…

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A Table Prepared

April 5, 2020

We’ve been exploring Psalm 23 and the rich image it presents of shepherds and sheep. In the first four verses, David describes what a good shepherd does for his sheep. He provides everything they need…

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