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Standing On The Promises - The Christian's Response To Tragedy

March 22, 2020 Speaker: Brandon Phillips

Topic: God's Faithfulness, Christian Living, Affliction Passage: Romans 8:17–8:18, Romans 8:28–8:30, Romans 10:13, John 6:37, John 10:28, Philippians 1:29, 1 Peter 1:6–1:7,

Sermon Outline

As Christians, how should we respond to the tragedy which is unfolding before our eyes? We must go back to the basic promises of God remembering that He:

  1. Has Promised the Salvation of His People (Romans 10:13; John 6:37, 10:28)
  2. Has Promised Suffering among His People (Romans 8:17-18; Philippians 1:29)
  3. Has Promised Sanctification in His People (Romans 8:28; 1 Peter 1:6-7)
  4. Has Promised Security to His People (Romans 8:29-30)

Quotes:

"When you’ve passed through your own fiery trials and found God to be true to what He says, you have real help to offer. You have firsthand experience of both His sustaining grace and His purposeful design." ~ David Powlison

"There is no maverick molecule if God is sovereign." ~ R.C. Sproul

Sunday Service Songs (hymns found in Sing The Wonders hymnal):
  • Come, Christians, Join To Sing (#1)
  • I Sing The Mighty Power Of God (#39)
  • Great Is Thy Faithfulness (#66)
  • The Solid Rock (#103)
  • My Hope Is Not In What I Own (#226)

Worship service bulletin (for download)