Preaching Through the Bible
Metaphorical senses of הבל “Hevel”: Insubstantiality, Transience, and Foulness. How do we live with meaning in this vapor of life? How do we find Substance Permanence and Sweetness? 9 What gain has the worker from his toil? 10 I have seen the business that God has given to the children of man to be busy…
Honoring God in Times of Trouble
INTRODUCTION: Series Repetition: There are times when life throws us a curve ball. Times of uncertainty. Times of trouble. Last week we began a new series, titled - Honoring God in Times of Trouble. And we asked the question - How do we honor God in troublesome times? First, we said - We live in the…
Our lives are fleeting, like a vapor. Our human pursuits of wisdom and knowledge all lead to sorrow. By comparison, God's wisdom and sovereignty are eternal. His gifts, like a vapor, are are given freely to us but for a time. We must enjoy them while he provides them, and rest in his provision! If we're truly wise, we'll walk by faith, not striving to control our destiny, but handing over that control to our eternal, loving God!
Wisdom in Action
James 1.9-11 | Glory in Christ Adversity is a common experience of life. It is something that each of us is going to face. When adversity interrupts our lives with unforeseen circumstances, we often feel as if we are not quite sure what to do. These moments are overwhelming to us, for they reveal the…