Sermons on “Job”

Benefit of the Doubt

From our vantage point and limited understanding, it can be very difficult to know just what God is doing. So, it’s important that we don’t jump to a negative conclusion. We need to allow God to work out his will, knowing that he is bringing the best.

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Dark Night of the Soul

Some times it can feel as if we have stepped through Alice’s looking glass. As a result up seems to be down and down, up. In that place even God can feel like an enemy. How does faith direct us to function then?

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No Contest

How does our human wisdom compare to God’s own wisdom? No contest. In comparison our wisdom is foolishness. That doesn’t stop us from critiquing and criticizing God himself. If we are going to stand through trials we need to exercise humility recognizing we don’t always have the full picture.

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Friends Like These

The church is a community meant to love and comfort each other, particularly in difficult times. Too often we mean well but hurt each other all the same. How should we stand with the wounded?

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Once Upon a Time

Are people blessed because they are righteous? Or, are they righteous because they are blessed? Paradoxically, blessing comes through suffering, but that doesn’t always make it easy to understand or live through.

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