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Hope in God
Hope in God

Introduction

The beautiful thing about the Psalms is that they are so applicable to our own lives, and they also give us guidance as we minister to others. ...


Let your cry of anguish be heard—and then remember.


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Your Best Life Is Not Now
Your Best Life Is Not Now

Introduction

This room is full of hopes: fans hoping for a championship season, all of us hoping for another beautiful summer. Hopes can be more personal, ...


In the midst of hopelessness, there’s only one place where true hope can be found.


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God Uses Suffering for Our Good
God Uses Suffering for Our Good

Introduction

I remember standing next to the late Joan Rivers. It was May 2006, and I had been in Sydney, Australia, preaching in some Anglican churches ...


Suffering under the supervision of our good God should have good results in our lives.


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Christians Aren't Always Happy
Christians Aren't Always Happy

Introduction

You may have come here this morning seeking happiness. In one sense, how could you not? Seeking happiness is as natural for us as our desire ...


Following Jesus transforms our lives—but it doesn't mean we'll always have a smile on our face.


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Praying While Running
Praying While Running

Editor's Note: Throughout this document Dr. Jeffrey Arthurs has provided a running commentary on his sermon. It's an invaluable guide for how ...


When you experience painful times of waiting follow David's example—run and pray.


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What to Do When Your Fig Tree Doesn’t Blossom

Introduction

Picture Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes. He's swinging on a swing in the school playground. Picture a bully named Mo, twice as big as Calvin. ...


We can trust the person of God even when we can't grasp the plan of God.


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Finding God in the Dark

Introduction

Surely you know the Chronicles of Narnia movies, right? Well, those movies actually come from children's novels written by C. S. Lewis. The ...


By bringing our laments to God, we engage God and declare our trust in him.


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Torn by Pain

Introduction

In 1997 Sara McLachlan wrote a song entitled "Dear God." It's a searing complaint against God—raw, brutally honest, and irreverent. ...


Humans need to lament their losses.


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