Audio
Delivered By
Phil Rainwater
Delivered On
February 3, 2019
Central Passage
Job 1:14-22
Subject
PM Sermon
Description

FEBRUARY 3, 2019 P.M. SERVICE

THE VALUE OF TRIALS

JOB 1:14-22

INTRODUCTION:

  A.  Man despises trials, yet; I Peter 1:7

  B.  James wrote; James 1:13-15

  C.  Abraham was tempted and tried; Genesis 22:1-2

  D.  Trials and temptations will prove or break us:

        1.  The trials of Jesus; Matthew 4:1-11

        2.  A look at “The Value of Trials”

I.  WE ARE TRIED AND PROVED FOR OUR OWN GOOD:

     A.  Uncover our weakness; Matthew 26:69

     B.  Trials help us to learn patience; James 1:2-3, 12

     C.  David and trials; I Samuel 18:9-11

     D.  Elders in the church; I Timothy 5:17-19

II.  BIBLICAL EXAMPLES OF THE VALUE OF TRIALS:

     A.  Job’s trials; Job 1:1-2

     B.  Joseph and trials; Genesis 37:22-28

     C.  Three Hebrew boys cast into the fire; Daniel 3:20-26

III. CHRISTIANS WILL FACE MANY TRIALS:

      A.  Early church suffered persecution; Acts 8:1; 9:1-2

      B.  Reverses in life; Romans 8:28

      C.  Health issues; Philippians 2:24-26

CONCLUSION:

      A.  All are tested and tried before going to heaven; Job 42:10, 12

      B.  Can you stand the test? Romans 5:3

      C.  How will the trials of your life affect you?