Sermons tagged with ‘Difficulties’

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Find Joy This Christmas: In Difficult Places

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The Bible is full of joy. There are more than 400 passages in the Bible about joy. But some of the passages in the Bible are about having joy in the midst of adversity. That seems to be surprising. How do we find joy if we are struggling? How do we find joy when there seems to be no hope? In this message we will take a look at finding joy in difficult places.

From Genesis: In-Between Time

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Noah and his family spent a long time on the ark with the animals during the flood. Longer than most of us realize. This time was the in-between time. It was a time of waiting and wondering if God had forgotten him during the storm. Sometimes we find ourselves in the same in-between time as Noah. Through the story of the flood we can learn some ways to weather the storms of life.

No Offense

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Have you ever felt that God is silent? That He wasn’t there when you prayed to Him. This may have caused you to doubt. You are not alone in these thoughts. You are in good company. In this message Pastor Fred Steinberg will share how John the Baptist struggled as well. And Jesus hearing that John had questions sent him some good news.

Anchor for Your Life: Where Did That Storm Come From?

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Everyone experiences storms in life. Some are brief and pass quickly but some last a long, long time. How do we survive the storms? What will see us through the difficulties of life? Pastor Fred Steinberg will talk about how important it is to make critical decisions and preparations before a storm hits. How will you get ready?

Partial Truths: God Won’t Give You More Than You Can Handle

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Often in times of difficulty someone will say, “God won’t give you more than  you can handle.”  The words are meant to comfort.  But when you think about the meaning behind the words it sounds like God gives us the troubles we face in life which doesn’t sound so comforting.  Pastor Fred will share a […]

Steps of Wesley: Childhood

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Sermon preached at Gold Canyon United Methodist Church in Gold Canyon, Arizona on September 6, 2015 by Rev. Fred Steinberg Gold Canyon United Methodist Church 6640 S Kings Ranch Rd. Gold Canyon, Arizona  85118 480-982-3776 www.GoldCanyonUMC.org