Sunday Sermon 9-15-19

Message: Why Adversity Comes

Text: 2 Corinthians 12:7-10; John 16:33

1. God’s perspective

A. Origins

a.  Man

b.  Satan: 1 Corinthians 5:4-5; 1 Timothy 1:20; Job 2:6-10

c. God: 2 Corinthians 12:7-10

B. Opportunities

a. Job: Job 42:2-6,10

b. Joseph: Genesis 45:8

2.  What does God have in mind?

A. Never to destroy you: 1 Corinthians 10:13

B. Never to tempt you: James 1:13

C. Then why?

1. Get our attention

2.  Remind us of His love: Hebrews 12:5-8; 11

3. Lead us to self-examination: 2 Corinthians 12:7-10

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