Responding to Adversity

This week, Pastor Gandy concludes his sermon on adversity and explains how we can respond to it in our own lives, no matter where it comes from.

Below is a copy of the sermon that you can listen to as well as notes about which verses are being discussed. Included in the notes are Bible links so that you can follow along.

    

Responding to Adversity

Text: 2 Corinthians 12: 9-10

I. Remember the Sources of Adversity

A: Self

B: Satan

C: God

II. Negative Responses

A: Blame Others: Genesis 3:12-13

B: Fight it: Isaiah 65:2; Proverbs 1:25

C: Become Bitter: Hebrews 12:15; Acts 8:23

D: Results of Negative Response:

(1) Multiplied Adversity

(2) Loosing Battle: Numbers 32:23

(3) Prolongs the Agony

(4) Hurts your Testimony: Matthew 12:26

(5) Guarantees another Trip: Proverbs 1:24-27

(6) Self Destruction: Proverbs 1:32

III. Positive Responses

A: Assume Responsibility: Psalms 139: 23-24

B: Confess and Repent: 1 John 1:9; Luke 13:3

C: Stop Complaining: Learn the lesson and thank God for loving you enough to not let you continue in sin.

D: Ask God to Remove it: Romans 8:26; 2 Corinthians 12:9

F: Claim the Promise: Romans 8:28

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In Prospect October 10, 2019

This Sunday, join us at 9:30 AM for Adult Bible Study and Women’s Bible Study.

Don’t forget that this Sunday is also Pastor Appreciation Day so be sure to show them how much you appreciate all that they do!

After Bible Study, there will be music from our Praise Team and Worship Service at 10:45 AM. Pastor Eddie Gandy will go over Responding to Adversity in his continuing sermon. Being covered are scriptures 2 Corinthians 12:9-10 and Genesis 3:12-12. Also being covered this Sunday are Isaiah 65:2, Proverbs 1:25, Hebrews 12:15, Acts 8:23, Numbers 32:23, Matthew 12:26, Proverbs 1:24-27, Proverbs 1:32, Psalms 139:23-24, 1 John 1:9, Luke 13:3, 2 Corinthians 6:18, Romans 8:26, 2 Corinthians 12:9, and Romans 8:28, so be sure to join us.

If you are unable to join us but would still like to hear the sermons, check out our weekly website update and our archives.

Just a reminder, on October 25th, we will be having a fall festival. More volunteers are needed for the event. The volunteer sign up sheet will be located on the back table and further information can be found on our site.

Also, we still have some time left before we pack the boxes for Operation Christmas Child so if you would still like to donate items or make a monetary donation for the purchase of items to be included in the boxes, you have until November 10th.

You can find further information about upcoming events by checking out the bulletin board and calendar on our website.

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Sunday Sermon 10-06-2019

This week Pastor Gandy continues his sermons on adversity, making our own and dealing with the world and the storms that come.

Below is a copy of the sermon that you can listen to as well as notes about which verses are being discussed. Included in the notes are Bible links so that you can follow along.

 

Text: 

2 Corinthians 12:7-12

I. Teach us to despise evil:

Psalm 97:10;

Proverbs 8:13;

Amos 5:15;

2 Corinthians 6:17;

II. Teach us the nature and consequences of sin:

Psalm 107:17;

Psalm 119:67-71

III. Warning to protect us in the future:

Proverbs 13:20;

Proverbs 14:12, 15-16

IV. Cause us to evaluate our priorities:

Mark 8:36

V. Test our works:

Matthew 7:24-26

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SUNDAY SERMON 9-29-19

Message: Dealing with Adversity

1. Good Examples:
   A. Joseph
   B. David: Psalm 51; Psalm 103:10
2. More reasons adversity comes
    A. Review: Reasons 1-7 
    B. Reason 8: Clarify your faith: 1 Peter 1:6-9; 1 Peter 5:10
    C. Reason 9: Sift our friendships: Proverbs 13:20; Proverbs 17:17

In Prospect September 29

This Sunday, join us at 9:30 AM for Adult Bible Study and Women’s Bible Study.

Afterwards, there will be music from our Praise Team and Worship Service at 10:45 AM. Pastor Eddie Gandy will discuss dealing with adversity in his sermon on 2 Corinthians 12:9-10 and 2 Corinthians 1:8-12. Also being covered this Sunday are Psalms 51, Psalms 103:10, Philippians 1:21, Colossians 3:17, Romans 12:1-2, 1 Peter 1:6-9, 1 Peter 5:10, Proverbs 13:20 and Proverbs 17:17, so be sure to join us.

If you are unable to join us but would still like to hear the sermons, check out our weekly website update and our archives.

Also, just a reminder, we are having a potluck on October 6th in the Fellowship Hall after Worship Service and on October 25th, we will be having a fall festival. More volunteers are needed for the event. The volunteer sign up sheet will be located on the back table.

We are still collecting for Operation Christmas Child. We only have 11 more dollars to raise for the shipping cost of the boxes. Any funds raised over that amount will be used to purchase items for the boxes.

If you need to speak with someone from the Church, please feel free to use our contact page or call us at 3526832863.

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In Prospect September 22

This Sunday, join us at 9:30 AM for Adult Bible Study and Women’s Bible Study as well as a New Members Class with Associate Pastor Steve Celinski.

Afterwards, there will be music from our Praise Team and Worship Service at 10:45 AM. Pastor Eddie Gandy will be continuing his discussion on adversity in his sermon on 2 Corinthians 12:7-10. Also being covered this Sunday is 2 Timothy 3:10-11, 2 Corinthians 1:8-11 and 2 Corinthians 4:7-10, 16-18 as well as a closer look at James 4:6 and Proverbs 16:18, so be sure to join us.

If you are unable to join us but would still like to hear the sermons, check out our weekly website update and our archives.

Also, just a reminder, we are having a potluck on October 6th in the Fellowship Hall after Worship Service.

If you need to speak with someone from the Church, please feel free to use our contact page or call us at 3526832863.

Be sure to follow us here and on facebook and twitter. Like, share and repost to help us grow.