Sermon Scripture: James 1: 9:12
1. Your Spiritual Condition/Soil & Stress of Life: Psalm 103:8-20
b) Having Stood the Test: shown themselves acceptable/good
c) There is immediate gratification and strength that comes from humble faith in difficult circumstances.
d) There is a cumulative strength that grows and expresses itself through suffering.
e) This is expressed in HOPE!
b) A reward for the believer from God that is handed out after death and resurrection. One of many, possibly five crowns discussed in the Bible.
c) Promised by the Lord to those who love him!
3. Your Hope is in Christ!!!! Strength of Life: Romans 5:1-5
Josh Pilgrim, Pastor