Tribulations and the Christian Life

September 1, 2019 ()

Bible Text: Acts 14:22 |

Series:

Northwest Bible Church - Sept. 1, 2019 - Book of Acts - Alan Conner

Acts 14:22

Tribulations and the Christian Life

Intro

A. ENCOURAGEMENT

1. Strengthen their souls -

2. Encourage to continue in the faith -

B. TRIBULATIONS

1. The Path of Tribulations - “through”.

2. The Number of Tribulations - “many”.

a. Various kinds - 1 Pet. 1:6 “distressed by various trials”.

b. Tribulation involves suffering.

c. Unique to you.

3. The Necessity of Tribulations - “we must”.

4. The End of Tribulations - “enter the kingdom of God”.

a. Makes us like Christ.

b. To grow in grace and faith.

c. Finding joy in the journey. Rom. 5:2; Jam. 1:2

Conclusion