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Sunday, March 29, 2020

SERMON TITLE: What to Do When Bad Goes to Worse

SCRIPTURE PASSAGE: 1 Samuel 30:1-19


In 1 Samuel 30, David’s life went from very bad to worse.  He and his men lost their wives, children, and possessions (1 Samuel 30:3).

There are several lessons we can learn what to do when life goes from bad to worse.

  1. Strengthen Yourself  (1 Samuel 30:6)

  2. Stay On Your knees  (1 Samuel 30:8)

  3. Stand your ground.   (1 Samuel 30:18-9)


  1. Describe some challenges you are facing today?

  2. Describe a difficult situation in your past and how you got through it?

  3. What are you still thankful for at this time?

  4. What do you do to maintain your inner strength?

  5. What are you claiming during this trying time period?

Sunday, March 22, 2020

SERMON TITLE: The Cure for our Calamity

SCRIPTURE PASSAGE: 2 Chronicles 7:12-16


King Solomon reigned during an unprecedented period of peace and prosperity. But God forewarned us that hard times will come.  And God has given us a prescription for troubled times (2 Chronicles 7:14)


  1. Who? God’s people (plural- together)

  2. What? Prayer.

  3. Where?  Anywhere, especially in the house of God  (2 Chronicles 7:15-16)

  4. When?  Anytime – especially in the time of trouble  (2 Chronicles 7:13)

  5. Why?  For help and for healing

  6. How?  Diligently seek with humility and repentance


  1. How are you faring during this unprecedented period of uncertainty?

  2. What are your concerns during this period?

  3. What point stood out most to you from the scripture or sermon?

  4. How is your prayer life at this time?

  5. Share specific prayer requests and PRAY.

  6. Who are you or will you CONNECT with and reach out to in prayer? 

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