TODAY’S KEY VERSE

“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” (John 16:33 NIV)

1. IT’S A MATTER OF CHOICE

  • Genesis 1:26-31
  • Genesis 2:15-22
  • Geneis 3:1-8, 16-19
  • Romans 5:12
  • Ecclesiastes 7:20

2. IT’S THE NORM

  • Job 14:1
  • Psalm 51:5
  • Isaiah 53:6
  • Genesis 6:5
  • Romans 3:10
  • Isaiah 64:6
  • John 16:33
  • Romans 8:18
  • 1 Peter 4:12-13
  • Romans 8:31-39

3. IT’S NOT ALL BAD

RESPOND

This is the part of the show where you leave a response to one of the questions in the comments section below this post.

  1. What was the condition of the world at the time of creation? What happened to change that?
  2. Why doesn’t God spare Christians from suffering more often?
  3. Rather than focusing primarily on the suffering, what should you try to keep in mind when going through a painful situation?