We all experience great affliction in this life. In a sin cursed world, troubles of various stripe are unavoidable. In 2 Corinthians 4, Paul reflects on this while making some of the most encouraging and beautiful statements about God’s providential protection of us in the New Testament. Join us for this message from Ben Winslett to learn more.
Radio broadcast for November 26, 2023. Continue reading “Cast Down but Not Destroyed”
Sometimes, when we do all we can to prayerfully obey God’s word, a situation still blows up in our face. On today’s radio program, we consider a very notable account of this from the Old Testament, namely when Moses initially went before Pharaoh demanding he release God’s people, Israel. Surely, Moses’ obedience would yield immediate results, right? Wrong! In fact, in the short term, it made things worse. You and I can learn much from this example. Join us for more on today’s edition of Words of Grace.
Radio broadcast for January 15, 2023 Continue reading “When the Right Thing Doesn’t Work”
Psalm 69 highlights one event of suffering in David’s life, as he faced persecution for his faith. But much of this special Psalm has a Greater David in mind, who suffered in a greater way for the salvation of Zion, the Lord Jesus Christ. Continue reading “A Psalm of Suffering”
While often unpleasant, afflictions can be a teacher to us. In this message, pastor Ben Winslett speaks of the root causes of suffering and also some of the things we can learn in trials. Continue reading “Learning in Afflictions”
The book of Job is quite unique, an historical account of a family’s suffering written as a work of poetry, and full of sadness, bitterness, confusion, and even restoration and hope. But did you know there there are also pictures of Christ in Job? Join Ben Winslett for this episode of Words of Grace, in which we search for Christ in this ancient book of the Bible.
Radio broadcast for March 7, 2021 Continue reading “Finding Christ in the Book of Job”
Suffering is inescapable in this fallen, cursed world. Whether major issues such as a pandemic or regional ice storm, or our own personal battles with disease and affliction, every single one of us will suffer at some point in our lives.
Turning to God’s word for counsel in times of trial, we find two great encouragements from God’s words to Israel during their season of suffering cruel bondage at the hands of Pharaoh in this edition of Words of Grace. Continue reading “A Word to Those Who Suffer”