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The Truth About Trouble


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The Truth About Trouble

  1. 1. Where does trouble come from, and what do I do when it lands on my doorstep?
  2. 2. 1. Trouble is a ____ of life. _______it. part Expect "People are born for trouble as readily as sparks fly up from a fire." Job 5:7
  3. 3. "He causes his sun to rise on theevil and the good, and sends rain onthe righteous and the unrighteous.“ Matthew 5:45
  4. 4. "Be still and know that I am God." Psalm 46:10
  5. 5. 2. Sometimes we don’t know where comes Accept trouble ______ from. ______ it "Jesus disciples asked him, Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?" John 9:2
  6. 6. "Naked I came from my mother’swomb, And naked shall I returnthere. The Lord gave and the Lordhas taken away; Blessed be thename of the Lord." Job 1:22
  7. 7. 3. We can _____ trouble into our lives. invite Avoid _____ it "Do not set foot on the path of the wicked Or walk in the way of evildoers. Avoid it, do not travel on it; Turn away from it and go on your way." Proverbs 4:14-15
  8. 8. "We are hard pressed on every side,but not crushed; perplexed, but notin despair; persecuted, but notabandoned; struck down, but notdestroyed." 2 Corinthians 4:8-9
  9. 9. 4. We can receive ____ in the midst of help Welcome trouble. ________ it. "God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore, we will not fear,
  10. 10. through the earth give way and themountains fall into the heart of thesea, though its waters roar andfoam and the mountains quake withtheir surging" Psalm 46:1-3
  11. 11. "Two are better than one, becausethey have a good return for theirwork: If one falls down, his friendcan help him up. But pity the manwho falls and has no one to helphim up!" Ecclesiastes 4:8-9
  12. 12. 5. We can _____ as a result of our trouble. grow advantage Take _________ it. "Dear brothers and sisters, when troubles come your way, consider it an opportunity for great joy.
  13. 13. For you know that when your faithis tested, your endurance has achance to grow." James 1:2-3
  14. 14. "The Lord is my light and mysalvation—whom shall I fear?The Lord is the stronghold of mylife of whom shall I be afraid?" Psalm 1:27