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Facing Crisis with Confidence


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Natural Disasters has caused crisis to us. Is there someone causing them to happen? or they just happen? Let's answer this tough question with humility and faith.

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Facing Crisis with Confidence

  1. 1. acing ith Confidenc IIEBBEWS 4:14-16 (NLT)
  2. 2. Hebrews 4:14-16 / /€Ell’. fl€‘SS€‘S, for he faced all of "the same testirigs we do, yet he did hot sih. 1'5 So Lt cdrrie boldly to "the 't'rirohe of our gracious God. There we will receive his mercy, a hd we will iihd grace to help us wheri we heed it rriost. LIS
  3. 3. JJatural Diszaeters trial. jreatly shook our N atiori July 16,1990 — Luzoh Earthciual/ .e June 15, 1991 — l/ it. Piriauloo El'L| p"ElO‘i’l
  4. 4. i raters that Greatly shook our Natiori 1, 2008 —Ty, ohooh Fl”Ell’ll’. i'oer 8, 2013 —Ty, ohoori Yolarida
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  6. 6. God absent .2. 9
  7. 7. PKLGOD ONWHPRESENT. Offlfl/ lS a Latin prefix, meaning "all" or "every". God is present every where (space) incl every when (tirne). 0
  8. 8. 3 God 1 9
  9. 9. NO. GOD JS SO/ EREJC-.3JJ. 9 There are many cle'iini'tiori for the "term ”JOCl is Sovereign” but the best is simply: ”God is in control”.
  10. 10. Mark 4:39” When Jesus woke up, he rebuked the wind and said to the waves, ”Silence! Be still! ” Suddenly the wind stopped, and there was a great calm.
  11. 11. p 3'r. Ai , :u a‘riiiE Nothing, therefore, happens unless the Omnipotent wills it to happen: He either permits it to happen, or He brings it about Himself.
  12. 12. Amos 9:6 . .' le draws up water from the oceans and pours it down as rain on the land. The Lord is his name!
  13. 13. Genesis 6:11 7 ”Lool<! I am about to cover the earth with a flood that will destroy every living thing that breathes. .”
  14. 14. 1SSamue| 14:15 Then panic struck the whole army and the ground shool<. It was a panic sent by God.
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  16. 16. if you were given a chance F OR 24 HOURS to be Omni’potent, what WOULD YOU DO?
  17. 17. 8 ’l/ ly thoughts are nothing like your thoughts, ’ says the LORD. ’And my ways are far beyond [your ways]. 9 Forjust as the heavens are higher than the earth, so my ways are higher than your ways and thoughts higher than your thoughts. ’ Isaiah 5528-9
  18. 18. Romans 11 :33: Oh, the depth of the riches of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable His judgments, and how inscrutable His ways!
  19. 19. Q. ) T (D : _ Q. ) T (1 ¢—i‘ O U) (D Q. ) T ('3 D. O L: ¢—i O. L: til 1-! :_ Q. ) Paul did n"t say that Goc’s ways were hard ‘to find out but that ‘thev were impossible to find OL1.
  20. 20. Our response: CALL UPON Hmfl
  21. 21. Call upon me in the day of [crisis]; I will deliver you, and you will honor me. Psalm 50:15
  22. 22. Cast your cares to me, for 1 care for you. 1 Pet r 5:7 (1!
  23. 23. Our response: T R U S T H J M
  24. 24. Lord, I do not understand why You allowed it to happen but I trust You.
  25. 25. God is good, all the time. And all the time, God is good 62
  26. 26. Our response: CLINC-J TO HIS . PROl/ ll r: |—'F‘= QED
  27. 27. Iwill not, not leave you; neither will I not, not forsake you. Hebrews 13:5
  28. 28. SI-IAR questioned God’s goodness, and when. 2. What are your thoughts to this: “Live by promises, not by - , .irrs.