Sermon Topic: Tragedy

Life’s Stormy Sea

Date: May 23rd, 1954  |  Scripture: Acts 27:1-44  |  Topics: Affliction, Life, Shipwreck, Suffering, Tragedy, Trouble

And when it was determined that we should sail into Italy, they delivered Paul and certain other prisoners unto one named Julius, a centurion of Augustus’ band. And entering into a ship of Adramyttium, we launched, meaning to sail by the coasts of Asia; one Aristarchus, a Macedonian of Thessalonica, being with us. And the next day we touched at Sidon. And Julius courteously entreated Paul, and gave him liberty to go unto his friends to refresh himself. And when we had launched from thence, we saContinue Reading

Samson Agonistes

Date: April 24th, 1960  |  Scripture: Judges 13-16  |  Topics: Dagon, Marriage, Repentance, Samson, Strength, Tragedy

And the children of Israel did evil again in the sight of the LORD; and the LORD delivered them into the hand of the Philistines forty years. And there was a certain man of Zorah, of the family of the Danites, whose name was Manoah; and his wife was barren, and bare not. And the angel of the LORD appeared unto the woman, and said unto her, Behold now, thou art barren, and bearest not: but thou shalt conceive, and bear a son. Now therefore beware, I pray thee, and drink not wine nor strong drink,Continue Reading

The Tragedy of Those Times

Date: May 15th, 1960  |  Scripture: Judges 19, 21  |  Topics: Homosexuality, Infidelity, Sorrow, Tragedy, War

This sermon is about The Tragedy of Those Times. In our following through the Book of Judges, you can easily follow the sermon. The last incident in the Book is found in Judges 19, 20, and 21; Judges 19, 20, 21.

Christ and War

Date: March 28th, 1972  |  Scripture: Matthew 24:6-8  |  Topics: Christ, Military, Peace, Tragedy, War

And ye shall hear of wars and rumours of wars: see that ye be not troubled: for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet. For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be famines, and pestilences, and earthquakes, in divers places. All these are the beginning of sorrows.

My God, Why?

Date: April 16th, 1976  |  Scripture: Matthew 27:46  |  Topics: Blessing, Hope, Pain, Suffering, Tragedy, Trial

And about the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani? that is to say, My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?

The Tragedy of Almost

Date: June 24th, 1979  |  Scripture: Acts 26:27-29  |  Topics: Agrippa, Faith, Salvation, Sorrow, Tragedy

King Agrippa, believest thou the prophets? I know that thou believest. Then Agrippa said unto Paul, Almost thou persuadest me to be a Christian. And Paul said, I would to God, that not only thou, but also all that hear me this day, were both almost, and altogether such as I am, except these bonds.

The Tragedy of Almost

Date: June 24th, 1979  |  Scripture: Acts 26:28  |  Topics: Agrippa, Faith, Salvation, Sorrow, Tragedy

Then Agrippa said unto Paul, Almost thou persuadest me to be a Christian.

What Matters To Me

Date: April 6th, 1982  |  Scripture: Luke 19:10  |  Topics: Salvation, Sickness, Sorrow, Tragedy

For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost.