I. Our own emotional pain.
II. We help to bear the pain of others.
(Proverb 27:1; Romans 8:20-22)
III. Where is God in all this? (Psalm 32:10)
A. Can you trust God, that is, is He dependable in
times of adversity?
B. Can you trust God?
(Genesis 40:14; Hebrews 12:11; Ecclesiastics 7:13)
IV. It is just as important to trust God as it is to Obey Him.
(Psalm 78:19-22; Romans 10:17)
V. Three truths we must believe if we are to trust God in
A. God is completely Sovereign.
B. God is infinite in wisdom.
C. God is perfect in love.
(Lamentations 3:37-38; John 19:10-11; Matthew 26:39
Isaiah 38:17; Lamentations 3: 32-33; Romans 11:33)
VI. In order to trust God we must know Him in an intimate personalway. (Psalm 9:10)