The Importance of Testing

- Sermons - Enjoying Life

Preached at the Sunday Morning service on February 13, 2011 by Pastor Ray Bertolet.
Part of the Enjoying Life series.

Do you remember has a child having to take some medicine that you really hated? Yuk! Mommmmmmmm, do I really need this yucky stuff? Mom would make sure that you understood that it was important to take the medicine if you don't want to remain sick. Yes, YOU NEED THIS! When God is God, He is Omniscience. He knows what is needed, not just for us but for all those around us.

Last week we saw the extent of God's love. The Triune God is involved in bringing us to Salvation. The Father choose us, the Holy Spirit does the work of sanctifies us and Jesus Christ died on the cross and was raised again to bring us this "Living Hope."

1 Peter 1:6-12 6 In this you greatly rejoice, even though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been distressed by various trials, 7 so that the proof of your faith, being more precious than gold which is perishable, even though tested by fire, may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ;

Tags: enjoying, fullest, gospel, joy, life, sects, teachers, trials

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  1. Sandra Workman says:

    Pastor Ray – Harry and I just listened to your message. Again, very soul searching and thought provoking. I think of the Scripture passage that says “Examine yourself and see if your in the faith”. This is a daily walk – keep on being filled with the Spirit – confessing sin and renewing right fellowship with the Lord. Good exhortation! Blessings, H&S

  2. Donna Coverdale says:

    God wants us to Himself, with no idols before Him. This message helps us to realize how easy it is to become distracted from the things of the Lord in our daily lives.

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