How To Recover From A Knockout Punch?

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How To Recover From A Knockout Punch?. James: 1:2-4. James: 1:2-4 v-2- My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, v-3- Knowing that the testing of your faith produce patience. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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How To Recover From A Knockout Punch?James: 1:2-4James: 1:2-4 v-2- My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, v-3- Knowing that the testing of your faith produce patience. v-4- But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete lacking nothing.Introduction - Does God have morally sufficient reasons for permitting senseless evil?

- Could not God think of a better way?IntroductionWhy is Gods goodnessmisunderstood?Because of the finiteness of man- fallen, depravedBecause of his finiteness, he has a problem to understandIntroductionPROBLEM OF SIN:Logical problem- God is great, God is goodEmotional problem- When bad things happen, how can man reconcile the bad things to the greatness and goodness of God.IntroductionFORMULATION OF THE PROBLEM:Both God and evil are realities- they existIf God were all powerful, He could destroy evilIf God were all good, He would destroy evilEvil has not been destroyed, still exist,THEREFORE, there is no good and powerful God.I.KNOW THE PERSON IN OUR TRIALS. Trials- are not coming directly fromGod Temptations- are not from the Lord.HOW CAN WE RECOVER FROM CALAMITY KNOCKOUT?II.KNOW HOW TO HANDLE TRIALS

Count it all Joy- Count them aright- Believe them for our good.HOW CAN WE RECOVER FROM CALAMITY KNOCKOUT?III.KNOW HOW TO RESPOND TO TRIALS knowing - is right and intelligent response. - it is realizing2 realizations:a.The relationship of the subject (trials) to the object ( believers)b.The relationship of the object to the subjectHOW CAN WE RECOVER FROM CALAMITY KNOCKOUT?KNOW THE PURPOSE OF OUR TRIALS

The testing of our faithHOW CAN WE RECOVER FROM CALAMITY KNOCKOUT?