Sorrow into Joy John 16:16-33 1. Sorrow into Joy at Seeing Jesus a. At His appearing b. Through the Holy Spirit 2. Sorrow into Joy at Jesus' defeating death a. Sin and Satan defeated 3. Sorrow into Joy at answered prayer a. To the Father b. In Jesus' name 4. Sorrow into Joy at Christ overcoming this trouble-filled world a. You will have trouble in the world b. Christ has overcome the world c. You can/should/must have joy in Jesus
A very touching Sermon! A very passionate sermon by Pastor Edwin Blackwood on the realities of sorrow in the Christian life. He shows us the examples of Old Testament saints, the Apostles and even saints in our own day who went through unimaginable sorrow. But how through all this that the holy spirit was a 'present help in their time of trouble'.
A very moving sermon, especially when I compare myself with some of the testimonies that Pastor Blackwood shares of other men of God who went through great sorrow but yet rejoiced in their God.
I would recommend this sermon to all who claim to be Christians and especially those who may be deluded by a false gospel that God promises 'health, wealth, and prosperity' to His child in THIS life!
Edwin Blackwood attended the Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary. He was ordained to the gospel ministry by the Great Lakes-Gulf Presbytery of the RPCNA, where he pastored a church in Evansville, IN from 1993 until 2000. In 2005 he was called to Australia by the...