Our sins lead us to seek admiration and comfort. What we deserve is God’s temporal and eternal punishment. Jesus drank the cup of suffering for us. Sermon Text: Matthew 20:17-28
Jesus’s life teaches us that glory and sacrifice go hand and hand and transforms our idea of who or what we choose to “glory” in.
Suffering can help us better understand the ambitions of our hearts. Sermon Text: Mark 9:30-37; 10:35-45
In God’s hand suffering always has a beneficial effect. Sermon Text: Mark 8:27-38