Why we suffer as Christians, part 6

1Pe 4:12-16; Rom 8:16-17; 2Co 1:3-7; 1Co 12:26; 1Jo 3:16; 2Co 4:7-15; Col 1:24; Php 1:29-30; 3:7-11.

WTROM-138-150816 - length: 68:06 - taught on Aug, 16 2015

Class Outline:

John Farley
August 16, 2015


Village Ministries International (or V.M.I.) is a non-denominational Christian Ministry based in Yukon, OK.

V.M.I. takes the Gospel and God’s Word to remote areas that aren’t easily exposed to missionary activity.

Their two main goals are evangelism in various outposts throughout the world, and training rural indigenous pastors.

They have worked in India, Nigeria, the Philippines, Central America, Indonesia, and Mongolia.


Why we suffer as Christians, part 6.

1PE 4:15-16

ROM 8:16-17

Why we suffer as Christians

First, we suffer for our own sake:

Second, we suffer for the sake of others, especially God’s people:

a. Suffering that others may obtain salvation, 2TI 2:8-10

b. Suffering to give others courage,
PHI 1:12-14

c. Suffering so that others may be comforted,
2CO 1:3-7

d. Suffering in compassion for, and solidarity, with others, 1CO 12:26

1JO 3:16

e. Suffering in the form of giving sacrificially out of love - this includes forgiving.

JOH 3:16;
JOH 15:12-13; ROM 5:8; 2CO 5:14-15; EPH 5:1-2; EPH 5:25-26; 1JO 3:16