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Looking Back and Looking Up in the Face of Trouble

Scripture Reference: Psalm 123-124 

Sermon in a Sentence

When we look around at our circumstances and at the troubles we may face, rather than despair, we must look back in remembrance to all that God has done, and look up in faith to the One who abounds in love and mercy.

Sermon Outline

  1. When we are weary from the scorn and persecution we receive from the world, we must look up with a patient and hopeful faith to the God of heaven, and pray for mercy.
  1. Our motivation to look up to the Lord comes from looking back and recalling the numerous times that the all-powerful Creator came to our aid and delivered us from danger and destruction.