Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen
Topic: The Gospel Of John Scripture: John 15:18–16:7, John 16:17–16:33
Many of our troubles come from ourselves.
---Responsibility is up to us.
Many of our troubles come from other people.
Many of our troubles are due to the cursed world we live in.
*Jesus mentioned joy when talking about troubles
------Jesus pointed out that He was hated first.
*All of life's troubles can have an upside.
------Jesus wanted the disciples to have a positive mindset.
------We need to pray & be more dependant on God to become more positive in our troubles.
---Life's troubles can help us understand loss & empathy.
---Life's troubles can open doors to new relationships & ministries.
---Life's troubles can validate our witness.
---Life's troubles can increase our influence with others.
---Life's troubles can accomplish God's purposes.
---Life's troubles are temporary.