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“The Story You Bear“

Speaker: Paul Godbout

Series: Other Messages

Primary text: 2 Corinthians 1:1-11

Speaker: Paul Godbout
Series: Other Messages
Primary text: 2 Corinthians 1:1-11

It's more than you can bear, but he's giving you a story to share.

There’s an adage that floats around, “God won’t give you more than you can handle.” From stories throughout the bible, and specifically from the story in 2 Corinthians 1:1-11, we know that this simply isn’t true. Here the Apostle Paul recounts the story of suffering he experienced which was far greater than he could endure on his own. Through his suffering, Paul’s faith and reliance on God was strengthened. And God is glorified when the story of Paul’s suffering and God’s deliverance is shared with others. Paul teaches us that if we will trust God with our story—no matter how dark it is—He can use it to bring praise, honor, and glory to Jesus.

Other texts in this message: Matthew 16:23, Philippians 3:10-11


Ask God which of your comforts are for someone else

Scream your sufferings at God

Start telling your story

Song Recommendation:
Rattle! by Elevation Worship

Book Recommendation:
A Grief Observed by C.S. Lewis

Verse for the Week: 2 Corinthians 1:9

Prayer requests:

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Worship Songs

Never Lost
Chris Brown, Steven Furtick, and Tiffany Hammer

Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)
Matt Crocker, Joel Houston, and Salomon Ligthelm

Andres Figueroa, Hank Bentley, Mariah McManus, Mia Fieldes, and Priscilla Houle

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It’s more than you can bear, but he’s giving you a story to share., 2 Corinthians 1:1-11, Matthew 16:23, Philippians 3:10-11, Paul Godbout, The Story You Bear,

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