-Episode 2591-

Segment 1 (00:00) Todd uses a faulty sermon illustration as a means to discuss how God comforts us in times of distress. He then quotes Thomas Watson, and explains the issue with the previous illustration.

Segment 2 (09:03) Todd discusses God’s love – and how He still loves us, even when He causes us pain. In fact, He causes us pain because He loves us!

Segment 3 (17:11) Todd quotes Eric Davis to discuss how we should respond to hard circumstances: a God-centered vs. man-centered perspective.

Wretched Surprise! (25:40) Using a clip from a sermon by Mike Fabarez, Todd discusses persecution, and reminds us that eventually, God will claim the victory, even over the gates of Hell.