Sermons on Suffering

A Sermon by Francis Grimke: Some Reflections Growing Out of the Recent Epidemic of Influenza that Afflicted Our City

Francis Grimke was a pastor in Washington D.C. from 1878-1928, ministering most prominently at the 15th Street Presbyterian Church. In 1918, the Spanish flu swept through cities in the United States. Thousands died. Public gatherings were closed for weeks. This is a sermon that Grimke preached when he returned to his pulpit when the disease […]

The Crooked Things in Life

The crooked things are our uncomfortable, or painful, experiences that either do not ________________ as we wish they would, or that leave lasting _____________. The eye of _____________ sees that if God has made soemthing crooked, and wants it to stay that way, ___________________________. The eye of faith sees that is God wants it crooked, […]