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Chris McLain: Tossings & Tears (Psalm 56)
Chris McLain, pastor of First Baptist Church in Crowell, Texas, delivers here a sermon of comfort and exhortation. Speaking of the haunting nature of pain and suffering and David’s defiance of fear by placing his faith in God, McLain reminds his hearers of David’s recognition that God is so interested in our sorrows as to collect and keep record of them. To listen to the audio of this sermon, use the player below or click here to open in a new window. The manuscript for this sermon is available here.
This sermon was delivered during the morning worship service at First Baptist Church in Crowell, Texas on September 11, 2016, on the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. The introduction references a famous photograph from that day.