Sermons on Hope

The Greatest News Ever

“8 And in the same region there were shepherds out in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. 9 And an angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were filled with great fear. 10 And the angel said to them, “Fear not,…

Faith Is Hope In Action

FAITH is HOPE in ACTIONTop-line and Bottom-line theologyThe Heart of the Gospel• Galatians 3:7-9The Gospel is God’s bottom lineThe Good News is the top line where we anchor our hope Faith Lays Claim to Hope – Isaiah 58:6-12 Faith in Action begins between your ears – Philippians 4:4-9Sow a thought — reap an action.Sow an…

Leaving a Legacy of Hope

“No these three remain: faith, hope, and love. But the greatest of these is love.” (1 Corinthians 13:13) HCSB “God commanded our ancestors to teach his word to their children, so the next generation might know them … that they in turn might teach their children so each generation can set its hope anew on…

How Jesus Changes Everything

“The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to preach the good news to the poor; He has sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the prisoners, to recover the sight of the blind, to release the oppressed and proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor.” (Luke…

Suffering And The Christian Hope

“I have refined you, but not as silver is refined. Rather, I have refined you in the furnace of suffering.” (Isaiah 48:10) [NLT] There are several possible reasons for Christian suffering that are distinct from the reasons for the general suffering experienced by everyone: “5 And have you forgotten the exhortation that addresses you as sons?…

The Gift of Hope

“Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a desire fulfilled is a tree of life.” (Proverbs 13:12) The World’s “Common” Substitutes For Hope: Wishful thinkingBlind optimismAmbitious dreams For most people, hope is something they do, but the Bible talks about hope as something we can have. “I pray that God, who gives hope, will bless you…