Sermons on hope
Do you have a hope that can carry you through life’s trials? Jesus is a personal hope, because He is a personal savior.
Matthew 5:9 In order to make peace, one must have peace. To point others to the peace available in God, we need to know this peace ourselves, and if we do, it is a part of who we are to be peacemakers.
Col. 1:3-8 God is the author of our faith, He causes His people to be born again to a living hope, and it is the message of the gospel, holding out the promise of hope that is the cause of our faith. Salvation from start to finish is of the Lord!
1 Peter 3:15 calls believers to be prepare to give a defence of the hope we have to anyone who asks. This assumes that as Christians we actually do have hope. But a generic hope can’t be defended, it must be a personal hope. Can we have such a hope? Yes we can!
Lam. 3:20-24 Pastor Steve was away this week, and we were joined by Andrew Wright who share a message of great hope from the Word. God’s faithful is absolute and we can trust confidently in Him.
1 Peter 1:13-25 God’s gracious gift of faith leads to more than just eternal life, the hope that comes through His grace also motivates us to live in obedience to Him.
Ephesians 2:1-9. Salvation is of the Lord. every single ounce of it. We are saved by grace, and nothing but grace, and oh how we need His grace!
Luke 10:25-29 A man asks Jesus “what shall I do to inherit eternal life?” This question should be principle in the mind of every person. Jesus answers not by telling the man he has no worries because God loves him, but rather by pointing the man to the Law of God. Fulfill the law and you will live! So how are you doing at keeping the law?
1 Peter 1:3-12 God is the cause of our faith, the keeper of our faith, the guard of our faith, and the reward of our faith. He ensures that all His children receive their inheritance.
Luke 10:17-24 Where is your joy found? Is it found in victory in the Christian life? Is it found in success in ministry? Jesus tells His people to rejoice that your names are written in heaven. A grand picture of God’s absolute sovereignty in election which is the only way true joy is even possible. Jesus also makes it clear that is bring joy to God to save all those He chose before the foundation of the world to write…