Sermons on hope
Colossians 3:1-4 Where is your hope found? Are you clinging to this world, or is your gaze fixed on something far beyond what can be found in this world?
Matthew 7:24-27 Not everyone who hears the word of Christ responds equally, and according to Jesus, it is only those who “do” His words that have any security in the reality of salvation.
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?