Sermons tagged with ‘hope’

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Advent – Hope

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Listen to this message. Scripture: Psalm 6:6-7, 38:5-12, 40:12, 42:3, 69:1-3, 102:1-111 Psalm 19:7, 23:1-3 Deuteronomy 8:3 Matthew 4:4, 6:11 Hebrews 11:1, 4:14-16 Matthew 26:36-39 Hebrews 12:1-2 John 6:1-51 Hopelessness is a reality.  We all struggle with it at varying times and with varying degrees. Not only is our sense of hopelessness addressed in scripture […]

Contemplation on 1 Peter

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Due to technical difficulties a recording of this message is not available. Scripture: 1 Peter 1:13-21 Psalm 1:1-2 Hosea 1:2 – 3:2   Peter calls readers in 1:13 to be sober minded and to prepare their minds for action.  Every day it is becoming increasingly difficult and tempting to forego and lose the art of […]

1 Peter Living as Exiles 5-8-16

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Listen to this message: 1 Peter 1:13-16 1 Peter 1:1-2 1 Peter 1:10-12 1 Peter 1:6-9 We must hope, and be holy. Our hope goes fully to grace at the revelation of Jesus Christ. We enjoy grace every day, but there will me more. Grace is like an infinite river that is constantly coming towards […]

Advent: Hope in Jesus, not Money

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Listen to this message. Scripture: -Luke 1:26-36 -Hebrews 13:1-6 -Psalm 62:10 -Proverbs 23:4 Proverbs 28:20 -Ecclesiastes 5:10 -Mark 10:17-31 -Luke 12:15, 20-21, 32-33 -Luke 12:34 -Luke 16:10-11 -2 Corinthians 8:9 -Ephesians 4:28 -1 Timothy 6:3-10 -James 4:1-3 -Joshua 1:5 -Psalm 118:5-7 -Hebrews 13:5-6 -Isaiah 55:1-12 -Philippians 4:10-13 Notes: Greed reeks havoc on our hearts. Desire […]

Hope

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Listen to this message. Scripture: Hebrews 12:12-29 Matthew 20:1-16 Genesis 25 Philippians 3:12 Six ideas from Hebrews 12 Fix your eyes and mind on God Let your light shine in tough times Resist temptation to trade our hope for worldly vices Reflect on the Gospel Anchor on things that are unshakable God is a consuming […]

Confession of Our Hope – Part 3

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Listen to this message. Scripture: Hebrews 10:19-23 Romans 8:31-32 Psalm 145 Psalm 143   Two categories of life that would cause wavering: Known Unknown Aspects of a promise: Who is making the promise What is being promised (what is covered by the warranty). We look to our God, who is immovable, to prevent us from […]

Confession of Our Hope – Part 2

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Listen to this message. Scripture: Hebrews 10:19-25 Hebrews 2:1 Matthew 7 Matthew 11 Colossians 3:5-17 Colossians 3 Luke 12:13 Isaiah 58 I Corinthians 4:7 Matthew 5:15 2 Corinthians 5 Mark 9 Notes: Anchor yourself to your faith (the objective reality of who Jesus is and what he has done.) 9 Ways to Hold Fast Prayer […]

Confession of Hope

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Listen to this sermon. Scripture: Hebrews 10:19-25 Hebrews 3:5, 6:11-19, 7:18-19 1 Timothy 6:12   What is the confession of our hope? Objective reality and sure truth Not a wish or false hope that waivers   Next week… How do we hold fast to our hope? How is God’s faithfulness motivation to hold fast to […]

Hanging Our Hope on Jesus

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Listen to this message. Scripture for this message: Hebrews 2:14-18 Hebrews 4:15 Hebrews 7:26-28   Just like the original audience of Hebrews, we have the same temptations to drift away from Christianity and hang our hope on things of this world (job, spouse, hobbies, etc.). Eventually all earthly things fail, and when they do our joy […]