Sermons on Hope

Refuge

We’ve been learning quite a bit about hope recently; what hope is, what it looks like to maintain hope, what hope is able to accomplish for us, where our hope needs to be placed, how to hang onto hope through loss and betrayal, etc.  This week, God challenged me a bit, and I’m going to…

Hope

This morning, we’re going to be encouraged in how to receive and maintain hope in life.  Hope itself is a confident expectation; to hope is to, well, expect confidently.  ūüôā  Hope is an intangible substance and yet it is so real to those who truly possess it.  Hope is like a placeholder that fills the…

Hope Through Loss

Last week, we learned about the power of praise and were challenged to praise God no matter what circumstances we may find ourselves in.  You may have heard that you need to be careful what you pray or ask for because you just might get it.  The saying also seems to ring true to be…

Expecting

As we close out 2019 and enter into 2020, we’re reminded of a principle in God’s Kingdom. You reap what you sow. One does not sow corn and expect watermelons to grow. One does not sit around thinking about all of the bad things that has happened to them in the past and expect joy.…

Hope

Here we are, just a few days before Christmas. On that day, we celebrate the greatest gift ever given to mankind, God’s only Son! Luke 2:1-20 1 In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. 2 (This was the first census that took place…

Hope in the Park

This morning, we come together because of one thing that we all desperately need: hope. ¬†Hope is a bit of a strange thing, though. ¬†It’s hard to define what it really is, but we know for certain when we have it and when we don’t! ¬†Is hope something that we possess or is it something…

Giving Hope

This morning, were going to learn together how to give someone hope. ¬†Before we can give someone hope, we must first understand what it is. ¬†Merriam-Webster defines hope as: 1: to desire with expectation of obtainment 2: to expect with confidence It’s foremost synonym is: trust The amazing thing about hope is that the atmosphere…

The Road To Hope

This morning, we’re going to take a fresh look at hope. ¬†God has given us a new revelation about receiving hope. ¬†Although many of us might think that hope is just something that we either possess or lack, God’s word teaches that there is actually a process through which we obtain and maintain hope until…

Hope in the Valley

This morning, we’ve gathered together to receive and to celebrate hope! Hope¬†– a feeling of expectation that something positive is about to happen Hope is what motivates us and keeps us moving from our current circumstances into a better and brighter future. ¬†It’s hope that motivates us to work hard and make the most of…