Sermons on Hope
Genesis 3:1-15 1. The seduction of sin is subtle. 2. The subtlety of sin is significant. 3. The significance of sin is serious. 4. The seriousness of sin lies in its strength. 5. The stronghold of sin is overcome by the Savior. The seriousness of sin leads to the salvation of the Savior.
What is your source of hope? How do you respond when that hope is fulfilled? Luke 2:21-24 Genesis 17:12 Exodus 13:1-2 Leviticus 12:1-8 Numbers 18:15-16 Jesus was raised as a Jewish boy by poor Jewish parents. Luke 2:25-26 John 14:16 Simeon was waiting and hoping. Luke 2:27-32 Isaiah 52:10 Psalm 98:1-3 Simeon responded to his hope fulfilled with a declaration. Luke 2:33-35 Simeon prophesied a harsh reality. Luke 2:36-38 1 Timothy 5:5 Anna gave thanks and shared with those of How COVID has affected us
Matthew 2:1-18 Sermon Big Idea: The birth of Jesus came at a high cost and following Him comes with a high cost as well. Will you be foolish enough to pay it? Matthew 2:1-18 Wise men seek Jesus (v. 1-6) Wise men rejoice when they encounter Jesus (v. 7-11) Wise men listen and obey (v. 12-15) Wise men see life in death (v. 16-18) Or 1 Corinthians 1:26-28 Do foolish men seek Jesus? Do foolish men rejoice when they encounter How COVID has affected us
Sermon Big Idea: Will we be found faithful when given a difficult task? Will we do the task in love? Faith exists eternally, love exists eternally, and so does hope. Hebrews 11:1 Luke 1:1-4 (NLT) Luke is giving a faithful, love filled report. Luke 1:5-79 (NLT) Gabriel gave a love filled message to faithful servants of God. Mary and Zechariah prophesied about God’s love and faithfulness 1 Corinthians 13:13
Jeff Badgero shares the story of Jesus’ birth.
Sermon Big Idea: The biggest reason we can have hope and be excited about Jesus is that he overcame what we could not. Amos 1:1 Zechariah 1:1 Isaiah 9:6-7 Isaiah 1:2-4,11; 2:6; 3:1,9; 5:25; 7:2 2 Chronicles 26:1-5; 2 Chronicles 26:16 Uzziah’s weakness was pride. 2 Chronicles 27:1-2; 2 Chronicles 27:6 Jotham’s weakness was the people of Judah. 2 Chronicles 28:1-4; 2 Chronicles 28:22-23 Ahaz’s weakness was other gods. 2 Chronicles 29:3 2 Kings 20:16-19 Hezekiah’s weakness was selfishness. God’s How COVID has affected us
Daniel 1,3,6 Sermon Big Idea: The best way to increase our hope is to increase our faithfulness to a holy God. Daniel 1:8 Daniel changed the diet because of his fear of God. Daniel 3:17-18 Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego didn’t fear death because they serve the God of life. Daniel 6:10,16,22 Daniel survived the den because God had found him blameless. Proverbs 1:7, Daniel 4:34, Matthew 6:19-21, Mark 10:43, 2 Samuel 24:24 To increase hope, fear the God that created How COVID has affected us
Sermon Big Idea: Just when all seems hopeless, God intervenes and reminds us of his promises. Genesis 12:1-3 (75) God gave Abraham hope of being a blessing. Genesis 13:14-16 God gave Abraham hope of a long family line. Genesis 15:1-6 God gave Abraham hope of having a protector. God gave Abraham hope that the line would come from he and Sarah. Genesis 17:4-5,21 (99) God gave Abraham hope in names. Genesis 18:14 God gave Abraham hope through a messenger. Hope How COVID has affected us
Sermon Big Idea: The Christian life is a lifelong journey. To say we accept Christ, but to live as though we haven’t is a road that leads to destruction. Hebrews 6:1-12 Don’t get stuck on the elementary teachings. (v. 1-2) Relying on God moves us past elementary teachings. (v. 3) It is a hopeless place to once have received Christ and then reject Him. (v. 4-8) We become more confident in our salvation as we move forward in our relationship How COVID has affected us
Sermon Big Idea: To reset the gospel, we must first understand why it is such good news. The good news starts with understanding the bad news. And the bad news is that sin leaves us hopeless. Genesis 3:22-24 Numbers 32:13 Hopeless people wander away from God. Judges 2:3 Judges 2:4-5 Hopeless people weep for God. 2 Kings 24:10-13 2 Kings 24:8-9 2 Kings 23:31-32 Hopeless people withdraw from God. Why? Romans 6:23, Ephesians 2:1-2 The earnings of sin is death. How COVID has affected us