Sermons on Hope

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Are You Free?

Have you ever asked yourself, “Am I free?” You may think you are, based on your earthly citizenship, but consider instead the essence of the question. Have you chained yourself to a lifestyle or to beliefs that restrict you from a purer and more free existence? We live in the land of the free, but…

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Empty to Full!

There are plenty of crises in the world; plenty of reasons to feel lost, aimless, and empty. But the key to a healthy relationship with God is a continual denial of self. When you’re able to get yourself out of the way of your fulfillment, only then can God fill you completely and perfectly.

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Dean asks the question, “what time is it for you?” Through his discussion, he challenges us to trust that “there is a time for everything” and that we need to set our spiritual clocks to “God Standard Time.” We must recognize this moment (and every moment) is “NOW time,” for 2 Corinthians 6:2 tell us,…

Hope in the Midst of Anguish

LAMENTATIONS 3:18-24 In times of great anguish we can easily lose our hope (v. 18-20). What anguish was robbing Jeremiah of his hope? What anguish is robbing us of our hope? Remembering the steadfast love of God will help you find hope (v. 21f). What will help you to be more firmly convinced of the…

‘The Hopeful’ Pursue Righteousness

I TIMOTHY 6:11-16 To pursue righteousness, we need to flee from materialism (v.11, 9-10). If we are to be righteous, why is it so important to flee from the love of money? What will motivate you to do a better job of fleeing from materialism? Pursuing righteousness includes godliness, faith, love, endurance and gentleness (v.11).…