Sermons on Hope

Sermons on Hope

May 12: The Power to Endure

  May 12 – Ascension Sunday Ascension Day is always the 40th day (a Thursday) of the Easter season; Ascension Sunday is usually observed the Sunday following. The Ascension was the act of Jesus returning to his place of Heavenly glory in his physical body as witnessed by the Apostles, and marked the close of his post-resurrection appearances. The Ascension was recorded in Mark 16:19, Luke 24:51, and Acts 1:9-11. Scriptures: Acts 1:1-11; Ephesians 1:15-23; Luke 24:44-53 Two weeks ago…

Dec 3: Our Shocking Hope

  December 3: First Sunday of Advent Scriptures: Isaiah 64:1-9; Mark 13:24-37 1 to 10, how well is your life unfolding these days, that is, in regard to your plans for your life? If the quality of your life experience is at a nine or ten and pretty much everything happening as you planned and designed, then praise God! Absolutely! You’ve got a lot to be thankful for in this regard. So, be sure to express your gratitude for a…

November 14: Not One Stone

  Audio of FULL service Video of FULL service November 14, 2021 – 25th Sunday after Pentecost Scriptures: Mark 13:1-8; 1 Samuel 2:1-10 How many of you have been to the top of what will always be to me the Sears Tower in downtown Chicago (which is now named the Willis Tower)? At 110 stories, it was the tallest building in the world until 1998. Today, it’s the 12th tallest building in the world. The 103rd story is the Skydeck,…

November 7: Yes, There’s Good News

  Sermon audio only Full worship service audio November 7, 2021 – All Saints Sunday Scripture: Revelation 21:1-6 When a loved one dies, what’s the good news? When a son or daughter dies, what’s the good news? Is there even good news at all? Here’s a truth about me: I don’t personally know what it is to grieve deeply. I’ve never had to grieve the death of dearly close friend or family member. This means that for the most part,…