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Sermons on Hope

Hope in the Midst of Sin and Misery – Part 2

Luke 22:31-38 In the Upper Room on the night Jesus instituted the Lord’s Supper, the sin and misery of the world was on full display – and yet in the mist of it there is great hope for Christ’s followers. In part one (10/8/17, Luke 22:21-30) we saw this sin and misery in Judas’ evil betrayal of Jesus, and yet there was…

Hope in the Face of Sin and Misery – Part 1

Luke 22:21-30 In many of the interactions in the Upper Room, the sin and misery of the world is put on full display. We see it first in the treachery of Judas in betraying the Lord. Even after walking and talking with him for three-plus years, seeing him perform miracles, listening to his authoritative teaching and seeing his compassion for sinners –…

Preparing the Way – Looking to the Eternal

Isaiah 40_06-08 We talk much about “hope” during the advent season, but the world offers little true hope – only vague uncertainties. But in this passage we find hope for in it we are reminded of that which is eternal – which is therefore of great importance. The stuff of the flesh – people and all other created matter – is impermanent.…