But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light. Once you were not a people, but now you are the people of God; once you had not received mercy, but now you have received…
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Hope gives believers confidence and reassurance in this present life, allowing them to lead effective lives for God. It also reassures them of the reality of eternal life, allowing them to face death with confidence.
Acts of the Holy Spirit
When I was a child my family would take trips to Portugal almost every other year and our trips to Portugal were never complete without visiting the ever famous tourist trap Fatima. For those who don't know the story of Fatima well apparently Mary the mother of Jesus came down from heaven and appeared…
Salvation is an Internal Renewal Through Faith by Grace. While Paul and Barnabas are in Antioch spending time with the disciples there and encouraging them, “Some men came down from Judea and began teaching the brethren, “Unless you are circumcised according to the custom of Moses, you cannot be saved.’”…
In 1997 the journal of the American Heart Association reported on some remarkable research. According to the Chicago Tribune, Susan Everson of the Human Population Laboratory of the Public Health Institute in Berkeley, California, found that people who experienced high levels of despair had a 20 percent…
Turn to Titus 2 and John 8 . Our journey through the Believe series is almost finished. Today, next Sunday and I’ll wrap it up with a review and summary on July 7. Please email me what you’ve learned, how you’ve grown since we started. This morning, our topic is gentleness. The word gentleness probably…
Saving Christmas . . . it's more than just a season
Proverbs 13:12 – Hope deferred makes the heart sick, But when the desire comes, it is a tree of life. (New King James Version) What Are Poor Substitutes for Biblical Hope? __________________________________________________ __________________________________________________ __________________________________________________…
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The Cosmic Pawn Shop In the beginning, God created a perfect and beautiful creation of paradise called Earth. In this paradise he placed his most beloved creation, man. In chapter 3 of Genesis, this all changed when the devil deceived Adam and Eve. Sin came into paradise and stole humanity away and pawned…
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Hope means more than a vague wish that something will happen. It is a sure and confident expectation in God’s future faithfulness and presence. The horizon of Christian hope extends beyond death into an eternity prepared by God himself, the reality of which is guaranteed by Jesus Christ.
Salvation that Works 1 Blessed is the man That walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, Nor standeth in the way of sinners, Nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful. 2 But his delight is in the law of the Lord ; And in his law doth he meditate day and night. 3 And he shall be like a tree planted by…