This morning we are talking about hope. We are not talking about the world’s version of hope however. There is a major difference between the way a believer and an unbeliever use the word hope. When the world speaks of hope they say something like this, “I hope I win the lottery.” What do they mean.…
Nathan Sehi • Sermon • • 3,513 views
Peter challenges believes to rejoice in the Hope of Christ despite suffering in this life. He makes an appeal to the temporal nature of suffering as compared to eternal salvation. Further, he demonstrates that suffering has purpose in purifying our faith and bringing glory, honor, and praise to God. Thus, even in the midst of horrible suffering we can rejoice in the hope of our God.
Failures Why is failure an area of life so hard for us to fight through? How do you get back up after falling down in your spiritual commitments? Peter answered and said unto him, Though all men shall be offended because of thee, yet will I never be offended. Jesus said unto him, Verily I say unto thee,…
Introduction Have you ever given or received a puppy for Christmas? If not you have seen it played out on a TV show A super-cute, tiny, cuddly fuzz ball wearing a bright red bow around its neck. Usually comes bouncing around the corner or peeks its head out of a box as soon as the kids or special someone…
Ward • Sermon • • 208 views • 39:45
Introduction: We have a number of terms that we use in the church that some call “Christianese.” They are words unique to Christianity or words that have what some may consider a special or hidden meaning in Christian . There is even an entry for Christianese in Wikipedia. Here it is. [Show Screenshot]…
Running with the Giants
1 Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, Joseph The story about Joseph takes up almost half of the book of Genesis. His life actually…
Rejoicing Through Revelation
C. Jason Walker • Broomfield Baptist • Sermon • • 196 views • 42:18
Introduction: Illustration - The Reality of Trials It's been said concerning trials and storms of life that, "Either you just came through one, are now entering one, or one looms on your horizon." Main Thought: Prepare today for the persecutions of tomorrow looking for the promise of eternity. Sub-intro:…
New Year New Challenges
Tragedy. Loss. Trial. Suffering. Difficulty. When these words define our lives, we must remember two vital truths.
Robert Braly • Sermon • • 169 views • 45:49
19 And not being weak in faith, he did not consider his own body, already dead (since he was about a hundred years old), and the deadness of Sarah’s womb. 20 He did not waver at the promise of God through unbelief, but was strengthened in faith, giving glory to God, 21 and being fully convinced that…
The Declaration of Faith 1 Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. 2 For by it the elders obtained a good report. 3 Through faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that things which are seen were not made of things which do appear.…
Journey Into Overcoming I have told you all this so that you may have peace in me. Here on earth you will have many trials and sorrows. But take heart, because I have overcome the world.” Confession of Faith I am not moved by what I see or by what I feel. I am moved by what I believe. I believe the WORD…
1 Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. 2 In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so , I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. 3 And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there…
Nathan Sehi • Sermon • • 94 views
The proper response to the Divine work of the Father through Jesus Christ should be the Praise of His Name. Because of God's great mercy we have been born again, to a living hope, accomplished by salvation, heir to a mighty inheritance. All of these reasons should cause us to praise God for his Divine work in salvation.
Songs: I’ll Fly away Prayer Bells of Heaven Offering : Missions God will meet you in the Fire. Rising to a height of ninety feet (roughly the size of a nine-story building) and expanding to a width of nine feet,11 the statue was enormous 11 The Aramaic text of Daniel gives the dimensions of the statue…
God’s plan and purpose for using fire 1 “Behold, I am going to send My messenger, and he will clear the way before Me. And the Lord, whom you seek, will suddenly come to His temple; and the messenger of the covenant, in whom you delight, behold, He is coming,” says the Lord of hosts. 2 “But who can endure…
How is it possible for someone to have hope, and not just hope- living hope, as they are struggling through various trials? Maybe you as you were watching the video this morning, you were thinking- how is it possible for these people to have hope? Look at what is happening to the world around us- if…
Nathan Sehi • Sermon • • 53 views
Though we are children of the King; Suffering is a sad reality of this world. This paragraph focuses specifically on how Christians should respond to insults and discrimination because of our Faith in Christ. But Peter encourages us to rejoice in suffering, obeying God, glorifying his name, ultimately entrusting our soul to God. There are many ways we respond sinfully, ignoring God, and seeking relief in this world. Yet, Peter commends our soul to the only being who can truly redeem us from the suffering and persecution we face in this world.