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 • • 78 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.
Rejoicing Through Revelation
C. Jason Walker • Broomfield Baptist • Sermon • • 71 views
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:…
Nathan Sehi • Sermon • • 30 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.
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 14 views
God allows his people to pass through certain experiences, so that he may see, and prove to them, that their faith in him is genuine. Believers sometimes doubt God and test him, to see if he is true to his word, but this is forbidden in Scripture.
Call me pessimistic, but have you ever felt that majority of the news that comes in your day is usually negative? First off, if you turn on the TV to a news station, you’ll find a lot of bad things going on. Or, if you are “old school” you read the newspaper (to the newer generation, it is like reading…
Nathan Sehi • Sermon • • 9 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.
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 7 views
Scripture makes clear that all human beings are subject to temptation. It provides examples of individuals who have faced and yielded to such influences.
Jim L. Wilson • Sermon • • 6 views
Hebrews 11:32-40 “And what more can I say? Time is too short for me to tell about Gideon, Barak, Samson, Jephthah, of David and Samuel and the prophets,  who by faith conquered kingdoms, administered justice, obtained promises, shut the mouths of lions,  quenched the raging of fire, escaped the…
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God seeks proof of genuine love, faith and growth in the lives of his people. To this end, he tests them in various ways. However, when people test him, it is often a symptom of lack of trust.