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'Hope' Tagged Sermons

“Responding to Tyranny” Daniel 8:1-27

Theme: God rules history, His people will suffer beyond returning from captivity.
Aim: Live soberly with the knowledge that this world is fallen. Pray that God will strengthen our hope with the knowledge that He rules history, and even if we are appalled by what we see, and horrified by what his people face, pray that He would set our hope on Him and His promise to finally give His kingdom to His people. 

(1) God Rules History (Daniel 8:1-4, 20)
(2) God’s People Will Suffer (Daniel 8:5-14, 19, 21-26)
(3) How We Respond to Tyranny (Daniel 8:15-18, 27)

“Son of Man – Jesus Christ Our Lord” Daniel 7:13-14

Theme: Jesus Christ is the Son of Man in Daniel 7 and He is our only hope.
Aim: Be reconciled to God, repent and believe in the Son of Man, Jesus Christ.
(1) The Clouds of Heaven (Daniel 7:13-14)
(2) One Like a Son of Man (Daniel 7:13-14)
(3) Presented to God (Daniel 7:13-14)
(4) Jesus Christ (Matthew 13:41-43; 16:13-20, 27-28; Acts 1:6-11; 7:55-56; Hebrews 10:14)

“God Most High – Ancient of Days” Daniel 7:1-12

Theme: God is sovereign over all and will judge the nations.
Aim: Be comforted and consoled as God’s people as we walk in exile in this world. The world will persecute you, and seek to destroy you, the world will lash out at God by coming against His people. If you trust in Christ that doesn’t mean you will live “your best life now.” Life here may not get easier if you trust in Christ, but your hope for God’s eternal kingdom will squelch out the empty promises of this fallen world. We will suffer, life will not be easy for God’s people in this world, but God’s perfect justice and judgment is coming. And He will usher His people into His eternal kingdom.
(1) God Reveals (Daniel 7:1-3)
(2) God Has Enemies (Daniel 7:4-8)
(3) God Judges & Destroys His Enemies (Daniel 7:9-12)

“Jesus Christ, Fully God” Matthew 1:21-23; 2:11; 14:33; 28:9, 17; John 9:38

A Topical Sermon This time of year is often called “Advent” which means the time that we wait for the coming of Jesus in His birth. But there’s more to it than that. Even now we wait. Jesus, fully God and fully man, is going to come back one day. This Christmas remember how Jesus…

“Saved from Fire” Daniel 3:8-30

Theme: Only God can save us from fire.
Aim: Put your hope in Christ alone for salvation from the threats of this world, but also in the face of God’s eternal wrath.
(1) Ratted Out & Facing Rage (Daniel 3:8-15)
(2) Response: Faith (Daniel 3:16-18)
(3) God Saves (Daniel 3:19-25)
(4) There is No Other God (Daniel 3:26-30)

“Jesus Came Back from the Dead” Mark 16:1-8

Theme: Christ rose from the dead.
Aim: Pray that God would strengthen our faith in Christ’s resurrection and help us to fight for hope in an often hopeless world, because of the resurrection.
Jesus’ resurrection was…
(1) On The First Day of the Week (Mark 16:1-2)
(2) Unexpected (Mark 16:3-5, 8)
(3) Was Powerfully Able to Save (Mark 16:6-7)

“The First Lord’s Supper” Mark 14:12-25

Theme: Jesus is the bread of life and our good shepherd
Aim: Put your hope in Christ, not yourself. Feed upon Christ by faith.
(1) Hope in Jesus (Mark 14:12-16)
(2) Don’t Hope in Yourself (Mark 14:17-21)
(3) A Feast of Hope (Mark 14:22-25)

“Jesus Is Coming Again!” Mark 13:1-31

Theme: Christ’s words are trustworthy,
Aim: Will you believe Him?
(1) Hope In Jesus (Mark 13:1-2)
(2) Listen to and Believe Jesus (Mark 12:13:3-8)
(3) Persevere (Mark 13:9-13)
(4) Trust and Obey Jesus’ Words (Mark 13:14-23)
(5) Be Encouraged that Jesus Is Coming Back (Mark 13:24-27)
(6) Jesus’ Words Last Forever (Mark 13:28-31)

“Pay Your Taxes & Marriage Isn’t Forever” Mark 12:13-27

Theme: Jesus said to give up your life to God, and that Yahweh is the God of the living.
Aim: Worship God with your whole life, and submit to our earthly government. Pray for faith to believe in the resurrection and to find hope, not in earthly marriage, but being united to Jesus Christ as our Bridegroom.
(1) Pay Your Taxes (Mark 12:13-17)
(2) Marriage Isn’t Forever (Mark 12:18–27).