16 Sermons: Hope in God!

What Is Hope?

Hebrews 6:1-12

by John Piper

Biblical hope not only desires something good for the future; it expects it to happen.

Why Hope? Grace!

2 Thessalonians 2:16-17

by John Piper

From beginning to end our salvation—our election, our calling, our faith, our sanctification, and our glorification—is a work of divine grace.

Why Hope? Gospel!

Colossians 1:15-23

by John Piper

The gospel is the good news that there is hope for sinners, the worst of sinners.

How Can I Hope? New Birth!

1 Peter 1:3 and 1 Peter 1:22-25

by John Piper

To get well from the disease of sin, and to have a living hope, you have to undergo surgery.

How Can I Keep on Hoping? The Scriptures!

Romans 15:4

by John Piper

The strength to endure comes from the hope before us. And the hope before us comes from the Scriptures.

Holy Women Who Hoped in God

Mother’s Day

1 Peter 3:1-6

by John Piper

The daughters of Sarah fight the anxiety that rises in their hearts. They wage war on fear, and they defeat it with the promises of God.

Our Hope: The Appearing of Jesus Christ

Titus 2:11-13

by John Piper

The blessed hope of all who believe is the appearing of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ. Do you eagerly await the coming of Christ?

Our Hope: The Redemption of Our Bodies

Romans 8:18-25

by John Piper

There is coming a day when our bodies are going to be redeemed and there will be no more groaning.

Our Hope: Righteousness

Galatians 5:1-12

by John Piper

The presence of a struggle with sin in this life is not a sign that we are lost. Perfection is not the test of spiritual life in this age.

Educating for Hope

Psalm 78:1-8

by John Piper

A wise son makes a glad father, says the Lord, and it is the Word of God that makes a son wise.

Fathers Who Give Hope

Father's Day

Colossians 3:21

by John Piper

Dads, father your children in a way that shows what kind of father God is.

Our Hope: The Glory of God!

Romans 5:1-5

by John Piper

If there is any wonder or awe or admiration or fame or praise or applause, it belongs to the glory of God. For all other glory is like grass compared to God's.

The Fruit of Hope: Joy

Romans 12:11-12

by John Piper

Without Christian hope my life and your life cannot yield Christian joy or love or boldness or endurance.

The Fruit of Hope: Love

Colossians 1:3-8

by John Piper

Heavenly-mindedness is what frees our hands to do the works of love.

The Fruit of Hope: Boldness

2 Corinthians 3:12

by John Piper

A great hope produces great boldness.

The Fruit of Hope: Endurance

1 Thessalonians 1:2-3

by John Piper

Endurance is a gift and endurance is a duty. And these are not in conflict.