Sermons on Hope
The life of the godly is not a straight line to glory, but they do get there. No matter where you are, if you love God, the best is yet to come.
There is coming a day when our bodies are going to be redeemed and there will be no more groaning.
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.
A wise son makes a glad father, says the Lord, and it is the Word of God that makes a son wise.
A great hope produces great boldness.
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?
The strength to endure comes from the hope before us. And the hope before us comes from the Scriptures.
Biblical hope not only desires something good for the future; it expects it to happen.
From beginning to end our salvation—our election, our calling, our faith, our sanctification, and our glorification—is a work of divine grace.
To get well from the disease of sin, and to have a living hope, you have to undergo surgery.
God honors faith and obedience by using all of his wisdom, power and love to turn that kind of life into one of great joy.
Jesus shines bright when our hope is meek, fearless, well-defended, and zealous for good deeds.
There are at least five practical things you can do to move your heart toward "laying hold of your hope."
The purpose of every small group—whatever else it is—is to keep the love of its members warm.
Endurance is a gift and endurance is a duty. And these are not in conflict.
Heavenly-mindedness is what frees our hands to do the works of love.
Without Christian hope my life and your life cannot yield Christian joy or love or boldness or endurance.
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.
When circumstances arise that alarm you, the key is to hold fast to the traditions that were taught by the apostles.
If we are going to love like Jesus loved, even in times of great stress and worry, then we must be filled with living hope.
The Bible's picture of our Savior too radical that it should be the mere creation of sinful men.
Avoid what numbs your mind to God and stay sober for the sake of hope.