Sermons on Hope

Ruth: the Best Is Yet to Come

Ruth 4

by John Piper

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.

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: 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.

Educating for Hope

Psalms 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.

Christ Appeared That We Might Hope in God

1 Peter 1:20-21

by John Piper

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: Endurance

1 Thessalonians 1:2-3

by John Piper

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

The Fullness of Hope and the Fellowship of Love

Hebrews 10:19-25

by John Piper

The purpose of every small group—whatever else it is—is to keep the love of its members warm.

Hope Anchored in Heaven

Hebrews 6:19-20

by John Piper

There are at least five practical things you can do to move your heart toward "laying hold of your hope."

Why the Son of God Came into the World

A Christmas Message

Mark 10:45

by John Piper

The Bible's picture of our Savior too radical that it should be the mere creation of sinful men.

The Hope of Exiles on the Earth

Hebrews 11:13-22

by John Piper

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

The Fruit of Hope: Boldness

2 Corinthians 3:12

by John Piper

A great hope produces great boldness.

Christ Is Hallowed in Us When We Hope in Him

1 Peter 3:13-17

by John Piper

Jesus shines bright when our hope is meek, fearless, well-defended, and zealous for good deeds.

Girding the Mind to Guard Your Hope

1 Peter 1:13

by John Piper

Avoid what numbs your mind to God and stay sober for the sake of hope.

The Power of Hope

Easter Sunday

1 Peter 1:3-9

by John Piper

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.

God Has Given Us Good Hope Through Grace, Part 1

2 Thessalonians 2:13-17

by John Piper

When circumstances arise that alarm you, the key is to hold fast to the traditions that were taught by the apostles.

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.

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.