2016 Reason For Hope Sermon Podcasts (25-min messages)
25-Dec Getting Christmas Right Luke 10:1-12, 16-20
Jesus' birth - the fulfillment of God's all-important promise.
18-Dec Imagine It - God With Us Matthew 1:18-24
Joseph and Mary understood who their babe was.
11-Dec The Promise Of Peace Ezekiel 37
Jesus came to repair our relationship with God.
04-Dec Life Advice From Jesus Matthew 7:1-6
Jesus guides on living wisely in a sin-stricken world.
27-Nov The Fire Jesus Started Luke 12:49-53
Jesus' teaching doesn't allow us a middle-ground option.
20-Nov Leading Us Back To God Luke 25:25-37
Jesus would not be sidetracked - He came to save.
13-Nov The Struggle To Trust God Hebrews 11
Faith is trusting God about things which we cannot see.
06-Nov Changing The World Matthew 5:13-16
God wants us to be a positive spiritual influence.
30-Oct Confronted By Jesus John 4:5-26
Jesus passionately sought out the spiritually lost.
23-Oct An Attitude Self-Exam Luke 14
Jesus reveals our bent toward self-righteousness.
16-Oct Living Clean For God Ephesians 4:17-24
Out of gratitude, we live for our Savior-God.
09-Oct Understanding Your Life Acts 17:22-31
Looking at your life from God's perspective.
02-Oct The Significance of Christ's Ascension Acts 2:29-36
The Bible is clear - Jesus was the Messiah from God.
25-Sep Jesus Covers Our Failures Matthew 3:13-17
Jesus finished every goal of His earthly mission.
18-Sep Living In The Middle Genesis 37:23-36
We live waiting for the age to come.
11-Sep Questioning God's Justice? Malachi 3:13-18
Never ask God for justice without mercy.
04-Sep At Home With God Hebrews 11
Trust in God gives us security and peace.
28-Aug You Are Not Alone Psalm 31
David's prayer gives us hope in the promises of God.
21-Aug Jesus To Suffering Christians Isaiah 50:4-10
Encouragement and hope for suffering Christians.
14-Aug Items of First Importance 2 Timothy 3:14-17
Paul focuses on what is truly important.
07-Aug When God Allows Suffering 1 Kings 17
The Christian response to suffering is very telling.
31-Jul The Birth Of The Church Acts 2
The church is God's instrument to bring people to Jesus.
24-Jul Your God-Given Identity 1 John 3:1-2
Your identity in Christ empowers you.
17-Jul Safe In The Grip Of Grace Romans 8:31-39
Our salvation is founded on the rock of God's love.
10-Jul God & Family - Love in Balance Malachi 4:5-6
God desiged loving, caring family-life for our good.
03-Jul God's Balanced Directives 1 Peter 2:11
God's guides us on how to live in a fallen world.
26-Jun Being Great - In God's Eyes Luke 1:11-17
Jesus defines greatness - from God's perspective.
19-Jun The Privilege of Giving 2 Corinthians 8:1-7
In the light of Christ, helping others is not a burden.
12-Jun God's Passion For People Jonah 4:1-11
God's wants His offer of salvation to reach every person.
05-Jun God's Invitation For All Luke 14:15-23
God longs for souls to turn to Him and be forgiven.
29-May God Teaches Us Patience Genesis 40:1-23
Joseph's life teaches us to wait on God.
22-May Reconciled With God 2 Corinthians 5:16-21
The work of Christ changes our status before God.
15-May The Work of God the Spirit John 16:5-11
God the Spirit works in the hearts of believers.
08-May God's Unseen Kingdom Luke 17:20-21
God's kingdom grows in the hearts of believers.
01-May Changed From Within Matthew 13
When the Gospel message is accepted, people change.
24-Apr Living Simply For God Matthew 10:24-53
Jesus lived simply for an audience of One.
17-Apr Faith Replaces Worry Matthew 6:25-32
As Christians, we have no reason to worry.
10-Apr Guided By God's Word Deuteronomy 11
God guides and restores us by His Word.
03-Apr Letting Hope Shine Through 1 Peter 3
Be ready to share the hope you have in Christ.
27-Mar Convinced Of Christ Acts 2
Peter taught the factual truth about Christ.
20-Mar God's Cure For Lost Hope Ezekiel 37:1-44
When all hope is lost, God is ready to save.
13-Mar The Difference of Living in Christ Romans 8:1-5
The spiritual "school" of Christ is different.
06-Mar Set Apart By Faith John 9
Having faith in Jesus makes you different.
28-Feb Jesus' Prayer For You Luke 22:31-32
Jesus demonstrates unconditional love for us.
21-Feb Discerning Truth About Jesus 2 Peter 1: 16-21
Peter gives us reasons to believe in Jesus.
14-Feb Spiritual Wisdom 1 Corinthians 2: 5-16
Regarding spiritual truth - everyone can't be right.
07-Feb God's Emotional Over You Micah 6:1-8
God cares about His relationship with you.
31-Jan Just Get Them To Jesus John 1:35-41
A guideline for simple Christian witnessing.
24-Jan How Is Christianity Different? John 1:14-18
GRACE- God's Riches At Christ's Expense.
17-Jan It's All About Jesus Isaiah 11:1-10
The Father is focused on His Son - for us.
10-Jan Jesus Coud Return Anytime Matthew 24:36-44
Will you be ready when Jesus returns?
03-Jan A Vision Of Heaven Revelation 22:1-5
God describes what heaven will be like for us.