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The Hope of a Promise
Part 1 • November 29, 2015 • Lee Mckinney
The Hope of a Promise! Psalm 25:5 NLT “Lead me by your truth and teach me, for you are the God who saves me. All day long I put my hope in you” Hope leads us to Change! Romans 15:13 Christmas is the Season of Hope! The Hope of a Promise! LUKE 1: 30-33 Matthew 1: 20-21 Isaiah 9: 2-7 Luke 2: 1-7 Our faith is a future-focused faith! Rev. 19:11-16 Promise! John 10:10 1 Peter 5:8 Luke 21:10-11 John 16:33 How do we hold on to hope? JOHN 9:4 HOW DO WE CONTINUE IN HOPE? Put our Hope and Trust in God Colossians 3:1-2 Psalm 33:16-22 Our hope is in God Himself. Isaiah 49:23 2 Tim 2:13 Meditate on God’s Promises Romans 8:18 Isaiah 43: 1-3a Isaiah 54:17 John 14:1-3 1 Cor 2:9 The Basis for our Hope is in Christ! Jesus is the reason to have hope. 1 Peter 1:3-4 LIVING
There is Hope of a Message
Part 3 • December 13, 2015 • Lee Mckinney
The Hope of a Message! THERE IS HOPE!! Romans 15:13 Romans 5:5 Christmas is the Season of Hope! The Hope of a Promise! There is Hope of a Call! There is a call to Those in Darkness There is a call to ALL who Follow Christ! There is a call to every individual who follows Christ There is Hope in a Message Luke 2:8-20 There is Hope for the Outcast! There is Hope in the Message! God called the outcast and He still invites the outsider to join Him! Luke 2:9-12 1 Corinthians 1:27-31 God God prefers the outcast over the outstanding! Rev 3:20 Luke 19:10 There is Hope for the Ordinary! John Whittier For of all sad words of tongue or pen, The saddest are these: 'It might have been! God takes the Ordinary and creates something Extraordinary! 2 Cor 12: 9-10 2 Cor. 8:9 2 Cor 2:14-15 There is Hope in the Message!
There is Hope in the Gift
Part 4 • December 20, 2015 • Lee Mckinney
There Hope in the GIFT! THERE IS HOPE!! Romans 15:13 Christmas is the Season of Hope! The Hope of a Promise! There is Hope of a Call! There is Hope in a Message God takes the Outcast, the Ordinary and creates something Extraordinary! 1 Peter 2:9-10 There is Hope in the Gift! John 3:16 If you erased all the other words in scripture and left only these; that would be enough The Greatest Gift in History was given to the World at Bethlehem!! For God….. The Greatest Being.. Job 38:4-12 1 Samuel 2:2 So Loved…. The Greatest Emotion Philippians 2:5-8 The World….. The Greatest Creation Genesis 1:31 That He Gave…… The Greatest Expression of Kindness His only begotten Son…. The Greatest Possession Colossians 1:15-20 That Whosoever believes in Him… The Greatest Invitation and The Greatest Audience Rom 3:23 Whosoever is Everyone! Isaiah 61:1-3 God invites us to believe! John 1:12 Should Not Perish, but have Eternal Life……The Greatest Gift “Mercy and Grace” Jesus Himself is the Mercy and Grace of God in flesh! Romans 10:1-11
There is Hope of a Call
Part 2 • December 6, 2015 • Lee Mckinney
The Hope of a Call! 2 Tim 3:16-17 THERE IS HOPE!! Romans 15:13 Christmas is the Season of Hope! Last Week we discussed The Hope of a Promise! There is Hope of a Calling! Matt.2: 1-11 Hebrews 1:1-3 John 12:32 3 groups that are being beckoned by God! There is a Call to Those in Darkness. Isaiah 9:2 Romans 3:23 Isaiah 59:1-2 Eph. 2:12 John 6:35-37 Jesus states I AM the Bread of Life The Call of God is a hunger and thirst for the knowledge of eternity Eccles. 3:11 John 6:44 The Cross is Salvation's Star! There is a Call to ALL who Follow Christ! John 1:12 Ephesians 2:19 The children of God have a common call on our lives. Mark 8:34 "Discipleship is a doing of what is right, no matter how irksome the privations, no matter how great the dangers” Author Unknown Purpose gives us HOPE!! There is a Call to Every Individual who Follows Christ! Romans 12:4-8 1 Corinthians 12:4-18 There is Hope in the Call! Have you responded to God's call in your life? The Altar is open to respond to His call in your life.