Sermon Topic: Hope

Hope in Despair

Date: August 29th, 1976  |  Scripture:  |  Topics:

And unto the angel of the church in Smyrna write; These things saith the first and the last, which was dead, and is alive; I know thy works, and tribulation, and poverty, (but thou art rich) and I know the blasphemy of them which say they are Jews, and are not, but are the synagogue of Satan. Fear none of those things which thou shalt suffer: behold, the devil shall cast some of you into prison, that ye may be tried; and ye shall have tribulation ten days: be thou faithful unto death, and I willContinue Reading


The Heavenly Ascension

Date: November 28th, 1976  |  Scripture:  |  Topics:

And when he had spoken these things, while they beheld, he was taken up; and a cloud received him out of their sight. And while they looked stedfastly toward heaven as he went up, behold, two men stood by them in white apparel; Which also said, Ye men of Galilee, why stand ye gazing up into heaven? this same Jesus, which is taken up from you into heaven, shall so come in like manner as ye have seen him go into heaven.


The Heavenly Ascension

Date: November 28th, 1976  |  Scripture:  |  Topics:

And when he had spoken these things, while they beheld, he was taken up; and a cloud received him out of their sight. And while they looked stedfastly toward heaven as he went up, behold, two men stood by them in white apparel; Which also said, Ye men of Galilee, why stand ye gazing up into heaven? this same Jesus, which is taken up from you into heaven, shall so come in like manner as ye have seen him go into heaven.


The World Beyond Death

Date: April 4th, 1977  |  Scripture: Acts 7:54-60  |  Topics: Death, Easter, Faith, Hope, Resurrection, Truth, Vision

When they heard these things, they were cut to the heart, and they gnashed on him with their teeth. But he, being full of the Holy Ghost, looked up stedfastly into heaven, and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing on the right hand of God, And said, Behold, I see the heavens opened, and the Son of man standing on the right hand of God. Then they cried out with a loud voice, and stopped their ears, and ran upon him with one accord, And cast him out of the city, and stoned him: and the witnesseContinue Reading


The World Beyond the Skies

Date: April 7th, 1977  |  Scripture: Revelation 21-22  |  Topics:

And I saw a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away; and there was no more sea. And I John saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. And I heard a great voice out of heaven saying, Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and he will dwell with them, and they shall be his people, and God himself shall be with them, and be their God. And God shall wipe away all tears from theirContinue Reading


The Reality of the Resurrection

Date: April 10th, 1977  |  Scripture: Acts 26:6-8  |  Topics: Easter, Evidence, Faith, Hope, Reality, Resurrection, Trust, Truth, Vision

And now I stand and am judged for the hope of the promise made of God unto our fathers: Unto which promise our twelve tribes, instantly serving God day and night, hope to come. For which hope’s sake, king Agrippa, I am accused of the Jews. Why should it be thought a thing incredible with you, that God should raise the dead?


The Reality of the Resurrection

Date: April 10th, 1977  |  Scripture: Acts 26:6-8  |  Topics: Easter, Evidence, Faith, Hope, Jesus, Reality, Resurrection, Trust, Truth, Vision

And now I stand and am judged for the hope of the promise made of God unto our fathers: Unto which promise our twelve tribes, instantly serving God day and night, hope to come. For which hope’s sake, king Agrippa, I am accused of the Jews. Why should it be thought a thing incredible with you, that God should raise the dead?


Till He Comes

Date: October 2nd, 1977  |  Scripture:  |  Topics:

For as often as ye eat this bread, and drink this cup, ye do shew the Lord’s death till he come.


He That Cometh to God

Date: May 21st, 1978  |  Scripture:  |  Topics:

By faith Enoch was translated that he should not see death; and was not found, because God had translated him: for before his translation he had this testimony, that he pleased God.


The Golden Tomorrow

Date: May 28th, 1978  |  Scripture:  |  Topics:

For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand. I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith: Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing.