Sermons on Hope

Sermons on Hope

Getting Ready to Continue

February 21, 2021. Getting Ready Sermon Series week 8. “Getting Ready to Continue” www.youtube.com/GenesisUMCCary 23:1 A long time afterward, when the Lord had given rest to Israel from all their surrounding enemies, and Joshua was old and well advanced in years, 2 Joshua summoned all Israel, its elders and heads, its judges and officers, and said to them, “I am now old and well advanced in years. 3 And you have seen all that the Lord your God has done to all these…

Getting Ready to Fail

February 14, 2021. Getting Ready Sermon Series week 7. “Getting Ready to Fail” . www.youtube.com/GenesisUMCCary 7:1 But the people of Israel broke faith in regard to the devoted things, for Achan the son of Carmi, son of Zabdi, son of Zerah, of the tribe of Judah, took some of the devoted things. And the anger of the Lord burned against the people of Israel. 2 Joshua sent men from Jericho to Ai, which is near Beth-aven, east of Bethel, and said to…

Getting Ready to Triumph

February 7, 2021. Getting Ready Sermon Series week 6. “Getting Ready to Triumph” . www.youtube.com/GenesisUMCCary 6:1 Now Jericho was shut up inside and outside because of the people of Israel. None went out, and none came in. 2 And the Lord said to Joshua, “See, I have given Jericho into your hand, with its king and mighty men of valor. 3 You shall march around the city, all the men of war going around the city once. Thus shall you do for six…

Getting Ready to Renew

January 31, 2021. Getting Ready Sermon Series week 5. “Getting Ready to Renew” www.youtube.com/GenesisUMCCary 5:1 As soon as all the kings of the Amorites who were beyond the Jordan to the west, and all the kings of the Canaanites who were by the sea, heard that the Lord had dried up the waters of the Jordan for the people of Israel until they had crossed over, their hearts melted and there was no longer any spirit in them because of the…

Getting Ready to Speak

January 24, 2021. Getting Ready Sermon Series week 4. “Getting Ready to Speak” www.youtube.com/GenesisUMCCary 4:1 When all the nation had finished passing over the Jordan, the Lord said to Joshua, 2 “Take twelve men from the people, from each tribe a man, 3 and command them, saying, ‘Take twelve stones from here out of the midst of the Jordan, from the very place where the priests’ feet stood firmly, and bring them over with you and lay them down in the place where…

Getting Ready to Experience

January 17, 2021. Getting Ready Sermon Series week 3. “Getting Ready to Experience” 3:1 Then Joshua rose early in the morning and they set out from Shittim. And they came to the Jordan, he and all the people of Israel, and lodged there before they passed over. 2 At the end of three days the officers went through the camp 3 and commanded the people, “As soon as you see the ark of the covenant of the Lord your God being carried by…

Getting Ready to See

January 10, 2021. Getting Ready Sermon Series week 2. “Getting Ready to See” 2:1 And Joshua the son of Nun sent two men secretly from Shittim as spies, saying, “Go, view the land, especially Jericho.” And they went and came into the house of a prostitute whose name was Rahab and lodged there. 2 And it was told to the king of Jericho, “Behold, men of Israel have come here tonight to search out the land.” 3 Then the king of Jericho sent…

Getting Ready to Move

January 3, 2021. Getting Ready Sermon Series. “Getting Ready to Move” 1:1 After the death of Moses the servant of the Lord, the Lord said to Joshua the son of Nun, Moses’ assistant, 2 “Moses my servant is dead. Now therefore arise, go over this Jordan, you and all this people, into the land that I am giving to them, to the people of Israel. 3 Every place that the sole of your foot will tread upon I have given to you, just…

The Church that Jesus Builds

August 23, 2020. “The Church that Jesus Builds” 13 Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?” 14 And they said, “Some say John the Baptist, others say Elijah, and others Jeremiah or one of the prophets.” 15 He said to them, “But who do you say that I am?” 16 Simon Peter replied, “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.” 17 And Jesus answered him,…

Daniel’s Prayer for a Pandemic

August 9, 2020. Daniel’s Prayer for a Pandemic. 9:1 In the first year of Darius the son of Ahasuerus, by descent a Mede, who was made king over the realm of the Chaldeans— 2 in the first year of his reign, I, Daniel, perceived in the books the number of years that, according to the word of the Lord to Jeremiah the prophet, must pass before the end of the desolations of Jerusalem, namely, seventy years. 3 Then I turned my face to…

Rejoice and Be Glad

April 5, 2020. Rejoice and Be Glad. 24 This is the day that the Lord has made;let us rejoice and be glad in it. (ESV)

In Distress

March 22, 2020 In Distress 8 We are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not driven to despair; 9 persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed; 10 always carrying in the body the death of Jesus, so that the life of Jesus may also be manifested in our bodies. 11 For we who live are always being given over to death for Jesus’ sake, so that the life of Jesus also may be manifested in our mortal flesh. 12 So…