Passover and Hope

Sermon by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

The Passover is a beacon of hope in an otherwise hopeless milieu. Jesus provided hope at His last Passover, exuding confidence despite what lay ahead.


Hope and Refuge (Part One)

CGG Weekly by Mike Ford (1955-2021)

In common usage, we use 'hope' in place of 'wish'. But originally, it had a different meaning, that a person had confidence in a future result coming to pass.


Why Is Hope Delayed?

CGG Weekly by John W. Ritenbaugh

It may sound impossible, but we can have hope in the face of the monumental problems facing, not just the United States, but also the entire world.


The Audacity to Hope

'Ready Answer' by Mike Ford (1955-2021)

'Hope' means different things to different people. The political hope held out by politicians does not compare with the hope found in Scripture.


Hope Is the Strategy

Sermonette by Bill Onisick

Hope is the ability to expect positive outcomes despite current circumstances. Faith, hope, and love are the three elements of the fuel for our spiritual journey.


Defining Hope for the Creation

'Ready Answer' by James Beaubelle

If our hope is in our great High Priest, Jesus Christ, we can have faith that our hope will be fulfilled in the Kingdom of God.


A Future of Hope

Sermonette by Levi W. Graham

God instilled into Abraham a vision that would sustain him throughout his earthly pilgrimage to the ultimate destination, a vision we need as well.


Saved By Our Attributes of Hope

Sermonette by Bill Onisick

In 2018, what is known as 'the ultimate storm,' whose 155 MPH winds generated waves 80 feet high, failed to scuttle a small boat out of New Zealand, Tonga.


Jesus Christ Is Our Hope

Sermonette by Ted E. Bowling

Rahab considered the red cord a symbol of her faith and hope that she and her family would be rescued from destruction. Her faith was not wasted but rewarded.


Perseverance and Hope

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

In the turbulent and uncertain times ahead, we will need extraordinary fortitude and courage. Trials can improving perseverance or active endurance.


The Elements of Motivation (Part Three): Hope

'Personal' from John W. Ritenbaugh

Hope conveys the idea of absolute certainty of future good, and that is exactly what the Bible tells us we have upon our calling and acceptance of God's way.


Hope and Faith

Sermon by Clyde Finklea

God requires His people to put their faith in action, giving evidence of their hope, demonstrating godly behavior rather than abrasive carnal behavior.


Hope in a Turbulent World

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

Greek and Roman myths have shaped the world view of Western culture, including our attitude toward hope, a concept which is often abused and distorted.


Hope to the End

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

Peter, while warning about impending suffering, nevertheless distinguishes himself as the apostle of hope, keeping our minds on what is to be rather than what now is.


Trumpets Is a Day of Hope

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

We are on the threshold of the greatest period of testing ever to come upon mankind. We need a sense of hope and faith to stay focused on our calling.


Our Hope

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

Our hope is based on having a living Savior. At times we are discouraged and overwhelmed, but God has not left us—though unseen, He is in the trials with us.


Hope to the End (Part One)

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

The church must forcefully deal with the overwhelming feeling of hopelessness or it too will succumb to the terrifying vortex of despair.


Unleavened Bread and Hope

Sermon by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Richard Ritenbaugh, after comparing the behaviors of two fictional friends, suggests that action must accompany hope. After we purge the corruption from our lives, we must replace it with the anti-leaven of truth and sincerity, or our last state will be worse than the first. God promised both the ancient Israelites and the …


Hope!

Feast of Tabernacles Sermon by John O. Reid (1930-2016)

Hope is a joyful and contented expectation of salvation or fulfillment. Modern Israel has very little hope because of reaping the consequences of sin.


'The LORD Is My Portion'

CGG Weekly by John Reiss

Our Christian hope is the redemption of our bodies in the resurrection and beyond that, a glorious, eternal reign with Him as kings and priests.


Elements of Motivation (Part Three)

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

In the familiar triumvirate (faith, hope, and love), faith serves as the foundation, love serves as the goal, and hope serves as the great motivator.


The Resurrection From the Dead

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

Our lives revolve around the hope of a resurrection from the dead. Hope, deriving from Christ's resurrection, gives faith and love impetus and energy.


Christian Optimism

Sermon by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Paul wrote some of his most optimistic letters from prison, under the possibility of execution, but absolutely convinced that ultimate victory was imminent.


Joy: What Is It?

Sermon by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Richard Ritenbaugh, reflecting on the difficulties in translation from Greek and Hebrew to English, as well as comprehending spiritual truths with a fleshly mind, maintains that it is only through God's Holy Spirit we can comprehend those truths at all. Even with God's Holy Spirit, we have difficulty. Our minds are too finite, …