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  • Hope

    Contributed by Don Berry-Graham on Mar 1, 2016
     | 5,749 views

    In September 1988, Hurricane Gilbert hit the Louisiana coast. At that time it was considered the “Storm of the century.” It battered the shoreline, severely disrupting the shrimping business. Many shrimp boats were lost, causing great concern for several families dependent on shrimping for their ...read more

  • Hope  PRO

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Dec 9, 2002
    based on 3 ratings
     | 6,464 views

    Hope Carolyn Self tells how she and her husband Bill and son Bryan took advantage of a school holiday and went to a secluded spot in the North Georgia mountains. It started out as a beautiful weekend. Bill returned to Atlanta on Saturday night to preach in his church on Sunday. He would return ...read more

  • No Hope

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 8, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 5,403 views

    Apart from God, there is no _HOPE_ Those of you who know me well, may know that before I was married, my closest and dearest friends were my parents and my brothers. As a result, some of the most painful times I have endured were when I went away to seminary. Living alone in a trailer in ...read more

  • No Hope

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Sep 17, 2012
     | 6,205 views

    A group of students visited a psychiatric institution to observe a variety of mental illnesses. One of the individuals was a tragic case. He was referred to as “No hope Carter.” He was a victim of a venereal disease and was going through its final stages when the brain is affected. Before he ...read more

  • Hope For A ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 10, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,706 views

    HOPE FOR A CHANGE In the Peanuts comic strip, we find Snoopy thinking to himself: "Yesterday I was a dog. Today I’m a dog. Tomorrow I’ll probably still be a dog. Ohh...there’s so little hope for advancement." Well, there is hope for those who have a dog’s life, but the change will require ...read more

  • Hope In ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 26, 2009
     | 4,535 views

    HOPE IN PERSECUTION Hope is a strange thing. It will give you confidence in the bleakest of times. But hope is not any good unless you have your hope in someone that will not let you down. There are a lot of things that we hope for, and a lot of things that we wish for. The hope I am talking ...read more

  • Hope Is

    Contributed by Jason Bonnicksen on Apr 25, 2011
    based on 2 ratings
     | 4,427 views

    HOPE IS Hope is faith in the immutable promise that miracles prevail when the darkness tries to win-out with cries of despair. Hope is a gift from God that helps us yearn, and live a life that believes and moves with the pledge of a better tomorrow. And what’s more, hope springs-forth ...read more

  • Hope Against Hope  PRO

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Apr 22, 2002
    based on 9 ratings
     | 3,337 views

    This idea of hope against hope means to hope without ...read more

  • The Hope In The Transfiguration  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 22, 2010
    based on 2 ratings
     | 3,578 views

    THE HOPE IN THE TRANSFIGURATION In the Winter of 1966, a voters registration card arrived in the mail at the home of Vernon Dahmer. On the surface, something like this is no big deal; it happens every day. But this was different, for a number of reasons. It was different because Vernon Dahmer ...read more

  • Is There Any Hope?

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 21, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,148 views

    IS THERE ANY HOPE? Years ago an S-4 submarine was rammed by a ship off the coast of Massachusetts. It sank immediately. The entire crew was trapped in a prison house of death. Every effort was made to rescue the crew, but all ultimately failed. Near the end of the ordeal, a deep sea diver, ...read more

  • The Need For Hope

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 23, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 7,384 views

    THE NEED FOR HOPE Years ago an S-4 submarine was rammed by a ship off the coast of Massachusetts. It sank immediately. The entire crew was trapped in a prison house of death. Every effort was made to rescue the crew, but it ultimately failed. Near the end of the ordeal, a deep sea diver, who ...read more

  • High Hopes

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 23, 2010
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,925 views

    HIGH HOPES A Mother was taking her four-year-old daughter to school. She was a doctor and had left her stethoscope on the car seat. Her little girl picked it up and very excited began to play with it. Excellent, thought the Doctor, My daughter wants to follow in my footsteps! Then the child ...read more

  • Saved By Hope

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 17, 2011
    based on 2 ratings
     | 3,063 views

    SAVED BY HOPE An interesting item appeared in a Nashville newspaper, datelined Memphis (UPI): A woman named Hope pulled a man from chilly harbor waters after watching him drive his car off the bank in an apparent suicide attempt. Hope Phillips, thirty-eight, said Monday she was sitting in her ...read more

  • Hope In The Storm  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 14, 2012
    based on 2 ratings
     | 3,496 views

    HOPE IN THE STORM Fresh out of Oxford, John Wesley was perplexed over England's complicated social problems: slavery, economic uncertainties, corruption, drunkenness, gambling, and prostitution. This deeply religious, sensitive soul became a parish minister and, subsequently, a missionary to ...read more

  • A Change In Hope

    Contributed by Fred Schaeffer on Nov 20, 2008
     | 3,532 views

    A CHANGE IN HOPE Ben was diagnosed with a brain tumor at the age of 16 years old. Hope is the one thing that kept his parents, Kevin and Laura moving forward. Hope is what kept them from giving up. His younger sister, Bethany, always kept her sights on the silver lining. He went through a ...read more

  • The Light Of Hope  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 28, 2008
    based on 7 ratings
     | 5,167 views

    THE LIGHT OF HOPE As Craig T. Kocher in his commentary on our text states, "Christian hope is fundamentally different from optimism. Christian hope locks its steely eyes on the devastation of the world around it, and readily acknowledges that things may not get better. Christian hope does not ...read more

  • A Light Of Hope  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 5, 2009
    based on 8 ratings
     | 4,017 views

    A Light of Hope There is a story about how the caverns north of Yellowstone National Park were discovered. As the story goes, one of the original explorers was walking along the top of that mountain and fell through a hole, and he dropped down several hundred feet into this cavern and was stuck ...read more

  • Hope And A Prayer  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Nov 5, 2002
    based on 15 ratings
     | 4,008 views

    HOPE AND A PRAYER 50 Christian truckers got together to pray to pray that somehow the sniper terrorizing the Washington, DC area would be caught. Ron Lantz would be retiring as a driver in a few days and didn’t even live in the area, but he felt sure that God would answer their prayers. In fact, ...read more

  • Hope In The Sewer  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 14, 2002
    based on 6 ratings
     | 3,092 views

    HOPE IN THE SEWER In a cramped space around a Kiev sewer, 15 children ragged and stinky have spent the night crowded together for warmth. They rouse now only because they have a chance to eat. They are rejected and hungry, but not without hope. Two American women, Jane Hyatt and Barbara ...read more

  • Hope For An Orphanage

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Feb 26, 2010
     | 1,805 views

    HOPE FOR AN ORPHANAGE Opening Video Illustration: Bluefishtv.com - "Making a wish for an orphanage." The girl in the story shares how he she came down with cancer twice, and the second time the "Make a Wish Foundation" asked her what she wanted in life – a wish. Her wish was her hope – her ...read more