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  • Hope In ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 26, 2009
     | 1,434 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 For A ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 10, 2009
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    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 Is

    Contributed by Jason Bonnicksen on Apr 25, 2011
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     | 1,548 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

  • No Hope

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Sep 17, 2012
     | 2,569 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

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Dec 9, 2002
    based on 3 ratings
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    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

  • Hope

    Contributed by Charles Salmon on Sep 24, 2004
    based on 8 ratings
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    Hope: Romans 8:24, 25 On a return trip from our vacation, we were stuck in Chicago. We hoped to get home. We didn’t know if we would ever make it, but we had hope. We weren’t disappointed. In the end, we arrived home. However, our suitcase didn’t arrive ...read more

  • No Hope

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 8, 2008
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    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

  • Hope

    Contributed by Don Berry-Graham on Mar 1, 2016
     | 2,383 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 Against Hope

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Apr 22, 2002
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,562 views

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

  • A Change In Hope

    Contributed by Fred Schaeffer on Nov 20, 2008
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    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
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    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
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    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

  • Seasick Hope

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 28, 2009
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    SEASICK HOPE A passenger on an ocean liner was enduring a rough Atlantic crossing. As he leaned over the rail, his face a shade of green, a steward came along and tried to encourage him: "Don’t be discouraged, sir! No one’s ever died of seasickness yet!" The nauseous passenger looked up at ...read more

  • Hope In Anguish

    Contributed by Richard Francis on May 10, 2009
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    HOPE IN ANGUISH I remember times of betrayal that cut deep into my heart, pain beyond a flesh wound. These are the deepest cuts that never seem to heal, a soul wound like Frodo stabbed by the ring-wraith's sword, an ache that will not heal. I remember times of fear wondering how the money would ...read more

  • The Power Of Hope

    Contributed by Gary Birch on Dec 6, 2009
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    THE POWER OF HOPE I read that a few years ago some researchers performed an experiment to see the affect hope has on those undergoing hardship. Two sets of laboratory rats were placed in separate tubs of water. The researchers left one set in the water, and found that within an hour they had all ...read more

  • Hope For An Orphanage

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Feb 26, 2010
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    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

  • The Hope In The Transfiguration  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 22, 2010
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    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
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     | 1,335 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
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    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
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    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