Contributed by Billy Ricks on Apr 12, 2016
Hopelessness comes from misunderstanding the cross. There is no beauty in the cross to the carnal man. Once conviction of sin and confession of Jesus as Lord happens there is hope.
Intro: Our world seems hopeless in many ways. Economically, politically, racially, stock market woes, natural disasters. From a purely worldly standpoint there seems to be no reason to hope.
The disciples of Jesus felt much the same way. Even though Jesus had told them again and again what