Resources on Hope

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Topical Study on Hope Hope is the posture of confident expectation that is seen in those who wait upon God. Hope keeps God's people standing on tiptoe and scanning the distant horizon, anticipating the appearance and action of the One who makes and keeps promises. While Christian hope is necessarily directed toward the future,... Hope on a Dismal Day Poetry by Rachel G Hackenberg https://rachelhackenberg.com/hope-on-a-dismal-day/ Poetry by Rachel G Hackenberg Topics: Hope , Cynicism , Scripture , Habakkuk Source: Rachel G. Hackenberg A confessional statement from Rachel G. Hackenberg that highlights aspects of nature that lament in waiting but then highlights the hope that remains. This poetic reading highlights the hope we put in the Lord. Hope in Action Article by Valerie Bridgeman http://day1.org/7511-on_scripture_hope_the_call_to_action_jeremiah_3213_615_by_valerie_bridgeman Article by Valerie Bridgeman Topics: Hope , Jeremiah , Justice Source: Day1 We struggle for justice. Reflecting on Jeremiah 32:1-3 and 6-15, Valerie Bridgeman encourages Christians to show signs of our hope by building or planning to build organizations, relationships, and communities. May the God of Steadfastness and Hope Element of Worship by Mennonite Church USA https://togetherinworship.net/ResourceView/82/20883 Element of Worship by Mennonite Church USA Topics: Hope , Power , Encouragement , Unity Source: Together in Worship This benediction is taken from Romans 15:5-6, 13, praying for harmony, unity, and abiding hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. Hope in the Lord Element of Worship https://togetherinworship.net/ResourceView/82/20957 Element of Worship Topics: Hope , Redemption , God's Love Source: Together in Worship This worship resource offers a benediction inviting us to put our hope in the Lord for He is unfailing love and with him is full redemption. Hope Book Quote by Frederick Buechner http://day1.org/5772-hope Book Quote by Frederick Buechner Topics: Hope , Church , Sanctification, holiness Source: Day1 An excerpt from a sermon on hope by Frederick Buechner. "Ministers and congregation both, they came to church year after year." What keeps them coming even when they see little transformation as the result? Called to Hope Sermon Starter/Outline by Mark D Roberts https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/called-hope Sermon Starter/Outline by Mark D Roberts Topics: Hope , Kingdom of God , Christ Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Mark Roberts' sermon starter reflects on the nature of the hope to which Christians are called (Ephesians 4:4). It is based on God's purpose to unify all things in Christ (1:10). Hope Element of Worship by Rachel G Hackenberg https://rachelhackenberg.com/hope-2/ Element of Worship by Rachel G Hackenberg Topics: Hope , Advent , Imagination , Comfort Source: Rachel G. Hackenberg Reflecting on Psalm 39:4-7, Rachel Hackenberg's poetic prayer asks for God's hope to challenge "what and who and how we see ourselves and our ways of being in your world." Living Hope Element of Worship https://togetherinworship.net/ResourceView/82/20972 Element of Worship Topics: Hope , Faith , The New Birth , Fear Source: Together in Worship This worship resource offers words of sending charging us to go with the Spirit, receiving the outcome of our faith—new birth into a living hope. Resurrection Hope and Difficult Funerals Article by David Blauw https://reformedjournal.com/blog/2017/10/31/resurrection-hope-difficult-funerals/ Article by David Blauw Topics: Hope , Funeral , Resurrection , Heaven Source: Reformed Journal In this article, a panel of ministers reflects on the question of how pastors and congregations at large can respond to surprising deaths and difficult funerals in light of Christian hope. Hope in Hopeless Cases Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon https://www.spurgeon.org/resource-library/sermons/hope-in-hopeless-cases Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon Topics: Hope , Sin , Power , Despair Source: The Spurgeon Center In this sermon on Jesus' healing of the demon-possessed boy in Matthew 17:14-20, Charles Spurgeon says that Jesus is today the sure hope of people who are burdened by spiritual despair. Hope and Loss Sermon (Complete) by Emlyn A Ott https://www.christiancentury.org/article/2011-07/sunday-august-21-2011 Sermon (Complete) by Emlyn A Ott Topics: Hope , Meaning of Life , Change , Death Source: The Christian Century Writing on new beginnings, hope, death and loss, Emlyn A. Ott questions life's changes, opportunities and promises in this consideration on Exodus 1:8-22, 2:1-10, Matthew 16:13-20 and Romans 12:1-8. Hope and Imagination Audio/Video by Walter Brueggemann http://www.theworkofthepeople.com/hope-and-imagination Audio/Video by Walter Brueggemann Topics: Hope , Promises , Imagination Source: The Work of the People In this video, Walter Brueggemann talks about how prophetic promises give hope and imagination, and how they affect our lives. Full Text Hymns on Hope Lord of All Hopefulness©
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Go With Hope Element of Worship https://togetherinworship.net/ResourceView/82/20969 Element of Worship Topics: Hope , Witness , Resurrection , Victory Source: Together in Worship This worship resource offers words of sending reminding us that we are witnesses of God’s victory and charging us to go with hope, testifying to what we have seen and heard. Hope restored: a grandmother's thoughts Poetry by Ana Gobledale https://worshipwords.co.uk/hope-restored-a-grandmothers-thoughts-ana-gobledale-uk/ Poetry by Ana Gobledale Topics: Hope , Birth , Despair Source: Worship Words "Hope and despair, joy and sorrow, intermingle, Multiple strands in the plaited reality of my faith." Ana Gobledale reflects on the hope brought by the birth of a child, including the child called "Emmanuel." Hope Who Needs It Sermon (Complete) by Arthur Landwehr http://collections.carli.illinois.edu:80/cdm/ref/collection/uni_sermons/id/436 Sermon (Complete) by Arthur Landwehr Topics: Hope , Suffering , Isaiah Source: Arthur Landwehr Sermon Collection Andrew Landwehr discusses Isaiah 63 and the true hope that comes from God. Hope Sermon Starter/Outline by Casey Thornburgh Sigmon https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/ordinary-17/commentary-on-1-kings-35-12-4 Sermon Starter/Outline by Casey Thornburgh Sigmon Topics: Hope , Wisdom , God's Wisdom , God's Love Source: Working Preacher This commentary on 1 Kings 3:5-12 finds hope in the text: loving God and seeking the wisdom of God brings life and builds up God’s people. Hope Now Article by Earl Palmer https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/hope-now Article by Earl Palmer Topics: Hope , Discipleship Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling To live in hope is to practice daily discipleship of full activity knowing the stewardship of our discipleship is not lost and that our hope is grounded in the promise that God keeps his promises. Hope Sermon Starter/Outline https://livingchurch.org/2013/09/29/hope-2013-09-29/ Sermon Starter/Outline Topics: Hope , Jeremiah Source: The Living Church This sermon starter on Jeremiah 32:1-15 uses Jeremiah to show how hope grows in the face of need, for need creates yearning. Hope and justice for all Service Outline by Thom M Shuman https://lectionaryliturgies.blogspot.com/2020/10/liturgy-wcommunion-for-october-11-2020.html Service Outline by Thom M Shuman Topics: Hope , Grace , Peace , Creation Source: Lectionary Liturgies Thom Shuman offers a liturgy, with communion, during a pandemic. "We can rejoice in your hope which sees every person, even those we would never invite into our circles, as your beloved child." Hope Sermon Starter/Outline by Thomas Goodhart https://blog.reformedjournal.com/2012/09/06/hope/ Sermon Starter/Outline by Thomas Goodhart Topics: Hope , Patience , Ordination , Suffering Source: The Twelve Commenting on Romans 5:1-5 and 8:24-25, Thomas Goodhart reflects that despite times of anger, weariness, and discouragement, he has more hope now than he had ten years ago at his ordination.