This Christmas season, we will take four weeks to look at hope. In this world, we face disappointments and we can lose hope. But when we keep our eyes on our eternal source of hope, Jesus, we can experience joy and freedom no matter what our circumstances.
Hope Has a Name Series
The Hope of Mary | December 6th, 2020
There are different kinds of hope; there is earthly hope which can leave us feeling disappointed, and then there’s eternal hope. When we look to our eternal hope, Jesus Christ, we can experience joy and freedom.
The Hope of Joseph | December 13th, 2020
This week, we look at Joseph’s perspective in the Christmas story. He understandably felt fear upon hearing that Mary was pregnant. We all experience fear from time to time which is a normal reaction. However, we can choose hope. Hope is the antidote to fear.
The Hope of the Shepherds | December 20th, 2020
Why were shepherds the first to hear about the birth of Jesus? God intentionally chose men of low status because he wanted people to know that the eternal hope of salvation is available to everyone.
Hope Has A Name | December 24th, 2020
All of us have had our normal hopes shifted, just like Mary and Joseph. What we learn from them is that whatever is weighing us down, Jesus can carry the weight. Whatever path has been blocked, Jesus has another path for us. Whatever normal hopes have been dashed, Jesus offers us a better hope … Eternal Hope.