Hope Rises: GOD Desires Mercy Not Sacrifice

Harry Hope Rises, Sermon

Matthew 9:9-13 ESV 9 As Jesus passed on from there, he saw a man called Matthew sitting at the tax booth, and he said to him, “Follow me.” And he rose and followed him. 10 And as Jesus reclined at table in the house, behold, many tax collectors and sinners came and were reclining with Jesus and his disciples. 11 …

Hope Rises: The Greatest Gift

Harry Hope Rises, Sermon

Proverbs 31:10-31 10  An excellent wife who can find? She is far more precious than jewels. 11 The heart of her husband trusts in her, and he will have no lack of gain. 12 She does him good, and not harm, all the days of her life. 13 She seeks wool and flax, and works with willing hands. 14 She is like the ships …

Hope Rises: God Has A Plan For You

Harry Hope Rises, Sermon

Hope Rises: God Has A Plan For You Hope Rises: God Has A Plan For You 1 Samuel 16:1-13 1 The Lord said to Samuel, “How long will you grieve over Saul, since I have rejected him from being king over Israel? Fill your horn with oil, and go. I will send you to Jesse the Bethlehemite, for I have …

Hope Rises: Can’t Get Ahead? Turn To God

Harry Hope Rises, Sermon

Hope Rises: Can’t Get Ahead? Turn To God Barbara Bush illustration Judges 6:11-18 ESV 11 Now the angel of the Lord came and sat under the terebinth at Ophrah, which belonged to Joash the Abiezrite, while his son Gideon was beating out wheat in the winepress to hide it from the Midianites. 12 And the angel of the Lord appeared …

Hope Rises: #Nevereverquit

Harry Hope Rises, Sermon

Hope Rises:  #Nevereverquit Exodus 2:23-3:14 2:23 During those many days the king of Egypt died, and the people of Israel groaned because of their slavery and cried out for help. Their cry for rescue from slavery came up to God. 24 And God heard their groaning, and God remembered his covenant with Abraham, with Isaac, and with Jacob. 25 God …

Hope Rises: When God Speaks

Harry Hope Rises, Sermon

Hope Rises:  When God Speaks 1 Samuel 3: 1-11a 1 Now the boy Samuel was ministering to the Lord in the presence of Eli. And the word of the Lord was rare in those days; there was no frequent vision. 2 At that time Eli, whose eyesight had begun to grow dim so that he could not see, was lying down in …