Divine Disruption – Pt. 1 – Hope

Dave Riddle – 12/03/2017

Key Passages: Ephesians 2:2, 2 Thessalonians 2:16-17, Ephesians 1:18, Hebrews 10:23

Advent (Latin: adventus) – coming. The arrival of a notable thing, person, or event.

Why is it that we can be legitimately hopeful?

God is.

  • If God isn’t, then none of this matters.
  • Jeremiah 10:1-16

God Loves

  • God is Love.
  • John 3:16
  • Romans 5:8

God forgives and recreates

  • Forgiveness is a product of God’s love.
  • Micah 7:18
  • Checed (Hebrew: חֶסֶד) – loving-kindness, goodness, kindness, faithfulness
  • 2 Corinthians 5:17

God Secures

  • He secures our present. He isn’t disconnected or unconcerned with us.
  • Philippians 4:19
  • 1 Corinthians 15:19
  • Titus 3:4-7
  • Sometimes life disappoints, but our hope is not just for this life but the hope of eternal life.