Christ Is Our Living Hope

Passage: 1 Peter 1:3-9; 3:13-15 Guide for Group Discussion or Personal Reflection Sermon Summary While many of us initially expressed hope about what changes 2021 would bring, it’s already looking like 2021 will be unable to carry the weight of the hopes we’re placing on it. Thankfully, the gospel gives us a hope that is…

The Difference of Jesus: “Christ is Our King”

Passage: Hebrews 1:1-14 Guide for Group Discussion or Personal Reflection Sermon Summary At Christmas, we celebrate the good news that the Son of God became incarnate as our king. This is only good news, however, if we understand what kind of king he is—namely, our divine king who is also a human priest. In Hebrews…

The Difference of Jesus: “Christ is One of Us”

Passage: Hebrews 2:5–9 Guide for Group Discussion or Personal Reflection Sermon Summary People hold all kinds of beliefs about who Jesus was, but many struggle to understand the practical difference Jesus makes in the lives of those who follow him. In this Advent series in Hebrews, we’re exploring the difference that Christ makes in our…