Sermons on Hopelessnes

Sermons on Hopelessnes

The Promise of Perfect

Life doesn’t always get easier. Sometimes difficult seasons don’t let up resulting in emotional, physical and spiritual weariness. When we’re stuck in the middle, battling exhaustion, what’s supposed to keep us from quitting? We aren’t the first to find ourselves on the edge. It turns out that during one of Israel’s most discouraging times, God offered a wonderful message to help get them through that just happens to be a powerful promise for us too.

A Voice in the Wilderness

Guest speaker Chris Haydon shares a powerful message of how the Old Testament prophet Isaiah helped him to hear Christ’s call out of the wilderness of brokenness and into forgiveness, redemption, and new life. *Christ’s Church is a strategic partner of Grace Chapel in Lexington, MA and features the teaching of Pastor Bryan Wilkerson and the Grace Chapel Teaching Team.

The Chutes and Ladders of Life

Some days feel like we get a boost and climb up a ladder, other days like we’ve slid far back down the proverbial chute. Is God still with us when we are at the bottom of the chutes of life? Can God really meet us in our deepest longings? How does God promise to fill us? *Christ’s Church is a strategic partner of Grace Chapel in Lexington, MA and features the teaching of Pastor Bryan Wilkerson and the Grace Chapel…

In Times of Trouble

Where is God when life is hard? What does God really promise us?When we’re in a time of trouble, God promises to be with us, to be for us, and to see us through. *Christ’s Church is a strategic partner of Grace Chapel in Lexington, MA and features the teaching of Pastor Bryan Wilkerson and the Grace Chapel Teaching Team.

The Power and Problem of a Promise

When we’re stuck in an in-between time, the promises of God give us strength for today, and hope for tomorrow. *Christ’s Church is a strategic partner of Grace Chapel in Lexington, MA and features the teaching of Pastor Bryan Wilkerson and the Grace Chapel Teaching Team.

Staying on Rhythm

We all strive to take on better habits and to get into better life rhythms — whether that’s working and resting, spending time with people and spending time alone or being present in the moment and investing in the future. But what happens when a disruption knocks us off course? Is there a way we can stay on rhythm when disruptions are both powerful and inevitable? One of the Apostle Paul’s prayers in the book of Colossians may just have…

A Tale of Two Women

Sometimes we all feel bitter and as if God has forgotten us. But, that feeling isn’t unique to us in the 21st century. People in biblical times felt that way too. In one of the sweetest stories in the Bible, the Book of Ruth shows us how God works through our relationships to do something good for us and for the world. *Christ’s Church is a strategic partner of Grace Chapel in Lexington, MA and features the teaching of Pastor…

The Untidy Aftermath of Christmas

“Before the Prince of Peace had learned to walk and talk, he was a homeless refugee with a price on his head.” – N.T. Wright Have you ever asked yourself, “Is God with me in the mess of my life?” So many stories end with the characters living happily ever after. But what about the Christmas story? What happens to Mary, Joseph, and Jesus in the untidy aftermath of Christmas? Christmas is a true story, a gritty and real story,…

Divine Encounter

Is God with us when things go wrong in our life? Can I really hope to encounter Him? Does God fix my problems when I pray? If you ask these kinds of questions, know this: It’s often at our point of need or pain that God wants to meet us and do something new! Christ’s Church is a strategic partner of Grace Chapel in Lexington, MA and features the teaching of Pastor Bryan Wilkerson and the Grace Chapel Teaching Team.

When Life is a Grind

Do you ever ask how you can experience God’s presence in your daily work? We often look for and experience God’s presence in the difficult and dramatic experiences of life. But what about the mundane moments like the daily grind of our working lives? Can we experience His presence there? And if so, how? Christ’s Church is a strategic partner of Grace Chapel in Lexington, MA and features the teaching of Pastor Bryan Wilkerson and the Grace Chapel Teaching Team.

Riches to Rags: Joseph’s Story

“God with us” is one of the great promises of the Bible. But there are times in life when it sure doesn’t look or feel like God is with us… Christ’s Church is a strategic partner of Grace Chapel in Lexington, MA and features the teaching of Pastor Bryan Wilkerson and the Grace Chapel Teaching Team.

Hope Has a Name

This spring we’re going to turn to a couple of letters in the Bible that were written to people living in a time of social, political, and economic upheaval So what might God have to say to us about how to live our lives  as we look out on the world and ask, What Now?  Christ’s Church is a strategic partner of Grace Chapel in Lexington, MA and features the teaching of Pastor Bryan Wilkerson and the Grace Chapel Teaching…