Tuesday Night Bible Study

Posted: July 2, 2019 by John McCauley in News

Shannon Shaffer delivered the Tuesday evening Bible message.  210 Teenagers filled the MSC Mess Hall on a Tuesday Evening in the middle of summer to sing songs of praise and learn more about God’s will for them – This should bring us all HOPE!

Tuesday Night Study

 

Below is an outline of what we discussed:

Born to Hope

What do you hope your career will be? Education, work, effort, time…

What do you hope for you and your own family? Commitment, dedication, time…

BIBLICAL HOPE:

“Expectation of good, hope; joyful and confident expectation of eternal salvation”

Bible says there is “one hope” (Eph. 4:4).

(Ephesians 4:4) “There is one body and one Spirit—just as you were called to the one hope that belongs to your call”

What is this hope? It is the hope you were born for so we must know what it is.

I. Hope of Israel

(Romans 15:4) “For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, that through endurance and through the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.”

A) Savior (messiah) / Resurrection / Destruction of Satan (Gen. 3:15)

B) Jews were born into a family of hope (Romans 4:13-21)

C) Gentiles (Romans 15:8-13)

II. Our Hope (Hope of Christians Today)

A) Hope in heaven (Colossians 1:5) – What is the greatest hope from life?

B) Hope of the gospel (Colossians 1:23) – The gospel is our hope (Death,B,Res.)

C) Hope of glory in you (Colossians 1:27) – What life glorifies God?

(Titus 2:11-14)

(1 John 3:1-10)

Conclusion: Do you have a confident expectation of heaven?

As a believer who has hope that is wavering or even lost…

ILL: The school system in a large city had a program to help children keep up with their school work during stays in the city’s hospitals. One day a teacher who was assigned to the program received a routine call asking her to visit a particular child. She took the child’s name and room number and talked briefly with the child’s regular class teacher. “We’re studying nouns and adverbs in his class now,” the regular teacher said, “and I’d be grateful if you could help him understand them so he doesn’t fall too far behind.” The hospital program…

Are you one who has not yet put your hope in Jesus as the Christ?

A man approached a little league baseball game one afternoon. He asked a boy in the dugout what the score was. The boy responded, “Eighteen to nothing–we’re behind.”

“Boy,” said the spectator, “I’ll bet you’re discouraged.”

“Why should I be discouraged?” replied the little boy. “We haven’t even gotten up to bat yet!”

 

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