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Rev. David Bast

Rev. David Bast

Rev. Dave Bast retired as the President and Broadcast Minister of Words of Hope in January 2017, after 23 years with the ministry. Prior to his ministry and work at Words of Hope, Dave served as a pastor for 18 years in congregations in the Reformed Church in America. He is the author of several devotional books. A graduate of Hope College and Western Theological Seminary, he has also studied at both the Fuller and Calvin seminaries. Dave and his wife, Betty Jo, have four children and four grandchildren. Dave enjoys reading, growing tomatoes, and avidly follows the Detroit Tigers.
Sermons

Ezekiel: Prophet of Hope

Read: Ezekiel 2:3-7, Ezekiel 3:4-11 Ezekiel the prophet saw many strange visions during the course of his ministry, and one of them offers you a hope you might not have thought possible

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Isaiah: Prophet of Holiness

Read: Isaiah 6:1-8, Isaiah 1:14-17 Do you know everything you need to know about God? Why not listen to what the great prophet Isaiah tells us about him. We live in a

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Hosea: Prophet of Love

Read: Hosea 1:1-3, Hosea 3:1-2, Hosea 6:4-6, Hosea 11:1-4 If your image of a biblical prophet is of a stern, angry, bearded figure who does nothing but hurl condemnation at everyone, let me introduce

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Joel: Prophet of Repentance

Read: Joel 2:1-3, 30-32, Joel 3:12-13, 16 Have you ever thought about the coming day of Judgment? People ought to! And God’s spokesman Joel tells us what to do to be ready

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Amos: Prophet of Justice

Read: Amos 2:6-12, Amos 3:2 Listen with me to the stern message that God’s spokesman Amos delivered to a people who were prosperous, powerful, and proud. There is an old saying: “Don’t

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Elijah: Prophet of Courage

Read: 1 Kings 18:17-39 When it comes to the hard choices in life, many people like to put them off. But one of God’s greatest spokesmen can help us make the

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God Has Spoken

Read: Hebrews 1:1-4 Over the years God spoke his word to people through many different prophets. But when he wanted to communicate his most important message, God sent his Son into

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A Man of Sorrows

Read: Isaiah 53:3 He could have been called a man of holiness, for he lived a perfect life. He could have been called a man of love, for no one

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Despised and Rejected

Read: Isaiah 53:3 Of all the hurts life can inflict upon us, none is more bitter than the pain of rejection. It might surprise you to know that God’s own Son

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