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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

Love is Sacrificial

Read: 1 Corinthians 13:5 In a world that says, “I want it my way,” lovers must learn to say, “Not my way, but yours.” I continue to be impressed by the way the

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Love is Humble

Read: 1 Corinthians 13:4, 5 Humility—it is an attractive quality in anyone, but it is especially becoming in those who love. Love, the love God both shows toward us and inspires

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Overflowing With Hope

Read: Romans 15:7-13 Do you know what the rarest and most precious commodity on earth is? No, it’s not gold or diamonds, not oil or uranium; it’s hope. For everything that

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Benefits of Believing

Read: Romans 5:1-5 When the American writer Henry David Thoreau lay on his deathbed, an old aunt came to him and asked if he had made his peace with God. “Madam,”

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