Books & Studies

Transcripts from past sermons produced by Words of Hope.

Sermons
Rev. David Bast

The Servant of the Lord

Read: Isaiah 42:1-9 Christ has come into the world, not just to bring light, hope, peace, love, comfort and joy. He certainly does all that, but to bring justice. The Bible

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Rev. David Bast

Comfort My People

Read: Isaiah 40:1-8 For most of us, the word “comfort” suggests relaxation and ease, but when God speaks comfort, he not only changes how we feel; he changes how we are.

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Rev. David Bast

Blessed Are Those Who Wait

Read: Isaiah 30:18-21 Most of us aren’t very good at waiting for the things we desire, but Isaiah shows us how waiting isn’t just an important discipline for believers; it’s

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Rev. David Bast

The Song of the Vineyard

Read: Isaiah 5:1-7 An early passage from Isaiah offers a moving parable about God’s grace and human sin, a parable that Jesus himself found to be all too accurate a description

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Rev. David Bast

Isaiah’s Vision

Read: Isaiah 6:1-8 The prophecy of Isaiah belongs on anyone’s shortlist of the Bible’s greatest books. Unsurpassed for beauty, Isaiah’s writing also reveals more of God’s saving purpose than almost

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Rev. David Bast

Apostolic Prayer

Read: Galatians 1:1-24 The last of the four characteristics of healthy and vital Christian churches is apostolic prayer. Let’s look today at a wonderful example of what that means. We come

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Rev. David Bast

The Demonstration of God’s Love

Read: Romans 5:6-8 When it comes to love, actions speak louder than words. When it comes to God’s love, the cross speaks loudest of all. Here is one of the truly

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Rev. David Bast

I Believe in Forgiveness

Read: Matthew 6:12-14 When we confess our faith in the forgiveness of sins, we’re really claiming two things: that we need to be forgiven and that we need to be forgiving.

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Rev. David Bast

I Believe in the Holy Spirit

Read: John 14:15-18, John 14:26, 1 Corinthians 12 “I believe in the Holy Spirit.” So Christians confess, whenever they recite the words if the Apostles’ Creed. But what do we mean by this?

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Rev. David Bast

The Great Commandment: Loving God

Read: Matthew 22:34-40 What is the single most important thing you need to do in your life? Someone came to Jesus one day and asked that very question. Listen to his

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Rev. David Bast

We Are Stewards of God’s Mysteries

Read: 1 Corinthians 4:1-5 “This is how one should regard us, as servants of Christ and stewards of the mysteries of God” (1 Corinthians 4:1, ESV). Here is the way you

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Rev. David Bast

We Are God’s Co-workers

Read: 1 Corinthians 3:5-9 Every Christian is called to service in Christ’s name David Bast has selected ten vivid metaphors from First and Second Corinthians that describe ministers of Christ,