Heaven is the place where God will bring good from bad. The greatest stories have powerful beginnings and triumphant endings. In the middle, things go wrong. Jesus is the God-Man who will bring good from evil and redeem us to be heirs and rule over God's renewed creation. VIDEO ONE-FULL LENGTH SERMON FROM OAK HILLS CHURCH (Transcription included) VIDEO TWO-VIDEO BLOG ON...
Speaker: Randy Alcorn
Scripture: Revelation 21 - 22, Isaiah 55, Daniel 7, Job 19, Romans 8:16-19
God's perfect world is broken because of man's sin. Relationships are dysfunctional, cultures are oppressed, God is no longer in constant communion with man. God promises redemption and restoration through Jesus Christ. Through Him, we who believe will enjoy a new heaven and a new earth.
Speaker: Jeff Jones
Scripture: Genesis 2 - 3, Romans 8:15-29, Acts 3:21, Revelation 22:3, Revelation 21:1-7
Jesus may come at any moment. We should live with such urgency and purity that we will focus our lives in the light of that truth. Scoffers like Thomas Huxley say that religion restricts our sexual freedom. They believe that because they have not experienced God, He does not exist. However, that reasoning is faulty. Do we fail to believe in death because we have not...
Speaker: Francis Chan
Scripture: 2 Peter 3:6-7, Malachi 4:1-3, Romans 2:4-5, Matthew 24 - 25
Topic: Return of Christ
God directed you to this sermon, I believe, so that you would know, first, that you don't have to die, and, second, so that you would know that Jesus, who makes this promise to you, is God, the God of Israel, the God of all. And, third, you are here because God wants you to see the implication for your life of knowing you will not die. By John Piper. ©2013 Desiring God...
Speaker: John Piper
Scripture: John 8:48-49, John 3:16-17, Leviticus 24:16-16, 1 Corinthians 15:52-52, Romans 5:5-5, Hebrews 12:23-23, Exodus 3:14-14, Ephesians 2:4-5, John 10:15-15, John 11:52-52, John 8:32-32
God has the power to fix the world, and He does care about the suffering. He is working out an eternal plan to redeem and restore it all. Genesis describes how sin entered the world and corrupted it. Revelation describes how God will reestablish it all back. Over and over the Bible links two things which we would usually not link together—“hurts” and “hallelujahs”.
Speaker: Roger Barrier
Scripture: Romans 8:17-30, 1 John 3:2-3, Revelation 21:3-4