There Really is Something in a Name

Gospel Hope Archive | Sign Up for Our Resources |  I happened to be looking for a certain verse in the Bible that referenced the sons of Issachar, and while doing this I couldn’t help but remember that the names of the people of Israel, in the Old Testament,...

Useless . . . Or Useful?

Gospel Hope Archive | Sign Up for Our Resources |  From Paul’s second letter to Timothy we read, “Therefore if anyone cleanses himself from the latter, he will be a vessel for honor, sanctified and useful for the Master, prepared for every good work”...

Interesting Word for Hell

Gospel Hope Archive | Sign Up for Our Resources |  From Peter’s second epistle we read,”For if God did not spare the angels who sinned, but cast them down to hell and delivered them into chains of darkness, to be reserved for judgment” (II Peter 2:4...

Like God? Yes. Most Certainly!

Gospel Hope Archive | Sign Up for Our Resources |  From Peter’s first letter we read,”Therefore . . . as obedient children . . . as He who called you is holy, you also be holy in all your conduct.” (I Peter 1:13-16 – NKJV)The serpent of old...

What is Absolute Truth?

Gospel Hope Archive | Sign Up for Our Resources |  Jesus, as He prays to the Father, reveals one of His desires for His church, “Sanctify them by Your truth, Your word is truth” (John 17:17)Now, I’ve referenced this verse many times in my teaching,...

Can I Get to the Bottom of It?

Gospel Hope Archive | Sign Up for Our Resources |  From the book of Deuteronomy we read,”For this commandment which I command you today is not too mysterious for you, nor is it far off. It is not in heaven, that you should say, ‘Who will ascend into heaven...

What is a Sluggard?

Gospel Hope Archive | Sign Up for Our Resources |  From the Proverbs we read,”Go to the ant, you sluggard! Consider her ways and be wise . . . How long will you slumber, O sluggard? When will you rise from your sleep? A little sleep, a little slumber, a little...

Christian Confidence

Gospel Hope Archive | Sign Up for Our Resources |  The apostle Paul penned these words in writing to the believers in Corinth,”We are confident, yes, well pleased rather to be absent from the body and to be present with the Lord.” (II Corinthians 5:8)The...

You Just Cannot Sustain It

Gospel Hope Archive | Sign Up for Our Resources |  God has given us the Proverbs, a book of counsel that is intended to impart divine wisdom (2:6) to us. It behooves us, and I say this to my own heart as to yours, to read the Proverbs, then read them again, think upon...

Do We Embrace Controversy?

Gospel Hope Archive | Sign Up for Our Resources |  The apostle Paul, in writing to Titus, a leader who he wants to give instruction to, writes,”For this reason I left you in Crete, that you should set in order the things that are lacking . . . For there are many...

Fanny Crosby

Gospel Hope Archive | Sign Up for Our Resources |  We have, in our Christian faith, those who have gone before us, those who have set forth example after example for we who make up the body of Christ in this current age. They are witnesses, who, by the testimony of...

Now That Gives Me Joy

Gospel Hope Archive | Sign Up for Our Resources |  From John’s third epistle we read,”To the beloved Gaius, whom I love in the truth. Beloved, I pray that you may prosper in all things and be in health, just as your soul prospers. For I rejoiced greatly...

Keeping it Simple . . .

Gospel Hope Archive | Sign Up for Our Resources |  From Paul’s second letter to the believers in Corinth we read, “But I fear, lest somehow, as the serpent deceived Eve by his craftiness, so your minds may be corrupted from the simplicity that is in...

Oh What An Inheritance We Have!

Gospel Hope Archive | Sign Up for Our Resources |  An inheritance. It is something I think we would know a lot about but, then again, we might need a refresher course on the subject. Why? Well note what Peter writes in his first letter,”Blessed be the God and...

Beware of Creepy Crawlers

Gospel Hope Archive | Sign Up for Our Resources |  From Jude’s letter we read, “Beloved, while I was very diligent to write to you concerning our common salvation, I found it necessary to write to you exhorting you to contend earnestly for the faith which...

Christ . . . plus . . . What?

Gospel Hope Archive | Sign Up for Our Resources |  The apostle Peter penned a most interesting text in his second letter. He was writing to believers and he stated, . . . as His divine power has given to us all things that pertain to life and godliness through the...

A Tell-Tale Heart

Gospel Hope Archive | Sign Up for Our Resources |  From Second Samuel chapter seven, we read, Now it came to pass when the king was dwelling in his house, and the LORD had given him rest from all his enemies all around, that the king said to Nathan the prophet,...