“God Is Up to Something“

Speaker: Troy Champ

Series: The Gospel of John

Primary text: John 20:1-10

Speaker: Troy Champ
Series: The Gospel of John
Primary text: John 20:1-10

God Is Up to Something

In John 20:8, John models a resilient faith that we can all learn from. He sees Jesus’ empty tomb, and tells us simply that “he saw and believed.” John could easily have been overcome with despair, anguish, or fear in seeing the empty tomb, but his faith overcame. Biblical hope like this has the power to change the world, and to change your life. Hope is more potent than mere wishing, and more powerful than a passive resignation to “whatever happens”. Hope is a joyful anticipation, an eager expectation, and an assured belief that God is up to something.

Other texts in this message: Luke 24:12, 2 Kings 6, Psalm 42:5

Homework

Tell yourself to put your hope in God.
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Psalm 42

Song Recommendation:
Hope Is Marching On by Matt Redman

Video Recommendation:
Tiny Desk (Home) Concert by Kirk Franklin

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Worship Songs

Way Maker
Osinachi Kalu Okoro Egbu

This I Believe (The Creed)
Matt Crocker and Ben Fielding

Faithful Now
Eddie Hoagland, Hank Bentley, Jonathan Smith, and Mia Fieldes


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Way Maker, This I Believe (The Creed), Faithful Now, God is Up to Something, John 20:1-10, Troy Champ, The Gospel of John