Category Archives: Lent and Easter

Home Worship and Devotions

Worship Services, Sunday School, and Bible Studies at Living Hope are postponed until further notice. All public gatherings in Douglas County with more than 10 people are prohibited through April 30 . We are praying for all those who are … Continue reading

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Sermon Video: We have a Lord!

What is more, I consider everything a loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whose sake I have lost all things. I consider them garbage, that I may gain Christ ~ Philippians 3:8 (NIV) … Continue reading

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Only one thing is needed

As Jesus and his disciples were on their way, he came to a village where a woman named Martha opened her home to him. She had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet listening to what he … Continue reading

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Lasting salvation

It was not with perishable things…that you were redeemed. ~ 1 Peter 1:18 In the corner of a museum in Springfield, Illinois, there is a special room where people enter quietly. In that room there is a clear, glass case. … Continue reading

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Treasured possession

Then Moses went up to God, and the LORD called to him from the mountain and said, “This is what you are to say to the house of Jacob and what you are to tell the people of Israel: ‘You … Continue reading

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Look up!

“Just as Moses lifted up the snake in the desert, so the Son of Man must be lifted up, that everyone who believes in him may have eternal life.” ~ John 3:14-15 Look up! Time after time God has given … Continue reading

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Lent: what is it and why does it matter?

Lent (Latin: Quadragesima – English: Fortieth) is a period of 40 weekdays (excluding Sundays) from Ash Wednesday to the day after Good Friday. This is a time of spiritual preparation for Easter as we remember the events in Jesus Christ’s life–leading up to and … Continue reading

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God’s Messiah revealed

Luke 9:18-36 Once when Jesus was praying in private and his disciples were with him, he asked them, “Who do the crowds say I am?” They replied, “Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, that one … Continue reading

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I Come, O Savior, to Your Table

I come, O Savior, to your Table, for weak and weary is my soul; O Jesus, you alone are able to satisfy and make me whole. Oh, grant that I in manner worthy, may now trust solely in your Word, … Continue reading

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Peace and Hope through our Triune God

He was delivered over to death for our sins and was raised to life for our justification. Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have gained … Continue reading

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Pentecost ~ the promised Holy Spirit

The night Jesus was betrayed, he told his apostles: “But I tell you the truth: It is for your good that I am going away. Unless I go away, the Counselor will not come to you; but if I go, … Continue reading

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Where did Jesus go? Where is he now?

Acts 1:7-11 He (Jesus) said to them: “It is not for you to know the times or dates the Father has set by his own authority. But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will … Continue reading

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