Posts by Hoover Church of Christ

Posts by Hoover Church of Christ

Resources for Discussion Class Hour on September 11, 2019

Sermon Title: Martyred for the Faith Text: Acts 7 Resources: Click here to listen to or watch the sermon Download tonight’s printable study guide Brief summary Now when they heard these things they were enraged, and they ground their teeth at him. But he, full of the Holy Spirit, gazed into heaven and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing at the right hand of God. And he said, “Behold, I see the heavens opened, and the Son of Man standing…

Resources for Discussion Class Hour on September 4, 2019

Sermon Title: Missing the Point Text: Mark 9:30-50 Resources: Click here to listen to or watch the sermon Download tonight’s printable study guide Brief summary They went on from there and passed through Galilee. And he did not want anyone to know, for he was teaching his disciples, saying to them, “The Son of Man is going to be delivered into the hands of men, and they will kill him. And when he is killed, after three days he will rise.” But…
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Why?

Why does bad stuff happen to Christians? Why do we get cancer and heart disease? Why do we lose our jobs and face money problems? Why are we persecuted because of our faith? There aren’t always good answers to these questions, and we certainly don’t want to trivialize anyone’s pain by responding with a cliché. But part of the answer is found here: Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that…

Resources for Discussion Class Hour on May 29, 2019

Sermon Title: Jacob’s Ladder Text: Genesis 28:10-22; John 1:43-51 Resources: Click here to listen to or watch the sermon Download tonight’s printable study guide Brief summary Jacob left Beersheba and went toward Haran. And he came to a certain place and stayed there that night, because the sun had set. Taking one of the stones of the place, he put it under his head and lay down in that place to sleep. And he dreamed, and behold, there was a ladder…

Resources for Discussion Class Hour on May 22, 2019

Sermon Title: It Cost Everything Text: 2 Samuel 24 Resources: Click here to listen to or watch the sermon Download tonight’s printable study guide Brief summary Then Araunah said to David, “Let my lord the king take and offer up what seems good to him. Here are the oxen for the burnt offering and the threshing sledges and the yokes of the oxen for the wood. All this, O king, Araunah gives to the king.” And Araunah said to the king,…

Resources for Discussion Class Hour on May 15, 2019

Sermon Title: Have Mercy On Me, O God Text: Psalm 51 Resources: Click here to listen to or watch the sermon Download tonight’s printable study guide Brief summary Have mercy on me, O God, according to your steadfast love; according to your abundant mercy blot out my transgressions. Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin! For I know my transgressions, and my sin is ever before me. Against you, you only, have I sinned and done…

Resources for Discussion Class Hour on May 8, 2019

Sermon Title: How is Our Culture Affecting Us? “That We May Be Like All the Nations” Text: 1 Samuel 8:19-22 Resources: Click here to listen to or watch the sermon Download tonight’s printable study guide Brief summary But the people refused to obey the voice of Samuel. And they said, “No! But there shall be a king over us, that we also may be like all the nations, and that our king may judge us and go out before us and…

Resources for Discussion Class Hour on May 1, 2019

Sermon Title: What Shall We Do? Text: Acts 2:37-41 Resources: Click here to listen to or watch the sermon Download tonight’s printable study guide Brief summary Now when they heard this they were cut to the heart, and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, “Brothers, what shall we do?” And Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the…

Resources for Discussion Class Hour on April 24, 2019

Sermon Title: This Jesus Text: Acts 2:14-39 Resources: Click here to listen to or watch the sermon Download tonight’s printable study guide Brief summary Sunday was Easter, of course, and people throughout the world reflected on the resurrection of Christ. We studied Peter’s sermon in Acts 2 because it was the first sermon preached after the resurrection, and so it was the first sermon from the apostles that was shaped by their new awareness of who Jesus really was. Notice how Peter…

Resources for Discussion Class Hour on April 10, 2019

Sermon Title: Root Rot: Weathering Storms and the Damage Done by Sin Text: 2 Corinthians 5:17 Resources: Click here to listen to or watch the sermon Download tonight’s printable study guide Brief summary “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has passed away, and see the new has come!” (2 Corinthians 5:17) “‘For the Lord disciplines the one he loves, and chastises every son whom he receives.’ It is for discipline that you have to endure.…

Resources for Discussion Class Hour on April 3, 2019

Sermon Title: What Was Right In Their Eyes Text: Philippians 2:19-24 Resources: Click here to listen to or watch the sermon Download tonight’s printable study guide Brief summary In those days there was no king in Israel. Everyone did what was right in his own eyes. –Judges 17:6   In those days there was no king in Israel. Everyone did what was right in his own eyes. –Judges 21:25 To be frank, the book of Judges is a discouraging book. If you’re…

Resources for Discussion Class Hour on March 20, 2019

Sermon Title: No One Like Him Text: Philippians 2:19-24 Resources: Click here to listen to or watch the sermon Download tonight’s printable study guide Brief summary I hope in the Lord Jesus to send Timothy to you soon, so that I too may be cheered by news of you. For I have no one like him, who will be genuinely concerned for your welfare. For they all seek their own interests, not those of Jesus Christ. But you know Timothy’s proven worth,…