Great Expectations: Expect Hope
Series: Great Expectations
Expectation #1: Hope
Pastor Aaron Sutherland
Psalm 130:5 "I wait for the Lord, my whole being waits, and in his word I put my hope."
I. ADVENT INVITES US TO EXPECT GOD’S PLAN
Isaiah 11:1-2 "A shoot will come up from the stump of Jesse; from his roots a Branch will bear fruit. The Spirit of the Lord will rest on him the Spirit of wisdom and of understanding,..."
II. ADVENT INVITES US TO EXPECT GOD’S POWER
Isaiah 11:2b "...the Spirit of counsel and of might,..."
III. ADVENT INVITES US TO EXPECT GOD’S PRESENCE
Isaiah 11:2c "...the Spirit of the knowledge and fear of the Lord..."
QUESTIONS FOR FURTHER DISCUSSION
- Have You ever experienced God replacing your plan with His plan? What was the result?
- Has their ever been a time in your life where you dared to expect God to powerfully show up? What was the outcome?
- How has the presence of God impacted the way you make decisions?
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