December 2, 2012Pm       Joy + Peace x God = > Hope               Romans 15:13

by Ronald George Jr. at the Fayetteville Baptist Church


Romans 15:13 May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.

    1. Do you want God?  He wants you?
    2. He is the hope we need to give us the joy and peace of the Spirit.
    3. He is the Father who will fill you to overflow with Hope that you may give.

Psalms 5: 11 But let all who take refuge in you be glad; let them ever sing for joy. Spread your protection over them, that those who love your name may rejoice in you.

    1. We must take refuge in Him.
    2. He will spread His love and His wings over us to keep us.
    3. We love Him and rejoice in Him who has us in His hand.

Psalm 45: 7 You love righteousness and hate wickedness; therefore God, your God, has set you above your companions by anointing you with the oil of joy. 8 All your robes are fragrant with myrrh and aloes and cassia; from palaces adorned with ivory the music of the strings makes you glad.

    1. You love Him and His way of life. 
    2. You enjoy the oil of joy from Him by His Spirit.
    3. You are blessed in this life and have eternal life to come.

Philemon 7 Your love has given me great joy and encouragement, because you, brother, have refreshed the hearts of the saints.

    1. The love of God to us gives us great joy and encouragement.          
    2. His love in us refreshes the hearts of others and the saints. 

I Peter 1: 8 Though you have not seen him, you love him; and even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and are filled with an inexpressible and glorious joy, 9 for you are receiving the goal of your faith, the salvation of your souls.

  1. Not seeing you believe and receive the salvation of you soul and are filled with great JOY.

The Holy Bible : New International Version. 1996, c1984 (Ro 15:13). Grand Rapids: Zondervan.

The Holy Bible : New International Version. 1996, c1984 (Ps 5:11). Grand Rapids: Zondervan.

The Holy Bible : New International Version. 1996, c1984 (Ps 45:7-8). Grand Rapids: Zondervan.

The Holy Bible : New International Version. 1996, c1984 (Phm 7). Grand Rapids: Zondervan.

The Holy Bible : New International Version. 1996, c1984 (1 Pe 1:8-9). Grand Rapids: Zondervan.