Thursday, September 29, 2022

Abide These Three: Hope

Text: Lamentations 3:1-6, 14-24 (Todd is reading in this recording from the TANAK) and Revelation 21:1-7 The second sermon in the sermon series “Abide These...

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Abide These Three: Hope

Text: Lamentations 3:1-6, 14-24 (Todd is reading in this recording from the TANAK) and Revelation 21:1-7 The second sermon in the sermon series “Abide These Three: Faith, Hope, and Love." An audio only link of this sermon and a partial transcript are available here.

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