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Church of Hope in Sarasota, FL - Love God, Love People, Love Life

September 27, 2017

9.24.17 // A HOUSE DIVIDED


Whose Team Are You On?

Scott Young.com – Pastor of HOPE


Matthew 12:25 - But Jesus knew their thoughts, and said to them: “Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation, and every city or house divided against itself will not stand.




1. This Team Has An Owner

Psalm 24:1 - The earth is the LORD's, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it.

Philippians 2:10-11 That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue acknowledge that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.


2. This Team Has Coaches and Team Mates

Ephesians 4:11-12 - And [Jesus] He Himself gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, and some pastors and teachers, for the equipping of the saints for the work of ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ.


3. This Team Has A Play-Book

2 Timothy 3:16 -17 - All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness,so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.


4. This Team Wins Over All Opposition

Ephesians 6:12 - For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places.

2 Corinthians 10:3-5 - For though we live in the world, we do not wage war as the world does. The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds. We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.

September 21, 2017


Whose Team Are You On?
Scott Young.com – Pastor of HOPE

Acts 2:41 - Then those who gladly received his word were baptized; and that day about three thousand souls were added to them. [42] And they continued steadfastly in the apostles’ doctrine and fellowship, in the breaking of bread, and in prayers.

Acts 2:46 - So continuing daily with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, they ate their food with gladness and simplicity of heart, [47] praising God and having favor with all the people. And the Lord added to the church daily those who were being saved.


1. Doctrine: Good Beliefs
Acts 4:12 – “Nor is there salvation in any other, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.”

2. Fellowship: Good Friends
Acts 9:27 - But Barnabas took him [Paul] and brought him to the apostles. And he declared to them how he had seen the Lord on the road, and that He had spoken to him, and how he had preached boldly at Damascus in the name of Jesus.

3. Breaking of Bread: Good Communication
Acts 20:11 - Now when he had come up, had broken bread and eaten, and talked a long while, even till daybreak, he departed.

4. Prayer: Good Guidance & Strength
Acts 4:31 - And when they had prayed, the place where they were assembled together was shaken; and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and they spoke the word of God with boldness.

September 6, 2017



Jesus On Snapchat

Scott Young.com – Pastor of HOPE




1. Give Forgiveness


Luke 23:34 - Then Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do.” And they divided His garments and cast lots.


2. Stay Connected To Family


John 19:26 - When Jesus therefore saw His mother, and the disciple whom He loved standing by, He said to His mother, “Woman, behold your son!” [27] Then He said to the disciple, “Behold your mother!” And from that hour that disciple took her to his own home.


1 Peter 3:8 - You should be like one big happy family, full of sympathy toward each other, loving one another with tender hearts and humble minds. [TLB] 


3. Reach For One More Soul


Luke 23:42 - Then he said to Jesus, “Lord, remember me when You come into Your kingdom.” [43] And Jesus said to him, “Assuredly, I say to you, today you will be with Me in Paradise.”


4. Always Bring Hope


Matthew 27:46 - Jesus cried out with a loud voice, saying, “Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani?” that is, “My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me?”


Psalm 22 

1 My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me?

7 All those who see Me ridicule Me; They shoot out the lip, they shake the head, saying, [8] “He trusted in the Lord, let Him rescue Him; Let Him deliver Him, since He delights in Him!”

16 They pierced My hands and My feet; … [18] They divide My garments among them, And for My clothing they cast lots.

22 I will declare Your name to My brethren; In the midst of the assembly I will praise You.

26 Those who seek Him will praise the Lord. Let your heart live forever!

31 They will come and declare His righteousness to a people yet to be born—that He has done it [and that it is finished]. [AMP]

August 28, 2017


Jesus On Snapchat
Scott Young.com – Pastor of HOPE


1. You Will Encounter Evil Spirits


Mark 5:1-2 - Then they came to the other side of the sea, to the country of the Gadarenes. And when He [Jesus] had come out of the boat, immediately there met Him out of the tombs a man with an unclean spirit.


Mark 6:7 - And He summoned the twelve and began to send them out in pairs, and gave them authority over the unclean spirits.


Luke 9:1 - And He called the twelve together, and gave them power and authority over all the demons and to heal diseases.


Luke 10:17 - The seventy returned with joy, saying, "Lord, even the demons are subject to us in Your name."


2. Evil Spirits Will Create Problems


John 10:10 - The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.


Mark 5:3-5 - [He] had his dwelling among the tombs; and no one could bind him, not even with chains, because he had often been bound with shackles and chains. And the chains had been pulled apart by him, and the shackles broken in pieces; neither could anyone tame him. And always, night and day, he was in the mountains and in the tombs, crying out and cutting himself with stones.


3. Christ’s Power Brings Victory


Mark 5:8 -9 For He said to him, “Come out of the man, unclean spirit!” Then He asked him, “What is your name?” And he answered, saying, “My name is Legion; for we are many.”


4. Jesus Replaces Confusion With Peace


Mark 5:15 - Then they came to Jesus, and saw the one who had been demon-possessed and had the legion, sitting and clothed and in his right mind. And they were afraid.

August 21, 2017


Jesus On Snapchat 
Scott Young.com - Pastor of Hope 

1. Cooperation: Doing Life With Others 
Luke 10:1 - The Lord appointed seventy-two others and sent them out two by two ahead of him to every town and place where he was about to go. 
2. Expectation: Depending On God 
Luke 10:4a - “Do not take a purse ...”  
Matthew 10:9 - “Do not take along any gold or silver or copper.”
Mark 6:8 - “Take no money in your pockets.” 

3. Simplification: Keep It Simple 
Luke 10:4 - “Do not take a traveler’s bag or even an extra pair of sandals …"
4. Concentration: Stay Focused 
Luke 10:4b - “And don’t stop to greet anyone on the road.” 

5.  Affirmation: Be A Blessing 
Luke 10:5 - "Whenever you enter a home, give it your blessing"
Luke 10:5-6 - “Whenever you enter someone’s home, first say, ‘May God’s peace be on this house.’ [6] If those who live there are peaceful, the blessing will stand; if they are not, the blessing will return to you.” 
6. Incarnation: Invest In Relationships 
Luke 10:7 - "When you enter a town, don't move around from home to home. Stay in one place.”     

7. Accommodation: Be Flexible 
Luke 10:7-8 -  "Eat and drink whatever they offer you ... [8] Whenever you go into a city and the people welcome you, eat whatever they serve you."
8. Mobilization: Love and Help People 
Luke 10:9 - “Heal the sick who are there and tell them, 'The kingdom of God is near you!'”  
Luke 10:2 - “The harvest is great, but the workers are few. So pray to the Lord who is in charge of the harvest; ask him to send more workers into his fields."

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