It is our belief that the preaching of the Word of God is a vital component of Christian worship. New Hope preaching is exegetical in nature, meaning that each sermon will be tied to a specific biblical text. Preaching series will vary in content from expositional studies of individual books in the bible, to topical series that will jump around the biblical narrative from week to week.
It’s strongly encouraged that congregants spend time in the passage for the coming Sunday in their devotional time during the preceding week.
The book of Acts records these as Jesus’ final words before he ascends to the right hand of the Father: “You will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.”
In this series, we’ll have a look at this person called The Holy Spirit. We’ll consider his character, his movement, and how He empowers the church to be the church.