Sermons by Mark Hoffman

Sermons by Mark Hoffman

When Jesus Calls Your Name

A Sunday school teacher was asking her little class why is it so important that we’re quiet in church. A little girl raised her hand and said, “Because people are sleeping!” It’s been said that the mark of a really good sermon is to have a really strong beginning and a really strong ending and that the two should be as close together as possible. So now you know the challenge of preaching. One more Sunday school story…a teacher is…
Overcoming Difficulties & Suffering

Overcoming Difficulties & Suffering

First off, you guys have all played the game “Rocks, Scissors, Paper”, haven’t you? And you all know that rock breaks scissors, scissors cuts paper, and paper covers up and defeats rock. By the way that reminds me, you know how during flu season you go to shake somebody’s hand and they just give you that fist bump. The next time you have your hand out and they give you that fist bump and that’s kind of awkward, just go…
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Christmas Eve 2017

Dave: What we’re going to do now is we’re going to read through the Christmas story. The birth of Jesus. Now in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city in Galilee called Nazareth, 27 to a virgin engaged to a man whose name was Joseph, of the descendants of David; and the virgin’s name was Mary. 28 And coming in, he said to her, “Greetings, favored one! The Lord is with you.” 29 But…
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Are All Prayers Answered

The Bible exhorts us to pray and the Bible makes tremendous prayer promises and yet, as I talk to Christians, I find that most people, in a sense, struggle with prayer. They feel like they don’t pray enough, they should pray more. They don’t understand prayer. And one reason that people struggle with prayer is that they’ve been disappointed with unanswered prayer. So, what I want to do today is I want to talk about prayers that are not answered.…
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The Key To Everything

Three men are sitting at a table and a fourth man walks up to them. He had just come from a funeral. He sits down with the three men and he says, “Tell me, what would you want said over you when you are lying in your coffin and people are looking down at you?” The first man says, “Well, I’d like them to say that I was the greatest doctor they had ever known.” The second man says, “I…