When There Is No Hope, There Is Grace

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“When There Is No Hope, There Is Grace” is a message from Acts 27:14-20, 25-29 and Psalms 27:12-14. This message was preached by Donald Farmer, III, on July 18, 2016, at Long Point Missionary Baptist Church during revival. Week 4, night 1.

Acts 27:14-20

14.  But not long after there arose against it a tempestuous wind, called Euroclydon.

15.  And when the ship was caught, and could not bear up into the wind, we let her drive.

16.  And running under a certain island which is called Clauda, we had much work to come by the boat:

17.  Which when they had taken up, they used helps, undergirding the ship; and, fearing lest they should fall into the quicksands, strake sail, and so were driven.

18.  And we being exceedingly tossed with a tempest, the next day they lightened the ship;

19.  And the third day we cast out with our own hands the tackling of the ship.

20.  And when neither sun nor stars in many days appeared, and no small tempest lay on us, all hope that we should be saved was then taken away

Acts 27:25-29

25.  Wherefore, sirs, be of good cheer: for I believe God, that it shall be even as it was told me.

26.  Howbeit we must be cast upon a certain island.

27.  But when the fourteenth night was come, as we were driven up and down in Adria, about midnight the shipmen deemed that they drew near to some country;

28.  And sounded, and found it twenty fathoms: and when they had gone a little further, they sounded again, and found it fifteen fathoms.

29.  Then fearing lest we should have fallen upon rocks, they cast four anchors out of the stern, and wished for the day.

Psalms 27:12-14

12.  Deliver me not over unto the will of mine enemies: for false witnesses are risen up against me, and such as breathe out cruelty.

13.  I had fainted, unless I had believed to see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living.

14.  Wait on the Lord: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the Lord.

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