Where can I find real and lasting hope?

There are few emotions more powerful than hope. But these days, hope often feels hard to come by.

What is Hope Explored?

Six hundred years before Jesus was born, a prophecy was made about him, that he would be called “Wonderful Counsellor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace”. The gospel of Luke, which is an account of Jesus’s life, explains how these prophecies came true, and that this is great news for all people.

All over the world millions of people find hope and help in knowing Jesus Christ. Hope Explored is a three-session series about the life, death and resurrection of Jesus that examines his extraordinary claims. Through teaching from Rico Tice and studies from Luke’s Gospel, Hope Explored shows how Jesus offers us a hope worth having, a hope that won’t disappoint us.

The Bible study was excellent and covered so much - sin, the cross, judgement, grace and access to God.
- Sally

What is each session about?

Over three sessions, Hope Explored presents the life, death and resurrection of Jesus, and provides an opportunity to discover how he fulfils three great longings we all experience: the longing for hope, peace, and purpose.

The structure of each session is simple: a short Bible study, a talk (you can give your own using our talk outlines or use our films) and a discussion based on the talk.

1 Hope (Download for free)

In this session: Jesus gives hope — because he’s the Mighty God, with the power to meet our deepest needs.

Bible passage: Luke 1:1-4, 8:40-42, 49-56

Watch parts 1 and 2 of Session 1 of Hope Explored and download the first session for free here.

Session 1 | Leader's Guide (PDF)

Session 1 | Guest Handbook (PDF)

2 Peace

In this session: Jesus offers peace — because he’s the Prince of Peace, who tears down the barrier between us and God.

Bible passage: Luke 23:32-47

3 Purpose

In this session: Jesus brings purpose — because he’s the Everlasting Father, whose defeat of death gives life the meaning we long for.

Bible passage: Luke 24

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