members, click to sign in..

5,241 active users!!Bandwidth
SUNDAY
MAY 3, 2015
Home
NewsSITE
Events & Blogs
New Audio & Video
BroadcastersNew Stuff!
Local Church Finder
Webcast LIVE NOW!
Sermons by Bible
Sermons by Topic
Sermons by Speaker
Sermons by Date
Staff Picks
CommentsALL -7 min
Top Sermons
VideosPDFs
Daily Log
PhotosNew Stuff!
Stores
Online Bible
Hymnal
Daily Reading
About | $1 Signup!
Submit Sermon
Members Only

Breaking News Home | Religion | Society | Tech | Choice | SA News | RSS
FRONT PAGE  |  5/3/2015
FRIDAY, OCT 7, 2011  |  3 comments
The Gospel of Steve Jobs: Secular Form of Hope
Note this article originally ran in January 2011.

Steve Jobs was the evangelist of this particular kind of progress—and he was the perfect evangelist because he had no competing source of hope. In his celebrated Stanford commencement address (which is itself an elegant, excellent model of the genre), he spoke frankly about his initial cancer diagnosis in 2003. It's worth pondering what Jobs did, and didn't, say:

No one wants to die. Even people who want to go to heaven don't want to die to get there. And yet death is the destination we all share. No one has ever escaped it. And that is as it should be, because death is very likely the single best invention of life. It's life's change agent; it clears out the old to make way for the new. Right now, the new is you. But someday, not too long from now, you will gradually become the old and be cleared away. Sorry to be so dramatic, but it's quite ...


CLICK HERE to Read Entire Article
www.christianitytoday.com

The Mystery of Death
  START  
  Recommended sermons | more..
•  Christians and Death, Pt 1 • Pastor John MacArthur | 11/25/2009
•  The Mystery of DeathDr. Peter Masters | 9/12/2013
•  Why Jackson's Death MattersCraig Musselman | 7/6/2009
•  Freed from our greatest fearDr. David P Murray | 12/6/2009

   03/14/15  |  Another One Bites the Dust • 2 comments
   03/11/15  |  God Doesn't Want Matt Chandler to be Your Pastor • 18 comments
   01/08/14  |  Christian Post: Warning, this article may offend many Christians • 93 comments
   01/01/14  |  Michelle Obama praises lesbian TV anchor • 17 comments
   12/29/13  |  U.S. Slams 'Conservative Gender Norms' • 377 comments
MORE RELATED ( ) NEWS | MORE..
   04/30/15  |  SermonAudio Tip: Enjoy Sermons + Find Churches On The Apple...
   04/30/15  |  â€˜We will not obey’: Christian leaders threaten civil disobedience • 36 comments
   04/29/15  |  In 1 in 5 Families in U.S., No One Works • 10 comments
   04/25/15  |  Nepal earthquake: Hundreds die, many feared trapped • 3 comments
   04/24/15  |  SermonAudio Tip: e-Sword Bible Software Integrates with... • 10 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..
   05/03/15  |  Royal baby: Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to a girl • 1 comments
   05/03/15  |  Weekend Reads: Catholic critique • 2 comments
   05/03/15  |  Vatican pushes ahead with sainthood for missionary priest... • 1 comments
   05/03/15  |  Majority of Dutch docs would euthanize dementia patients
   05/03/15  |  Hillary Clinton Wants Christians to Give Up on Bible Beliefs • 4 comments
OTHER RECENT NEWS | MORE..
COMMENTS | show all | add new  
    Sorting Order:  
· Page 1 ·  Found: 3 user comment(s)
News Item10/7/11 4:39 PM
Bellring  Find all comments by Bellring
from the article wrote:
As remarkable as Steve Jobs is in countless ways—as a designer, an innovator, a (ruthless and demanding) leader—his most singular quality has been his ability to articulate a perfectly secular form of hope. Nothing exemplifies that ability more than Apple's early logo, which slapped a rainbow on the very archetype of human fallenness and failure—the bitten fruit—and made it a sign of promise and progress.
3

News Item10/7/11 2:48 PM
D2vid  Find all comments by D2vid
"It is a religion of hope in a hopeless world, hope that your ordinary and mortal life can be elegant and meaningful, even if it will soon be dated, dusty, and discarded like a 2001 iPod."

Rom 8:24 For we are saved by hope: but hope that is seen is not hope: for what a man seeth, why doth he yet hope for?

This secular 'hope' is visual, felt, experienced and eventually lost. As Paul teaches a hope seen - is simply not a real hope. Those who suffer from this 'secular hope' are living in a dream of something better just round the corner. Under the domain of sin they are fooled into a false hope like the Liberal churches with their false religion. Blinded by Satan they seek worldly satisfactions such as mammon, covetousness, celebrity status and artificial beauty might provide.
Such a hope is a sad and sorry existence which the reprobate seeks to overcome by his own limited abilities, only to find at the end failure and mortality.

Heb 11:1 Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.

2

News Item10/7/11 2:29 PM
Jim Lincoln | Nebraska  Find all comments by Jim Lincoln
1 Peter 1
23 for you have been born again not of seed which is perishable but imperishable, that is, through the living and abiding word of God.
24 For, "ALL FLESH IS LIKE GRASS, AND ALL ITS GLORY LIKE THE FLOWER OF GRASS. THE GRASS WITHERS, AND THE FLOWER FALLS OFF,
25 BUT THE WORD OF THE LORD ABIDES FOREVER." And this is the word which was preached to you.
Mark 8
36 "For what does it profit a man to gain the whole world, and forfeit his soul?
37 "For what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?
38 "For whoever is ashamed of Me and My words in this adulterous and sinful generation, the Son of Man will also be ashamed of him when He comes in the glory of His Father with the holy angels."---NASB

It's sad that Mr. Jobs didn't open a Bible more.

1
There are a total of 3 user comments displayed | add new comment |Subscribe to these comments
Last PostTotal
Wearing a Suit Makes People Think Differently
mike from new york: " s.taylor this is not a new revelation, this has been known..."
-5 min 
Hillary Clinton Wants Christians to Give Up on Bible Beliefs
mourner: "from m. henry on rev.2:18-29 (2.) now why should the wickedness of..."
-18 min 
Gang attacks on white cops could spread nationally
ladybug: "dolores, i pray for you and your husband, and for your entire family...."
-46 min 44 



Dr. Curt D. Daniel
Pseudo-Christianity

Contending for the Faith
Conference
Faith Bible Church
Play! | MP3 | RSS



Store Item
The Whole Counsel of God

Pastor Jim Gables
Product: MP3 CD
$18 USD

Stephen Holland
Chosen By Christ To What?

Studies In John's Gospel
Westhoughton Evangelical
Video!Play! | MP4

E. A. Johnston
When God Sends A Famine

Evangelism Awakening
Special Meeting
Play! | MP3

Sponsor:
Hillary Clinton Is Corrupt and Evil

Hill­ary Att­acks Chr­ist­ians, Bows To Islam, Prom­otes Abort­ion... Click Here For Proof!
www.puritandownloads.com/hi..

Sermon:
Sixty Seconds To Hell
E. A. Johnston

SPONSOR | 1,800+

SPONSOR




                   
Our sorrows are multiplied when our sins are. ... Matthew Henry

City: Las Vegas, NV
Gospel of John
Cities | Local | Personal
MOBILE
iPhone + iPad New!
Church App
Android New!
Church App
Kindle + Nook New!
Chromecast TV
ROKU TV
BlackBerry
Windows Mobile
Apple Watch New!
Pebble Smartwatch
Kindle Reader


HELP
Knowledgebase
Broadcasters
Listeners
Q&A
Uploading Sermons
Uploading Videos
Webcasting
Tips & Tricks
YouTube Screencasts

FOLLOW
Weekly Newsletter
Staff Picks Feed
Site Notices New!
RSS | Twitter | Facebook
SERVICES | ALL
Local Church Finder | Info
MP3 Play & Download
Mobile Apps
Podcasting
Video Support
Live Webcasting
Transcription Service
Business Cards
SOLO | MINI Sites
Domain Redirect
Favorites
QR Codes
24x7 Radio Stream

INTEGRATION
Sermon Browser
HTML Codes
WordPress
Twitter
Facebook
Logos | e-Sword New!
JSON API New!

BATCH
Transfer Agent
Protected Podcasts
Upload via Email
Auto-Upload Sermons
Auto-Blog Import
Picasa | FTP | Dropbox
ABOUT US
SermonAudio.com is the largest library of audio sermons from conservative churches and ministries worldwide. All broadcasters must adhere to the Articles of Faith.

Our Services | Testimonials
Broadcast With Us!
Support Us
Advertising | Local Ads
CONTACT
info@sermonaudio.com
Copyright © 2015 SermonAudio.com.