Posts Tagged ‘ Hope ’

VerseD: Psalm 46:10

“Be still, and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth!”
Psalm 46:10, ESV

Why do we share the Gospel? We trust that God is in control and will one day dwell with His people on a new Earth.
This is our hope and peace.

VerseD: Proverbs 29:25

The fear of man lays a snare, but whoever trusts in the Lord is safe.
Proverbs 29:25, ESV

What can people do to you that is so bad? At worst, they kill. At best, they make us happy.
Only God can give us eternal life and peace through Christ.

VerseD: 1 Corinthians 13:13

So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love.
1 Corinthians 13:13, ESV

We have faith in the Faithful One who saves us, hope in His return, and love Him by loving others through compassion and sharing the good news of His saving work and imminent return.

VerseD: 1 Peter 3:15

but in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect
1 Peter 3:15, ESV

We must share our faith, but we remember that we are talking to people like us: sinners in need of a Savior. This reminds us to have the same gentle compassion Christ had with us.

VerseD: Matthew 28:6

He is not here, for he has risen, as he said. Come, see the place where he lay.
Matthew 28:6, ESV

Christianity is the only religion with a founder who died but came back to life forever.
Take comfort in the Truth.

VerseD: Jeremiah 17:7

“Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, whose trust is the Lord.”
Jeremiah 17:7, ESV

All of our hope, peace, and strength come from God. He has given us more than enough reason to trust Him, most notably by the cross of Christ.

VerseD: Psalm 27:4

One thing have I asked of the Lord , that will I seek after: that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to gaze upon the beauty of the Lord and to inquire in his temple.
Psalm 27:4, ESV

Is our heart’s desire to be with God? Trials, troubles, and challenges should draw us closer to Him, for He is our only hope and strength.

VerseD: Psalm 18:2

The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.
Psalm 18:2, ESV

When the troubles and temptations of this world seem great, we know that our God is greater and is helping and defending us.

VerseD: Psalm 91:2

I will say to the Lord , “My refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.”
Psalm 91:2, ESV

Show the world where your hope lies: consciously choose to trust in the Lord who came and died to save us from sin and death, and the world will want the peace and joy that will flow through.

VerseD: 2 Corinthians 7:10

For godly grief produces a repentance that leads to salvation without regret, whereas worldly grief produces death.
2 Corinthians 7:10, ESV

Are you bitter or heartbroken over your sin? Are you stuck in the past, unable to let go of your mistakes and sin, or have you seen the truth that, yes, you sinned, but Christ has paid for your forgiveness and freedom from those sins?