Dead Hopes

Scripture But we had been hoping that He was to be the liberator of Israel. ~Luke 24:21, REB Quote When the LORD closes one door, He often opens another that leads to something much greater. ~Lloyd C. Douglas It was God who created us with the capacity to dream and dream we do. There is …

Hope Deferred

Scripture Hope deferred makes the heart sick; a wish come true is a tree of life. ~Proverbs 13:12, REB Quote There is a huge difference between loneliness and solitude. Solitude is a choice we make; loneliness is the feeling of being left out or forgotten. ~Charles L. Allen I looked up some synonyms for ‘deferred’ …

Hope For The Helpless

Scripture We exult in our present suffering, because we know that suffering is a source of endurance, and endurance of approval and approval leads to hope. ~Romans 5:3-4, REB Quote It is history that teaches us to HOPE. ~Robert E. Lee Our subject is HOPE but notice the things that come before hope: The REB …

Is There Hope?

Scripture The Lord showed me a valley of dry bones, and everywhere I looked I saw bones that were dried out. He said, “Ezekiel, son of man, can these bones come back to life?” ~Ezekiel 37:2-3, CEV Quote Most, if not all that we see happening in the world today, has been prophesied in the …

A Merry Heart Works Like Medicine

Scripture A joyful heart is good medicine, but a broken spirit dries up the bones. ~Proverbs 22:17, CSB Quote Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement: nothing can be accomplished without HOPE. ~Hellen Keller When I moved my office a couple of years ago, I just put everything boxes and moved it but I still have not gone …

Hope For The Hopeless

Scripture “For I know the plans I have for you” ​— ​this is the LORD’s declaration ​— ​“plans for your well-being, not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.” ~Jeremiah 29:11 {CSB} Quote Everyone needs something to look forward to–We call this HOPE! ~Ya’akov Your present circumstance may be less than ideal but I am sure …

Certain Hope

Scripture This certain hope of being saved is a strong and trustworthy anchor for our souls, connecting us with God Himself behind the sacred curtains of heaven. ~Hebrews 6:19, LNT Quote “My hope is built on nothing less than Jesus blood and righteousness.” ~Edward Mote There are two word pictures in the text: that of …

Whispering Hope

Scripture  And so the LORD ’s fame will be celebrated in Zion, his praises in Jerusalem, when multitudes gather together and kingdoms come to worship the LORD.  ~Psalm 102:21-22, NLT Quote Hope can see through the darkest clouds. ~Thomas Brooks We don’t know who wrote Psalm 102 but we know it was written after the Babylonians …

Hopeful

Scripture  Anna came up to Jesus’ family at that moment. She gave thanks to God. And she spoke about the child to all who were looking forward to the time when Jerusalem would be set free. ~Luke 2:38, NIRV Quote Everyone needs something to look forward to. ~Ya’akov In John Bunyan’s allegory PILGRIMS PROGRESS, Christian …

Hope Lost

Scripture There are more troubles all around me than I can count. My sins have caught up with me, and I can’t see any longer. My sins are more than the hairs of my head. I have lost all hope. ~Psalms 40:12, NIrV Quote Begin every day with a new hope and forget what lies …