HOPE: the feeling that what is wanted can be had or that events will turn out for the best Romans 5:2-5 Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God. More than that, we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, and hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who…read more
Matthew 7:11 If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give good things to those who ask him!
James 1: 18 In His goodness God chose to make us His own children by giving us His true Word. And we, out of all creation, became His choice possession. As a child I memorized the book of James and although my memory is not clear enough to spit it back out word for word, I find myself paraphrasing it all the time. This is one of those verses that screams God’s will, God’s Grace, God’s Choice for each believer. I love it!
Romans 8:28-30 And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. For those God foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the likeness of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brothers. And those he predestined, he also called; those he called, he also justified; those he justified, he also glorified. Matthew Henry’s commentary says about the call of God to the saints, “It is an effectual call, from self…read more