Christ is our hope of Glory sent from God to build the Godly foundation on which our hope is built. Jesus builds and raises our hope to depend on Father God our hope the author of hope says Romans 15:13. God of hope fills us with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost in Jesus Name. Hope is confidence and trusting in God to encourage and inspire each other in midst of adversity that all is well. Hope continues to grow by faith through power of Holy Spirit.In Romans 5:2-7, through Christ Jesus we gain access by faith into God’s grace in which we now stand. And we rejoice in the hope of the glory of God. Not only so, but we also rejoice in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. And hope does not disappoint us, because God has poured out his love into our hearts by the Holy Spirit whom given us. At the right time, while still powerless Christ died for sins of the ungodly. Rarely will anyone die for a righteous good man so Christ died to restore man to God. Jesus is our peace, who has made the Jew and gentile one so has destroyed the barrier dividing wall of hostility. So creates in Himself one new man out of the two making peace in one body to reconcile both to God through the cross so put to death their hostility in Ephesians 2:14–16 and to live in hope.
With the weather changing and getting colder, there is usually a corresponding low mood that accompanies loss of bright sunshine and vitamins A and D in winter. So it is necessary to stay alert on top of things not to get sucked into the flow of things and lose oneself. In the midst of the weather issues are other matters of life, the heart, family, health, work, spouse, children, holidays. So the absolutely huge list goes on and on almost unending. Yet Christian believers can still hold on in love by enormous steadfast hope. Despite overwhelming, pressure, stress, depression, pain, trauma, loss is hope in Christ.
At times, the magnificent, delicate, carefully designed, intricately interwoven embroidery patterns of life disintegrate and unfold before your eyes due to no fault of your own. Yet one is entangled in the consequences of the tapestries chosen by others on your behalf. Suddenly perceivable joy and interestingly lifestyle with peaceful contentment has carpets pulled from under your feet and wool thrown over your eyes. One is baffled, confused with what is going on inside your head. There seems to be permanent fog unshakable preventing seeing the wood from the trees. One seems greatly overcome with worry and not knowing what to do next.
Life becomes so drab so you are not motivated to face challenges of life any more. Worst of all it is almost unbearable yet impossible to share feelings for fear of ridicule, mockery or shame. So you suffer in silence no matter how happy you seem outwardly. You go through motions of life on auto-pilot so standing and working daily. You are able to perform instinctively, quite well at your job despite these inadequacies, Yet instantly, you long for relieve and respite care to indulge care free in life. The most incredible truth is there is hope and a way out in Jesus Name.People love and appreciate you yet still you hold onto intricate details of your life, your looks, your shape, your size, your body image. So cannot fully accept and embrace yourself. You deliberately ignore, the incredible talents, abilities, skills to focus on these negative disadvantages felt inside. You feel like you betray and cheat on yourself by indulging in ethereal happy lifestyle. For you feel you do not deserve or not worth such a glorious glistening lifestyle. You deliberately avoid joy so almost a recluse for fear of hurts and pain again and again. Well, have hope because of God’s inbuilt inner-strength in you which can be tapped from within you in Jesus Name.
So such deeply heartfelt fire of affliction becomes a great cost to your personal life. As the fiercest battles and challenges have a tendency of wearing down emotionally the most exquisite refined character. This is where hope is turned on by the Holy Spirit to comfort and help you. There comes a time to turn over every area to God to say, I give up tackling life in my own strength and abilities. Over to Jehovah Nissi in Jesus Name to put trust and hope in God. Even delayed hope will not make your heart grief for you know for sure God cares deeply about you.
The most exquisite success stories of life are miracles and testimonies of battle fought and victories won. It is discouraging to look downwards while heading upwards towards the mountain to experience. So it not denial to avoid screening the nifty gritty details of your weaknesses and faults. It is better to focus on goal for outcome for good result in life. Discouragement and weariness cannot stop events and circumstances to complete transition of the dynamic changes in life. You need to step out of the comfort zone into the realm of God’s super natural heavenly places of hope to complete life successfully.
Hopes of prevails by prayers for yourself and others in Jesus Name. The desire to lead a fulfilled meaningful life requires the effort so is not due to luck. Einstein said doing the same things daily but expecting a different result is not wise. So you have to account for yourself personally first and foremost without losing hope. To declare a purpose of hope to self mistake proof, humble enough to receive correction in love from others. This joint effort desires to share prayers to support others.
Hope is not wishful thinking, chance encounter or luck. It is essential to have assurance God is in control in spite of natural circumstances or evidence seen. God is the ultimate source of hope derived through Christ Jesus. So it is by hoping in the goodness of Christ and the love of Christ that fulfils promises of the covenant hope.To enjoy the joy and glory of heaven faith is the substance and evidence of things unseen. Peace and true joy comes from hope in God by prayer to live life.
To be established and confirmed in life Christians should hope and desire abundance of hope. This is done through the power of the Holy Ghost. God’s Almighty Power of hope works through grace to strengthen hope. Our own power will never reach hope so abounding hope comes from God. Romans 12:12 admonishes Christians to rejoice in hope and be patient in tribulation. Continuing instant in prayer. In Hebrews 11:1, faith is substance of things hoped for evidence of things unseen.
Psalm 43:5, says why are you cast down, O my soul why are you disquieted within me hope in God, for I shall praise God Who is the Health of my countenance and my God. In Psalm 33:18, the eye of the LORD is upon those that fear God, upon those that hope in His Mercy and Grace. In Lamentation 3:24, God is my portion in the land of the living so my soul hope in God. In Titus 3:7, justified by God’s Grace, we are made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.