Friday, December 14, 2012

Hope- How to Find It

 
 
Hope in our times...how many occasions are there in a day where we don't know the answer to a problem? The secret? To look with in and find our answers . Jesus said-"For in this hope we were saved. But hope that is seen is no hope at all. Who hopes for what they already have? But if we hope for what we do not yet have, we wait for it patiently."-Romans 8:24-25 
Sounds easy...be patient and wait...
 
What to Do to Get Hope Back
1-How to get Hope in "I didn't plan this" situations (answer-Isaiah 9:2- look with-in.The answer is always just a reflection of what has happened)
2-Let God change your perspective.Romans 8:26-28(answer- everything works for through Spirit. Listen to your heart)
3-Trust and Obey(answer-Job 2:9-10- everything happens for a reason)
4- Sin gets back at us by trying to 'get back' at people we don't like.(answer-John 3:27- we accept others as we do ourself)

 
"When a train goes thru a tunnel and darkness surrounds you, don't jump off. Sit quiet and trust the engineer."
 
 
AND, the mean-time, don't hope for anything you wouldn't give a friend... : )
 
 
 

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