Romans 15:13 - God of Hope.
Romans 15:13: God of Hope.
Romans 15:13 (NKJV) Now may the God of hope fill you with all
joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope by the power
of the Holy Spirit.
Hope. It's about looking forward, seeing beyond the here and
now, and anticipating the future. Hope pulls the joys of the future
into the present because it believes there's more to come, and it
doesn't wait to celebrate.
God is all about hope. He is full of hopes and dreams for us.
We can see it right there in the first chapter of his Word. He
created an ideal environment to sustain us because he intended a future
for us. Since he made us in his image, he created us to reflect his
Even before God created us and placed his image in us, he
knew we were headed for disaster. We're sinners, and sin is an enemy
of hope. However, God also knew himself. He is hope, which means he
reigns over every trouble that threatens us as well as every sin we
commit. He is our ever-present reason to celebrate.
Consider these truths as you approach your day.
Will your attitudes, words, and actions reveal a confidence
that God will continue to be God? Not just in the Garden of Eden, not
just in Sally Somebody's life - but in your life. And not just today,
but tomorrow, next month, and years from now.
Circumstances are never the real killers of hope. The death
of hope lies in forgetting to focus on the One whose image you
You can celebrate today, no matter what your current
circumstances look like. Life often hurts - and you may not experience the
answers or provisions right now - but God promises you a hope-filled
future in him. [The Daily God Book By Erin Keeley Marshall]
LINK FOR FURTHER STUDY ON THIS PASSAGE:
LINKS WORTH CHECKING OUT
Most Important Decision in Life:
A Man without Equal by Bill Bright:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NiVa7UoruIo [old, but one of the best]
Importance of Choice:
http://creationhealth.com/CREATION-Health/Choice [click on video]
Seeking God Made Real: http://vimeo.com/31489782
Prayer Made Real: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tc8VdMV26VE
Musical Devotional On Christian Living:
Medical Seminar on Healthful Living by David DeRose, MD, MPH:
LINKS FOR BIBLE STUDIES
Lifting Up Jesus Bible Studies: http://www.liftingupjesus.net/
Amazing Facts Bible Studies:
Discover Bible Studies: http://studies.itiswritten.com/discover/
Glow Tract Video Bible Studies: http://www.bibleresearch.info/
LINKS FOR BIBLE PROPHECY SEMINARS
The Last Day of Prophecy by Pastor Doug Batchelor:
Restoring The Power by John Bradshaw:
Prophecies Decoded by Pastor Ron Clouzet:
Last Day Prophecy: His Other Sheep by Pastor Gerald Babanezhad: