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Day 39: A Better Hope


I

hope

this doesn't happen~

but what if it does?

I

hope

this does happen~

but what if it doesn't?

I

hope

he/she changes~

but what if he/she doesn't?

What is your "this"?

Who is your "he/she"?

Where are you placing your hope?

And...

What if your "this" or your "what" never does or doesn't happen or

your "who" does or doesn't act the way you

hope

they will~

then where is your

hope?

I have done it a million times

and I am sure I will do it a million times more,

placing my

hope

in the nouns of life~

people, places and things~

and then ending up feeling

Hopeless

because my

hope

is placed

in the ever~changing

nouns of life.

I need a different

hope

You need a different

hope,

a

hope

that doesn't change

but changes me

but changes you.

hope~

"To trust in, wait for, look for,

or desire something or someone;

to expect something beneficial in the future."

the

Great Expectation

of

something beneficial in the future

A Hope

that is beneficial

A Hope

that is guaranteed

A Hope

that we can stand on that will not move even when our world is shaken

A Hope

that always delivers on what it promises even when promises aren't kept

A Hope

that spurs us forward when we want to go backwards

A Hope

that is a

Someone Who is beneficial

in the

Here & Now.

My hope is built on nothing less Than Jesus Christ, my righteousness; I dare not trust the sweetest frame, But wholly lean on Jesus’ name. (In Christ Alone)

A BETTER Hope

“...a better hope is introduced, by which we draw near to God.” Hebrews 7:19

A BETTER Hope

which brings us into the presence of God.

A BETTER Hope

in all things

than anything or anyone where we place our

Hope.

Isn’t that what

Hope

is...

hoping things change

hoping that they get better?

A BETTER Hope

born into our helplessness.

So

Let's

Put on

THE BETTER HOPE

not mine

not yours

but

His

For in this hope we were saved. Romans 8:24

His Hope

A

Hope

that is unseen~

.. 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

Because of

A

Hope

that I do have

that you do have

beyond what our eyes can see

beyond our wildest dreams~

A guaranteed

Hope

above

that sends us

Soaring above

so that we can

Put Off

whatever weighs us down

and

Be Waitless

Living in the Moment

being

Joyful in hope,

Patient in affliction,

& Faithful in prayer. Romans 12:12

and by

Putting into Practice

by

Trusting the One

Who is

THE BETTER Hope

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. Romans 15:13

trust God. Wait Patiently. Watch Expectantly.