I posted this for a friend on Facebook who said that they had lost all their faith. It broke my heart. I don’t know what they are going through, but I KNOW that God cares!
God is Your Hope:
Psalms 33:18 Behold, the eye of the LORD is upon them that fear him, upon them that hope in his mercy;
Psalms 38:15 For in thee, O LORD, do I hope: thou wilt hear, O Lord my God.
Psalms 42:5 Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted in me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him for the help of his countenance.
Psalms 42:11 Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God.
Psalms 71:5 For thou art my hope, O Lord GOD: thou art my trust from my youth.
Psalms 71:14 But I will hope continually, and will yet praise thee more and more.
Psalms 78:7 That they might set their hope in God, and not forget the works of God, but keep his commandments:
Psalms 119:114 Thou art my hiding place and my shield: I hope in thy word.
Psalms 130:7 Let Israel hope in the LORD: for with the LORD there is mercy, and with him is plenteous redemption.
***Psalms 31:24 Be of good courage, and he shall strengthen your heart, all ye that hope in the LORD. ***
Psalms 147:11 The LORD taketh pleasure in them that fear him, in those that hope in his mercy.
Jeremiah 17:7 Blessed is the man that trusteth in the LORD, and whose hope the LORD is.
Joel 3:16 The LORD also shall roar out of Zion, and utter his voice from Jerusalem; and the heavens and the earth shall shake: but the LORD will be the hope of his people, and the strength of the children of Israel.
The Bible’s definition of “hope” is Jesus:
Jeremiah 14:8 O the hope of Israel, the saviour thereof in time of trouble, why shouldest thou be as a stranger in the land, and as a wayfaring man that turneth aside to tarry for a night?
Colossians 1:27 To whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles; which is Christ in you, the hope of glory:
1 Timothy 1:1 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the commandment of God our Saviour, and Lord Jesus Christ, which is our hope;
Hebrews 7:19 For the law made nothing perfect, but the bringing in of a better hope [Jesus as our sacrifice] did; by the which we draw nigh unto God.
1 Peter 1:21 Who by him do believe in God, that raised him up from the dead, and gave him glory; that your faith and hope might be in God.
Our Hope overflows our heart with love so that we share the Message of Jesus and His Second Coming with everyone we come into contact with:
Romans 5:5 And hope maketh not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given unto us.
Titus 1:2 In hope of eternal life, which God, that cannot lie, promised before the world began;
Titus 2:13 Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ;
How do we keep that hope?
Romans 12:12 Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing instant in prayer;
Romans 15:4 For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope. [Reading the Bible]
How do you know you have hope?
Romans 15:13 Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost.
How long does it take to get this kind of hope?
Galatians 5:5 For we through the Spirit wait for the hope of righteousness by faith.
What can I do for God in return?
Isaiah 64:6 But we are all as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags; and we all do fade as a leaf; and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away.
There is nothing that you can do in return, but if you DO have this kind of Hope (which is Jesus in YOU which changes you character]:
1 John 3:3 And every man that hath this hope in him purifieth himself, even as he is pure.
Let God change you so that His desires and will become your own. It is called “unity”, “unification” and “oneness” in the Bible. That is where you will find the fountain of happiness!
Love you! Be happy! <3
I love how much my God cares! He shows it every day - You’ve just gotta read the Bible to discover how He works and train yourself to see it! *sigh* I love my God! <3 He’s SO beautiful. <3