Posts with the tag “hope”

Anyone Can Do That
by Ed Newton on August 16th, 2022
“Faith shows the reality of what we hope for; it is the evidence of things we cannot see.” - Hebrews 11:1   Faith. It is a word as cliche as they come in church. “You have to have faith.” “Have faith in God.” “Do you have faith?” It is a word as popular as any and one we hear seemingly every Sunday. Yet for many, it is still so challenging to grasp, to believe in something you cannot see.   As we ...  Read More
Anxious for Answers
by Ministry Support on May 23rd, 2022
“A woman suffering from bleeding for 12 years had endured much under many doctors…For she said, “If I can just touch His robes, I’ll be made well!’” (Mark 5:25, 28).In our “Perfect Timing” devotional series, we’ve been looking at Mark chapter 5 where Jesus is asked by Jairus, a synagogue leader, to heal his little girl. While Jesus is traveling with Jairus to his house to heal the girl, a woman re...  Read More
Heart of Hope
by Ministry Support on May 10th, 2022
“When they persisted in questioning Him, He stood up and said to them, ‘The one without sin among you should be the first one to throw a stone at her’” (John 8:7).Christianity is often nauseating to people who don’t understand it. The world looks at Christianity and it sees nothing but rules—rules about what they can and can’t do. As a result, many people, unfortunately, see Christianity as a grou...  Read More
To Appreciate The Good
by Ministry Support on March 29th, 2022
“Then I heard what sounded like a great multitude, like the roar of rushing waters and like loud peals of thunder, shouting: ‘Hallelujah! For our Lord God Almighty reigns. Let us rejoice and be glad and give him glory! For the wedding of the Lamb has come, and his bride has made herself ready.’” (Revelation 19:6-7)What do we need to appreciate the good? I mean, if something is good, of course we a...  Read More
Hope is a Person
by Ministry Support on December 28th, 2021
“Therefore, with minds that are alert and fully sober, set your hope on the grace to be brought to you when Jesus Christ is revealed at His coming” (1 Peter 1:13) In our previous devotion, we discussed how the Lord works through tragedy. While we don’t want to walk through pain, the experience produces perseverance, and this perseverance paves the way to hope.            We’ve touched on the subje...  Read More
The Beauty in Tragedy
by Ministry Support on December 27th, 2021
“I called on your name, Lord, from the depths of the pit. You heard my plea: “Do not close your ears to my cry for relief.” You came near when I called you, and you said, “Do not fear.’” (Lamentations 3:55-7). We know that tragedy comes to everyone. It’s an inevitable truth that we will all face tragedy in life. It might come in the form of death, sickness, depression, betrayal—there are numerous...  Read More
The Holy Helper
by Ministry Support on December 16th, 2021
“Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have gained access by faith into this grave in which we stand. And we boast in the hope of the glory of God” (Romans 5:1-2). We have peace with God. Through the sacrifice of Jesus, we have obtained peace that would have otherwise been impossible to attain had Jesus never c...  Read More

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