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
One hundred and twenty-four references to the word hope in God’s word, Are their more reference in the book of Job or Psalms? The word HOPE has been on the tip of my tongue daily since June. In June, an online friendship blossomed like a beautiful red rose blooming in the sunlight.
Everyday, my beautiful sister in Christ, Dr. Michelle Bengtson teaches me about hope, Just like each of us has twenty-four hours in a day,
Her book on depression scheduled for publication in 2016, Hope Prevails shares that God is the answer and that one can overcome depression because our hope is in God just like the verse in Romans 15: 13 says.
Beloved, where there is sadness, choose joy. Where there is despair, choose hope. Where there is helplessness, there is help. Where there are tears, God is catching every one of them.
Psalms has 22 references to hope but surprisingly Job had 15 references to hope. Job never blamed God for his physical, emotional, or spiritual pain, his hope sometimes waxed and aned but ultimately his hope restored. Beloved, do you believe that hope is yours? Do you trust that #HopePrevails .
Beloved, in Job 42: 2, you are called for a purpose, no purpose of yours can be thwarted. Claim this verse today.