I have a hope in God

I have a hope in God… that there is going to be a resurrection, both of the righteous and the unrighteous. –Paul, Acts 24:15 HCSB Return to your stronghold, O prisoners of hope; today I declare that I will restore to you double.… For how great is his goodness, and how great his beauty! But […]

Hang on–He has overcome!

Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called… In the sight of God, who gives life to everything, and of Christ Jesus…I charge you to keep this command without spot or blame until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ, which God will bring about […]

Set your hope fully…

Set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ—Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God. We groan inwardly as we wait eagerly for our adoption to sonship, the redemption of our bodies. For in this hope […]

The practice of waiting…

A raven alights in the tallest pine outside my window to survey the snowy landscape.  This descendant of Noah’s raven reminds me that the people of God have had long practice in waiting.  My wait for spring to banish winter’s white is nothing compared to what Noah’s wife must have felt cooped up in God’s […]