Romans 4v18-21Against all hope, Abraham in hope believed … being fully persuaded that God had power to do what he had promised.”

Chris Shaw shared these words during our time with God on Monday night. They resonated with me strongly. Do you ever feel that hope is lost? That things cannot pull round? That it is all worthless?

What has God promised to do in you and for you? (Check through the Bible and recall prophetic words given to you too). Are we fully persuaded that God has the power to do it? God calls us to be strong and courageous, but this is not a fool-hardiness. No! This is a courage based on the faithfulness, goodness and power of God. How can I disbelieve God’s power – he created all things! How can I disbelieve his goodness – Jesus died for me! How can I disbelieve his faithfulness – he has placed His Spirit in me as a deposit!

And so,  when things are at their darkest or stormiest or lowest ebb, when there is nothing more we can do, “May the God of Hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in Him.”

We are a Hope Community!

With much blessing,