Doubts, more doubts and the light of Hope!

Verse of the Day

When doubts filled my mind, your comfort gave me renewed hope and cheer. [NLT] Psalm 94:19

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There is no other place I would rather be than where I am with you Lord Jesus! There’s no greater fulfilment than living the life You planned for me. There is no greater feeling than finally understanding the sincerity and depth of the words You’ve spoken concerning me. Words to encourage me through difficult times. Words to resolve my focus when surrounded with so much distraction. Words, words, to hold onto when my mind is filled with a myriad of doubts and it appears all are lost. A smile, the joy that I feel when I think of my future, a future orchestrated and built on the foundation of Your love, how that fills me with so much hope. Lord Jesus, after my search (and Lord you know how hard I’ve searched), without a doubt I have found for certain, there is no love, no grace or mercy that can be found or compared to that which I’ve found in You. Lord Jesus I am grateful that I am no longer lost or in a state I once was in. If it hadn’t been for you Lord, where would I have been today? What would have become of me without your words to comfort and encourage me? Now that I have found you, my life finally makes sense. Yes Lord Jesus, yes You gave me clarity in the midst of confusion, and dared me to hope when compelled by a great deal of conflicting facts. And because I hoped in you, your unwavering truth and words were revealed in my life. For that Lord, I am truly grateful! Are you still searching for the meaning of your life? Are you compelled by a great deal of facts that is making it impossible to find the truth of what God says concerning you? Then why don’t you try Jesus, you would be surprised to hear what He has to say concerning you? And He does exactly what he says He will do!

Without Love, Faith and Hope is dead

Verse of the Day

Three things will last forever–faith, hope, and love–and the greatest of these is love. [NLT] 1 Corinthians 13:13

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It is true that the value of faith cannot be disputed in that it often motivates us to move forward even when the odds are stacked up against us. More so, it helps us to be hopeful, as having hope when facing impossible situations helps us to see and get to the finishing line. And so in life, to live without faith and hope, makes living rather difficult. However, here the Apostle Paul reminds us the significance of Love over faith and hope. Which begs the question, what is so amazing about love, and why is it greater than Faith and hope, both of which you need to survive challenging/difficult situations? I guess for one, it has to do with the fact that, it was for the sake of LOVE that Our Father in heaven sent His son Jesus into the world, to die on the cross and to act as a ransom for all our indiscretions /sins. And through this wonderful action of His, He showed us that without love, we would have still been in our sin and therefore would not have received redemption. And without that redemption, our faith would have been non-existent. And how can we have hope without faith? Indeed, we are to be pitied, for what kind of life would that have been? But thank #God for #Jesus #Christ. Thank God for our salvation. Thank God for our Faith in Him that builds hope in our lives, and most importantly thank you Lord Jesus for #Love, for without Love, #faith and #hope would not exist! #Devotional #Verseoftheday #WhatILearntFromPaul

Your only source of Hope

Verse of the Day

I pray that God, the source of hope, will fill you completely with joy and peace because you trust in him. Then you will overflow with confident hope through the power of the Holy Spirit. [NLT] Romans 15:13

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He is that strength when all else fails, He is that Hope that never disappoints. Isn’t it amazing that God our only source of hope (as everything else is non-dependable) is the only guarantee we have in this life of experiencing Joy and peace unending if we but trust Him? Isn’t it time, we tried Him to find out for ourselves if it is indeed possible to experience what it means to have peace real peace that only comes from Jesus? It is my prayer that we will know what it means to experience Joy and peace unending, because we are connected to Christ Jesus. #ShortPost #Verseoftheday #OnlySourceOfHopeIsChristJesus #Devotional #JustSaying

Devotional 21.03.2014

Verse of the Day

Yet their Redeemer is strong; the LORD Almighty is his name. He will vigorously defend their cause so that he may bring rest to their land [NIV] Jeremiah 50:34

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“There is HOPE for your future (Jer. 31:17)” because The Lord Almighty who is your redeemer will see to it that it is so. He will not only work it out so vigorously, but He will see to it that it is a future that will make you an example to your generation. You’re probably looking at your current situation, the struggles, the disappointments; the failed attempts to kick start your dreams, the missed opportunities, the years, years of frustrations and may be wondering is it possible, and who is this God that He would want to bless me by turning my disillusioned state around? The Lord Almighty is His name. It is He who made the earth by His power, Who established the world by His wisdom, And by His understanding He stretched out the heavens. When he speaks in the thunder, the heavens are filled with water. He causes the clouds to rise over the earth. He sends the lightning with the rain and releases the wind from his storehouses. ((Jer. 51:15-17). He is the maker of all things and He loves you much more than you would ever realise. HE will carry out His purpose in your life (Jer. 51:12e), and it will be a good one. #Jeremiahchallenge