Wednesday, April 15 2020
For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope. Jeremiah 29:11
The word hope means, confident expectation and is not a "crap shoot" as some suppose, like, I hope I win the lottery or I hope this or that will come to pass. The promises of God give us hope and comfort us as we go through the storms of life.
Though the world may live in fear of those things coming upon the earth, we as believers hope in God who loves us and has given us all things that pertain to life and godliness. Like the children of Israel who were told to smear the blood of a lamb over their doorpost so that the death angel would pass over, so we who are covered in the blood of the Lamb of God have hope that we will be spared.
As we put our hope and trust in Him we have a future to look forward to and not a life of fear and dread as the world has, for we have been bought with a price!
Then you will call upon Me and go and pray to Me, and I will listen to you. And you will seek Me and find find Me, when you search for Me with all of your heart. Jeremiah 29:12,13
Your servant in Christ, Timothy Laughlin