Hope does not make life easier. In fact, it does the opposite with good reason.
As minor as they seem, these problems are my problems right in the moment and I could sure use a ray of sunshine in my life.
For God is not unjust. He will not forget how hard you have worked for him and how you have shown your love to him by caring for other believers, as you still do. Our great desire is that you will keep on loving others as long as life lasts, in order to make certain that…
“I know the plans I have for you…” If you didn’t already know, you would never guess the context for one of this most famous promise.
If you knew you would not fail, what would you attempt?
God does what He is going to do only after we have done all that we can. It is not always the case, but it is true enough to make it a rule and then point out the exceptions.
The Lord hears the cry of the needy and does not despise His captive people. Do we?