Hope in the Lord

By Daniel Zamora Isaiah 40:31 Have you ever felt that you are running out of hope? To some, hope is a futile thought or feeling because, they say, it produces nothing or does not motivate to do anything, it is an inactive state. Others might compare it to daydreaming or building castles in the air,…

Find Hope Once Again

By Lois Gagné Psalm 63:1-8 In this beautiful Psalm, David is a broken father and leader, who’s household and kingdom are in turmoil because of his own indecisiveness and halfhearted efforts to correct his own children. David flees from his angry, bitter, rebellious son Absalom who has stolen the hearts of the people. The pain…

A Plan of Hope

By Ellen Di Giosia Jeremiah 29:11-13 Where did you last see this passage? Let me guess – a pen? A coffee cup? A wall hanging? Step into a Christian bookstore, and it will be on all sorts of merchandise. I get it – it’s awfully reassuring to think, “Hey! There’s a plan!” But anything that…

Hope

By Margaret Bray Psalm 62:1-12 Sometimes hope is all we have to cling to as our earthly tomorrows remain largely unknown. Where that hope is placed, however, makes all the difference. David voiced confidence that we can echo as he said in Psalm 62: “My soul finds rest in God alone; my salvation comes from…