Hope. It isn’t something people always have. Sad but true.
- An intern who went through the motions of an 8-hour job, without sight that it could turn into an opportunity for a career after grad;
- A fresh grad who refuses to take a first job outside her “passion” and stays idle, not knowing a job could be venue to pursue her passion in the near future and provide her with valuable training;
- A teenager compromising her convictions and placing her security in relationships, not knowing God has well laid out his plans for romance with purpose at the right time.
We have had several opportunities given to hope in God, but it’s not always that we put our hope in him. I could have gone through any of these experiences without hope, but I thank God he has shown me where hope comes from. Our hope is in Him.
We hope in God for doing so alters our perception on our current position, current location and current influence. We hope in Him for He is faithful and well able to carry out the plans He has for our lives. We hope in Him for He desires that we do; he desires to perform miracles in our lives so that His name will be glorified. We hope in Him for there is great purpose in why he has allowed and willed for us to be in the place where we are today.
Yes, my soul, find rest in God;
my hope comes from him. (Ps 62:5)
The LORD is good to those whose hope is in him,
to the one who seeks him;
It is good to wait quietly
for the salvation of the LORD. (La 3:25-26)