Hope and promise and belief hold more truth than fear….

I pray that your hearts will be flooded with light so that you can understand the confident hope he has given to those he called—his holy people who are his rich and glorious inheritance.Ephesians 1:18 - Geoffrey!! It's already a little late in the day for my Monday post, so I'm going to rely on …

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Photo Good Friday

 God didn’t send his Son into the world to judge the world, but that the world might be saved through him.John 3:17 Good Friday. Good, of course, means Holy. And "holy" best describes the initiative of Jesus, taking his invitation for each one of us to walk into reconciliation all the way to the cross. …

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Because Hope Does Not Disappoint…

 Faith shows the reality of what we hope for; it is the evidence of things we cannot see.Hebrews 11:1 I am so far behind in the garden I don't really know where to begin. Every time I make just a little progress another storm comes through to add debris on top of the debris that's …

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It’s no accident God delivered hope in a baby!

For unto us a Child is born,Unto us a Son is given;And the government will be upon His shoulder.And His name will be calledWonderful, Counselor, Mighty God,Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.Of the increase of His government and peaceThere will be no end,Upon the throne of David and over His kingdom,To order it and establish it with judgment and justiceFrom that time forward, …

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On Eagle’s Wings: Once hope is let loose, there is no telling what may become possible

- I love the way the springtime is beginning to push through here in Wake Forest We can rejoice, too, when we run into problems and trials, for we know that they help us develop endurance. And endurance develops strength of character, and character strengthens our confident hope of salvation. And this hope will not …

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“Hope” – the 1st Sunday in Advent

"Now faith brings our hopes into reality and becomes the foundation needed to acquire the things we long for. It is all the evidence required to prove what is still unseen. This testimony of faith is what previous generations were commended for. Faith empowers us to see that the universe was created and beautifully coordinated …

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Three “Millennial” families who give us hope this Christmas

Look! I’m doing a new thing; now it sprouts up; don’t you recognize it? I’m making a way in the desert, paths[a] in the wilderness. - Isaiah 43:19 Sometimes, once in a while, the opportunity presents itself to take a snapshot of life many years ago then fast-forward it to today. Three kids, all in …

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Hope because Christ has interceded #TheFirstWeekofAdvent

Some people explain the work of Jesus as standing between humankind and an angry God - as a kind of buffer, persuading God not to destroy us. But Jesus is God, there is no opposition or conflict within the Godhead! Jesus is God's love manifest in human form. Jesus offers salvation because reconciliation is God's will for me and for you.