The Cross Symbol Of Hope Essay

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THE CROSS SYMBOL OF HOPE

The dictionary defines hope as “to entertain a wish for something with some

expectation.” As believers, we have an expectation that God is faithful and have forgiven

us of all our sins because of what Jesus did on the Cross. We have hope in Jesus Christ

for being our savior and deliverer. He came to save the world and He is coming back

again, this is our hope.

Jesus is our true hope, be encouraged that no matter what you are going through, you

can have hope in the God of rescue. The Bible said “This is a trustworthy saying that

deserves full acceptance. That is why we labor and strive, because we have put our hope

in the living God, who is the savior of all people, and especially to those who believe.”

1 Timothy 4:9-10 (NIV). The book of Acts states “Therefore my heart is glad, and my

tongue rejoices; my body also will rest in hope, because you will not abandon me to the

realm of the dead. You will not let your holy one see decay.” Acts 2:26-27 (NIV)

We have hope in the Love of God. The agape love that He expressed towards us

every day transcends anything that anyone else can offer us. We have hope in His grace

and His mercy to guide and keep us every day of our lives. “Yet this I call to mind, and

therefore I have hope: Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for His

compassions never fail.” Lamentations 3:21-22 (NIV) The Psalmist wrote “The Lord

delights in those who fear Him, who…

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