Hope In The Scriptures's 'The Difference Hope Makes'

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The statement ‘The Difference Hope Makes’ has us wondering where exactly we would acquire this said hope. Whether or not a person has hope can make or break them. In the Scriptures, hope is an indication of certainty. Hope symbolizes a strong and confident expectation in something. Having hope in general has very little impact in changing one’s circumstances. However, having hope in something higher than what we can see and touch can do marvelous things. Romans 5:1-5 advises one to have hope in God’s love and in the sharing of His glory. It says, “Therefore, since we are justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ,2 through whom we have obtained access to this grace in which we stand; and we boast in our hope of …show more content…
Many of us would be baffled at his advice and wonder why should we boast in our sufferings? In the passage, we are told that sufferings present hope as the end result and hope does not disappoint. Paul illustrates a domino effect. When we learn to endure trials and sufferings, we build character; and Paul believes that character produces hope. The only effective way that we could build hope is enduring the trials that would require great hope to keep going. Therefore, we should be grateful and rejoice when we suffer because it builds character and strengthens …show more content…
It is of a dynamic and active fixation that may determine the way one lives his/her life. Having hope does not escape us of our sufferings, however when our hope is set on our God and His love, it will keep us in motion. Romans 5:1-5 reassures us that having hope and putting that hope in something higher do make a difference. Having that hope changes how we see ourselves and how we react to circumstances. Having that hope has us being certain that we will one day be joyful and peaceful again. Such hope gives us endurance and comfort that God will always be there for

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