The Importance Of Hope In The Scriptures
Romans 5 shows that hope does not disappoint us because God’s love has been poured into our hearts. God’s love is true therefore the hope that is stated here is not a false hope. It is not a hope that will deceive us. False hope results in disappointment yet if we put our hope in God and in His everlasting love, we will never be disappointed. Hope does not disappoint us for it keeps us strong through our sufferings. This hope will not disappoint because it is kept true by the Holy Spirit as a spirit of love through God.
We can have such hope because God’s love is poured into our hearts. Though, how was God’s love poured into our hearts and exactly what is this love? God’s love was poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit that was given to us in the day of Pentecost. There is evidence that God’s love is in our hearts right now because day by day, we are touched by the presence of the Holy Spirit. Paul also suggests that this love of God is the fact of having the relationship and the right experience with God. This love of God can be seen as having the right thoughts of