The Importance Of Hope In The Scriptures

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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 sharing the glory of …show more content…
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

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