Hope

Hope that is a word we use every day. We hope our company comes to visit, we hope our children are alright. We hope we get that promotion at work. The list goes on and on. 

But what does that word mean? What does it really mean Webster defines hope as: “to cherish a desire with anticipation to want something to happen or be true. to desire with expectation of obtainment or fulfillment.to expect with confidence TRUST, something desired”

As we go about our daily lives sometimes we feel like there is no hope. We feel lost and abandoned, as if no one cares. We wonder why things happen to us. Many times it may come to the point of not wanting to go on in this life. 

This is where our Hope in God is our anchor. Our expectation that a promise made by a God who does not lie will be fulfilled. In Psalms 62:5 we are told by the writer this, “Find rest, O my soul, in God alone; my hope comes from him. 

As humans it is sometimes easier to put our hope on other humans or other things. They do not withstand the test of time. God is steadfast he will not leave us he is our anchor. He is the one that steadies our ship of life on the stormy seas we travel. 

If we rely on the hope of men we have no hope. Men are fallible, they are flawed. They will teach wrong things, God on the other hand is steadfast. He will not lie, nor leave us. He understands us better than we understand ourselves. 

There is an old saying, I would rather believe in a God, and there not be one, than not to believe in a God and find out there is one. 

As we live our lives and face our trials, walk our paths and see things around us we not ever give up hope. We must understand there is a God and he is our hope. He is the only one who is our hope. He has the big picture. 

God is Our Anchor and Our Hope 

The Journey Begins

Thanks for joining me!

Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton

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In this day and age of confusion, lack of faith and other hopeless feelings, I decided to create this site for anyone to find the answers they may be looking in the only place those answers lie. That is the Bible. I know some of you might be saying it is just a history book, if that  is what you believe, then you must also believe that if we do not learn from history we will repeat it. I live by my faith, that has not always been the case. I was a worrier and had anxiety issues from the time I was a small child. I spent many years being angry at the world and most people in it.

Funny thing about that, it took many life’s lessons to get me to understand there was a larger force who was in complete control and it was not me.

I will not preach on this site. I will just chat and give you examples and Biblical scriptures that has not only helped me in my growth, but it has also given me a deeper and abiding faith and the understanding that God is indeed in control. He has the big picture and he knows things we do not.