True Hope

Belgian Christadelphians

Looking for true Hope

Be on the look-out for true Hope

Hope, a feeling you want to have and to cherish

"Hope is like a fine sharp needle

where we with patience get through a thick solid wire."

- Marcus Ampe

"Hope is the feeling you have

that the feeling you have isn't permanent."

- Jean Kerr

"Why are you in despair, O my soul?

And why have you become disturbed within me?

Hope in God, for I shall again praise Him For the help of His presence.

O my God, my soul is in despair within me; Therefore I remember You."

Psalm 42:5-6

Men love to be encouraged by false hopes; the world is full of

quack remedies for sin.

- J. Gresham Machen

"Everything that is done in the world is done by hope."

- Martin Luther

"Those who keep speaking about the sun while walking under a cloudy sky are messengers of hope, the true saints of our day."

- Henri Nouwen

"Nothing worth doing is completed in our lifetime; therefore we must be saved by hope."

- Reinhold Niebuhr

"Nothing we do, however virtuous, can be accomplished alone;

therefore we are saved by love."

- Reinhold Niebuhr

"Nothing true or beautiful or good makes complete sense in any immediate context of history; therefore we must be saved by faith."

- Reinhold Niebuhr

"God cushions our hurting hearts with soft pillows of comfort and hope."

- Judy Gordon

"Be of good courage,

And He shall strengthen your heart,

All you who hope in the LORD."

Psalm 31:24

"Never talk defeat.

Use words like hope,

belief, faith, victory."

- Norman Vincent Peale

"Behold, the eye of the LORD is on those who fear Him,

On those who hope in His mercy,

Let Your mercy, O LORD, be upon us,

Just as we hope in You."

Psalm 33:18, 22

"There are no hopeless situations;

there are only people who have grown hopeless about them."

- Clare Boothe Luce

"I have set the LORD always before me;

Because He is at my right hand I shall not be moved.

Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory rejoices;

My flesh also will rest in hope."

Psalm 16:8-9

I have set You always before me, Lord: Because you are at my right hand, I shall not be moved so I shall not fall.

My hope is directed to you. People can not do anything to me, everything is in your hands.

Let my actions by my hope in You be determined and be a sign of my faith.

"The phrase "God is good" cannot be reserved for those moments

when life turns out the way we had hoped."

- Stacy and Paula Rinehart

"Once you choose hope, anything's possible."

- Christopher Reeve

"Why art thou cast down, O my soul? And why art thou disquieted within me? Hope thou in God; For I shall yet praise him, [Who is] the help of my countenance, and my God."

Palms 42:11 (ASV)

"Why art thou cast down, O my soul? And why art thou disquieted within me? Hope thou in God; For I shall yet praise him, [Who is] the help of my countenance, and my God."

Psalms 43:5 (ASV)

"I am pained and bowed down greatly; I go mourning all the day long."

Psalms 38:6 (ASV)

"But I will hope continually, And will praise thee yet more and more."

Psalms 71:14 (ASV)

"Jehovah is my portion, saith my soul; therefore will I hope in him."

Lamentation 3:24 (ASV)

"Rest in Jehovah, and wait patiently for him

Fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his way,

Because of the man who bringeth wicked devices to pass."

Psalms 37:7 (ASV)

"Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess,

for He who promised IS faithful."

Hebrews 10:23

All my hope is in You oh Lord

disappoint me not.

Why would I be troubled and humiliated?

You Jehovah, my Yahweh, I trust,

I may thank and praise You

because You are my helper, my deliverer, my God.

God should be your hope

"Thou dost show me the path of life; in thy presence there is fullness of joy, in thy right hand are pleasures for evermore.

Psalms 16:11 (RSV)

"Through him we have obtained access to this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in our hope of sharing the glory of God."

Romans 5:2 (RSV)

"More than that, we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, and hope does not disappoint us, because God�s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit which has been given to us."

Romans 5:3-5 (RSV)

"And God is able to provide you with every blessing in abundance, so that you may always have enough of everything and may provide in abundance for every good work."

2 Corinthians 9:8 (RSV)

"For God is not so unjust as to overlook your work and the love which you showed for his sake in serving the saints, as you still do. And we desire each one of you to show the same earnestness in realizing the full assurance of hope until the end, so that you may not be sluggish, but imitators of those who through faith and patience inherit the promises."

Hebrews 6:10-12 (RSV)

Giving preference to the Word of God instead of the word of people and traditions.