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Real hope

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Real hope is a constant positive attitude that no matter what is happening currently, things will change for the better.

Joyce Meyer

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One reason for delay…

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William GurnallOne reason for postponing deliverance is to give your faith an opportunity to grow stronger. When a mother is teaching her child to walk, she stands back a short distance and holds out her hands to the child, beckoning him to come. Now if she exercises her strength to go to her little one, the child is ill served, for his unsteady legs are denied the practice they need. If she loves him, she will let him suffer a little at present to ensure is future health. Just so because God loves His children, He sometimes lets them struggle to strengthen the legs of their unsteady faith.

William Gurnall

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Emmaus Road

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The Emmaus Two had erected a wall of hopelessness around them, and they were trapped in their misery. “We had hoped …” What they were saying is “We don’t expect it now, but once we did. We had it, this thing called hope, but now it’s gone.” I wonder if this is something that we can identify with? Has something or someone come between our relationship with God? If so, listen to the Emmaus story because the heart-breaking experience is only its beginning!

Owen Bourgaize

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Leave yesterday there…

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Gary ChapmanMany people mess up every new day with what happened yesterday. They insist on bringing into today the failures of yesterday, and in so doing pollute a potentially wonderful day. When bitterness, resentment, and revenge are allowed to live in the human heart, words of affirmation will be impossible to speak. The best thing we can do with past failures is to let them be history

Gary Chapman

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We notice also that Paul

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We notice also that Paul finds a basic unity, even identity between the love of God as it is shown in the objective, factual event of Christ’s death on the cross and as it is experienced “in the heart” by teh believer (v5b). An emotional feeling of God’s love in itself, is little comfort to th eperson who is lost, condemned, doomed for hell. But a cold, sober historical interpretation that indeed “God love the world” on the cross is of little benefit to a person until that love is experienced, is received, by faith in Christ. It is when these are properly experienced as two aspects of one great love, ultimately indivisible, that our assurance that “hope will not put us to shame” v5a will be strong and unshakable.

Douglas Moo

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From the book "Epistle to the Romans (New International Commentary on the New Testament)"

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