Christmas Wish List - Part Three
“Don’t count on the war horse to give you victory—for all its strength, it cannot save you…We put our hope in the Lord. He is our help and our shield.
Psalm 33:17, 20 (NLT)
“I wait for the Lord, my whole being waits, and in his word I put my hope.”
Psalm 130:5 (NIV)
PROMISES OF JESUS THAT ANCHOR OUR HOPE:
YOUR SINS ARE FORGIVEN
So now there is no condemnation for those who belong to Christ Jesus. And because you belong to him, the power of the life-giving Spirit has freed you from the power of sin that leads to death.
Romans 8:1-2 (NLT)
JESUS IS WITH YOU
And Christ lives within you, so even though your body will die because of sin, the Spirit gives you life because you have been made right with God
Romans 8:10 (NLT)
JESUS IS COMING BACK
We, too, wait with eager hope for the day when God will give us our full rights as his adopted children, including the new bodies he has promised us.
Romans 8:23 (NLT)
Our HOPE is FIXED on the PROMISES of Jesus.
THE CHALLENGE: CULTIVATE Hope