Hope

Hope seeks to encourage you in your walk with Jesus, specifically through prayer and devotionals.

  • Why Do We Pray?

    by Hope Nov 13, 2014

    Prayer is talking to God. You can call out to God in praise, confess your sins, thank Him, ask for help, and much more. Prayer is a conversation between you and God. Here’s why you should pray.

  • Why Do We Read the Bible?

    by Hope Nov 6, 2014

    When you are learning about Jesus Christ and about becoming His follower, Christians will suggest that you read the Bible. You might hear the Bible referred to as “the Word of God,” “Scripture,” or “God’s Word.” But why did God use this book to share His story -- and why should you care?

  • With So Much Evil in the World, is there Hope?

    by Hope Sep 4, 2014

    The Bible teaches us that God loves and cares for His Creation, and that includes us. This love caused Him to offer us Salvation through Jesus Christ. God promises eternal, peaceful life with Him. Our current existence is filled with temptation, sin and evil; but God’s plan includes removing all remainders of evil in His creation. We have hope, because God is going to make everything new!

  • Did God Plan for Evil to Exist in the World?

    by Hope Aug 28, 2014

    In the beginning, God created the heavens, the earth and all of the things in it. When God created people, he gave us free will. That means we can choose to walk in God’s ways or we can choose to turn from Him. Choices led to evil entering the world but, originally, God made a perfect and peaceful world.

  • Why Does God Allow Evil to Exist?

    by Hope Aug 20, 2014

    God is good. But if we’re His creation, why are we so bad? When we try to do what’s right, our desire for sinful things often takes over. If God doesn’t like evil, why does He allow it to exist?

  • 5 Tips for Avoiding Sin

    by Hope Jul 2, 2014

    Being a Christian involves turning away from sin; however, we still mess up sometimes. We can learn to rely on the guidance of the Holy Spirit to avoid sin. Here are five tips for avoiding sin.

  • Why You Should Let Go of Past Sins

    by Hope Jun 26, 2014

    It is very important to let go of your past sins. If you have faith that Jesus died on the cross for your sins, you don’t need to feel guilty. After you go to God and confess, or agree, that you have done wrong the Bible says God forgives you and cleanses you from all unrighteousness.

  • How Do You Repent from Sin?

    by Hope Jun 19, 2014

    Who would you rather be like: A preacher who showed up to God’s house bragging about his own goodness? Or the humble criminal who knew he was unworthy and desperately needed God’s forgiveness?

  • When God Wants to Answer Your Prayer

    by Hope May 21, 2014

    Have you been praying for something? Although it might sometimes feel like God does not hear your prayer, Scripture and experience help us know that God loves to answer “yes” to the requests of His children. Sometimes His answers are not what we expect, but He promises to supply the needs of His beloved children.

  • An Answer to Prayer, Beyond Imagination

    by Hope May 14, 2014

    Have you been praying hard for God to work in your life? Scripture tells us that God hears our prayers; yet we might wait years for His answers. Eventually, though, His response can be greater than anything we can expect.

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