THE HOPE of God’s resurrecting power empowers us to endure and to seek wholeness even as we suffer for we know that the crosses we bear will ultimately lead to our resurrections in this life and resurrection with Christ in the life to come. This is the hope of the gospel: Christ has died, Christ is risen, Christ will come again.
—John R. Wimmer
Blessed Endurance: Moving Beyond Despair to Hope
From page 58 of Blessed Endurance: Moving Beyond Despair to Hope by John R. Wimmer. Copyright © 2017 by The Upper Room. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Upper Room Books. Learn more about or purchase this book.
What is your hope to tomorrow? Share your thoughts.
But you, O Lord, do not be far away!
O my help, come quickly to my aid!
—Psalm 22:19, NRSV
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