• Learning about the God of
Hope can help us to find
refuge through tough times
and joy through every day.
• We must learn the numerous
good character that needs to
be attached to our living hope
in our Savior Jesus Christ.
Our Hope Must Be In the LORD!
• We learn through Christ that our faith
and hope should be in God! 1 Peter 1:21
• The Psalmist reveals our need to hope in
God. Ps. 31:24; 38:15
»Jesus Christ himself is our hope.
1 Timothy 1:1
»Without God we are hopeless.
»The Spirit gives us hope. Rom.15:13
We Can Hope In God’s Mercy
• God is the father of mercies! 2 Cor. 1:3
• He will be with us if we fear Him and hope
in His mercy. Psalm 33:18
• We shall praise Him and hope in His
merciful and continued help. Psalm 42:5,11
The Hope of Our Refuge!
• Psalm 46:1 God is our refuge and strength,
a very present help in trouble. Cf. Jer. 17:17
• He is our security… Psalm 71:5; Jer. 17:7
• We hope in Him for our life. Psalm 119:116
The Hope of Our Redemption
• Jesus is our hope of redemption. 1 Cor. 1:30
• The Lord is this hope of our redemption.
• Jesus is the hope of Israel. Jeremiah 14:8;
–For this salvation we must wait patiently!
Through God Our Hope We Have:
• Happiness… Psalm 146:5; Prov. 10:28
• Rejoicing… Romans 12:12
• Growth in spiritual maturity… Romans 5:2-5
• Hope in His word… Psalm 119:81
• Help to remember and obey… Psalm 78:7
• His promise, the hope of eternal life… Tit.1:2
Where Is Your Hope?
• The God of hope wants to bless you with
these great things!
• Come and receive them today in Christ!
• Hear and believe the gospel… Rom. 10:17
–Repent of sin… Acts 2:38
• Confess Christ… Mt. 10:32
–Be baptized into Christ… Gal. 3:27;
–Then, Be faithful… Rev. 2:10