Category: Hope

Walking the line between hope and despair (Images by Charles Roffey)

Words of hope and consolation

This life can beat us down with trials, sorrows and debilitating worries. When it seems hopeless, God’s messages about our future hope can keep us going. In Jer 29:1-32, Jeremiah sends a letter of hope and consolation to the ten thousand Jewish captives who have been held in Babylon since King Jehoiachin’s rebellion against Nebuchadnezzar in March 597BC. Jeremiah was […]

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Christ in You the hope of Glory

Christ in You the hope of Glory

To them God has chosen to make known among the Gentiles the glorious riches of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory. (Colossians 1:27) I love a mystery. I enjoy a baffling exceptionally well-written mystery. Authentic Christianity is an inexplicable mystery to many people. That is because Christ is a mystery. Because of our intimate personal […]

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