The God of Hope

Inspiration MinistriesBy Inspiration Ministries2 Minutes

Hope is not a passive wishing for something better – it is active anticipation of a positive outcome. In biblical terms, hope is reality based on God’s goodness. It improves today by setting your sights on a better tomorrow!

Of course, hope needs a valid source to be of lasting value. Hope that is not based in truth may make your present better but will collapse over time. That’s what makes this aspect of God’s character so exciting:

Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit (Romans 15:13).

When your source of hope is The God of Hope, the enemy cannot harm your foundation or your future. The substance of God is built on the truth of who He is – the Great I Am who is eternal love, Creator, Sustainer, and Redeemer. Every hope for good finds fulfillment in Him!

In fact, in Romans, we read, “Hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out in our hearts” (Romans 5:5). The love of God in your present reality is the foundation that permeates your hope-filled future. Trusting in The God of Hope protects you from dismay.

Hope that is just for today is a whimsical fantasy, but for those who trust in The God of Hope, it is eternal joy. Circumstances can’t crush the joy given by The God of Hope. Confidence in the willingness and power of God to create goodness from any mess generates a joy without boundaries. Biblical peace denotes wholeness – a wellness of body, mind, and soul. When you are united with and trusting in The God of Hope, your life overflows with enduring joy and peace.