Meditate with Power!
Our Great God of Hope!
Isaiah 25:8 “He will swallow up death forever, And the Lord God will wipe away tears from all faces; The rebuke of His people He will take away from all the earth; For the Lord has spoken.”
Meditate on God’s Word! The hope of the believer is that God will in time wipe away every pain, sorrow and tears from our eyes. This is the God that we serve. Our God is a God of restoration. Even as the nation of Israel was sent into captivity in 586 B.C for seventy years because of their sin against God, God would soon show His mercy; “Thus says the Lord: “Refrain your voice from weeping, And your eyes from tears; For your work shall be rewarded, says the Lord, And they shall come back from the land of the enemy. 17 There is hope in your future, says the Lord, That your children shall come back to their own border.” Jeremiah 31:16-17
Even during times of sadness and sorrow, God was there for the nation of Israel, as He is for you today; “ For thus says the Lord: After seventy years are completed at Babylon, I will visit you and perform My good word toward you, and cause you to return to this place. 11 For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope. 12 Then you will call upon Me and go and pray to Me, and I will listen to you. 13 And you will seek Me and find Me, when you search for Me with all your heart.” Jeremiah 29:10-13 God found you, saved you and will keep you in His care because of His great love for you; “My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me.28 And I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; neither shall anyone snatch them out of My hand. 29 My Father, who has given them to Me, is greater than all; and no one is able to snatch them out of My Father’s hand. 30 I and My Father are one.” John 10:27-30
Let this great hope that only Jesus can give be your comfort today and let the God of hope fill you with the hope that is beyond human comprehension or description! Let the promise of redemption made in the Garden of Eden with Adam over 6000 years ago, 2700 years ago through Isaiah the prophet and then through the Apostle Paul 2000 years ago, be your comfort today; “And again, Isaiah says:“There shall be a root of Jesse; And He who shall rise to reign over the Gentiles, In Him the Gentiles shall hope.” 13 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 15:12-13 This is our great God of hope that we serve. Let God fill you with His hope today, through the power of the Holy Spirit!