Ann – A Friend of Jesus 2013

Sharing life through the Word of God with love, encouragement and faith in challenging times (smile)

Be Encouraged With Hope

Never give up hope.
~ Author Unknown ~

Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life.
~ Proverbs 13:12 ~

Hello friends. (smile) Be encouraged by hope. Hope is a life line during painful times while waiting on answered prayers.

Sharing hope scriptures and types of hope – the expression of future good

Kinds of hope:
Natural expectations – Acts 27:20
Impossible – Romans 4:18
Spiritual assurance – 2 Corinthians 1:7

Hope described as:
Living – 1 Peter 1:3
Blessed – Titus 2:13
Good – 2 Thessalonians 2:16
Better – Hebrews 7:19
Sure and steadfast – Hebrews 6:19
One of the great virtues – 1 Corinthians 13:13 

Productive of hope:
Purity – 1 John 3:3
Patience – Romans 8:25
Courage – Romans 5:4, 5
Joy – Romans 12:12
Salvation – Romans 8:23
Assurance – Hebrews 6:18, 19
Stability – Colossians 1:23

Grounds of hope:
God’s Word – Psalm 119:42-81 and Romans 15:4
God’s promises – Acts 26:6-7 and Titus 1:2

Objects of hope:
God – Psalm 39:7
Christ – 1 Corinthians 15:19
Salvation – Romans 5:1-5
Resurrection – Acts 23:6
Eternal life – Titus 1:2
Glory – Romans 5:2
Christ’s return – Romans 8:22-25 

Friends, always have hope.

Abundant blessings, my friends because the just does everything by faith. Praise The Lord.

As always, I welcome your thoughts. (smile)

©afriendofjesus2013Blog, Aug 2013 to present.


  Alex J. Cavanaugh (@AlexJCavanaugh) wrote @

Faith, hope, and love!

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  Ann V. Friend wrote @

Amen and thanks Alex! Abundant blessings.


  AmyRose🌹 wrote @

If it were not for Hope, so much of my life would not even be. Great post, Ann! Thank you! Have a great day!! 💝😘🍁

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  Ann V. Friend wrote @

Good to see you Amy (smile) Had surprise at dentist appointment yesterday. Thank you and abundant blessings today!

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  AmyRose🌹 wrote @

Abundant Blessings to you, dear Ann! 💝

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  Ann V. Friend wrote @

Thank you!

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  Pure Glory wrote @

Faith in God and hope in God make all the difference, when applied in one’s life!

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  Ann V. Friend wrote @

Amen, Amen and Amen! Thank you, my brother in Christ (smile) Abundant blessings and enjoy your day!

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