Cornerstone Church has been in a season of 24/7 prayer since mid January. I have been so blessed to be able to spend between 2 and 5 hours of prayer everyday during this season. I think this needs to become a new normal for me. God has said many things to me during this time. Here is one of those things that came to me in a prayer time on January 22.
HOPE is the understanding and believing of God’s future plan in specificity for an individual as well as in the grand scheme. Faith is the chutzpah which acts on that understanding. Faith cannot operate properly without first having a true hope. Many people struggle with faith because they try to operate in faith without any understanding of God’s specific plan for the suture of their situation (they have no hope).
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Faith needs hope.
I was recently having a discussion with my newest brother in law. He is an adolescent behavioral specialist. In our talk we decided that the main thing needed for change is hope. I believe that is why the scriptures say that faith, hope, and love are so important.
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I so agree Jody. We cannot ask people to have faith without giving them hope