Theme: “The Gift of Hope”
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December 2nd, 2018
Psalm 33:17-18: 17 A horse is a vain hope for deliverance; despite all its great strength it cannot save. 18 But the eyes of the LORD are on those who fear him, on those whose hope is in his unfailing love,
December 3rd, 2018
Psalm 42:5: 5 Why, my soul, are you downcast? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God.
(Dick & Cathy DuBose)
December 4th, 2018
Psalm 130:5: 5 I wait for the LORD, my whole being waits, and in his word I put my hope.(Cliff Lowery)
December 5th, 2018
Psalm 147:11: 11 the LORD delights in those who fear him, who put their hope in his unfailing love.
December 6th, 2018
Proverbs 13:12: 12 Hope deferred makes the heart sick, a longing fulfilled is a tree of life.(Tom Nickles)
December 7th, 2018
Proverbs 23:18: 18 There is surely a future hope for you,
and your hope will not be cut off.
December 8th, 2018
Isaiah 40:30-31: 30 Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall; 31 but those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint. (Jeanette Gowen)
December 9th, 2018
Jeremiah 29:11: 11 For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.(Ashley Mordecai)
December 10th, 2018
Lamentations 3:19-21: 19 I remember my affliction and my wandering, the bitterness and the gall. 20 I well remember them, and my soul is downcast within me. 21 Yet this I call to mind and therefore I have hope(Susan Welborn)
December 11th, 2018
Romans 5:3-4: 3 Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; 4 perseverance, character; and character, hope.(Lara Atalla)
December 12th, 2018
Romans 8:20-21: 20 For the creation was subjected to frustration, not by its own choice, but by the will of the one who subjected it, in hope 21 that the creation itself will be liberated from its bondage to decay and brought into the freedom and glory of the children of God.(Rick Sloss)
December 13th, 2018
Ephesians 2:12: 12 remember that at that time you were separate from Christ, excluded from citizenship in Israel and foreigners to the covenants of the promise, without hope and without God in the world. (Diane Brock)
December 14th, 2018
Colossians 1:27: 27 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.(Michael Adams)
December 15th, 2018
1 Thessalonians 1:3: 3 We remember before our God and Father your work produced by faith, your labor prompted by love, and your endurance inspired by hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.(Rev. Katie Hudson)
December 16th, 2018
Romans 5:5: 5 And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us.(Rev. Blake Hudson)
December 17th, 2018
1 Timothy 4:10: 10 That is why we labor and strive, because we have put our hope in the living God, who is the Savior of all people, and especially of those who believe.(Janie Bunch)
December 18th, 2018
1 Timothy 6:17: 17 Command those who are rich in this present world not to be arrogant nor to put their hope in wealth, which is so uncertain, but to put their hope in God, who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment.
December 19th, 2018
Titus 1:2: 2 in the hope of eternal life, which God, who does not lie, promised before the beginning of time,
December 20th, 2018
Hebrews 6:19: 19 We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure. It enters the inner sanctuary behind the curtain,(Cindy Holland)
December 21st, 2018
Hebrews 11:1: 11 Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.
December 22nd, 2018
1 John 3:3: 3 All who have this hope in him purify themselves, just as he is pure.
December 23rd, 2018
1 Peter 1:13: 13 Therefore, with minds that are alert and fully sober, set your hope on the grace to be brought to you when Jesus Christ is revealed at his coming.
December 24th, 2018
Romans 15:4:4 For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through the endurance taught in the Scriptures and the encouragement they provide we might have hope.(Carolyn Waters)
December 25th, 2018
Romans 15:13: 13 May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.(Rev. Aaron Moore)