As believers, we are God’s children. A child of God will reflect His character. Each week, we focus on one scripture while highlighting a declaration (Who God is) and affirmation (Who we are as believers).
This week’s scripture is:
May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.Romans 15:13 ESV
God moves where hope dwells.
I am in expectation of the power of God to move within my life.
When things get dark or troubling, we pray to God in expectation of His response. We look to Him to turn situations around or make streams in the desert. We believe that God has good plans for us, so we hope and wait patiently for the Lord to move. Two ways to evaluate the presence of hope are peace and joy in the midst of waiting. Our joy is in anticipation of the fulfillment of each and every hope. Our peace is in the assurance that God will fulfill our hopes. When those two things are missing, we’ve built our hope on shaky ground. It’s an opportunity to reassess our flesh and yield ourselves to the Holy Spirit, so that hope may abound!
A Prayer Starter…
Heavenly Father, You are the one and true living God. You are full of abundance and hope. Thank You for empowering me with the gift of the Holy Spirit. Lord, You move where hope dwells and You know every single one of my hopes and desires. Father, Fill me with joy and peace in the waiting season. I wait patiently expecting to see you move within my life. Let your will be done… In Jesus’ name. Amen.