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Biblical hope – certain

By Dave Henning / January 21, 2024

“When the Bible talks about hope, it’s not just wishful thinking.  Biblical hope is certain.  It’s looking forward to what’s absolutely going to happen.  The object of our hope is still in our future, but it’s already a fact.”- Chip Ingram “I pray also that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened, in order […]


Profound certainty = biblical hope

By Dave Henning / January 4, 2022

“The biblical word elpida, translated as the weaker English word hope, means profound certainty.  Christians view even the hardest circumstances as part of a history guided by God at every turn toward not merely some kind of afterlife but toward the resurrection of our bodies and souls into a new, remade heaven and earth.”- Timothy […]


Under the power of blessing

By Dave Henning / June 10, 2021

“Under the power of blessing, we don’t work hard in order to have hope — we work hard because we have hope.  As blessed people, we don’t excel in order to prove who we are — we excel because we know who we are.”- Alan Wright “For who has understood the mind of the Lord […]


Fruitful in our suffering – seed in our hands

By Dave Henning / May 26, 2021

“God doesn’t want us to simply forget our suffering.  Healing does not mean forgetting.  He wants us to be fruitful in our suffering.  Suffering can become seed in our hands. . . .  we can choose to sprinkle those seeds as good news of how God brought us through in the well-tilled soil of a […]

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