God’s character is for you, to give you hope for your future.

God’s character is for you, to give you hope for your future.

“for I know that You are a gracious and merciful God, slow to anger and abundant in lovingkindness” (Jon 4:2)

“If God is for us, who can be against us?” (Rom 8:31)

“There is hope in your future, says the LORD” (Jer 31:17)

“But You are God, ready to pardon, gracious [channan] and merciful [rachum], slow to anger, abundant in kindness [rab chesed], and did not forsake them.” (Neh 9:17)

“But You, O Lord, are a God full of compassion [rachum], and gracious [channan], longsuffering and abundant in mercy [rab chesed] and truth.” (Ps 86:15)

“The LORD is gracious [channan] and full of compassion [rachum], slow to anger and great in mercy [gadol chesed]. The LORD is good to all, and His tender mercies [racham] are over all His works.” (Ps 145:8-9)

“For He is gracious [channan] and merciful [rachum], slow to anger, and of great kindness [rab chesed]; and He relents from doing harm.” (Joel 2:13)

“Blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD, and whose hope is the LORD.” (Jer 17:7)

“Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.” (Rom 15:13)

“And now abide faith, hope, love, these three; but the greatest of these is love.” (1Cor 13:13)

“the eyes of your understanding[fn] being enlightened; that you may know what is the hope of His calling” (Eph 1:18)

“because of the hope which is laid up for you in heaven, of which you heard before in the word of the truth of the gospel” (Col 1:5)

“To them God willed to make known what are the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles: which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.” (Col 1:27)

“Now may our Lord Jesus Christ Himself, and our God and Father, who has loved us and given us everlasting consolation and good hope by grace” (2Thes 2:16)

“looking for the blessed hope and glorious appearing of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ” (Tit 2:13)

“we might have strong consolation, who have fled for refuge to lay hold of the hope set before us.” (Heb 6:18)

“Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful.” (Heb 10:23)

“And everyone who has this hope in Him purifies himself, just as He is pure.” (1Jn 3:3)

Reading: Jon 3-4; Mic 1; 2Tim 3