A real hope is due to the will of God. On the other hand, if it is not the will of God, it cannot be real hope. Because our God is God of Hope that those who believed in Him shall have eternal hope.
As said by foretold by the prophet who can see the fall of Jerusalem in Isaiah: 30. 18. And therefore will Jehovah wait, that he may be gracious unto you; and therefore will he be exalted, that he may have mercy upon you: for Jehovah is a God of justice; blessed are all they that wait for him. 19. For the people shall dwell in Zion at Jerusalem; thou shalt weep no more; he will surely be gracious unto thee at the voice of thy cry; when he shall hear, he will answer thee. 20. And though the Lord give you the bread of adversity and the water of affliction, yet shall not thy teachers be hidden anymore, but thine eyes shall see thy teachers; 21. and thine ears shall hear a word behind thee, saying, This is the way, walk ye in it; when ye turn to the right hand, and when ye turn to the left. Life is always full of ups and down, it might be a form affliction or incurable diseases, a suffering or death of your beloved ones. Rolo May who did the studied of human behavior found that whenever we are lost we tend to get more busier, running directionless and constantly hitting obstacles. We can get busy provided we must have an aim and objective and not degrade our health and able to say no to temptations of sins.
Sometimes it is thinking about death, that we learn how to live life to the fullest potential. People at the death bed can only think about things that are important in life and no longer about wealth creation and material things (because they can’t be bring along). Always it takes us to lose something precious before we learn to treasure something less precious this death starts life. Because Jesus loved us and not judged us, but cared for us and died for us on the cross. So that we can live a full life. Because we have all sinned as told in Romans: 3. 23. for all have sinned, and fall short of the glory of God;
The wages of sin is death and worse we are unable to save ourselves from our sins, because sins have stubborn properties of self blinding and self justification. The salvation plans of God is to reconcile us back to the image of His Son Christ Jesus, to save us from our sins by the sinless as mentioned in Romans: 8. 29. For whom he foreknew, he also foreordained [to be] conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren: 30. and whom he foreordained, them he also called: and whom he called, them he also justified: and whom he justified, them he also glorified. By accepting God’s salvation is to die our old bodies in sin and rise a new glorious body like Christ Jesus, for He is unblemished, sinless and He is able as described in Philippians: 3. 21. who shall fashion anew the body of our humiliation, [that it may be] conformed to the body of his glory, according to the working whereby he is able even to subject all things unto himself.
You can have real hope in your future. The effect of hope on human living is huge. According to Dr Harold Wolfe who studied previous prisoners of war that because of hope a person can go through all persecutions and suffering. But when all hope is lost a person losses the will to live as shown in this scripture Hebrews: 6. 11. And we desire that each one of you may show the same diligence unto the fulness of hope even to the end. In other words, we keep on living every day of our lives, because of hope. Moreover, as Christians we are asked to live life with deligence, prudence, wisdom and filled with peace, joy, blessings, thanks giving and praises to God.
To have the overflowing of real hope we need the empowerment of the Holy Spirit. The power of the Holy Spirit not only creates miracles of healing, demonic cleansing and even rising of the dead as affirmed in Romans: 15. 13. Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope, in the power of the Holy Spirit.
To have the real hope of God we need to have faith in God that is mighty, immutable, certain, ever lasting, consistent and never little nor arbitrary. Real hope of God is never shallow life experience but overflowing with joy and hope of God. Your faith in God is the source of real hope. Only through faith is the only way to learn, experience and acquire real hope. The real hope of God is conveyed through our Lord Jesus Christ, through our faith in Him is the key to real hope.
Real hope is power that allow us to live actively and relive again. Real hope allow us to face pressures and difficulties of life as testified in 2 Corinthians: 1. 8. For we would not have you ignorant, brethren, concerning our affliction which befell [us] in Asia, that we were weighed down exceedingly, beyond our power, insomuch that we despaired even of life: 9. yea, we ourselves have had the sentence of death within ourselves, that we should not trust in ourselves, but in God who raiseth the dead: From the recollection of Apostle Paul to managed and overcome all persecutions and death sentence by Roman Emperor Nero Caesar under the pretexts of the great fire of 64AD, which destroyed 2/3 of the old Rome city. And it is through strong faith in Christ Jesus as described in 2 Corinthians: 1. 10. who delivered us out of so great a death, and will deliver: on whom we have set our hope that he will also still deliver us;
The strength of real hope allow us to persevere and carry the Cross of Christ to the end as preached by Apostle in 1 Peter: 1. 3. Blessed [be] the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to his great mercy begat us again unto a living hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, 4. unto an inheritance incorruptible, and undefiled, and that fadeth not away, reserved in heaven for you, 5. who by the power of God are guarded through faith unto a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time. 6. Wherein ye greatly rejoice, though now for a little while, if need be, ye have been put to grief in manifold trials. According to Apostle Peter the living hope is eternal and indestructible because it is through the perfect sacrifice through the purest blood of the Lamb.
We are able to live differently and victoriously because we have the hope in Christ Jesus who purify us through strong faith in Him. As Christian we have the biggest and best gift of hope, which is the blessed hope of God, that the hope of meeting our savior in the new Jerusalem is real. 1 John: 3. 3. And every one that hath this hope [set] on him purifieth himself, even as he is pure. Therefore, we need to have a bigger real hope rather than just mere worldly big car, big house and huge bank account figures, but we need to have a bigger hope of the eternal Kingdom of God and the furtherance of His Kingdom on earth. Thus, pray for the anointing of real hope into our lives that is ‘Online’ with the Will of God and ‘Inline’ with the Word of God. In accordance with Hebrews: 11. 3. By faith we understand that the worlds have been framed by the Word of God, so that what is seen hath not been made out of things which appear. The Word of God is our strength to attain real hope, because the Word of God is real and trusted.