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Finding Hope: Opening the eyes of our hearts

Finding Hope: Opening the eyes of our hearts

Too often our concept of heaven is too small because we are too preoccupied with the present. Let’s envision eternity for what it is and allow that perspective to transform us here and now. The Unseen reality of faith is no less real than that which is seen but we need God to open the eyes of our hearts so that we can find such hope.

Sharing Hope

Sharing Hope

During the past few years when I have reflected on hope it has often been through the lens of suffering. When times have been tough my hope in Jesus Christ has inspired me to persevere (1 Thess 1:3). From that hope has sprung the faith and love (Col 1:3-6a) to deal with all that life brings. We trust that we are now moving into a different season of life, not devoid of struggle but somewhat freer of the kind of…

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Developing an eternal perspective

Developing an eternal perspective

Learning to see the world through the lens of eternity and live accordingly.. Its been a while since I last posted something and this was a post which I started some months back but held back on because I was sharing a little on this subject in Norway. In previous blogs we discussed hope as a culmination of a temporal hope (based on God’s promises for us now) and an eternal hope (based on God’s promises for us in the future)….

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