We’re nearing the end of our journey through the Hebrew words that we translate as “hope” in the Old Testament. Our next word, kesel, will at first sound like it is totally unrelated to hope. Maybe a reference to a popular television show will help us unravel it so we can understand the concept better.
Exploring Hope – 4
Have you noticed that there is a lot to unpack when it comes to hope? It is more than just a dream or desire, and we can make a deeper part of our lives. Having looked at expectation, patient longing and corded/attached hope, we talk about miqveh hope.
Exploring Hope – 3
We’re continuing our journey through the Hebrew words that we translate into English as “hope.” We talked first about expectation. Then we talked about yâchal, a painful longing that actually proves our faith in God. Take a look at this next word.
A Story of Hope
We’ve been talking about hope. I recently received an email from a friend in our church with a link to this video. Put simply, it is a video of hope. While the story is about Haiti in the specific, I believe we can take the hope that this imparts in our hearts and apply it to every country, state/province, city, and church.
click here to view Haiti – “A Call to Fasting & Prayer”
Exploring Hope – 2
We’re on a journey through the Hebrew words from the Old Testament that we translate into English as “hope.” So far we’ve talked about hope as expectation. Part two is focused on yâchal hope.
Exploring Hope – 1
This past Sunday night I took our church through a study of the Hebrew words that we translate as “hope.” Hope is in short supply in our world, even in our churches. There is a lot to learn from how the writers of Scripture understood the concept of hope. I’ll share a different thought in each post this week.