that I might not sin against you.
Dictionary.com defines hope (verb with a subject) 1) To look forward to with desire and confidence; 2) to believe, desire, or trust. I am called to put my trust and confidence in God’s unfailing love. For I am saved by hope but I do not hope in that which I can see for one does not hope in what one sees. I place my trust , confidence, and desire in the God who created me, raised Jesus from the dead, and is creator of all things. He keeps His promises. I like how Lamentations 3:24-26 reads;
therefore I will wait for Him.”
to the one who seeks Him;
26 it is good to wait quietly
for the salvation of the Lord.
These things happened to them as examples and were written down as warnings for us, on whom the culmination of the ages has come.
‘Call to me and I will answer you and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know.’
sing to the Lord, all the earth.
2 Sing to the Lord, praise His name;
proclaim His salvation day after day.
3 Declare His glory among the nations,
His marvelous deeds among all peoples.
He is to be feared above all gods.
5 For all the gods of the nations are idols,
but the Lord made the heavens.
6 Splendor and majesty are before Him;
strength and glory are in His sanctuary.
ascribe to the Lord glory and strength.
8 Ascribe to the Lord the glory due His name;
bring an offering and come into His courts.
9 Worship the Lord in the splendor of His[a] holiness;
tremble before Him, all the earth.
10 Say among the nations, “The Lord reigns.”
The world is firmly established, it cannot be moved;
He will judge the peoples with equity.
let the sea resound, and all that is in it.
12 Let the fields be jubilant, and everything in them;
let all the trees of the forest sing for joy.
13 Let all creation rejoice before the Lord, for He comes,
He comes to judge the earth.
He will judge the world in righteousness
and the peoples in His faithfulness.
- Psalm 96:9 Or Lord with the splendor of
neither are your ways my ways,”
declares the Lord.
9 “As the heavens are higher than the earth,
so are my ways higher than your ways
and my thoughts than your thoughts.”
slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness. Psalm 86:15