For there is hope for a tree, if it be cut down, that it will sprout again,
and that its shoots will not cease.
...at the scent of water it will bud and put out branches like a young plant.
People are searching for hope worldwide and they long to hear that there is a way out of their problems, that it can become better, that the sickness won’t lead to death, that the poverty won’t stay forever, that the relationship can become enjoyable, that the kids can be successful and that there is a reason to continue living!
That hope is vitally important and it is the driving force for people, for wherever there is no hope, the people perish. (Proverbs 29,18)
Just imagine what it would be like to not have a single hope left for your life. To know that there is NOTHING left in life for you, that you will always be stuck in the same problems and that it will NEVER become better, no matter what you do. That’s what it means to have no hope and that’s how you can understand that without hope there is no reason left to live!
Why do so many young people take their own lives, if not because of their hope-lessness?
YOU do not have to live such a sad and unimportant life though, and especially when you want to give up, whether it is your life or just in your day to day things, KNOW that in JESUS there is ALWAYS hope!
Jesus is your hope which will lead you out of your terminal sickness, that gets you out of never ending debts and poverty, that brings peace and joy into your broken family and relationship and that even gives you a hope in death itself, the hope of Gods glory and plenitude.
Have you taken the hope that you have in Christ for granted lately, thought of it as unimportant and thereby robbed yourself?
Know that today there is a hope for YOU. There is no need for grief, because hope is here, even in death! You will come out again, you will sprout and you will put out new branches like a young plant!
All over the world people are longing for hope. They want to know that there is a way out of their trouble, that there is a way out of their sickness, out of poverty, out of strife and that there is a way out of death itself!
Without hope people perish, for if you think that there is nothing left for you in life, there is no reason to continue living.
Now YOU don’t have to be one of those people without hope though! Jesus is your hope in every situation and even in death itself. YOU can come out of your defeat, you will rise again and you will sprout again, more glorious and beautiful than ever before! (Job 14,7-9)