For I know the Plans I have for you, Declares the Lord, Plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a Future and a Hope. – Jeremiah 29:11
Faith and hope work hand in hand, however while hope focuses on the future, faith focuses on the now. – David Odunaiya
How do Faith and Hope work? Together or Separate? By Sharon Blake
An Excerpt from Sharon’s article on Faith and Hope. So how does hope and faith differ? Faith and hope are defined in the dictionary as follows; Faith is confidence or trust in a person or thing or a belief not based on proof and Hope is an optimistic attitude of mind based on an expectation or desire. Faith says it is so now, and hope says in the future it could happen. We need hope and faith, we can look at hope like a stepping stone in elementary school and pure faith as graduate school tests passed. When an individual has no thoughts of faith whatsoever then we must begin depositing hope seeds into their lives. Hope seeds planted in one’s life can be the catalyst for the roots and the foundations of one’s faith walk. Often times we have to introduce hope way before we can even begin to think about serving 12 ounces of faith. At some point in our spiritual growth walk we must come to the graduation ceremony of hope for a particular thing. More Here.