Hope, Nature Of
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Isn't he really speaking for our benefit? Yes, this was written for our benefit, because the one who plows should plow in hope, and the one who threshes should thresh in hope of sharing in the crop.
For what we are writing you is nothing more than what you can read and also understand. I hope you will understand completely, just as you have already understood us partially, so that on the Day of our Lord Jesus we can be your reason to boast, even as you are ours.
Therefore, since we know what it means to fear the Lord, we try to persuade people. We ourselves are perfectly known to God. I hope we are also really known to your consciences.
Discipline your son while there is still hope but don't set your heart on his destruction.
This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "Don't listen to the words of the prophets who are prophesying to you; they're giving you false hopes. They declare visions from their own minds they don't come from the LORD!
Such are the paths of everyone who forgets God the hope of the godless will be destroyed: his confidence is shattered; his trust is in a spider's web.
But what the wicked look for will fail; their way of escape will be taken away from them; their only hope is to take their final breath."
Tell those who are rich in this age not to be arrogant and not to place their confidence in anything as uncertain as riches. Instead, let them place their confidence in God, who lavishly provides us with everything for our enjoyment.
Travelers from Tema search intently; caravans from Sheba hope to find them. For all their expectations, they are doomed to disappointment; even though they have come and searched this far.
"There is hope for the tree, if it is cut down, that it will sprout again, and that its shoots won't stop growing. Even if its roots have grown ancient in the earth, and its stump begins to rot in the ground, the presence of water will make it to bud so that it sprouts new branches like a young plant.read more.
"But when a person dies and wastes away, when a person breathes his last, where will he be? As water disappears from the sea, or water evaporates from a river, so also a person lies down and does not get up; they won't awaken until the heavens are no more, nor will they arise from their sleep."
Give glory to the LORD your God before he brings darkness, before your feet stumble on the mountains at twilight. You hope for light, but he turns it into deep darkness. He changes it into heavy gloom.
Have you completely rejected Judah? Do you despise Zion? Why have you struck us, so that there is no healing for us? We hoped for peace, but no good came, for a time of healing, but there was only terror.
"These bones represent the entire house of Israel," the LORD explained to me. "Look how they keep saying, "Our bones are dried up, and our future is lost. We've been completely eliminated!'
Ashkelon will see it happen and will be terrified; Gaza will tremble greatly. Ekron will be ashamed of her expectations, Gaza's king will perish, and Ashkelon will become uninhabited.
But we do not want you to be ignorant, brothers, about those who have died, so that you may not grieve like other people who have no hope.
When a wicked person dies, his hope vanishes; and what he expected from his scheming comes to nothing.
Don't be anxious about those who practice evil, and don't be envious of the wicked. For the wicked man has no future; the lamp of the wicked will be extinguished.
So they watched him closely and sent spies who pretended to be honest men in order to trap him in what he would say. They wanted to hand him over to the jurisdiction of the governor,
Now Herod was very glad to see Jesus, because he had been wanting to see him for a long time on account of what he had heard about him. He was also hoping to see some sign done by him.