To confidently pursue eternal joy through the work of God in Jesus Christ.
We all hope IN something.
So what is the source of YOUR hope (what do you hope in)?
Sometimes we walk around with dead hope, relying on things that cannot provide the eternal joy, peace and relationship for which we were created. We hope with a sense of "wishful thinking" or even "entitlement" or "the power of positive thinking."
In 1 Pet. 1:3-5, we come to learn that the source of Living Hope is the merciful work of God through Jesus Christ. That hope is a confident expectation of eternal joy in God's presence based on the merciful promise and plan of God. We want to confidently pursue that eternal joy as a church so that the world can stand in awe of Jesus, who is the reason for the hope in us. Here are some ways we want to grow together in our hope:
Books to Read: