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Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Today's Verse : Romans 5:5

And hope does not disappoint us, because God has poured out his love into our hearts by the Holy Spirit, whom he has given us. — Romans 5:5

Thought

The source of our hope is not just in Jesus' prior work on the Cross and in the empty tomb. It isn't dependent just on our own will-power and commitment to hang on to hope. No, God made sure the fire of hope could never run out of fuel in our hearts. He did this by filling us with his Holy Spirit and pouring his love into our hearts. That same Spirit will help raise us up and give us life when Jesus returns (cf. Romans 8:11).

Prayer

Dear Heavenly Father, thank you so much for the gift of your Holy Spirit who keeps my hope alive and fills me with a sense of your loving presence. May my life today, and every day, display my confidence in your love by sharing your kindness with others. In Jesus' name, I pray. Amen.
The Thoughts and Prayers for Today's Verse are written by Phil Ware. You can email questions or comments to phil@heartlight.org.

Today's Verse Illustrated

Illustration of Romans 5:5

 
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1 comment:

  1. Hallelujah! Hope does not disappoint. It is guaranteed by the Holy Spirit, the seal of our inheritance. Hope is light. Hope is life. Hope is strength. Hope is rest. And, teh Holy Spirit guarantees it all. The witness in our heart taht we are His. Reign Holy Spirit. Have your place in my being. Oh sweet Holy Spirit, I make room for you in my heart always. You will NEVER have to compete with anything else. You have rule. I love and welcome you.

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