Just Continue Hoping

If I were to ask you something that would reveal the weakness of your human heart, would you still dare to admit it?

This early afternoon we held again our Bible Study at the BSEd building. To be honest, my heart was not ready, and I have not prepared something to share. It is because I am experiencing spiritual flaws and I thought we would not have the Bible Study that afternoon because we were supposed to have our Science Elect class.

I shared about hoping in prayer – despite of the fact that as Christians we are suffering from spiritual lapses.

Could we still hope and pray boldly? Could we still ask for the most wonderful things even if we know in our hearts that we are not pleasing Him?

Yes, the Bible tells so. Psalm 50:15 tells of the heart of God that pleases to answer prayers. Of course sin is always an obstacle against our prayers, as Isaiah 59:2 says. But, crying out to God to get us out of sin that entangles us is something that God would surely answer – God would love to rescue us from sin.

We will continue to hope and ask desperately for God. We are weak. If we were strong, why should we put our hope in God?

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2 thoughts on “Just Continue Hoping

  1. While the penalty of our sin has been removed, our sin nature still resides within us. The many letters of the Apostle Paul talk about how we should live if we have truly giving our life over to Christ. But Paul’s letters tend to get us thinking in terms of our performance – the things we do that we shouldn’t and the things we don’t do that we should.

    But I like what Jesus said the best, because Jesus repeatedly talked about our heart, which is the seat of all our thoughts and actions. It is recorded most succinctly in John 14:15-27

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