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Hello and thanks for joining in on to today’s daily devotion. Today is Tuesday. February 2nd. The 3rd day of the Hebraic week.
Our verse today is Romans 15:13.
May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.
What an awesome verse. Look at the words “…the God of hope…” YHWH is the God of hope. In the midst hard times, He’s the God of hope. In the midst devastation, He’s the God of hope. In the midst of natural, national, or personal disaster, He is the God of hope.
He is the one who fills us with joy and peace as we trust in Him. That joy and peace comes when we trust in Him. When we trust in the one who is noted as the God of hope. When we trust in Him, our hearts will overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.
What I love about this verse is that it shows that it’s not just hope and peace that we can have in hard times, but He gives us joy in those times just the same. So, it’s not just “coping” through hard times, we can rejoice in hard times. So, we don’t just survive, we can thrive through hard times.
So as Paul said to those in Rome, I say to you today, “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.” Let those words resonate in you today. Yet, not just today, but tomorrow and everyday of your life.
Let this be a focus in your time of meditation throughout the day. Until tomorrow, shalom!