Trust and Hope

By Terri Pettyjohn
Writer and Author, Contributing Writer, EXW
October 07, 2019


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Romans 15:13 ďMay 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.Ē

Do you hate to hear a perpetual cheerful person that never appears to have a bad day their whole life? When asked how they are, they respond ďIím blessed!Ē Just kind of makes you want to puke, doesnít it? I donít know where they buy their breakfast cereal, but I need to start shopping there. In contrast are the gloom and doom brothers and sisters. There response is likely, ďGod must not care about me, Iím not important enough for Him to hear my prayers.Ē In case you havenít figured it out, the trust and the hope in God isnít about your strength, itís by the power of the Holy Spirit. Remember, He made us and He knows every thought before we think it. You donít have to do this thing called life on your own. You have your own personal trainer, the Holy Spirit! Heíll encourage you, admonish you to do better, and support you every hard step of the way. Some of those stairs youíll fly up, and some youíll crawl, but He wonít leave you while He goes on break.










Terri Pettyjohn
Writer and Author, Contributing Writer, EXW
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