God’s Word makes it clear that Jesus is our Anchor; and equally clear, that in the midst of life’s storms and trials our Anchor holds secure!
The focus of our hope is vital to our endurance. This is made clear by Paul’s words to Timothy. He doesn’t just give instructions about not setting their hope on riches (things, desires, treasures) of this world that are “uncertain” – but…
Paul basically makes a list of things that Christians should do, or ways they should live, in order to please God.
God is the only one who gives me hope.
I believe our remedy to maintaining our hope is found in not only knowing who our God is but in remembering who He is.
“Paul’s heart was the vessel that God had shown His light in. The same is true of everyone who names the name of Christ today, and according to Scripture, we too, have been given the mission to carry this Gospel message to the world.”
Praying offers us the opportunity to rejoice in what God does and allows us to be a part of His work.
There are many lessons packed into these three small verses, like how Jesus is the pioneer of our faith, meaning He led the way or set the example for the life of faith He has called us to live.
Endurance accompanies a steadfast hope.
You see, we can work out every day to build up our physical strength and endurance, but if we don’t use the muscles we’ve worked out we will never progress. The same is true spiritually. If we are not