Just a quick thought. I firmly believe that faith, hope, and love are the single most important keys to thriving in life and for sustaining society.
As a Christian, FAITH is believing in a Heavenly Father who breathed everything into creation…who sent Jesus in human form to pay for the sins of his people…and who demonstrates pure love. Faith is knowing God is there, here with us 100% even though we cannot physically see Him.
Faith leads to HOPE. Through Jesus, we have the hope of eternity in Heaven one day. The hope for a better tomorrow here on Earth while we await His return. Honestly, with all the trials the world has been suffering just in the past 14 months, I cannot fathom how anyone has been on this journey without an unshakable HOPE. My hope in Jesus gets me out of bed each day, allows me to enjoy my family, and have a positive outlook despite all that I see going on in our world.
And finally, LOVE! There’s so much good here.
…God has for all of His creation.
…God has specifically and individually for YOU and I.
…Jesus modeled for us to have toward each other while he was here as a human.
…God longs for us to have toward Him in return, AS WELL AS loving OURSELVES well (Mt. 22:39).
“…the greatest of these is love.”
Why is love the greatest? Because it’s eternal. It will outlast all other gifts, blessings, and things of this physical Earth. Love is our shared connection to each other, to Jesus, and to Heaven in the here and now.
I’m going about my day today trying to constantly reflect on my personal faith, hope, and love. I hope this post blesses you somehow today.
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