March 25, 2019

Today’s Promise

Proverbs 10:28

The hope of the righteous brings joy.


How you see the future affects how you live today.

As Christians, we have a hope that stretches beyond tomorrow and into eternity.

A person with no hope quickly falls into despair. There is little to live for without hope. When you lose hope, you lose everything. Without hope, all of life fades to gray.

When we use the word “hope” we are usually expressing uncertainty about the future. I “hope” I get a raise next year. I “hope” our house sells quickly.

For Christians, hope is more than wishful thinking. Our hope is the confident assurance that in Christ, our future is secure. We see beyond the circumstances of today and see what God will bring about in the future. Hope is confidence in God.

Joy is the outcome of our hope. Joy overflows when you have hope for tomorrow. Fear, worry, and distress fall away as our hope grows.

As Christians, you have hope because,

You know that God is in control. Life is not an accident. God has a wonderful plan for your life. He has promised you “abundant life” in Him. You can be confident that God will bring good things into your life tomorrow.

You know that life is short and your eternity is secure. For the Christian, there is no fear in death because our hope is in Christ. We know that when we close our eyes in death, we open our eyes in the presence of the Lord. Your hope for eternity is secure in Him.

You know that God knows your needs even before you ask Him. God is fully aware of everything you are going through. God is never surprised by the detours of life. He knows the trials, struggles, and joys in your life. He is working in your life to bring about His will for your benefit.

Your life is filled with joy as you place your hope and trust in Christ. As you hope in Christ, you will experience joy as never before.

Look at that verse once again.


The hope of the righteous brings joy. – Proverbs 10:28

Confess this with me,

I have joy because my hope is in the Lord.
I don’t fear tomorrow because God is in control.
I have a confident assurance that I will spend eternity in the presence of God enjoying the joys of heaven.

In Jesus Name,
Amen

If you are living in joy today because your hope is in Christ, Let me hear an “Amen” in the comments below.


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38 Comments

  1. Wanambisi March 25, 2019 at 3:57 am - Reply

    AMEN

  2. Tim Mangum March 25, 2019 at 4:22 am - Reply

    I just had brain surgery and back to normal! I had hope and God’s in charge! Praise Him and love him!

  3. Shelly Brown March 25, 2019 at 4:23 am - Reply

    Amen!! No matter what it looks like, or feels like or acts like, I can have joy in Him!!!

  4. Julia March 25, 2019 at 5:08 am - Reply

    AMEN

  5. Linda March 25, 2019 at 5:08 am - Reply

    Amen!!!!

  6. Alesia Robinson March 25, 2019 at 5:34 am - Reply

    Amen

  7. Chris Scarborough March 25, 2019 at 5:43 am - Reply

    Amen!!

  8. Paul Viens March 25, 2019 at 5:55 am - Reply

    Amen!

  9. Shana Jones March 25, 2019 at 6:07 am - Reply

    Amen

  10. Anton sylvester March 25, 2019 at 6:12 am - Reply

    Amen

  11. Amy Bruster March 25, 2019 at 6:59 am - Reply

    Amen!

    • David Soldan March 25, 2019 at 7:47 am - Reply

      Amen!!!

  12. Carl T. Baudoin, Sr. March 25, 2019 at 7:01 am - Reply

    Hold On Promises Exsist That is HOP E

  13. MaShonda March 25, 2019 at 7:10 am - Reply

    Amen!

  14. Carl T. Baudoin, Sr. March 25, 2019 at 7:23 am - Reply

    H olding
    O n to God’s
    P romises with
    E xpectation

    Proverbs 13:12 Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life.

  15. Busayo March 25, 2019 at 7:38 am - Reply

    My Hope is in the Lord…Amen!

  16. Mellene March 25, 2019 at 7:47 am - Reply

    Amen

  17. Sametta March 25, 2019 at 8:11 am - Reply

    Amen !!

  18. Vikki Jordan March 25, 2019 at 8:31 am - Reply

    Amen. Thank you for sharing this verse and all the others that I have been helped with. I John 5:14-15

  19. Sharon March 25, 2019 at 9:03 am - Reply

    Amen

  20. Al March 25, 2019 at 10:29 am - Reply

    Amen !!

  21. Mariela Perez March 25, 2019 at 10:35 am - Reply

    AMEN!

  22. Lupita Langarica March 25, 2019 at 11:01 am - Reply

    Amén

  23. Debra Prentiss March 25, 2019 at 11:56 am - Reply

    AMEN!!

  24. Retha March 25, 2019 at 12:07 pm - Reply

    AMEN

  25. Jeff March 25, 2019 at 12:22 pm - Reply

    Amen! I have joy because I get to sit with my daughter during her chemo treatment on Friday. Hope has a name, and it is Jesus, and He is in control. So, carrying hope…

    • Billy Taylor March 25, 2019 at 12:42 pm - Reply

      Just wanted you to know we are praying for Hope.

  26. bettye Williams March 25, 2019 at 2:41 pm - Reply

    Aman! Christ is my hope🙌

  27. Mylene Peña March 25, 2019 at 6:57 pm - Reply

    Amen….

  28. Rita March 25, 2019 at 9:11 pm - Reply

    Amen!

  29. Bukky March 25, 2019 at 11:41 pm - Reply

    Amen

  30. Umu Jalloh March 26, 2019 at 3:09 am - Reply

    Amen

  31. Rochelle A Howard March 26, 2019 at 4:52 am - Reply

    AMEN

  32. Crystal March 26, 2019 at 5:49 am - Reply

    Amen, this reminder has blessed my day.

  33. Alono March 26, 2019 at 6:13 am - Reply

    Amen

  34. Judith Norris March 26, 2019 at 9:23 am - Reply

    Thanks for your God given thoughts today!!! Glad to see you have this devotional on line!! I was excited to find it!! We love yuans Tammy!!♥️♥️♥️

  35. renee March 26, 2019 at 8:47 pm - Reply

    amen amen

  36. Deborah Battle March 30, 2019 at 12:58 pm - Reply

    Amen thank you Jesus

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